It’s possible that you are already there because this is one of the most charming town of Europe; it is possible that you are already there to enjoy a romantic walk on Karl Bridge; it’s possible that you are already there to taste an exquisite trdlo in the cobbled streets of Stare Mesto. If all this is possible it means that you are in the fantastic Prague to spend your next weekend. Of course the Golden Town no need of my presentation or my good words since it is one of the most beautiful and visited cities in the world, but there is an event currently taking place in Prague which can represent an additional element of interest for lovers of travel…and tennis. This is the Advantage Cars Prague Open 2016, a main tournament of ITF women calendar with 75,000 USD prize money, hosted by Tennis Club CLTK PRAHA. Tomorrow will take place these semi-finals with this order of play:
ALLIANZ COURT from 11:00 am REBECCA SRAMKOVA – CARINA WHITTOEFT
COURT 2 from 11:00 am REBECCA PETERSON – ANTONIA LOTTNER
Among these names my attention will be focused especially on Slovak 19 year’s old Rebecca Srmakova
Infact this year, this very talented young player has already won two $ 25,000 events (in Karshi on hard and in Rome on clay), showing a complete tennis, very powerful shots and a remarkable capacity to adapt to different surfaces. Thanks to these and other good results (for example a semifinal in Trnava $ 100,000 tournament) she has been able to climb WTA ranking moving from 312th position of last 2015 to actual 175th position.
German contender 21 year’s old german Karina Witthoeft is a bit older than Rebecca but she is an intersting player too.
Her best year has been 2015 in which she was able to win 3 ITF tournament (especially the Cagnes-Sur-Mer one with 100,000 USD money prize) and reach the 65th position in Wta ranking. Now, after a crisis period that has sent down over the 90th position of WTA ranking, she will try to recover some useful positions just starting from Prague.
The Prague Open is taking place on clay courts of CLTK Praha in Stvanice Island . This is far about 4 km from Nove Mesto. The best accomodation solution for tennis lovers, at just 300 mt from courts, is undoubtely the fantastic 5***** HILTON PRAGUE HOTEL which offers large, bright and airy deluxe rooms of 28 mq at a price of 117€ without breakfast (140€ with breakfast included). The free wi-fi connection is included. Remarkable is the award-winning Cloud 9 Sky Bar from where you can enjoy amazing panoramic views.
Of course Prague has thousands of other possibile accomodations. Choose here you favourite one!
Tennis Club: I.CLTK PRAHA
Address: Stvanice 38, PRAGUE, 17000, Czech Republic
Official Site: http://www.pragueopen.net/
And so….are you ready for this new tennis excursion?