06 Mar 2018

Situated in the Mediterranean, the town of Bosa will be the home for the forthcoming 2018 Sardinian Veteran Open; the seventh edition of the tournament; play commences on Sunday 29th April and concludes on Tuesday 1st May.

Overall 14 events are planned for the three day tournament.

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Manager

Men’s and Women’s Singles event are planned in five age groups with play being organised in two stages; the first phase will be on a group basis with players finishing in first and second positions advancing to the main draw, where matters will be conducted in a knock-out basis.

In the age groups for players over 50 years of age, consolation events will be staged. Furthermore, with priority being given to the leading eight names, players from a more senior category may elect to compete in the Over 40 class.

A maximum of 32 players will be accepted in each event, a minimum of eight players for the event to be staged.

Meanwhile, Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles events will be organised in four age category, player being on the knock-out principle throughout.

The recommended hotel is the Mannu Hotel, some 200 metres from the venue, the cost of a single room per night is €40.00, a double room €60.00; the cost of lunch is €15.00, the same price for dinner. The tournament entry fee is €50.00 per player which includes discounted accommodation or €10.00 without accommodation.

Closing date for entries is Tuesday 24th April

Events:

Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles: 40 years to 49 years (born 1978 or earlier)

Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles: 50 years to 59 years (born 1968 or earlier)

Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles: 60 years to 69 years (born 1958 or earlier)

Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles: 70 years to 75 years (born 1948 or earlier)

Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles: 75 years and over (born 1943 or earlier)

Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles: 40 years to 49 years (born 1978 or earlier)

Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles: 50 years to 59 years (born 1968 or earlier)

Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles: 60 years to 69 years (born 1958 or earlier)

Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles: 70 years and over (born 1948 or earlier)

Contact:

Zefferino Mancini E-mail: zef.mancini@gmail.com

or Organising Committee: Email: efisiopisano@yahoo.it

Further information

2018 Sardinian Veteran Tournament: Full details including methods of payment and entry requirements (Closing Date is Tuesday 24th April)

Swaythling Club Sardinia