STARNBERG, July 29, 2020
The entry list for the Internazionali di Tennis Città di Todi was released on Wednesday. The Italian €88,520 clay-court tournament, organized by MEF Tennis Events, will be held at the Tennis Club Todi 1971 on August 15 to 23. Alongside the Prague Open in the Czech Republic, it will mark the re-start of the ATP Challenger Tour this week.
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The field is led by six top 10 players: Federico Delbonis of Argentina (World No. 78 ATP), Italians Gianluca Mager (79 ATP), Stefano Travaglia (86 ATP), Andreas Seppi (88 ATP), , Roberto Carballes Baena from Spain (99 ATP) and Salvatore Caruso (100 ATP) of Italy. The original cut for Todi is at World No. 188.
Marcora: “Congratulations to MEF Tennis Events!”
“The entry list is impressive,” World No. 158 Roberto Marcora from Italy commented. “It looks like an ATP Tour tournament, but from a certain point of view I expected it. There are only two tournaments taking place that week. The prize money is high. The efforts of MEF Tennis Events, which managed to make it become an ATP Challenger 100 event. will pay off. They were very good at taking advantage of the opportunity.”
The tournament will feature a 32-man-draw including three wild card entries and four qualifiers. The singles champion will earn €12,250 in prize money as well as 100 ATP Ranking points. Sixteen doubles teams will be in action. The winners will split €5,250 in prize money.
Back to Umbria
Following two tournaments held in L’Aquila, the event returns to Umbria this year. Stefano Galvani of Italy won the inaugural event in 2007. This year’s top seed Delbonis lifted the trophy at the last edition in Todi in 2017. Both Carlos Berlocq of Argentina and Aljaz Bedene from Slovenia captured two titles.
Full entry list