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April

Apr. 30-May 3, 2015

Rosemary Beach Open. Rosemary Beach, FL Phone: 850-278-2061. Men's and Women's singles and doubles in Open, 35s, 45s, 55s divisions plus Men's 65s singles and doubles, and Men's 75s singles and Mixed doubles in 35s and 55s. For details see the Rosemary Beach Racquet Club. To sign up, visit Rosemary Beach Open. Includes Friday evening dinner served by Carrabbas and Saturday lunch by Summer Kitchen Cafe. 


May

May 1-3, 2015

Sandestin Men's 3.5 & 4.0 Team Challenge. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-6112. 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.


May 1-10, 2015

Mutua Madrid Open. www.madrid-open.com. A combined men's and women's clay-court event. Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova are defending champions.


May 2-9, 2015

38th Annual Antigua Tennis Week. Curtain Bluff Resort, Antigua, West Indies Phone: 888-289-9898. www.curtainbluff.com/tennis/events.html. International Tennis Hall of Famer Fred Stolle, the winner of 18 Grand Slam titles, leads this animated week of clinics, exhibitions, pro-ams, team competitions, cocktails, and dinners with help from Owen Davidson, himself a multiple Grand Slam winner, and Aussie champion Ross Case.


May 3-6, 2015

Meet Play Love Tennis. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, SC Phone: 408-768-4047. www.meetplaylovetennis.com. This "women's tennis getaway" event is open to 3.5 and 4.0 women from across the country who are 45+. This is team tennis (minimum 7 players per team) with a guaranteed three (8-game pro-set) matches per day. It’s competitively fun tennis in a beautiful desert setting. See the website for details


May 13-17, 2015

9th Annual Casa-Viva Tournament. The Buccaneer, U.S. Virgin Islands Single-elimination competition in five doubles events: Men's, Women's, Mixed, Men's 50s, and Women's 50s. The hotel hosts a dinner on the final evening. The even raises money for CASA-VIVA, which operates programs that benefit abused and neglected children in foster care in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.


May 13-17, 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 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.


May 15-17, 2015

Team Tennis Challenge. Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. A team tennis format comprised of men's and women's singles and dboules and combo mixed doubles.


May 22-24, 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+


May 23-24, 2015

Memorial Day Mixed Doubles. Waterville Valley Resort, NH The annual kickoff to the summer tennis season.


May 25-29, 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.


May 24-June 7, 2015

ROLAND GARROS (French Open). www.rolandgarros.com. Rafa Nadal won his 9th French Open title in 20134 while Maria Sharapova won her second.


June

June 5-7, 2015

36th Annual Banana Open. Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Men's and Women's Singles and Doubles and Mixed doubles. Presented by Honor Our Heroes Foundation.


June 5-6, 2015

7th Annual Rally for the Cure Tennis Weekend. The Broadmoor, CO Phone: 719-471-6174. www.broadmoor.com/colorado-tennis-resorts/. This two-day event benefits the Susan G. Komen for the Cure to aid in the fight against breast cancer. It draws more than 100 participants for women's doubles. Packed into the two-day event are ladies doubles competition, cocktail parties, an exhibition, a Continental breakfast, a fashion show, and a luncheon. Space is limited. Special lodging packages available. The mixed doubles event that has accompanied this in the past now takes place on its own weekend, Aug. 29-30.


June 20, 2015

Sampras-Agassi Inaugurate new Center Court. The Greenbrier, WV www.greenbrier.com/centercourt.  The Greenbrier's Tennis Pro Emeritus Pete Sampras will take on will take on eight-time tennis Grand Slam winner, Andre Agassi, at the grand opening of Center Court at Creekside. This new 2,500-seat stadium with a Har-Tru court looks out across Howard's Creek and The Old White TPC golf course at the mountains beyond. In addition to the Sampras-Agassi exhibition, the inauguration of the stadium will include a performance by multi-platinum musical group Earth, Wind & Fire.


June 29-July 12, 2015

WIMBLEDON. www.wimbledon.org. Petra Kvitova and Novak Djokovic are defending champions.


July

July 4-5, 2015

4th of July Mixed Doubles. Waterville Valley Resort, NH There are fireworks on Friday, July 4, a perfect lead-in to a weekend of mixed doubles.


July 10-12, 2015

Special Adult “Optimal Energy Camp”. The Broadmoor, CO www.broadmoor.com/colorado-tennis-resorts/. Designed for 3.5-4.0 players, this weekend camp features Beth Beckwith, an expert in the field of sports nutrition & good health, and Natural Epicurean Chef, Brian Wallace. The format includes three mornings of intensive tennis with staff pros, supplemented by Beckwith and Wallace's guidance through the myths vs. facts of nutrition. Included will be pre-match, post-match and match-time foods and preparation for optimal performance.


July 17-19, 2015

34th New Hampshire Men's Open. Waterville Valley Resort, NH A USTA-sanctioned Men's Open Singles and Doubles event on red clay with cash prizes.


July 11-18, 2015

Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. International Tennis Hall of Fame, RI Phone: 866-914-FAME. www.tennisfame.com/. America's last grass-court event on the fabled lawns of Newport Casino. Before play on Saturday, they will hold the induction ceremony for the newest members of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Lleyton Hewett is the defending champion.


July 31-Aug. 2, 2015

Neil Roche's "Back in the Game" Mixed Doubles. Waterville Valley Resort, NH Now celebrating its 16th anniversary, this mixed doubles event grows more popular each year. The compass draw format several matches and there are several social events including a Saturday evening BYO food BBQ. Tennis players and golfers who've been away from the game encouraged to participate.


August

Aug. 2-8, 2015

71st Generali Open Kitzbuhel. www.generaliopen.com/en/. An ATP World Tour 250 event, this long-running tournament takes place on the red-clay at Sportstadt in the heart of Kitzbuhel. Some of the competitors stay at the nearby Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, which stages a variety of events in conjunction with the tournament, including special tennis camps and a pro-am involving ATP tennis players who are guests.


Aug. 2-8, 2015

71st Generali Open Kitzbuhel Festivities. Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Tirol Austria An ATP World Tour 250 event, this long-running tournament takes place on the red-clay at Sportstadt in the heart of Kitzbuhel. During the event, the Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt takes advantage of having some of the competitors as guests by staging special tennis camps and a pro-am involving ATP tennis players who are staying at the hotel.


Aug. 6-9, 2015

New England Tennis Holidays Camp. Waterville Valley Resort, NH Phone: 800-869-0949. www.netennisholidays.com/prices-waterville-valley.html. Special 2-day or 3-day camp on Waterville's red-clay courts.


Aug. 7-16, 2015

Rogers Cup (Men). Phone: 877-283-6647. www.rogerscup.com/men/english/home.php. ATP World Tour Masters event, held this year inMontreal's Uniprix Stadium. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the 2014 tournament, which was played in Toronto.


Aug. 8-16, 2015

Rogers Cup (Women). Phone: 514-273-1234. www.rogerscup.com/women/english/home.php. A WTA singles and doubles event held on the hard courts at the Rexall Centre in Toronto this year. Agnieszka Radwanska won the 2014 event, which was held in Montreal.


Aug. 15-16, 2015

1884 Men's and Women's Doubles Classic. Waterville Valley Resort, NH Just for fun, with lots of action. Celebrate 131 years of tennis in Waterville Valley.


Aug. 20-23, 2015

New England Tennis Holidays Camp. Waterville Valley Resort, NH Phone: 800-869-0949. www.netennisholidays.com/prices-waterville-valley.html. Special 2-day or 3-day camp on Waterville's red-clay courts


Aug. 21-23, 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.


Aug. 29-30, 2015

Rally for the Cure Mixed Doubles & Pro-Am Weekend. The Broadmoor, CO www.broadmoor.com/colorado-tennis-resorts/ A. p>A weekend of mixed doubles, a gala dinner auction and pro-am tennis. All for a great cause!

 


Aug. 31-Sept. 13, 2015

U.S. OPEN. www.usopen.org. Marin Cilic and Serena Williams are defending champions.


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. 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. 11-13, 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. 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. 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

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. 19-25, 2015

Peter Burwash International Annual Meeting. Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Tirol Austria Celebrating its 40th year, Peter Burwash International is bringing together 100 PBI tennis professionals from all over the world. Although convened for meetings and professional development, they stage a wealth of special events for hotel guests, including tournaments, tennis clinics, exhibitions, and social events. Teams of pros representing Asia, America, Hawaii, Europe, Caribbean, and Dubai each have a day to stage their own roster of activities, ensuring an abundance to tennis diversions for guests for the entire week.


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. 


October

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. 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.


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. 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

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.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. 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.


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