The Potter Cup Committee meets in Barcelona

April 2023
The Potter Cup Committee meets in Barcelona

The Potter Cup Committee meets in Barcelona

The Potter Cup Committee met on April 17, coinciding with the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2023. The Committee had a chance to revise the arrangements for the 50th anniversary celebration of the event. The President of the Potter Cup, Mr Marco Gilardelli also president of IC Italy met with the President of the IC Council Mr. Peter McQuibban, Mr. Benson Greatex, Mr. Jordi Tamayo, Mr. Santiago Tintore, Mrs. Eva Bes, Mr. Carlos Homedes, Mr. Jose R. de Gispert, Mr. J. Costa and the tournament director, Mrs. Berta Tintore.

The 50th edition of the Potter Cup, the International Club’s premier team event for senior players, will take place on the clay courts of two of Barcelona’s most prestigious tennis clubs from October 18 to 21, 2023.
A total of 16 national IC teams will be in action; 8 men’s and 8 ladies’. Due to be played at the Potter Cups’ traditional home of the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona, the men’s tournament once again sees a strong line-up, with teams from IC Belgium, IC France, IC Germany, IC Great Britain, IC USA, IC Italy and defending champions and hosts IC Spain.

The ladies’ competition, the Two Presidents Cup, will see 8 teams in action at the Real Club de Tennis - Barcelona 1899 before moving the the RC Polo for the finals. Defending champions IC Italy will have the opportunity to play against IC Switzerland, IC Great Britain, IC France, IC Belgium, IC Spain, IC Ireland and IC Germany.

The tournament will also stage its now traditional tennis clinic for players with intellectual disabilities from the Federació ACELL, during which players from the various teams take part in the popular on-court session.
In addition to the two hosting clubs, the Potter Cup is supported by the Catalan Tennis Federation, the IC Council, the Consell Català de l’Esport and the Real Federación Española de Tenis.
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