The organization of the ITF International Women's Tournament BBVA Open Ciudad de Valencia has decided to suspend the appointment scheduled for the week of October 12 due to the situation of health uncertainty.
The president of the Valencia Tennis Club, Zúnica Peace, noted that “The club has delayed the adoption of this measure as much as possible because the will has always been to organize the tournament guaranteeing the safety of the participants and the attending public. This decision only affects this year's edition because our intention and that of the main sponsors of the tournament, with whom we have agreed on this suspension, is to celebrate the BBVA Open Ciudad de Valencia in 2021 with more strength and ambition “.
The organization has exhausted all deadlines to make a final decision.a, but the concern about not having full control over the health of the participants, the public, volunteers and the rest of the organization's workers “advises to be prudent and look towards the future of the 2021 edition.”
“We were very excited about this fifth edition and we had prepared some news and initiatives that we will postpone until next year. We save all our energy to call and organize a more important International Open in 2021 and with the best possible players”Zúnica added.
The BBVA Open Ciudad de Valencia, organized by the Valencia Tennis Club and with Anabel Medina as directorIn just four editions, it has become one of the reference tournaments of the ITF women's circuit. The Valencian event, category 60 + H, distributes $ 60,000 in prizes and is the third tournament for category importance and prizes in Spain.