The Casino Admiral Trophy in Marbella draws to a close this weekend, but there won't be a Spanish winner in its inaugural year.
The ATP Challenger, which got under way at the Puente Romano tennis club on Saturday, had by Wednesday lost all of its Spanish participants.
The first round was disastrous for the local players with Adrián Menéndez, Tommy Robredo and Marcel Granollers all crashing out, leaving only youngster Alejandro Davidovich, Enrique López and Roberto Caballés in the round of 16.
The former, Wimbledon junior champion, then lost out to Argentinian Marco Trungelliti 6-3 6-3 on Wednesday in the early game on centre court before Belgian Kimmer Coppejans eliminated Caballés 2-6 6-3 6-1 and Italian Stefano Travaglia ended López’s tournament, 6-7 6-2 7-5.
Tickets are still available for the semifinals and final which will take place on Friday and Saturday, respectively.
Friday's games on centre court will take place at 11am and 3pm with tickets, which can be purchased from www.marbellachallenger.com, costing 10 euros.
Saturday’s final will be played at 5pm and tickets cost 15 euros.