The 2013 Madrid Open started out as a men’s event (13th edition) and will be the 5th year as a joint event this year. The men’s event is an ATP Tour Masters 1,000 category tournament and the women’s event is a WTA Premier Mandatory category tournament. In 2013 Madrid is officially named the Mutua Madrid Open. Madrid is the capital of Spain plus it’s largest city and the third largest in the European Union.
OnCourt Advantage who runs tennis coaching, tennis training and tennis lessons in Singapore, would love to attend this tournament in Madrid in Spain. If you are able to then you should go directly to the information on how to buy your official 2013 Madrid Open tennis tickets by pasting: http://www.madrid-open.com/en/tipos-de-entrada/ into your address bar then press enter.
Follow Madrid on Twitter the official handle is @MutuaMadridOpen and the official 2013 hashtag is #soyaabiertosoymadrid. To “Like” the official Facebook paste: https://www.facebook.com/mutuamadridopen into your address bar then click “Like” once you are there.
Madrid is being held at “La Caja Mágica” (The Magic Box) at Manzanares Park Tennis Center. The court surface is back to red clay after one year on blue clay in 2012 and the stadium court seats 12,422 people. The prize money that will be awarded to the women’s and men’s singles champions is € 631,000 and 638,500 respectively to each champion.
Madrid runs from the first day of qualifying on Friday 3 May through to the Singles Finals day on Sunday 12 May.
The 2012 women’s singles champion was No.9 seed Serena WILLIAMS who defeated No.1 seed Victoria AZARENKA in the final 6-1 6-3 to win her 41st WTA singles title and earn 1,000 WTA ranking points. The 2012 men’s singles champion was No.3 seed Roger FEDERER who defeated No.6 seed Tomas BERDYCH in the final 3-6, 7-5, 7-5 to win his 73rd ATP singles title and earn 1,000 ATP ranking points.