USPTA Clay Court Championships Set For Naples, Fla.
The second tournament in the USPTA Surface Championship series this year will be held in Naples, Fla. The 2017 USPTA Clay Court Championships is set to begin May 18 at the Sanchez Casal Academy and will run through May 21. Total prize money for the event is $7,000, and this four-day tournament is open for registration to USPTA-certified Professionals through May 12.
As a benefit to USPTA-certified members, the surface championships provide an opportunity to play against other USPTA Professionals, showcase skills, and win prize money. Entry fees for this year’s Clay Court Championships will include an education seminar by Emilio Sanchez and admission to the tournament dinner and party.
Featured divisions include the following categories: men's and women's open singles and doubles competition, men’s and women’s 35 singles, men's and women's 45 singles, men’s and women’s 55 singles, and men’s and women’s 65 singles.
As this year’s host, the Sanchez Casal Academy is the home of one of the most well-known tennis academies in the world. Under the management of CEO Emilio Sanchez Vicario, it is the largest tennis facility in Southwest Florida with 38 courts, acting as a tennis hub for the whole region.
The entry deadline for the 2017 USPTA Clay Court Championships is May 12. Registration is now open at www.setteo.com/torneos/uspta-claycourt-championships/.
The USPTA Surface Championships are open to all USPTA-certified Professionals in good standing. To see the current rankings or learn more about ranking rules, sanctioned tournaments, and tournament regulations and requirements, go to uspta.com/tournaments.
2017 USPTA National Surface Championship Series schedule:
USPTA Clay Court Championships, May 19-21
Sanchez Casal Academy, Naples, Fla.
USPTA Grass Court Championships, June 20-23
International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport, R.I.
USPTA Hard Court Championships, Nov. 3-5
River Place Country Club, Austin, Texas
About the USPTA
Founded in 1927, the USPTA is the global leader in tennis-teacher certification and professional development. With more than 14,000 members worldwide, the association raises the standards of tennis-teaching professionals and coaches and promotes a greater awareness of the sport.