Tennis lovers around the world, is there any better feeling than relaxing under the sun at the side of a luscious green court with a refreshing drink in hand, whilst watching some of the world’s best players. The 4th edition of the Mallorca Open tennis tournament is returning to Santa Ponsa which offers visitors of the delightful holiday destination the opportunity to see some of their favourite tennis stars compete in a WTA event. What better way to spend your family holiday in Majorca, than to spend some time out, relaxing under the Mediterranean Sun, cheering on some iconic athletes?
When you think of Tennis in Majorca, you may think of one iconic Spaniard who has won it all. The current world No. 2 and 17 time Grand Slam winner Rafa Nadal is one of the islands most famous products and his influence on the tennis scene on the island can be seen with the introduction of his own Rafael Nadal Academy in the East of the Majorca. However it is his uncle and famous tennis coach Toni Nadal that has the most influence in the Mallorca Open. Toni manages the event and his team and himself have worked tirelessly to present the ever-growing 4th edition of the tournament.
Mallorca Open takes place between Monday 17th and Sunday 23rd June in between the heralded Roland Garros and Wimbledon Championships, making it one of the top destinations to prepare for the Grand Slam events.
The full line-up for the event is yet to be released but what we do know is that former world number one and current Wimbledon champion, Angelique Kerber will grace the Mallorcan grass to compete for the 250,000€ prize money on offer. Tickets are still available for the event and you could grab your place on the centre court for as little as 18€.
The event is taking place at the Country Club Santa Ponsa which is less than a 20-minute walk from our Pirates Village Apartments, Jutlandia Family Resort and Plazamar Serenity Resort in Santa Ponsa. The venue boasts six tennis courts, of which one is centre court that can hold up to 3,000 people. What’s more is that the courts are all grass which have been inspired by the home of grass tennis, Wimbledon. The tournament has emerged as Spain’s only grass-court tennis competition. The Country Club even has its own take on Henman Hill which is a fantastic vantage spot to admire the gorgeous Mediterranean sunsets.
Gran Isla Hotels boasts a range of exquisite and impressive hotels in the stunning holiday resort of Santa Ponsa. We have resorts designed for families, all-inclusive hotels and marvellous themed accommodation. All of the Gran Isla Hotels in Santa Ponsa are located just a few minutes’ walk from a gorgeous sandy beach and feature comfortable and modern apartments where you can relax with your loved ones surrounded by a plethora of excellent facilities, services and entertainment for all of the family. Check out the official website of Gran Isla to find the most exclusive offers and prices for Pirates Village Apartments, Plazamar Serenity Resort and Jutlandia Family Resort.
Tennis is a sport that is endeared by the people of Majorca. A lot of blood, sweat and tears has gone into creating the best tournament possible for locals and tourists to enjoy. The Mallorca Open is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a day watching tennis with a number of high quality athletes and matches on offer. So why not take advantage of the event which is taking place on the doorstep of our family resorts and hotels in Santa Ponsa at the Country Club Santa Ponsa and make your family holiday 2019 that little more memorable?
A family holiday filled with fun at Gran Isla Hotels