Ten years after the last successful ATP Challenger Zagreb Open (16 years on the grounds of SRC Mladost) and the last one, the competition in this category will return to the Croatian capital. It will be held under the same name on the court of the Maximil Tennis Center from May 10th to 16th.
The new ATP Challenger only takes the name Zagreb Open from the old name, with a prize of $52,080 and ends one week before the start of Roland Garros. Roland Garros is the only Grand Slam tournament held on the ground. At the same time, after the closing of the last Zagreb indoor game, tennis players will play again for ATP points in Zagreb. The latter was held in 2015.
“After six years of rest, I am very happy and proud of professional men’s tennis to return to Zagreb. I firmly believe that this is just the beginning and the Zagreb Open will become part of the tradition of Zagreb sports events. “, tournament director Goran Belosevic (Goran Belosevic) said.
The Zagreb Open will be one of the four games of the ATP Challenger Series to be held in Croatia in 2021, as well as part of the Croatian Tennis Professional Championship series. Last week, the first Zadar Open was successfully held, and in the next two weeks, Split will host two such competitions. Each of them will receive a bonus of 44,820 euros.