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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old May 10th, 2010, 03:48 PM Thread Starter
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Bye Bye Prague

Last Prague Open scheduled for July

PRAGUE -- The Prague Open will not return to the WTA Tour schedule after this year's edition because of financial problems.
Tournament director Vladislav Savrda said Wednesday that organizers lost its major financial partner and will not be able to organize the event on clay at the Stvanice stadium.
Savrda said he has been negotiating the sale of the tournament with the WTA board of directors. Financial details were not given.
The last Prague Open is scheduled for July 12-18.
The WTA tour returned to the Czech capital after seven years in 2005, with Dinara Safina of Russia winning the first edition. Sybille Bammer of Austria won last year.

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old May 10th, 2010, 03:52 PM
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Could be similar to Warsaw (previously Sopot). Once the money arrive, tournament will rise from the dead...

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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old May 11th, 2010, 06:52 PM
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prague will be back again...
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old May 12th, 2010, 06:12 PM
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Ágnes Szávay has committed to this last edition of Prague .

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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old May 17th, 2010, 01:04 PM
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oh, so this is the last year and my second year I'm gonna visit the tournament
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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old May 18th, 2010, 12:53 AM
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Originally Posted by jimbo mack View Post
prague will be back again...
I hope so. Prague is too great and special a city not to have it's own WTA tournament.

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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old May 22nd, 2010, 02:23 PM
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it is so sad!!
i really like this tournament.
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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old Jun 16th, 2010, 09:13 PM
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I hope it doesn't disappear

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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old Jul 14th, 2010, 09:13 PM
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was my favorite :
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