Tennis Season at La Manga Club gets underway with a full house
The tennis season at La Manga Club has begun with huge figures: this first month has seen hundreds of players from different countries, schools and clubs enjoying the Tennis Centre’s facilities.
La Manga Club, 4th May 2017 – Easter time marks the beginning of the tennis season at La Manga Club. Professionals and enthusiasts of this sport pass by our courts regularly. Schools and clubs from different parts of the world come looking for good weather and the excellent sports facilities that are available at La Manga Club.
La Manga Club Tennis Centre has 28 tennis courts: twenty clay courts (one exhibition and another central, with a capacity of 1,200 spectators), four fast courts, four AstroTurf, two paddle courts and one squash. Additionally, there is a racket centre with equipment for rent and service repair, Junior Club for children, gym, outdoor swimming pool, minigolf and grounds for lawn bowling. There is also the Tennis Academy, preparing training programmes adapted to the needs, level and age of each player. Some of the youngest players are only 3 years old. Recently the Academy created a programme that prepares children to become elite players and achieve their dream of competing at the highest level. All of this as well as the experience of being the official sponsor of the Tennis European Federation.
Tennis at La Manga Club
During last April, around 500 players passed through La Manga Club’s tennis academies, directed by James Rose with a team of 15 professionals.
850 tennis lessons have been reserved for any playing level and age, which have filled all 28 courts at La Manga Club Tennis Centre. There have been a large number of schools, clubs and academies from different countries: Switzerland, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Professional athletes have also chosen to train on La Manga Club’s courts, such as, Argentinian tennis players Andrés Molteni and Guillermo Durán, who are among the best 70 players in the ATP doubles, or former tennis player Pato Clavet, who is currently a tennis coach and whose former pupil includes Feliciano López. Dutch player, Wesley Koolhof, who is among the top 50 doubles players in the world, also trained at La Manga Club the resort is expecting to welcome many more professionals on its tennis courts to prepare for their tournament season.
In addition, during this month, the Tennis Centre has resumed one of its most eagerly-awaited activities: exhibition tournaments. These tournaments tend to bring together dozens of people who enjoy watching La Manga Club’s professionals play and various 'special guests'.