Date: From 12/9 to 18/9
Category: ITF Women
Money prize: $ 50,000
Surface: Hard Outdoor
Tournament Location: Zhuhai·Hengqin International tennis centre – Hengqin avenue, Hengqin New District, Zhuhai , Guangdong, China, P.R.
Top 10 Players: Elizaveta Kulichkova (Rus) – Annett Kontaveit (Est) – Tatjana Maria (Ger) – Lin Zhu (Chn) – Fangzou Liu (Chn) – Nigina Abduraimova (Uzb) – Ipek Soylu (Tur) – Olga Govortsova (Blr) – Sofia Shapatava (Bul) – Cristiana Ferrando (Ita)
Zhuhai is a southern city of the province of Gungadong, which has been declared by Onu “The Best Model of International Residential Environment” for the constant improvement in the design of urban and residential spaces. This town has an international airport but is easy accessibile from Hong Kong by ferry (30 minutes) and Macao by Lotus Bridge, inaugurated in 1999, which represents an important infrastructure for economic exchanges between the two cities.
TOP THREE THINGS TO SEE IN ZHUHAI:
- Jintai Temple
- The New Yuan Ming Palace
- Fisher Girl Statue
- Macao is far just 12 km and you Can go by taxi. Please consider that there are long customs queue which could take from 30 minutes until 2 hours.
BEST PLACES TO STAY:
Starway Bihai Hotel. Budget *** hotel centrally located in the business district. Rated 8.2 on Booking. Prices from 25€ without breakfast for a 20mq double room.
Richmond Hotel. Beautiful **** business hotel just 10 minutes drive from Yuan Ming Palace. Rated 8.3 on booking. Include a fitness center and a tennis court. Deluxe room from 48€ per night.
Sheraton Zhuhai Hotel. Wonderful ***** hotel overlooking Macau’s Cotai Strip. Rated 8.6 on Booking. Prices from 113€ to 134€ for an incredible sea view deluxe room with breakfast included. Parking is free.