Tennis is the most popular individual sport in the world. Finally, now everyone has the opportunity to compete with
each other with similar mental and physical challenges. Since wheelchair tennis is already established, we offer a
standing competition for people with mental and physical challenges. Malmö Open is the largest parasport event in
the world only second to the Paralympics.
Venue City: Malmö, Sweden Hyllie Sportcenter
Hotels The hotels for Malmö open is a very nice selection, high standard and we assure you a comfortable and nice stay during the events. All hotels include a delicious breakfast buffé. The official hotels offer you full ser-vice from Malmö Open organizer during your whole stay. For further information, please go to the www.malmo-open.com/index.php/information/hotell for details on how to make your reservation.
Dates February 9-11
Registration Web entries open on November 15th 2017 on www.malmo-open.com
Events Singles physical disabled (standing)
Doubles physical disabled (standing)
Singles intellectual disabled (standing)
Doubles intellectual disabled (standing)
Schedule Thursday Feb 8: Round Robin play Friday Feb 9: Elimination rounds in both winning and consolation brackets Saturday Feb 10-11: Continuation of play in both elimination brackets
Entry Fees 300 SEK / player in singels (Euro 30.-) 175 SEK / player in doubles (Euro 17.50)
Format of play All matches will be played in best of one set with a e breaker a6-6. Other than the ”one set” format normal tennis rules apply.
Eligibility and classes Depending on the number of entries in each class, the organizer reserve the right to combine classes or make changes in the events, schedule
and format of play to suit everyones interest. Persons with amputations, hemiplegics and hemi paralysis, congenital malformations and cerebral
palsy are able to take part in the TAP World Tour world ranking. All new players to the TAP tour must be evaluated to determine classification.
Price Ceremony Directly after the final match on Sunday. Gold-, silver– and bronze medals will be awarded in each bracket.
Clothing Participants must wear tennis clothes