World Tennis Tour opens in Wuhan
Release time:2019-04-30 17:59:45    Source:Changjiang Weeklyfont-size:AAA

The 2019 World Tennis Tour's Wuhan Stop started at the Wuhan National Fitness Center on April 29. 

This is the fifth consecutive year that Wuhan is hosting this international sports event. It has attracted more than 200 domestic and international young tennis competitors. Among them are 71 international players from over 20 countries.


Cheerleaders at the tennis court for the World Tennis Tour. Photo by Yu Zhiyong

According to the schedule, the Wuhan World Tennis Tour will take place in three phases: the first phase lasts from April 29 through May 5, with a total prize of USD 15,000; the second phase, from May 6 through 12, with a total prize of USD 25,000; during the third stage from May 13 through 19, players will compete for a total prize of USD 25,000. At each stage, a champion and runner-up will be determined.

The organizing committee invites tennis fans to watch the game for free. Citizens can take Metro Line 8, get off at Zhongyi Road Station, and then walk to the stadium. Or fans can take bus 321, 322, 346, 568, 620 or 628 to Houhu Boulevard Sports Center Station. 【By WU JIE】