Zhuhai – The “garden city” will grow some of the best tennis talents

THE TOURNAMENT:

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)

THE TOWN

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



SUGGESTED EXCURSIONS:

  • 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.

  • Hong Kong is easy accessible by ferries. The whole voyage takes 50-70 minutes.

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.
USEFUL LINKS:

ZHUHAI ON CHINA TRAVELGUIDE

ZHUHAI ON CHINA HIGHLIGHTS


ALL ACCOMODATIONS

ENJOY!!!!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s