But before that… Verbier Tournament
Qualifying ended yesterday, and the main draw starts today! With good news: Valaisan in the running, Sandy Marty has qualified for this tournament! Sandy Marty is playing again today.
Party atmosphere in Verbier
There were a lot of people for this event yesterday. According to Yves Allegro the setup is very good, there is a possibility to watch the match on the sides of the court with a small glass in hand and the players are 5-10 meters away from the public.
Inspiration for creating such events
Yves Allegro was a player and attending such tournaments at home is a plus, as a Swiss player, attendance is important, it costs less to go out, the food is what you know and the development of tennis The idea gives hope for these young athletes to live their dreams and tennis is an extraordinary school of life.
White Evening Program
The White Evening will take place on September 1 at the Restaurant des Iles in Sion! On the menu for this evening: Welcome guests with an aperitif offered by Gilliard House at 7:00 p.m., then at approximately 7:45 p.m., the evening’s presentation with host Sebastian Ray! Without forgetting a DJ that allows you to play tracks until 2:00 am, a magician on site, a young singer from Valais to enchant you.
A lottery like any other!
A raffle will be held with several prizes to be won… and none! Yves Allegro points out that there will be shoes signed by Roger Federer, tickets to the Swiss Indoors final in Basel, 5 sessions at Alaia Bay, tickets to the Roland Garros 2024 edition, ski days in Grimmentz Zinal and Verbier.
To participate in this white evening
You go to the Sion Open website, click on the white evening tab to register and… you come with a white shirt!