It is the Tennis Club President of Basilicanova to welcome the Challenger 125 scheduled for October. This is the unique Challenger 125 to be scheduled in Italy after the coronavirus pancemic. The director of the International BNL in Rome and the Next Gen ATP Finals Sergio Palmieri said: “Year after year this tournament is growing in terms of both of the quality of the players and of its the organization”. These praises are also supported by Umberto Rianna, supervisor of the Italian Tennis Federation for tennis players over 18 and now a loyal spectator of the tournament, who says “It is fortunate for our tennis – said Rianna – to have such high-level home tournaments. Today it is a world-wide reality. A Challenger known and attended by the best players on the planet.” In 2017 Marco Cecchinato, number 20 of the world, and Federico Delbonis were able to take home the Davis Cup in 2016 and beat in two occasions both Federer and Murray. In 2018 Paolo Lorenzi was beaten by the Argentinean Facundo Bagnis, names that confirm the prestige of this event. In 2019, first in Parma, Tommy Robredo, world former No. 5, won the title of the ATP Challenger 80.