21 Mar 2012

Marbella hosts successful ITF Seniors event

News Article

Clara Nicolatos (CYP) and Heidemarie Oehlsen (GER)

PUENTE ROMANO, SPAIN: The 3rd International Senior Open Tennis Tournament was held from 14-18th March at the Club de Tenis Hotel Puente Romano. Organised by tournament director Rafa Ruiz the tournament was played over eight clay courts and attracted a high quality field with players from a number of different countries.

This popular event continues to grow and offered world ranking points for doubles and mixed doubles events for the first time. Notable winners included Jorge Haenelt (ESP) in the men's 55 and Juergen Vollstaedt (GER) in the men's 60. There was more German success in the women's events with Heidemarie Oehlsen winning the women's 60 singles before teaming up with Vollstaedt to win the 50 mixed doubles.