08 Mar 2013

Information on 2013 Super-Seniors World Championships


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Photo: Ray GiubiloFrantisek Cech (CZE)

The ITF Super-Seniors World Championships will take place from 9-22 September 2013 in Austria and Czech Republic.

The team event will be played from 9-14 September, before the individual competition takes place the following week from 15-22 September.

Please see information regarding the events below.

ITF Super-Seniors World Team Championships

The following Cups will be played in Prostejov, Czech Republic:

Kitty Godfree Cup (Women’s 65)

Bitsy Grant Cup (Men’s 75)

The following Cups will be played in the Pörtschach region, Austria:

Althea Gibson Cup (Women’s 70)

Von Cramm Cup (Men’s 60)

Jack Crawford Cup (Men’s 70)

The following Cups will be played in the Klagenfurt region, Austria:

Alice Marble Cup (Women’s 60)

Britannia Cup (Men’s 65)

The following Cups will be played in the Villach region, Austria:

Queens’ Cup (Women’s 75)

Doris Hart Cup (Women’s 80)

Gardnar Mulloy Cup (Men’s 80)

Important information regarding transport:

The arrival and departure airport for all teams playing in Austria is Klagenfurt airport. Players will be provided with official transport free of charge from Klagenfurt airport to the official hotels in Villach/Pörtschach/Klagenfurt. Distances from Klagenfurt Airport: Pörtschach 20 km, Villach 50 km.

The arrival airport for all teams playing in Czech Republic is Vienna (Austria). Players will be provided with official transport free of charge from Vienna airport to the official hotels in Prostejov. Please do not make flight bookings to Prague, as there will not be official transport provided from Prague to Prostejov.

On completion of the event, the players will be provided with official transport back to Vienna airport free of charge.

For players wishing to compete in the ITF Super-Seniors World Individual Championships in Austria on the completion of the Cups in Prostejov, there will be a direct bus transport organised from Prostejov to Klagenfurt/Villach in modern comfortable buses on Sunday morning 15 September 2013 at a cost of € 80 per person.

Important information regarding accommodation:

The fact sheet with accommodation booking details is going to be released approximately 5 months before the Championships as usual. Therefore it will be released sometime in April.

Please do not make any accommodation booking before the fact sheets are released. The Austrian Tennis Federation and the Czech Tennis Association are cooperating with partner hotels at every venue, with specially negotiated rates for accommodation. For all official accommodation a daily shuttle service will be provided directly from the hotels unless it is within short walking distance from the venue.

ITF Super-Seniors World Individual Championships

The following age groups and will be played in the Pörtschach region, Austria:

Women’s 70 Singles and Doubles

Men’s 60 Singles and Doubles

Men’s 70 Singles and Doubles

Mixed 60

Mixed 70

The following age groups and will be played in the Klagenfurt region, Austria:

Women’s 60 Singles and Doubles

Women’s 65 Singles and Doubles

Men’s 65 Singles and Doubles

Mixed 65

The following age groups and will be played in the Villach region, Austria:

Women’s 75 Singles and Doubles

Women’s 80 Singles and Doubles

Women’s 85 Singles and Doubles

Men’s 75 Singles and Doubles

Men’s 80 Singles and Doubles

Men’s 85 Singles and Doubles

Mixed 75

Mixed 80

Mixed 85

Important information regarding transport:

The arrival and departure airport for all participants in the ITF Super-Seniors World Individual Championships is Klagenfurt airport. Players will be provided with official transport free of charge from Klagenfurt airport to the official hotels in Klagenfurt/Pörtschach/Villach. Distances from Klagenfurt Airport: Pörtschach 20 km, Villach 50 km.

For players having played in the ITF Super-Seniors World Team Championships in Prostejov, Czech Republic wishing to return to Vienna airport upon completion of the World Individual Championships, the host organiser in Austria is currently looking into the cost of a bus option from Klagenfurt/Pörtschach/Villach to Vienna airport. Further details will be published on the fact sheet.

Important information regarding accommodation:

The fact sheet with accommodation booking details will be released sometime in April.

Please do not make any accommodation booking before the fact sheets are released. The Austrian Tennis Federation is cooperating with partner hotels at every venue, with specially negotiated rates for accommodation. For all official accommodation a daily shuttle service will be provided directly from the hotels unless it is within short walking distance from the venue.



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