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Mallorca to host WTA event in 2016

Updated: June 9, 2014, 4:08 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- A new women's grass-court tennis tournament will be held on the Spanish island of Mallorca starting in 2016.

The 32-player event will take place two weeks before Wimbledon.

WTA chair and CEO Stacey Allaster says the tournament "will strengthen the grass-court season leading up to Wimbledon."

The complex on Mallorca -- home to Rafael Nadal -- will have five natural grass courts. Construction and maintenance will be in collaboration with The All England Lawn Tennis ...

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