Mallorca Championships 2024: Present your players.

Family photo of the press conference Presentation of the players of the Mallorca Championship ATP250

The ATP250 tennis tournament, known as the Mallorca Championships, promises to be a spectacular event this year with an impressive lineup of players and great surprises. Held at the idyllic Mallorca Country Club, this event has captured the attention of both locals and international tennis fans.

Press Conference at an Emblematic Venue

The press conference, which revealed the details of the tournament, took place at the beautiful Parc de la Mar, right in front of the majestic Cathedral of Palma de Mallorca. This iconic setting added a special touch to the announcements made by the organizers.

Rising Stars and Veterans at the Mallorca Championships

Toni Nadal during his speech at the press conference, where the list of players was presented.
Tournament director Toni Nadal during the announcement of the players.

The tournament’s sports director, Toni Nadal, enthusiastically announced the player list, which includes both emerging stars and fan favorites. Notable among them are Jaume Munar, who is currently at the peak of his career, and Ben Shelton, seen as a future world number one. Gaël Monfils, known for his spectacular playing style, and Christopher Eubanks, last year’s defending champion, are also on the list, promising thrilling matches.

Special Guests: Thiem and Fognini

Edwin Weindorfer, CEO of the organizing company e|motion, revealing details of the tournament.
Edwin Weindorfer giving details of this year’s tournament.

Edwin Weindorfer, CEO of the organizing company e|motion, revealed that special invitations have been extended to Austrian Dominic Thiem and Italian Fabio Fognini. Fognini is known for being one of the most charismatic players on the circuit, while Thiem, who has announced his upcoming retirement, will bid farewell to grass courts at this tournament. The organization still has two invitations to announce, keeping the anticipation high among fans.

Sustainability and Community

Henry Murray, co-founder of waterdrop® who will emcee the tournament
Henry Murray, co-founder of waterdrop® who will emcee the tournament

A notable aspect of this year’s tournament is its focus on sustainability and community. The global hydration brand waterdrop® has been welcomed as the tournament’s presenting partner. ATP Tour tennis events allow waterdrop® to engage with a global audience that values wellness and sustainability, increasing environmental awareness and supporting athletes’ performance with their products.

Local Authorities and Community Support

The event has strong backing from local and regional authorities. During the press conference, Pedro Mas Bergas, Island Director of Tourism for Governance and Sustainability at the Consell de Mallorca, highlighted the importance of the tournament in attracting sports tourism and offering residents the chance to enjoy a world-class event. The mayor of Calvià, Juan Antonio Amengual Guasp, was particularly pleased with the invitation of local school children to attend the tournament, thus fostering interest in sports from an early age.

Expectations for the Tournament

With a combination of top-tier players and the support of sponsors committed to sustainability, the Mallorca Championships 2024 is shaping up to be an unforgettable event. The organizers hope that the tournament will not only delight tennis fans with exciting matches but also raise awareness about the importance of sustainability on and off the courts.

So, if you are a tennis enthusiast or simply looking for a unique sports experience in a paradisiacal setting, the Mallorca Championships is the ideal place to enjoy the best of both sports and nature.

The list of players for the tournament includes:

– Ben Shelton (EE.UU.) – Classified 15
– Ugo Humbert (FRA) – Classified 16
– Adrian Mannarino (FRA) – Classified 22
– Alejandro Tabilo (CHI) – Classified 24
– Tallon Griekspoor (NED) – Classified 25
– Tomas Machac (CZE) – Classified 34
– Jordan Thompson (AUS) – Classified 36
– Gael Monfils (FRA) – Classified 37
– Luciano Darderi (ITA) – Classified 40
– Sebastian Ofner (AUT) – Classified 45
– Christopher Eubanks (EE.UU.) – Classified 46
– Nuno Borges (POR) – Classified 47
– Pedro Martinez (ESP) – Classified 48
– Marton Fucsovics (HUN) – Classified 54
– Alexander Shevchenko (KAZ) – Classified 59
– Alex Michelsen (EE.UU.) – Classified 60
– Roberto Carballes Baena (ESP) – Classified 63
– Jaume Munar (ESP) – Classified 64

Source: Communication Office of the Mallorca Championship
Images: Villegas Photo


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