WTA tourney move a little murky

The relocation of the Budapest WTA tournament to Debrecen feels fraught.

The event (owned by a company partly owned by IMG, license leased to the Hungarian federation) is due to begin in two weeks.

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There’s no mention of the event at Főnix Arena, listed as the tournament venue.

Qualifying is due to start the Sunday. A big fitness event takes over the hall Saturday.

From what we’re told, the tournament will happen.

They’re just not sure … where.

Possibly in Győr, population 130,000, nearer to Bratislava then Budapest.

Budapest is the site of the new Fed Cup finals in April.

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