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2018 Bob Swanson Memorial Scholarship Tournament. Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, MI Phone: 231-534-6786. This fundraiser for the Bob Swanson Memorial Scholarship offers competition in three events: Men's and Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles with competitive divisions based on combined NTRP ratings of 6.5 & Below, 7.5 & Below, and 8.5 & Below. All entrants receive a T-shirt and invitation to the Saturday evening Bob Bash, featuring pizza & beer, raffle drawing, and, music provided by DJ Mikey. To register online, visit TennisLink. Discounted room rates available at Grand Traverse Resort or by calling 800-748-0303 and mentioning Promotion Code: BOB2017. For additional information, contact Lisa Seymour at firstname.lastname@example.org or 231-534-6786.
129th Annual Pacific Coast Men's Doubles. La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, CA An Open doubles tuornament, this event typically top nationally ranked NCAA Men's college teams. second-oldest tennis event in the United States and has a rich tournament history. First held in 1890 at The Hotel Del Monte in Monterey, California, the event was created to promote the sale of real estate on the Monterey peninsula.The original concept pitted the best players from the East versus those from the West. This coast to coast rivalry was the inspiration for the Davis Cup. Past Winners include Jack Kramer, Ted Schroeder, Bobby Riggs, Pancho Segura, Don Budge, Tony Trabert, Stan Smith, Bob Lutz, Arthur Ashe, Dennis Ralston, and John McEnroe and many other world-class champions.The tournament admission is free and open to the public.
35th Annual "Luck of the Irish" Doubles Tournament. Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. http://www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Sponsored by Giuseppi's Pizza and Pasta, this long-running event stages competiton in men's and women's doubles and mixed doubles.
Tennis with the Stars VIP All Access Experience. Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa, CA Phone: 830-625-5911, ext 201. https://www.tenniswithstars.com/vip-stay-play. Held during the BNP Paribas tournament at Indian Wells, the week-long camp bundles tennis instruction with an opportunity to mingle with star players from the ATP / WTA tours and to watch the pros play up close and personal. The package includes perks like own personal chauffeur, tennis instructor, and tour guide from the Cliff Drysdale Experience Team. Camp includes 4 nights lodging, optional pro-am playing time and pro exhibition court time with the stars, daily tennis instruction, (option to substitute a round of golf), breakfast each day, dinner parties, transportation to and from BNP Paribas Open and suite passes.
Tennis with the Stars Pro Exhibition.. Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa, CA Phone: 830-625-5911, ext 201. https://www.tenniswithstars.com. In its third year, the Tennis with the Stars features an exclusive, intimate gathering of some of the world’s top tennis players as a kickoff to the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, CA. The tennis festival and pro exhibition lets a limited number of amateur tennis players, spectators, and VIPs to have an up close and personal experience with the tennis stars, both on-and-off the court. Simona Halep, Frances Tiafoe, and Darren Cahill have committed to take part this year.
BNP Paribas Open. Phone: 800-999-1585. http://www.bnpparibasopen.com/. This combined WTA/ATP singles and doubles event takes place at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in the Palm Springs desert, with Roger Federer and Elena Vesnina 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.
9th Annual All-Star Tennis Charity Event. Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, FL https://cliffdrysdale.regfox.com/travel-all-star-event-rckb. Serena Williams headlines this annual pro-am round robin this year, a charity event that benefits the national nonprofit organization ACEing Autism. She'll be joined by Simona Halep, Darren Cahill, Frances Tiafoe, and Nick Kyrgios. This all takes place at the Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami. There are several options, ranging from spectator to participant, all of them capped off by a coctail party with the pros.
Miami Open Tennis. Phone: 800-725-5472. http://www.miamiopen.com. Fields of 96 men and 96 women compete in this major event held at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne, Florida. Roger Federer and Johanna Konta are defending champions.
Volvo Cars Open (formerly Family Circle Cup). Phone: 800-677-2293. http://www.volvocarsopen.com/. A women's clay-coourt event held on Daniel Island in Charleston, SC. Daria Kasatkina is defending champion. For resort lodging check out Wild Dunes, Kiawah Island Golf Resort, and Seabrook Island Club.
U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships. Phone: 713-874-6294. http://www.mensclaycourt.com. Held at River Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas.
Monte Carlo Rolex Masters. http://montecarlotennismasters.com/. Men's event held on red clay.
118th Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament. Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, CA Phone: 805-646-7241. http://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.
Antigua Tennis Week. Curtain Bluff Resort, Antigua, West Indies Phone: 888-289-9898. http://curtainbluff.com/tennis-at-curtain-bluff/. 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.
USTA National Hardcourt Championships. La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, CA https://www.ljbtc.com. A combined Men's and Women's event, with women competing in singles and doubles for age categories 50 and over, 60 and over, 70 and over, 80 and over, and 90 and over; and men in singles and doubles in 60-85 divisions.
Paws & Balls Team Tennis Challenge & Crab Crawl. Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. http://www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. A World Team Tennis format comprised of men's and women's singles and doubles and combo mixed doubles, sponsored by Coast Restaurants and Bars (CRAB) and benefitting Hilton Head Humane Association.
Mutua Madrid Open. http://www.madrid-open.com. A combined men's and women's clay-court event. Rafa Nadal and Simona Halep are defending champions.
Internazionali BNL d'Italia. http://www.internazionalibnlditalia.com/. The Italian Open, a combined men's and women's event, held in Rome's Foro Italico.
ROLAND GARROS (French Open). http://www.rolandgarros.com. Rafa Nadal handily won his 10th French Open while the women's final crowned a surprising champion, Jelena Ostapenko.
39th Annual Banana Open. Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. http://www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Men's and Women's Singles and Doubles and Mixed doubles and a 55+ doubles and combo mixed doubles competition. Presented by Honor Our Heroes Foundation.
WIMBLEDON. http://www.wimbledon.com. Garbine Muguruza and Roger Federer are defending champions.
Rogers Cup (Men). Phone: 877-283-6647. http://www.couperogers.com. ATP World Tour Masters event, held this year in Toronto, Canada's Aviva Centre at York University
Rogers Cup (Women). Phone: 514-273-1234. http://www.rogerscup.com/. A WTA singles and doubles event held on the hard courts at the Uniprix Centre in Montreal. this year.
Western & Southern Open. http://www.wsopen.com/. Part of the Emirates U.S. Open Series, this Cincinnati event draws top ATP and WTA players to the Lindner Family Tennis Center.
11th Annual Palmetto Dunes Tennis Fall Classic. Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. http://www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Men's and Women's Singles, Combo Doubles, and Combo Mixed Doubles, sponsored by Captain Woody's.
U.S. OPEN. http://www.usopen.org. Rafa Nadal and Sloane Stephens Kerber are defending champions.
34rd Annual Banana Open Challenge (closed). Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. http://www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Men's and Women's Singles and Doubles, Combo Mixed Doubles, and 55+ Doubles and Combo Mixed Doubles, all open only to those who have played in another local Banana tournament.
24rd Annual Hickory Tavern "Nutty Buddy" Classic. Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. http://www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. A social men's and women's doubles and mixed doubles event.
Hickory Tavern Team Tennis Challenge. Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. http://www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Singles, doubles, and combo mixed in World Team Tennis format. Benefitting the Hunger and Homeless Coalition of Hilton Head Island.
Team Tennis & Pickleball Challenge. Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, SC http://www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Men's and Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles pickleball event