RFET And Mutua Madrid Open Come Together

Spain's most important tournament will be held from 5 to 12 May 2019.

Lopez Madrid Feliciano López, tournament director of the Mutua Madrid Open, Miguel Díaz Román, president of the RFET, Gerard Tsobanian, CEO of the Mutua Madrid Open

MADRID, February 9, 2019

The Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) and the Mutua Madrid Open have come to an agreement on officiating, training and the promotion as well as the development of tennis. The contract lasts for the next two years.

The RFET, through the Spanish Committee of Tennis Referees (CEAT), will be responsible for organizing and supervising the work of the officiating team of the most important tournament held in Spain.

The RFET develops all the competences for officiating in all its categories in the national territory. It is responsible for the initial and continuous training, as well as for the degrees of the professionals umpires. It will select and direct the work of the referees, who will work at the Mutua Madrid Open, as it does with the rest of the competition in Spain.