Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag

Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag

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Umag is preparing for another serve of world-class tennis, great fun, and exquisite gourmet food. For 30 years, this tournament has drawn more than 100,000 visitors, local and international media, and continuously improved its programme.

The tournament has hosted the biggest international tennis names and all top Croatian players – Goran Ivanišević, Goran Prpić, Ivan Ljubičić, Marin Ćilić, Ivan Dodig, and Borna Ćorić, who has confirmed his attendance this year. Fabio Fognini (the top-ranked Italian player) and Aljaž Bedene (the top-ranked Slovenian player) will both be playing in Umag. The final list of this year's competitors will be published in mid-June, and matches will be held in Umag at Goran Ivanišević ATP Stadium from 15 to 21 July.

The additional tennis programme will feature an exhibition match between Ivanišević and Prpić, opening this year's edition on 13 July as a replay of the first tournament final in 1990. Another exhibition match will be held on 17 July between Ivanišević and Rafter, giving audiences the chance to experience a "live replay" of the legendary Wimbledon 2001 final.

The event is held in peak season with numerous side events such as Umag Party Nights and the Istria Gourmet Festival. Umag Party Nights begin on 13 July with a concert by Croatian top singer Tony Cetinski. Later in the week, the Queen Tribute Band and DJ Gianluca Vacchi will perform in the Dance Arena. The Istria Gourmet Festival will let gourmets experience magical Istrian delicacies at numerous tasting points in the ATP zone.

During the 10-day event, 8 accompanying tennis tournaments will be held alongside numerous sports and recreation events as well as gaming challenges.