20 Jul 2012

Real Club de Polo ready for Grade 1 event

News Article

RC Club de Polo de Barcelona

The seventh edition of the ITF Seniors Real Club de Polo is ready to get under way and everything is set for the Grade 1 competition with numerous participants including some of the best players in international senior tennis. The tournament will be held at the RC Polo tennis courts in Barcelona from Monday 23 July.

Exceeding all expectations, the tournament has attracted 420 entries among all categories from over 35 to over 80 of many different nationalities from all over the world. These include top players, from amateurs to former Davis Cup representatives, European Champions, Champions of Spain, World Champions and many of the highest ranked players in each category.

Taras Beyko, the men’s 40 world Number 1, is amongst the headliners for the tournament having been beaten just once this year and is making his first appearance in the ITF event at Barcelona.

The leading women’s 50 player is also in attendance as Ingrid Gutmann-Resch plays her first event having taken over the top ranking spot this week.

During the competition, there will be a restaurant and bar service at the Player's Lounge, where the players can enjoy theme nights, barbecues, a welcome cocktail, official dinner and a service of juice cocktails.