It is not news that Spain has bet heavily on tennis in recent years. Continuing with the initiative, The WTA announced the realization of a new tournament in Tenerife, of category 250 and will take place on hard courts from October 18 to 24.
The inclusion in the calendar of the championship played in the Canary Islands, which will coincide with the WTA 500 in Moscow, responds to the initiative of the parent organization to complete the almanac from mid-September to the end of October, why WTA 250 Portorose (Italy), WTA 500 Chicago (United States) and WTA 250 Courmeyaur (Italy) will also be integrated. In addition, Indian Wells will rejoin, canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus.
It is worth remembering that last April, the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) had announced the creation of an ATP Challenger 80, in the same city, which will be released next November. Thanks to its adaptation to the calendar, the European country reached 11 championships in the second men’s category, reaching a historical record and marking clear national support (in 2017 it had only two).