The Davis Cup in Marbella Golden Mile29 Jan 2018 | News and Updates
After a four-year absence, the international team tennis tournament is back in Spain, specifically, in Marbella Golden Mile. The Davis Cup, which started in 1900 and was named after its creator, American Dwight Filley Davis, is the leading annual tennis tournament. Teams from 136 nations have entered the competition, and 16 teams will compete in the World Group, including the “Spanish Armada”.
On 2, 3 and 4 February, the first-round of knock-outs will begin for the World Group, between the teams from Spain and Great Britain, on the centre court at Puente Romano Tennis Club, located on the renowned Marbella Golden Mile.
The players who will make up the Spanish team are Pablo Carreño (ATP no. 11), Roberto Bautista (ATP no. 21), Albert Ramos (ATP no. 22), David Ferrer (ATP no. 33) and Feliciano López (ATP no. 38).
Playing for Great Britain will be Kyle Edmund (ATP no. 49), Cameron Norrie (ATP no. 111), Liam Broady (ATP no. 171), Jamie Murray (ATP doubles no. 9) and Dominic Inglot (ATP doubles no. 54).
The match times over the three days have been planned as follows:
- Friday 2 February: 11:00am, Singles Match 1, followed by Singles Match 2.
- Saturday 3 February: 2pm, Doubles Match.
- Sunday 4 February: 11:00am, Singles Match 3, followed by Singles Match 4.
For the event, Marbella City Council has put on a special bus line to make it easier for spectators to get to the facilities. There is also a series of parking areas, with 1,400 spaces for visitors.
What’s more, during the three days, there will be activities related to the Davis Cup on the promenade in Marbella and at Puerto Banús.
The Davis Cup, besides being a major world sporting event, is an excellent opportunity to promote the city, its tourist attractions and recreational facilities, and as a holiday destination or home, in one of the magnificent properties in Marbella Golden Mile that Benarroch Real Estate is pleased to offer you.
Article by Brice Benarroch Mennessons29 Jan 2018