Silvia Farina Testimonial in Tarquinia for Tennis for Africa

Silvia Farina was the testimonial of the Tarquinia Open "Sport for Life" tournament, promoted by the  Italian tennis association "Polisportiva Tarquinia"

Tarquinia (Italy) August 22 - 30 2009

The Italian former player Silvia Farina, best ranking 11 in 2002, winner of 12 WTA tournaments, was the testimonial of Tarquinia Open (Italy), an event carried out with the attention to Africa, with the goal to raise funds in the framework of the Sport for Life project in Freetown. 

The Italian forme player attended the final, won by Vincenzo Santopadre,  for meeting the spectators and playing with the children of the local tennis school, just before the beginning of the final of the tournament on August 30 2009.

The open was organized under the umbrella of the Italian Tennis Federation and aimed at giving a support to the "Sport for Life" project in Freetown - Sierra Leone.

During the week of the tournament some initiatives were promoted for reinforcing the fundraising: a stringing machine will be acquired for the tennis school in Freetown.


Since January 30, 2000