January 24, 2021

The VII Yellow Bowl, with more than 600 entries of 60 nationalities – The Province

The VII Yellow Bowl, with more than 600 entries of 60 nationalities - The Province


The Gran Canaria Yellow Bowl reaches its seventh edition with record of registered with more than 600 tennis players of 60 nationalities. This is an international youth tennis tournament belonging to the European circuit that will take place next week at the facilities of Cortijo Club de Campo, in Telde. "The championship reaches its seventh edition this year and has been granted the category 1, the maximum of the European Tour, which allows this event to be among the best tournaments in Europe, like a small Grand Slam with the best youth in the world. ", he stressed at a press conference Anastasia Yakimova, tournament director.

The counselor of the Councilor for Public Works, Infrastructure and Sports of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Ángel Víctor TorresHe highlighted in the presentation of the event "the international relevance that this tournament has acquired and its enormous tourist potential as players and coaches from all over the world come in. We are lucky to have the best youth tennis in the world on Gran Canaria" .

The Gran Canaria International Tennis Tournament Yellow Bowl hosts the Sub 12 and Sub 14 categories (male and female). It is the only tournament of this category in Spain, and shares grade 1 sub14 with the test organized by the Sánchez Casal Academy. The competition has this year with more than 600 entries from 60 different nationalities such as Spain, Andorra, Portugal, France, Switzerland, Sweden, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Serbia, Poland, Belarus, Romania, England, Lithuania, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Finland, Turkey, Austria, Korea, Mexico, Moldova, China, Brazil, Venezuela, Morocco, Kenya, El Salvador, Denmark, Greece, Monaco, Norway, Canada, et cetera.

This seventh edition of the Gran Canaria Yellow Bowl will feature the representation of national teams from more than 30 countries, which come with national coaches and the best players from each country in its category. They have also confirmed their attendance the teams of Rafael Nadal, Sánchez Casal and Juan Carlos Ferrero schools, among other.

Gran Canaria will be represented in this event by the tennis players Daniel Seradilla, Javier Rodríguez, Arturo Martínez, Diego Rodríguez, Pablo Kemchandani and Rodrigo Valdivieso in the male Sub 12 category; María Franco, Zara Cabrera, Elena Rey, Mireia Bethencourt, Karen Sauco, Inés León and Irene Vigara in the female Sub 12; Carlos Seradilla, Pablo Martínez, Tomás Quesada, Óscar Morales, Pablo Padilla, Fernando Varela, Pedro Caro and Pablo Torres in the male Sub14 category, while Andrea Pérez, Carlota Heinz, Elia Ramírez, Paula Rodríguez and Marine Jean will play in the female Sub14 box. The participation of players from other islands of the Archipelago is also confirmed.

The president of the Tennis Federation of Gran Canaria, José Sepulveda, highlighted in a press conference "the incalculable return of this competition because it is committed to grassroots sports and that is also to bet on the future, our young promises will be able to measure themselves against the best international rackets".

Of them all, only 368 can participate in the test. The competition has a preliminary phase that will be held during this weekend on October 20 and 21, of which only 24 players will access the final table, which will begin on October 22 and will continue until Sunday October 28 with the celebration of the finals. Admission to matches at the El Cortijo Club de Campo Club, in Telde, is free throughout the event.

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