This Tennis Open is a professional tennis tournament which was first held in 1976, and was regularly held every year since then except for 3 years in 1977, 1990 and 1991 and not held from 1996 to 2008. The tennis tournament is held each year at Montecasino in Johannesburg, South Africa.Like all tennis tournaments, SA Tennis Open is played in the ATP World Tour 250 series and offers $500,000 prize money. This year, the SA Tennis Open will be held from 2 February to Sunday 8 February 2009.Some of the worlds top tennis players will be seen participating in this action packed tennis event. The event has been proudly sponsored by Jacaranda 94.2. Some of the great players participating in the event include Jo Wilfried Tsongo who is currently Worlds Number 6, Gael Monfils from France, David Ferrer the Spaniard, Marcos Baghdatis the charismatic Cypriot, Farrice Santoro the tennis magician and Kevin Anderson from South Africa. You can stay in touch with all the action and drama which will play in this tennis tournament by following SA Tennis Open results.SA Open Tennis tournament is played on outdoor hard surface. Four courts will be provided to the players for this tournament out of which two will be used to hold the tournament events and two of them will be used by the players for tennis training and practice. The venue for these tennis events is Montecasinos Outdoor Event Venue. Here is the schedule of events for this tournament:The first matches will start in the Day session from 1 pm on Monday 2 February which will be played at Centre Court R40 and Court 1 R25. The next two matches for the day will be held in the Evening session which will start from 7 pm and will be held at Centre Court R40 and Court 1 R25. The same venues will hold the next days Day and Evening sessions and the sessions will start at the same time as on the first day.One session will be held on Wednesday 4 February which will start from 4 pm. Two matches will be played at Centre Court R75 and Court 1 R50. Another One session match will be held on Thursday 5 February which will start from 4 pm and will be played at Centre Court R75 and Court 1 R50.The Quarter-finals for 2009 SA Tennis Open will be held on Saturday 7 February from 4 pm at Centre Court R100 and Court1 R75. The semifinals for the event will start at 1 pm on Saturday 7 February and will be held at R120. The final of the SA Tennis Open Tournament will be held on Sunday 8 February 2009 at Centre Court R150 when the winning champion for the title will be decided.
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