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The Great Tennis Resort Calendar

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September

Sept. 4-6, 2015

8th Annual Palmetto Dunes Tennis Fall Classic. Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Men's and Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles.


Sept. 5-7, 2015

34th Annual Kapalua Open Tennis Championships. Kapalua Tennis Garden, HI Phone: 808-662-7730. www.golfatkapalua.com/Kapalua-Tennis-Tournaments.html. This annual Labor Day championship: USTA-sanctioned men's and women's singles and doubles in 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5 and Open divisions as well as Mixed in 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, and Open divisions.


Sept. 7-11, 2015

Boomer Tennis (Senior Clinics). Van Der Meer Tennis, Shipyard, SC Phone: 800-645-6138. This 16-hour midweek program bundles strokes mechanics, drills, supervised match play, and a Boomer fitness component, all designed for players 50 and older with NTRP ratings from 2.0-4.5.


Sept. 11-20, 2015

USTA Boys and Girls 14s and 18s. The Buccaneer, U.S. Virgin Islands Phone: 340-718-3036. Hosted on the resort's hard courts, this USTA-sanctioned event had two divisions: 14s and 18s, each with singles and doubles competition for Boys and Girls. The 14s event takes place the weekend of Sept. 11-13, the 18s event the weekend of Sept. 18-20. For information and to register, visit Junior Open III, 14 and 18.


Sept. 11-13, 2015

Ladies' 3.5 Team Challenge. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. This event features a minimum of six doubles teams, each playing in a round robin against the other teams over the course of a long weekend.


Sept. 11-13, 2015

Wine-Tasting and Culinary Tennis Camp. The Broadmoor, CO www.broadmoor.com/colorado-tennis-resorts/. The weekend program combines 9 hours of tennis instruction with a private wine-tasting at The Broadmoor's new Fishing Lodge and conducted by Broadmoor's sommelier and a "hands on" grilling demonstration and culinary tips led by Chef Dan Witherspoon. For information and reservations, phone 719-471-5847 or email tennis@broadmoor.com.


Sept. 11-13, 2015

Ladies 4.5 Interstate Team Challenge. TOPS'L Beach & Racquet Resort by Wyndham, FL For teams of women with an average NTRP rating of no more than 4.5.


Sept. 18-20, 2015

Ladies 3.5 Interstate Team Challenge. TOPS'L Beach & Racquet Resort by Wyndham, FL For teams of women with an average NTRP rating of no higher than 3.5.


Sept. 18-20, 2015

20th Mauna Kea Resort Grand Prix Open & Class. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, HI Phone: 808-882-5420. www.princeresortshawaii.com/en/mauna-kea-beach-hotel/seasidetennistournament.php. Men's and women's singles and doubles competition in Open, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, and Open divisions. Cost is $50 for one event, $65 for two. Special lodging rates available. More details on the entry form.


Sept. 18-20, 2015

Stan Smith Super Series. The Sea Pines Resort, SC Wimbledon and U.S. Open Champion and former World No. 1 Stan Smith conducts a fun-filled weekend clinic at the Sea Pines Racquet Club. Over the course of nine hours (3 hours each day), Smith and his staff will focus on stroke and strategy instruction, footwork, and many practice drills as well as videotape your serve. Student:pro ratio never more than 4:1, ensuring personal attention. Open to players 17+ years old with an NTRP rating of 3.0+.


Sept. 21-24, 2015

Peter Burwash International World Tennis Camp. Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Tirol Austria www.pbitennis.com/world_tennis_camp. To celebrate its 40th year, Peter Burwash International is bringing together some 85 PBI tennis professionals, Master USPTA professional and world-renowned coach Peter Burwash himself among them, from all over the world at its long-running venue in Austria. The assembled pros stage a wealth of special events for hotel guests, including tournaments, tennis clinics, exhibitions, and social events. But this year they are also offering a special World Tennis Camp. It consists of two hours of group instruction each morning plus two hours of in the afternoon variously consisting of individualized instruction, pro-am doubles, team tennis, live-ball action drills, exhibitions, and a live performance of PBI’s world famous Tennis Show. Participants will also receive A summary of player’s strengths and weaknesses, including specifics for ongoing improvement, will be offered to each participant along with a camp DVD and awards. For more information and to register, visit PBI World Tennis Camp.


Sept. 25-27, 2015

Ladies 4.0 Team Challenge. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. This three-night team challenge bundles round-robin team competition (with a minimum of six teams in the event) with accommodations, breakfasts, awards, and fun. 


Sept. 25-27, 2015

Rosemary Beach NTRP Classic. Rosemary Beach, FL Phone: 850-278-2061. This USTA-sanctioned NTRP tournament men's and women's singles and doubles and Mixed. Competition for Men's Singles and Doubles takes place for players rated 3.0-5.0; for Women's Singles, 2.5-4.50 and for Women's Doubles, 3.0-4.5. Combined Mixed doubles groups are 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, and 9.0. For further information, visit Rosemary Beach Tennis, call the Pro Shop at (850) 278-2061, or email mikeclark@rosemarybeach.com.


October

Oct. 1-4, 2015

Drysdale Tennis Men's Retreat. Hawk's Cay Resort, FL Join Cliff Drysdale Tennis for a 2- or 3-night, men's only tennis retreat at Hawk's Cay Resort in the Florida Keys. Retreat director Scott Colebourne heads up the program which consists of oceanfront accommodations, up to 10 hours of instruction and match play. The package also includes daily breakfast, a welcome cocktail party and dinner, Friday games night, and a player awards party. Reduced rates for early bookings. For more information visit, Hawk's Cay Drysdale Retreat or contact Scott Colebourne at 904-277-5151 or s.colebourne@cliffdrysdale.com.


Oct. 2-4, 2015

31st Annual Banana Open Challenge (closed). Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Men's and Women's singles, doubles, and mixed open only to those who have played in another local Banana tournament.


Oct. 7-11, 2015

Cliff Drysdale Ladies Tennis Retreat. Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, FL Phone: 305-365-4300. cliffdrysdale.com/travel-packages/retreats/ladies-retreat-key-biscayne. This getaway bundles 15 hours of tennis with Cliff Drysdale and staff, team competition, and an awards dinner with four nights of accommodations, daily breakfast, and a welcome cocktail party and dinner.


Oct. 9-11, 2015

Ladies' 3.0 Team Challenge and 8.5 Ladies Combo. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. These two separate events feature a minimum of six doubles teams, each playing in a round robin against the other similarly rated teams over the course of a long weekend. One flight pits NTRP 3.0 teams against each other; the second flight consists teams comprised of a 4.0 and a 4.5.


Oct. 9-13, 2015

2015 Tennis Congress. El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, Puerto Ricotenniscongress.com. Signups should begin shortly and this event typically sells out quickly. It brings together a stellar team of pros—among them Fred Stolle, Emilio Sanchez, Tim Mayotte, and Jeff Salzenstein—for highly personalized on- and off-court focus on improving your tennis.


Oct. 9-11, 2015

Silverado Tennis & Wine Camp. Silverado Resort and Spa, CA Phone: 505-257-0200. silveradoresort.com. Silverado Resort and Spa hosts a special 2½-day camp that pairs tennis instruction with wine education and tastings in the Napa Valley. It begins with a Friday round robin and dinner followed by a half day of tennis clinics—taught by Peter Burwash International pros Jacob Hansen and Katie Dellich—on Saturday and Sunday. The weekend package also includes a wine tasting class taught by Silverado's sommelier, two-for-one winery tasting passes, Peter Buswash's book "Tennis For Life," and two night's lodging. For more information visit silveradoresort.com or phone 505-257-0200.


Oct. 9-12, 2015

2015 Play For PINK at Kapalua Resort. Kapalua Tennis Garden, HI Phone: (561) 351-5907. playforpink.org/kapalua. #PFPKapalua Play for P.I.N.K. Kapalua is a golf-and tennis-themed weekend tournament to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). Held at Kapalua Resort. Participants can take part in golf and tennis tournaments, fundraising celebrations at local restaurants and hotels, a fashion show, wellness and spa activities, unique Maui based adventures and more. All three host hotels—Napili Kai Beach Resort, Montage Kapalua, and The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua—will be donating 20% of every room night booked through the sponsor Elite Travel International back to Play for P.I.N.K. to benefit BCRF. the official airline of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, is offering special fares to Maui during the event time frame. For details, visit playforpink.org/kapalua.


Oct. 14-18, 2015

Drysdale Tennis Ladies Retreat. Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, FL Phone: 904-277-5151. cliffdrysdale.com/travel-packages/retreats/ladies-tennis-retreat-amelia-island. Join director of tennis Scott Colebourne and his professional staff for this 5-day/4-night, ladies-only tennis retreat. The The package bundles oceanview accommodations with 15 hours of instruction and drills, coached team competition and match play, daily breakfast, an awards banquet and players' party, dinner in Fernandina Beach, and optional spa services.


Oct. 16-18, 2015

Tennis & Wine Tour Weekend. Enchantment Resort & Mii amo Spa, AZ Phone: 928.203.8584. www.enchantmentresort.com/i/downloads/Tennis_Events.pdf.  Located at 4,600-feet in the red-rocks grandeu of Sedona, less than two hours north of Phoenix, Enchantment is staging a weekend event that combines luxury accommodations, 8½ hours of tennis instruction and match play, a local wine tour and tasting, and meals, including two wine pairing dinners with the Chef and sommelier. For more information and to book your reservation call 928.203.8584.


Oct. 16-18, 2015

Ladies 4.0 Interstate Team Challenge. TOPS'L Beach & Racquet Resort by Wyndham, FL For teams of women with an average NTRP rating of no more than 4.0.


Oct. 21-25, 2015

Cliff Drysdale Ladies Tennis Retreat. Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, FL Phone: 305-365-4300. cliffdrysdale.com/travel-packages/retreats/ladies-retreat-key-biscayne. This getaway bundles 15 hours of tennis with Cliff Drysdale and staff, team competition, and an awards dinner with four nights of accommodations, daily breakfast, and a welcome cocktail party and dinner.


Oct. 24-25, 2015

Brady Tennis Camp. Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, CA Phone: 310-798-0333. www.bradycamps.com/camps/lacosta.cfm. A weekend tennis camp with 6 hours/day of instruction and drills, access to the Omni La Costa's amenities, and discounted room rates. Run by the staff of Brady Tennis Camps.


Oct.30-Nov. 1, 2015

21st Annual Wild Wing Cafe Nutty Buddy Classic. Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Sponsored by Wild Wing Cafe, this is a fun men's and women's doubles and mixed doubles event.


November

Nov. 2-6, 2015

Boomer Tennis (Senior Clinics). Van Der Meer Tennis, Shipyard, SC Phone: 800-645-6138. This 16-hour midweek program bundles strokes mechanics, drills, supervised match play, and a Boomer fitness component, all designed for players 50 and older with NTRP ratings from 2.0-4.5.


Nov. 12-16, 2015

Stanglwirt PBI Tennis Masters. Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Tirol Austria Winners of the weekly tournaments are invited back for this Masters event, joining hotel guests to compete in four divisions: Men's and Womens Open and Men's and Women's 50+. Lots of tennis and great prizes. Free of charge to all participants who stay at Stanglwirt.


Nov. 13-15, 2015

David M. Carmines Memorial Tennis Championship. Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. This is a tennis tennis challenge comprises of teams of men and women 3.0/6.0, 3.5/7.0, 4.0/8.0, 4.5/9.0 and Open. It's staged as in a World Team Tennis round-robin format. The tournament is presented by the David M. Carmines Foundation and Island Rec Center to benefit the David M. Carmines Foundation.


Nov. 13-15, 2015

Ladies' 3.5 Team Challenge. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis.   A minimum of six doubles teams play off in a round robin over the course of a long weekend whose package includes lodging, breakfast, award, and more.


Nov. 18-22, 2015

Wailea Fantasy Tennis Camp. Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, HI www.waileatennis.com/fantasycamp_2015/index.html. Now in its 9th year, the Wailea Fantasy Tennis Camp headlines two former  world No. 1 WTA champions: Lindsay Davenport and Tracy Austin. They're joined by former U.S. Davis Cup Captain Tom Gullikson, ATP pro Steve Johnson, and two former pros, the ATP's Troy Hahn and the WTA's Jamea Jackson. Campers take part in four days of instruction, drills, videoanalysis, and play with the pros on a package that includes lodging at the Four Season Resort Maui. For more info contact Camp Director Cathy Nicoloff at 808-879-1958 or cnicoloff@waileatennis.com.


Nov. 26-28, 2015

Thanksgiving With Stan Smith. Sea Pines Racquet Club, SC Phone: 843-363-4495. This annual event bundles three mornings of clinics (three hours each) personally conducted by former world No. 1 Stan Smith with a Friday afternoon doubles exhibition, to benefit the local Deep Well Project. Spectators are welcome and asked to please bring canned goods to donate toward this worthy cause. The cost of the academy weekend is $268/person.


Nov. 30-Dec. 4, 2015

Boomer Tennis (Senior Clinics). Van Der Meer Tennis, Shipyard, SC Phone: 800-645-6138. This 16-hour midweek program bundles strokes mechanics, drills, supervised match play, and a Boomer fitness component, all designed for players 50 and older with NTRP ratings from 2.0-4.5.


December

Dec. 2-6, 2015

Aloha Tennis Days. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, HI Phone: 408-768-4047. meetplaylovetennis.com/Aloha-Tennis-Days-Registration1.html. This 3-day/4-night package bundles 3 hours of daily group instruction and afternoon match play with lodging, daily breakfast, a welcome reception, and Saturday clambake. See the website for rates and details.


January

Jan. 18-31, 2016

AUSTRALIAN OPEN. www.ausopen.com. Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are defending champions.


February

Feb. 12-21, 2016

Delray Beach Open. Phone: 561-330-6000. www.YellowTennisBall.com. A combined ATP World Tour and ATP Champions Tour event, sponsored by The Venetian Las Vegas. It begins with a team event pitting and an America team against one from Europe. Ivo Karlovic is defending champion as are the Bryan Brothers.


March

Mar.3-6, 2016

Co-ed Fantasy Weekend. John Newcombe Tennis Ranch, TX Phone: 800-874-7788. www.tennisfantasies.net. John Newcombe, Roy Emerson, Owen Davidson, and Ross Case conduct clinics, coach team matches, play against the amateurs, dine with campers, and then hang out for entertainment at evening cocktail parties and into the evening.


Mar. 7-20, 2016

BNP Paribas Open. Phone: 800-999-1585. www.bnpparibasopen.org. This combined WTA/ATP singles and doubles event takes place at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in the Palm Springs desert, with Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep as defending champions. For lodging check out La Quinta Resort & Club, JW Desert Springs Marriott Resort & Spa, Shadow Mountain Resort, Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa, Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa.


Mar. 21-Apr. 3, 2016

Miami Open Tennis. Phone: 800-725-5472. www.miamiopen.com. Fields of 96 men and 96 women compete in this major event held at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne, Florida. Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are defending champions.


April

Apr. 2-10, 2016

Volvo Cars Open (formerly Family Circle Cup). Phone: 800-677-2293. www.volvocarsopen.com/. A women's clay-coourt event held on Daniel Island in Charleston, SC. For resort lodging check out Wild Dunes Resort, Kiawah Island Golf Resort, or check out other accommodations in Charleston.


Apr.4-10, 2016

U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships. Phone: 713-874-6294. www.mensclaycourt.com. Held at River Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas. American Jack Sock is the defending champion.


Apr. 9-17, 2016

Monte Carlo Rolex Masters. www.monte-carlorolexmasters.com/. Men's event held on red clay. Novak Djokovic is defending champion


Apr. 13-17, 2016

Curtain Bluff Fantasy Tennis Camp. Curtain Bluff Resort, Antigua, West Indies Phone: 888-289-9898. www.curtainbluff.com/tennis/events.html. Former US Open Champion and #1 player Tracy Austin teams up with two-time Australian Open Champion and World #7 Johan Kriek and former Davis Cup captain Tom Gullikson to headline this annual camp. Designed for adults from recreational to tournament level, the event will include five days of professional instruction and match play, a welcome party, tennis exhibition, and ample opportunities to enjoy the island of Antigua alongside tennis legends.


Apr. 22-24, 2016

Ladies 4.5 & 7.5 Combo (4.0 & 3.5) Team Challenge. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. Two Events: one pits a minimum of six doubles teams, with a total NTRP rating of 7.5 (max. of three 4.0 players/team), in a round robin against the other teams over the course of a long weekend. The other event hosts 4.5 teams in their own round robin. The package includes accommodations, breakfasts, awards, and fun.


May

Apr. 29-May 8, 2016, 2016

Mutua Madrid Open. www.madrid-open.com. A combined men's and women's clay-court event. Andy Murray and Petra Kvitova are defending champions.


May 13-15, 2016

Sandestin Men's 7.5 Combo Team Challenge. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-6114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. This event features a minimum of six doubles teams, with a combined NTRP rating of 7.5, each playing in a round robin against the other teams over the course of a long weekend.


June

June 20-24, 2016

High-Performance Junior Camp. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. Designed for tournament-level players lookingn to improve, these daycamps focus on technique, shot selection, footwork, and strategy. All participants are assigned to teams and score points for the team both during drills and in afternoon match play (during which they receive coaching). The team with most points at the end of the week wins prizes.


June 21-25, 2016

Boodles Challenge. Stoke Park Country Club & Resort, England Phone: +44 (0) 0207 384 4877. www.theboodles.com. A grass-court exhibition that draws several of the top ATP professionals. Last year's winner was Novak Djokovic.


June 27-July 10, 2016

WIMBLEDON. www.wimbledon.org. Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are defending champions.


July

July 18-22, 2016

High-Performance Junior Camp. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. Designed for tournament-level players lookingn to improve, these daycamps focus on technique, shot selection, footwork, and strategy. All participants are assigned to teams and score points for the team both during drills and in afternoon match play (during which they receive coaching). The team with most points at the end of the week wins prizes.


September

Sept. 11-13, 2016

3.5 Ladies Team Challenge. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. This event features a minimum of six doubles teams, with NTRP ratings of 3.5, each playing in a round robin against the other teams over the course of a long weekend.


Sept. 23-25, 2016

4.0 Ladies Team Challenge. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. This event features a minimum of six doubles teams, with NTRP ratings of 4.0, each playing in a round robin against the other teams over the course of a long weekend.


October

Oct. 7-9, 2016

3.0 and 8.5 Combo Ladies Team Challenge. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. These two separate events feature a minimum of six doubles teams, each playing in a round robin against the other similarly rated teams over the course of a long weekend. One flight pits NTRP 3.0 teams against each other; the second flight consists teams comprised of a 4.0 and a 4.5.


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