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The Great Tennis Resort Calendar

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November

Nov. 1-2, 2014

Tennis With Venus Williams. Sandy Lane, Barbados, West Indies Phone: 246-444-2001. sandylane.com/pdf/Tennis-with-Venus-at-Sandy-Lane---Rack.pdf. Guests on a special four-night package get not only lodging and breakfast daily but also a two-hour clinic and access to a cocktail party with seven-time Grand Slam singles champion Venus Williams.


Nov. 2-9, 2014

$50,000 USTA Pro Circuit Women's Championship. South Seas Island Resort, FL Phone: 239-472-5111. Sponsored by South Seas Resort Plantation and presented by Doc Ford's Rum Bar and Grille, this $50,000 event begins Nov. 2 with two days of qualifying rounds followed by main-draw singles and doubles beginning Nov. 4. Its spectator appeal side, the tournament also raises money for three local philanthropic causes: the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, Madisen’s Match and Partners for Breast Cancer Care, Inc. For more information, visit the event's Facebook page. The main draw is preceeded by a Wild Card tournament Oct. 23-28.


Nov. 7-9, 2014

Women's Team Tournament (3.0, 3.5 & 4.0). Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, FL Phone: 904-277-5151. cliffdrysdale.com/news/team-tournaments-omni-amelia-island-plantation.  Bring your team of 6 players for a competitive 3-day weekend of tournament play on Racquet Park’s 23 har tru clay courts. A minimum of 4 matches guaranteed over Friday, Saturday and Sunday in a round robin format. Tennis and lodging packages available.


Nov. 7-9, 2014

2014 evolve9 Revolution Coaches Conference. IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis Program, FL www.evolve9.com/revolution-coaches-conference-2014.

A stellar group of coaches, among them Nick Bollettieri, gather for two and a half days of innovative but very practical presentations on introducing tennis to 6 to 12 year olds and on shepherding their performance.


Nov. 7, 2014

McEnroe vs. Courier. Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic John McEnroe, who won seven major singles titles during his career and another 10 in doubles and mixed, and Jim Courier, who won four major singles titles, will face off in an exhibition on the clay courts of this Dominican Republic resort. The festivities will include special clinics and hitting sessions with patrons and the pair will attend a special Casa de Campo tennis cocktail party. Event packages for the clinics, party and exhibition match are for sale and can purchased by emailing res1@ccampo.com.do.


Nov. 14-16, 2014

Vail's Fall Mixed Tourney. Vail Cascade Resort & Spa, CO Phone: 970-479-5941. 3.5 and 4.0 Mixed Doubles. To register, visit Vail's Fall Mixed Tourney.


Nov. 14-16, 2014

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.


Nov. 15-22, 2014

Club Med Generation Cup Tournament. Club Med-Punta Cana, Dominican Republic 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.


Nov. 18-22, 2014

Rosewood Little Dix Bay Legends Tennis Camp. Rosewood Little Dix Bay, British Virgin Islands Phone: 888-ROSEWOOD. neckercup.com/legends-tennis-camp/. This 4-day/five-night retreat comprises 3 days of on-court clinics with former French Open Doubles Champion Murphy Jensen, renowned coach Wayne Bryan (father of Bob and Mike), and a guest appearance by Brad Gilbert. Also part of the package is lodging, meals, beveragesw, various discounts and free perks, and an exclusive Necker Cup exhibition (on Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island) that headlines Bjorn Borg, Boris Becker, Kim Cljisters, Martina Hingis and last year’s Wimbledon winner Marion Bartoli. In addition, participants gain entry to the Charity Dinner, Auction & "End of the World" Party with Sir Richard Branson and other ATP / WTT Tennis Legends. Packages start at £4,470/person, double occupancy.


Nov. 19-23, 2014

Wailea Fantasy Tennis Camp. Wailea Tennis Club, HI www.waileatennis.com/fantasycamp_2014/index.html. Now in its 7th year, the annual Wailea Fantasy Tennis Camp this year headlines a bevy of former Top 10 players, including Lindsay Davenport, Michael Chang, and Tracy Austin with former U.S. Davis Cup Captain Tom Gullikson, former ATP pros Taylor Dent, and Michael Sell. Campers enjoy 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@waileagolf.com.


Nov. 21-23, 2014

Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Classic. Boca Raton Resort & Club, FL www.chrisevert.org. Chris Evert, winner of 18 Grand Slam titles, and celebrities from the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, and, naturally, tennis will be on hand for three days of instruction, drills, round-robins, a cocktail reception, dinner, and silent auction, all to raise money for several charities dedicated to the prevention of drug abuse and child neglect or to helping at-risk children and their families. Tennis activities will take place at the nearby Delray Beach Tennis Center, with dinner and entertainment staged at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.


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. 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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