World class tennis

For the first time, the Tennis-Golf competition will be announced.

HINTERZARTENThe last week of August, the best senior players will be exposed in the Black Forest: from 33 August to 1 September, the 33rd International Senior Tennis Championships will be held in Hinterzarten, Titisee-Neustadt, Lenzkirch and Löffingen. The Rothaus-Open, an ITF Category 2 competition, is expected to attract more than 200 players from 12 nations. The management of the tournament is in the hands of Wolfram Schmidle.

For women, age groups of 40 to 75 years are chosen in singles, doubles and mixed, for men, it is AK 40 to 85. The deadline Registration is scheduled for Tuesday, August 20th. Registration takes place via the IPIN (International Player Identification Number) number of the London-based International Tennis Federation (ITF). For problems with registration help the tennis school Schmidle ( The sponsor is Hinterzarten Mayor Klaus-Michael Tatsch, organizer of Hochschwarzwald Tourismus GmbH. The draw will take place on August 21st. 20% of the registration fee will be distributed as a prize.

For years, officials have been striving to make the "heart-felt tournament" a special experience for the participants. To meet this demand, Wolfram Schmidle developed the idea of ​​combining the two classic sports, tennis and golf, into a captivating combination. To this end, a set of rules has been developed. Tennis tournaments are played by age groups, golf is decided by the handicap. Both are converted to place numbers. The champion can call himself and achieve the best ranking in both competitions. Women and men are counted separately. The game is played in both sports according to the official rules. The golf tournament will take place on Monday 2 September at the Hochschwarzwald Golf Club "Heavenly Hell" facility.