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She never left Australia and the Hopman Cup comes to Nice

After 31 editions of the Hoffman Cup on Australian soil, the 32nd will be held at the Nice Lawn Tennis Club.

After 4 years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Hopman Cup is back. And for the first time, it will be played in Europe! This year, the festival will be held for 4 days From July 19 to 23, 2023 no less 4,000 People looked forward to watching matches every day.

This legendary tennis tournament, since its inception, has hosted many legends Like Serena Williams, Roger Federer or John McEnroe.

Its shape is unique. 6 mixed teams of 2 players are divided into 2 groups of 3 Come to represent their country. Each country awards one point for a win in men’s singles, women’s singles and mixed doubles. The best team in each group will qualify for the finals.

(From left to right: Jose Cobos Municipal Councilor for Sports Events, David Haggerty of the ITF, Frank Balabanian President of the Nice LTC, Alissy Garnet Professional Tennis Player, Christian Estrozzi Mayor of Nice, Eva Majoli Director of the Hopman Cup, Richard Casket Professional Tennis Player and Kristoff Puelinckx Tennium CEO)

3 of the 6 teams were announced on Tuesday, February 28:Spain The team will be represented by prodigy and world number 2 Carlos Algarz and world number 22 Paula Padosa.Switzerland Music will be composed by Leandro Reidy and Belinda Bencic. About France, Richard Caskett and Alissie Garnett were elected.

The French player, currently ranked 66th in the world, therefore returns to her homeland. for her, A native of Nice, this match means a lot. Alizee Cornet returns to our microphone on pressure to play at home:

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For Richard Caskett, ” It’s an honor to play with Alicia, we’ve known each other forever and we both know these courts by heart. We will give everything to get the best result. “As the level of play is raised in this edition, it will be difficult to achieve the result. The French number 1 Coming back to this suffering that France had to face:

For this edition, A Fan zone And one VIP Village will be kept in place. To event organizer Kristoff Puelinckx: ” It is important to us to create a complete atmosphere and a lasting memory over time. Beyond the matches, the audience should remember the event as a whole. »

The ticket office will be available in the second half of March. See you next July 19 for the start of the tournament.

Practical information:

Address: 5 avenue Suzanne Lenglen, 06000 Nice