The TC EMPIRE Trnava tennis complex is situated on Hajdoczyho street in the town of Trnava, Slovakia. It is the most modern and the largest tennis facility in Slovakia with a truly international standard. With the addition of four new clay courts in 2011, our tennis complex has the largest number of courts in Slovakia with a total number of 13 clay courts. There are three more courts with new surface Plexipave Plexicushion Prestige that you can find also at the Australian Open tennis tournament.
In addition to the above mentioned, the dominant feature of the complex is the four star EMPIRE Hotel. It provides the excellent playing conditions for the players not only during the tournaments, but also during the training at the EMPIRE Tennis Academy. There is a comprehensive range of hotel services including fitness gym and wellness center with a massage salon. You have a beautiful view on the courts directly from the restaurant called Strawberries with a delicious cuisine.
One of the most important developments in 2011 was the completion of the new part of the complex in spring 2011 with 4 new courts, a bar with a large terrace commanding a panoramic view of the courts and club premises, which can be used by players, coaches and our employees. There is also the possibility for children to play on the mini-court, on the tennis wall arranged with a basketball cage and children's jungle gym. This part of the complex comprises of green rest areas incorporating a petang play area.
The TC EMPIRE Trnava area is becoming known to tennis fans thanks to important domestic and international tournaments. In the past, the biggest women's tournament in Slovakia, EMPIRE Slovak Open, with a prize money of 100,000 USD (May) was among the most important - 11 editions were held. And in the 2022 season, the TC EMPIRE club is committed to organizing international tournaments under the name EMPIRE Indoor Tennis Tour 2022. This is an exceptional feat that has no parallel in the history of Slovak tennis. This is a challenging challenge in cooperation with the International Tennis Federation (ITF), which itself considered our club an ideal place to host such a rich number of tennis events.
In Trnava, especially in the case of the first two women's tournaments W60 EMPIRE Women's Indoor 2022 with a prize money of USD 60,000, we expect the participation of world players from the Top 100 of the WTA ranking. Not only that, the October date promises a quality line-up of tournaments and matches attractive to spectators, including two additional women's events with a subsidy of $25,000. At the end of the 2022 season, tennis fans will also see junior and men's matches in the club. The October timing of the women's part of the series is ideal not only for the participation of top Slovak tennis players, but also for players from all over Europe, who will welcome the fact that well-subsidized events can be played at this time in the year. of Central Europe.
The TC EMPIRE Trnava tennis complex is a home of the TC EMPIRE Trnava club. The history of the club can be traced back to the year 1972. The club was known as TC Slavia Trnava until 2009. A significant milestone in the history of the club was the transformation from the civic association to a limited company that took place in September 2006 and allowed the construction of a beautiful tennis complex as well as the organization of the major international tennis events.
In 2014 we became the most successful club in Slovakia and this hegomeny stayed also in the year 2015 and 2016. Our goal is to offer comprehensive facilities and provide professional training for children and sportsmen and to expand the player base with an emphasis on young talented players.