Tennis

BRD Sibiu Challenger

Adrian Ungur and Victor Hanescu, top seeded at BRD Sibiu Challenger

Pamira Tennis Academy will host between the 4th- 12th of August the first edition of the international tennis tournament BRD Sibiu Challenger, which is part of the ATP Challenger Tour circuit with total prize money of € 30,000 plus hospitality.

Ungur, Hanescu and Crivoi are on the main draw

The best Romanian tennis players will perform at BRD Sibiu Challenger. Victor Hanescu, Adrian Ungur and Victor Crivoi form the trio that qualified directly on the main draw.

The top two seeded are Adrian Ungur (102 ATP) and Victor Hanescu (123 ATP), followed by Inigo Cervantes (Spain, 130 ATP), Alessandro Giannessi (Italy, 134 ATP), Joao Sousa (Portugal, 143 ATP), Andreas Haider-Maurer (Austria, 157 ATP), Radu Albot (Moldova, 216 ATP) and Simone Vagnozzi (Italy, 223 ATP).

The trophies of the legendary Ilie Nastase exhibited at the BRD stand

The great champion has a surprise for tennis fans as his trophies will be exhibited during the tournament week at the BRD stand.

Free access to tennis!

The entrance will be free during the tournament. BRD Sibiu Challenger will have live scores available on the official ATP World Tour website (www.atpworldtour.com). Sibiu will be in august an event of great interest to millions of fans around the world who log on to the global tennis circuit website for the latest news and results.

BRD Sibiu Challenger general information

BRD Sibiu Challenger is a Media-tique Sport Division and McCann Romania initiative, supported by the Sibiu City Hall. The tournament is part of the Challenger series of four events organized in Romania during July-September 2012: BRD Arad Challenger, BRD Timisoara Challenger, BRD Sibiu Challenger and Ropharma Brasov Challenger presented by BRD. These four events, together with BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy are the only ATP tournaments held in Romania.

Category:                                   ATP Challenger Tour

Organizers:                                Média-tique Sport Division and McCann Romania

Tournament Director:             Dumitru Haradau

Venue:                                        Sibiu, Pamira Tennis Academy – 39 Surii Mici Road

Period:                                        August, 4-12

Surface:                                       Clay

Prize money:                              30,000 €

Official ball:                                Dunlop Fort

Official hotel:                             Ibis Hotel

Official television:                     Digi Sport

 

 
   

 

 

BRD Sibiu Challenger order of play

The qualifying matches take place between the 4th and 5th of August, followed on the 6th of August by the main draw matches.

Saturday and Sunday, August 4-5

10:00 Qualifying

 

Monday and Tuesday, August 6-7

10:00 First Round Main Draw Singles and Doubles

17:00 Match of the day

 

Wednesday and Thursday, August 8-9

10:00 Second Round Main Draw Singles and Doubles

17:00 Match of the day

 

Friday, August 10

10:00 Quarter-Finals Singles

15:00 First Semifinal Doubles

18:00 Second Semifinal Doubles

 

Saturday, August 11

14:00 First Semifinal Singles (live on Digi Sport)

16:00 Second Semifinal Singles (live on Digi Sport)

Followed by the DOUBLES FINAL

 

Sunday, August 12

17:00 BRD SIBIU CHALLENGER FINAL

Central Court – Pamira Tennis Academy (live on Digi Sport)

 

Official pages

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BRDSibiuChallenger

Twitter - https://twitter.com/#!/SibiuChallenger

Pamira Tennis Academy – www.pamira.ro