The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust holder, Javier Aranda Pedrero, said that the Professional Tennis Association (ATP) named the Puerto Vallarta Open as one of the winners of the "Challenger of the Year Awards" for its debut in the ATP Challenger Tour calendar. in 2018.
The Vallarta Open is rated as the best Challenger in the world
He added that this recognition positions the tournament as one of the three best for its high standards of quality, excellence, teamwork and dedication, to get to be on par with the Oldum Brown Van Open in Vancouver, Canada; and the Neckarcup of Heilbroon, Germany, which is celebrating its sixth edition this year.
THE CHALLENGER OF THE YEAR PRIZES RECOGNIZE THE EXCELLENCE IN THE STANDARDS ESTABLISHED ON THE CHALLENGER GLOBAL TOUR COMPRISING 159 ORGANIZED TOURNAMENTS IN 40 COUNTRIES.
He added that Vancouver's Odlum Brown Van Open, relaunched in 2017, and Neckarcup, which took place for five years at Heilbronn, continue with ambitious improvements each year, while Puerto Vallarta Open burst onto the calendar with an exceptional inaugural event in 2018 .
He stressed that this recognition endorses the destination as one of the best "to receive events of international stature such as the Puerto Vallarta Open, to have the first-class hotel and restaurant infrastructure."
"In addition to complementing this visit with unique experiences within the city, from a trip on a yacht to enjoy the southern beaches or enjoy the cuisine that Puerto Vallarta offers," he said.
At the same time, the Puerto Vallarta Open director, Javier Romero, said he was proud to be in charge of a first level sporting event "in the most Mexican of all destinations, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco; where at the same time sports values are promoted in the youth of the country ".
"We are deeply grateful to everyone who made the Puerto Vallarta Open possible, not only those who worked and contributed their knowledge, we also thank the ATP for having trusted in our project, we appreciate the kindness and kindness of those who selected us for the award. more important than the ATP Challenger Tour, "he said.