Campinas – A paulista ITF women tournament in the “grass fields” of Brazil

THE TOURNAMENT: ITF WOMEN  Circuito Feminino Future de Tênis

From 03/27 to 04/02

Money prize: $ 15,000

Surface: Clay outdoor

Tournament location: Sociedade Hipica de Campinas – Rua Buriti s/n -Bairro das Palmeiras, Campinas – Brasil

How to get: Courts of SHC are far about 6 km and 12 minutes driving distance from Campinas’ downtown. At about 30 minutes driving and 27 km from SHC is Viracopos Intl Airport of Campinas.

Past winners: 2016 Dayana Yastremska – 2015 Andreea Mitu – 2014 Irina Camelia Begu – 2013 Maria Irigoyen 

Entry list: Paula Cristina Goncalves (Bra) – Laura Pigossi (Bra) – Victoria Bosio (Arg) – Gabriela Ce (Bra) – Ana Sofia Sanchez (Mex) – Julieta Lara Estable (Arg) – Nathaly Kurata (Bra) – Dana Kremer (Ger) – Julia Stamatova (Bul) – Barbara Gatica (Chi) 

Paula Goncalves will be the home star of the tournament


THE TOWN: Campinas is a Brazilian municipality in São Paulo State, part of the country’s Southeast Region. According to the 2010 Census, the city’s population is 1,080,999,making it the fourteenth most populous Brazilian city. 

Campinas means “grass fields” in Portuguese and refers to its characteristic landscape, which originally comprised large stretches of dense subtropical forests (mato grosso or “thick woods” in Portuguese), mainly along the many rivers, interspersed with gently rolling hills covered by low-lying vegetation.
TOP 3 ATTRACTIONS:

  • Bosque dos Jequitibas


  • Parque Portugal


  • Catedral Metropolitana de Campinas


BEST PLACES TO STAY:

  • Leon Park Hotel e Convenções. Delicious *** hotel rated 8.3 on Booking and located in central Campinas, within 35 minutes’ drive of Hopi Hari and Wet n’ Wild amusement parks. It features an outdoor pool, buffet breakfast, and free Wi-Fi. The price for a deluxe twin room of 27 mq2 is 86 USD per night.
  • Meliá Campinas. Excellent **** accomodation rated 8.7 on Booking and situated in the elegant and safe Cambui district. It features an outdoor pool, a gym and a goood onsite restaurant. The 27 mq2 Melia Guestroom costs 121 USD per night (149 USD in b&about).
  • Royal Palm Plaza Resort. Fantastic ***** hotel rated 8.7 on Booking and located at less than 4.8 km from the center of Campinas. It features several outdoor swimming pools and many recreational facilities (4 tennis courts, a game room and a fitness area) to choose from. Wi-Fi is available. For wellness it provides massage services, a sauna and an outdoor hot tub. The resort has 7 restaurants and bars with pleasant ambiances. Rooms are spacious and well designed. Prices for a luxury double room? From 266 USD with breakfast included.

The breathtaking pool of Royal Palm Plaza Resort

USEFUL LINKS:

Tournament Info

Campinas on BrazilTravelGuide Site

Accomodations 


Enjoy this new Brazilian Tennis Trip!!!

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