the Lagardere Paris Racinga legendary sports activities membership situated in the coronary heart of Bois de Boulogneintroduced the creation of the Lagardere Trophy subsequent May, from the ninth to the fifteenth, of a WTA 125. No main girls’s tennis occasion, apart from Roland Garroshaving solely been organized in Paris since 2014, the Lagardere Paris Racing wished to relaunch this dynamic. The set for this veritable costume rehearsal two weeks earlier than the match Roland Garros is understood.
The Open 13 2022 draw with Richard Gasquet
The Estonian Kaia Kanepi, 54th in the world, might be the No. 1 seed. Five Blues are allowed in the draw: Caroline Garcia, Oceane Dodin, Diane Parry, Kristina Mladenovic and Chloe Packet. Fiona Ferro is on the ready checklist.
“We want this Trophy to be a strong lever for promoting tennis among young people”
Benjamin BoulangerDeputy Chief Executive Officer of Lagardere Paris Racing mentioned in an announcement: “The bet is high, since we have decided to return to the high-level tennis scene with a women’s tennis tournament. By partnering with the Clarins brand, which shares the same DNA as us, we wish to return to the historical origins of the Croix Catelan. Concerned about the evolution of the number of members, we want this Trophy to be a strong lever for promoting tennis among young people by making it more accessible. Every day targeted actions will be organized in favor of young people from priority neighborhoods of the city of Paris, but also with young people from tennis clubs in Paris and Île-de-France.“.
Stéphanie Cohen Aloro, match director, “very honored and extremely touched”
The path of the match has been entrusted to Stephanie Cohen Aloroformer world quantity 61 and winner of the FedCup in 2003 : “I am very honored and extremely touched to see a women’s tournament set up here, in the place that has seen me grow and allowed me to flourish as a player for more than 15 years. It’s a strong symbol, because we really want to promote tennis in general and women’s tennis in particular. The objective is really that this sport continues to attract the younger generations, by arousing, again and again, new vocations!“, she confided in the similar press launch.