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December

Dec. 3-7, 2014

Aloha Tennis Days. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, HI Phone: 408-768-4047. www.aloha-tennis-days.com. 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.


Dec. 1-7, 2014

National 40s Hard Court Championships. La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, CA Phone: 877-346-8842. www.ljbtc.com. This weeklong tournament brings together men and women age 40 and older for competition in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles events. Also taking place are the USTA National Father and Son Hard Court Championship and the USTA National Grandfather and Grandson Hard Court Championship. Online registration


Dec. 22, 2014

2nd Annual Holiday Breakfast Scramble. Makena Beach & Golf Resort, HI Phone: 808-891-4050. makenaresortmaui.com/tennis. This popular event begins with a tennis scramble followed by, what else?, scrambled eggs and other brunch favorites.


January

Jan. 19-Feb. 1, 2015

AUSTRALIAN OPEN. www.ausopen.com. Stan Wawrinka and Li Na are defending champions.


February

Feb. 1-7, 2015

Club Med Generation Cup Tournament. Club Med-Sandpiper Bay, FL www.generationcup.com.  A singles, doubles, and mixed doubles competition for those aged 50-70 and staying at the resort during the tournament week. At these five- and six-day tournaments participants vie for trophies, prizes, and free vacations.


Feb. 13-22, 2015

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 aAmerica team against one from Europe. Defending Champion Marin Cilic and the Bryan Brothers have committed to playing in the main draw.


March

Mar. 5-8, 2015

Coed 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. 9-22, 2015

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 Flavia Pannetta  as defending champions (the main draw begins March 11 for the women, March 12 for the men, following two days of qualifying events). 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. 23-Apr. 5, 2015

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. 6-12, 2015

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


Apr. 4-12, 2015

Family Circle Cup. Phone: 800-677-2293. www.familycirclecup.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. 11-18, 2015

Club Med Generation Cup Tournament. Club Med-Sandpiper Bay, FL www.generationcup.com.  A singles, doubles, and mixed doubles competition for those aged 50-70 and staying at the resort during the tournament week. At these five- and six-day tournaments participants vie for trophies, prizes, and free vacations.


April 15-19, 2015

23rd Annual Women’s Coalition Tennis Classic. The Buccaneer, U.S. Virgin Islands Single-elimination competition in several divisions: Men's, Women's, and Mixed Doubles and Men's 50s and Women's 60s Doubles. There is an awards banquet sponsored by the Buccaneer on the last night of the tournament. The event raises money for the Women's Coalition of St. Croix, which provides advocacy, programs, and services to end all forms of violence and oppression by promoting equality for all.


Apr. 17-19, 2015

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.


Apr. 11-19, 2015

Sarasota Open. The Resort at Longboat Key Club, FL Phone: 941-809-8996. sarasotaopen.org. A USTA men's Pro Curcuit event on clay, with prize money of $100,000, qualifying events, a players' party, and more. 


Apr. 11-19, 2015

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


Apr. 15-20, 2015

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 touring pro Taylor Dent 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.


April 22-26, 2015

114th Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament. Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, CA www.ojaitourney.org. An Open, collegiate, and junior event centered in Ojai but whose early rounds are played at venues and private courts all over the county.


May

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 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 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 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.


July

June 29-July 12, 2015

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


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.


August

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.


September

Aug. 31-Sept. 13, 2015

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


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. 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.


November

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.


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