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Caja Magica Madrid-Magic Box Sports Club Tennis Courts

Madrid Spain

Best known for hosting the Matua Madrid Open Tennis Tournament, the Caja Magica, Madrid Spain Tennis, Magic Box Sports Club is also a top notch facility with 18 tennis courts, 14 clay and 4 fast surface, including 2 indoor. The tennis school has classes taught by qualified and experienced professionals. Groups are tailored to the needs of students with the goal of a unique learning experience.

La Caja Mágica is built around two main buildings – La Caja Mágica and the Tennis Indoor building – which occupy a total of 103,300 square metres. All of the courts at the Caja Mágica can be either partially or completely covered, thanks to retractable roofs that lift away like giant lids, meaning that this “box” can be opened and closed at will.

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What to do After Playing Tennis at Caja Magica Madrid Spain Tennis

Catch the Mutua Madrid Open in May

Every year since 2009 La Caja Mágica has hosted the Mutua Madrid Open. Built totally out of steel, wood and glass, the sports complex was designed by French architect Dominique Perrault. The name “Caja Mágica” (or “Magic Box” in English) refers to the dynamic design of the angular, shifting shell that covers the two pavilions.

La Caja Mágica is built around two main buildings – La Caja Mágica and the Tennis Indoor building – which occupy a total of 103,300 square metres. All of the courts at the Caja Mágica can be either partially or completely covered, thanks to retractable roofs that lift away like giant lids, meaning that this “box” can be opened and closed at will.

The ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament transitioned from hard court to clay in 2009 and is staged at the Caja Magica. Spaniards have won the title five times since the inaugural edition in 2002, with Rafael Nadal lifting the trophy for a fourth time in 2014. Real Madrid footballers regularly attend, with Cristiano Ronaldo often seen courtside.

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Where to Stay After Playing Tennis at Caja Magica in Madrid

Hotel Mediodia

Mediodía Hotel is a 2-star hotel located in the centre of Madrid, in the so-called Golden Triangle of Art, next to Atocha’s metro, bus and train stations and beside the 3 most important museums in the city: Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofía

It is a short distance from the main tourist sites of the capital and benefits from very good connections to other areas of the city both by road and public transportation.

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