Thursday, March 24, 2011

St. Vincent Tour de Paul USTA Pro Circuit Men’s Tennis Tournament Begins April 4th

The St. Vincent Tour de Paul USTA Pro Circuit Men’s Tennis Tournament runs April 4 -10 at Pleasant Valley Country Club in Little Rock. This is the 31st year the tournament has been held in Little Rock, and is the only USTA Pro circuit professional men’s tennis event in Arkansas. St. Vincent has been the title sponsor for 27 years. There are several tennis related events including a dinner for players and fans to meet as well as Men’s, Mixed and Junior Pro AMs.

The tennis tournament includes social and tennis events throughout the week that are attended by approximately 200 people. Over 400 spectators watch the tournament over the 10 day period at Pleasant Valley Country Club. Tennis players from all over the world visit Little Rock to play in this USTA Pro circuit event.

The St. Vincent Tour de Paul Tennis Tournament has been selected as the recipient of the Arkansas Tennis Association (ATA) “Special Tennis Event of the Year award for 2010” as well as the USTA Southern Region Special Event for 2010.

The price for spectators to view this event is at a very affordable rate- FREE!!!

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Mid-Season Team Tennis Tournament Starts March 11th at Burns Park Tennis Center

Arkansas League Mid-Season Tennis Tournament starts next Friday at Burns Park. Phone batteries are hot and emails are zipping back and forth as the captains plan their strategies and form their lineups. The local police have ticketed many tennis players during this time of the year. Let us know of any interesting tennis-related stories or team predictions circulating!!!!!