CENTER COURT TUSCALOOSA TO HOST FIRST CLASSIC TOURNAMENT

CENTER COURT TUSCALOOSA TO HOST FIRST CLASSIC TOURNAMENT

 

April 11, 2019

Contact: Becky Booker, PR and Marketing Manager

 

CENTER COURT TUSCALOOSA TO HOST FIRST CLASSIC TOURNAMENT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.  – Center Court Tuscaloosa, a Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority property, is hosting the first “Center Court Classic” tennis tournament on May 9-12. The tennis facility is located in Jaycee Park at 715 21st Avenue East.

“Everyone associated with Center Court Tuscaloosa; staff, members and patrons have been waiting for this tournament to become a reality,” said Mike Goldammer, Director of Tennis. “It is our hope to make this tournament a flagship event for years to come, catering to tennis lovers far and wide. Having play options at every level, for men, women and mixed doubles, and offering incredible benefits for the participants, we believe we are creating something quite special,” he said.

"As an original member of Center Court Tuscaloosa, I am happy to see how much it has grown, said Amy Poore, member and USTA Alabama Tennis Ambassador. “I am also thrilled about the first ever Center Court Classic Tennis Tournament. This is the first place I ever played tennis, and seeing how the city and community have supported it means a lot to me. I feel one of the main goals of this tournament is to showcase what a great tennis facility the City of Tuscaloosa has to offer everyone from local residents to people coming in from out of town,” she said.

 

The four-day event costs $50 for one division and $80 for two division play. NTRP combined rankings of 5.0-8.0 and an open division will be offered in men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles.

Registration is open now through May 6, by visiting tcpara.org/tennis or USTA TennisLink and the tournament Link ID# 700124919.

Center Court Tuscaloosa is Tuscaloosa’s premier public tennis facility. It features three indoor courts and ten outdoor courts, both clay and all-weather. Programming is available in the junior and adult levels.

Conveniently located in Jaycee Park, play is offered through membership or daily use. Tennis opportunities include clinics, lessons, tournaments and a pro shop for all your tennis needs.

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