Everything is ready for the 22nd edition of the Barletta tournament

Giulio Zeppieri in the photo

The international tennis tournament of Barletta is back, and returns in the traditional dates linked to Holy Week, with the final on Easter Sunday. Due to the covid, in fact, in 2020 the sporting event was canceled, while in 2021 it was moved to August.

Now everything is ready for the 22nd edition, scheduled on the clay court of the “Hugo Simmen” tennis club from 11 to 17 April. The ATP challenger with a prize pool of € 45,730 has returned to play a strategic role in the transition from the “fast” season to that characterized by clay. “It is no coincidence that several top players have already signed up for the tournament – comments the technical director, Enzo Ormas -. Many of them are red clay specialists and will be here in Barletta to win valuable points, necessary to climb the top 100 ATP rankings, where they are used to staying. For this reason, the technical level of the tournament will be very high, all to the advantage of the show which spectators will be able to attend for free “.

In the French colony of challenger entries, the name of Corentin Moutet stands out, current 111 in the standings, but last year number 65. But the presence of 37-year-old Gilles Simon (current 139) but former number 6 in the world thirteen years old makes even more noise. ago, and winner of 14 Atp titles. In the main draw also the Argentine Juan Manuel Cerundolo (current 122) and number 79 until last January. Among the Italians, attention is focused on Salvatore Caruso (current 156) but number 76 up to a year and a half ago. And then there is also the Apulian Andrea Pellegrino (n.196), as well as Franco Agamenone (n.169) and Flavio Cobolli (n.165) finalist last year in Barletta.

The 2022 edition will serve to find the heir of Giulio Zeppieri, the latest winner of the Barletta tournament, who also boasts the success of the then 18-year-old Rafa Nadal in his palmares. The organization of the event is entrusted to the “Ad Sport” association of Barletta, while “Wave productions” will take care of the communication and image. Also this year, the collaboration with the Italian Tennis Federation is renewed, giving space to young national talents of the moment through wild cards.

(Click to see the entry list)

Challenger Barletta (MD) Tournament start: 11/04/2022 | Last update: 03/31/2022 12:40

Main Draw (cut off: 216 – Data entry list: 22/03/22 – Special Exempts: 0/0)

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(Click to see the entry list)

Challenger Barletta (Q) Tournament start: 11/04/2022 | Last update: 03/31/2022 12:41

Main Draw (cut off: 314 – Data entry list: 22/03/22 – Special Exempts: 0/0)

Alternates

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