La Caja Mágica, translated as the The Magic Box is a multi-purpose venue that opened in 2009. The complex features two indoor spaces, the Indoor Tennis centre and Caja Mágica itself which has three tennis clay courts with retractable roofs.
Since it opened, the venue has hosted the Madrid Open, a joint men’s and women’s professional tennis tournament that is a Premier Mandatory event on the WTA Tour and part of the men’s ATP Tour Masters 1000.
Caja Mágica also host the first two editions of the Davis Cup Finals in 2019 and 2021, the new format which will features the best 18 tennis playing nations in the world.
As well as tennis, a number of other sport’s events have been held at the complex. The Real Madrid basketball team used it is as their home venue during the 2010-11 season and was one of the venues at the 2013 World Men’s Handball Championship.
Capacity: 12,442 (Manolo Santana/Stadium 1), 2,923 (Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Stadium/Stadium 2) & 1,712 (Stadium 3)
Tickets at La Caja Mágica
Madrid Open – To purchase tickets and for further ticket information, consult the ticketing section of the official Madrid Open website here.
Davis Cup Finals – Ticket information for the Davis Cup Finals will be available on the official website, please click here to subscribe for ticketing updates.
Location & Travel to La Caja Mágica
La Caja Mágica is located in the Linear Park of the Manzanares River, approximately 7 kilometres south of Madrid city centre.
Airport – Madrid–Barajas Airport is the second largest Airport in Europe and serves many destinations across the world. The airport is located approximately 18 kilometres northeast of La Caja Mágica.
From the airport, you can catch Line 8 of the Metro directly into the centre. From here you can reach La Caja Mágica as below.
Bus – During the tournament, bus number 180 runs directly from Plaza de Legazpi to La Caja Mágica. Buses run every 10 to 20 minutes, with the first bus to leave an hour before the first match and finishes an hour after the last match.
There are several other bus lines that run close to La Caja Mágica:
- Line 23 – Plaza Mayor to Glorieta San Martín De La Vega
- Line 78 – Glorieta de Embajadores to Barrio de san Fermín
- Line 123 – Plaza de Legazpi to Villaverde Bajo
- Line T32 – Plaza de Legazpi to Mercamadrid
Metro – From central Madrid, catch Line 3 of the Madrid Metro to San Fermín-Orcasur in about 20 minutes. The stop is located 750-800 metres from the entrance to La Caja Mágica, with a walking time of about 10 minutes.
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Last Updated on March 12, 2021 by Sports Tourist