Monday, December 14, 2009

Nalbandian y Monaco to play at Copa Telmex 2010 in Buenos Aires

Nalbandian y Monaco to play at Copa Telmex 2010 in Buenos Aires

David Nalbandian and Juan Monaco confirmed their participation in the tenth edition of the Telmex Cup, the ATP Buenos Aires tournament, to be played from 15 to 21 February 2010. This tennis event has $ 600,000 in prizes and ATP points.

The tournament's organization alrady issued a Wild Card invitation to Carlos Moya, twice champion of the tournament.

"It is a pleasure to announce that David Nalbandian and Juan Monaco will be playing at the Copa Telmex another year. All Argentine players know how important it is to play and win at home. They both already benefited from that great moment and I hope that one of them may do so again." Said Martin Jaite, tournament director.

"The continue support of the Argentine players has always helped make this event not skip the appointment in the last 10 years," added Jaite.

Other former champion of this tennis event in Buenos Aires are: Gustavo Kuerten (former world No. 1 and three-time champion at Roland Garros), Nicolas Massu (gold medal at the Olympics Athens 2004), Guillermo Coria (Roland Garros finalist) and Gaston Gaudio (Roland Garros champion) and Tommy Robredo.

"We hope to beat a new record attendance. It's very gratifying to see how the Argentine fans do not miss their appointment to see the best professional tennis in the world," said Miguel Nido, president of Altenis, company sponsoring the event.

More than half a million people have enjoyed this event, which far exceeds the scope of the court. With the presence of renowned artists, the music also has its place. The warm nights of February in Buenos Aires are combined with an exquisite culinary options, entertainment, shops with the latest sportswear, racquets and tennis products that present unique opportunities.

I will be there for sure :)