Last summer time, attributable to the well being disaster, the Brioude tennis membership determined to not arrange its conventional Open match. An inner match had taken place to rejoice the finish of the 12 months.
This 12 months, after a 12 months of famine, the Open match is again! The 2021 version will happen from Thursday July 1 to Saturday July 17, with almost 170 players expected on the outside and lined courts.
More than 130 players expected
Just a few days earlier than the beginning sign, Monday June 28, 134 tennis players and tennis players had been registered. “We primarily have males, particularly in the 4th sequence with 75 males and 20 ladies, specifies Caroline Arnaud, treasurer of the membership. We are nonetheless anticipating between 30 and 40 extra folks all through the match. “
For the second, troublesome to present the names of the headliners. “Usually they register at the final minute, relying on their final tournaments. »Emmanuelle Poncetta (1/6) and Élie Rousset (N76), final winners in 2019 will they be there? We have no idea but. One factor is sort of sure: “with the Covid, there should be no foreigners this year,” she says.
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Beginning of the festivities with the 4th sequence
The begin of the match, which will open with the matches of the 4th sequence, seems to be good. “We are forward by way of registrations in comparison with different years in the 4th and third sequence. “That’s good as a result of they’re the ones who might be launching the festivities on July 1st.
“The whole first week, the 4th series will start, then the 3rd will follow on the second weekend (from July 10, editor’s note)”
Caroline Arnaud (Treasurer)
In this class we are going to discover players from Brioude, Vergongheon, Langeac, Fontannes, Paulhaguet, Massiac… “Mainly locals. »For the third sequence and extra, registrations will shut on July eleventh. There are subsequently a couple of days left to decide… and thrill the public!
Free entry for the public. Saturday July 3, guinguette night with tapas, Wednesday July 13 Columbo night, Saturday July 17 buffet supplied after the finals. Registration: € 15 grownup, € 10 youngster, on Ten’Up or from Franck Bonnamy at 06.58.14.47.68 or Bruno Brugerolle at 06.60.36.21.31.
Maryne Le Goff