The best players from all over the country, ages 50 to 90-plus will compete for USTA gold balls, which are awarded to national champions, making for an amazing week of tennis for players and spectators alike. Events in this tournament will include singles and doubles in the 50, 60, 70, 80 and 90 and over age divisions.
“Over the years, this tournament has become one of the top senior tennis events in the United States,” said Tournament Director Bill Kellogg. “Our tournament field is very competitive and includes former touring professionals who have continued to play in the senior divisions.”
The La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club’s 47th annual Men's Senior Championships will also take place that week in conjunction with the women’s events, and will include both singles and doubles for 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, and 85 and over age groups. Although the men’s events are not national championships, they will feature many senior players who regularly compete in national tournaments.
The La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club welcomes tennis enthusiasts to view the tournament and will be offering free admission for spectators through the entire tournament. Tournament attendees and spectators may dine at the Club's Snack Bar and Club Dining restaurant during the tournament. On-site parking is available for $10 per day.
The La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club started each of these events and has hosted them since inception. Designated one of the Top 50 Tennis Resorts in the world by Tennis Resorts Online, the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club's reputation as a top tennis destination started in 1942 when it attracted its first major tournament, the Pacific Coast Men's Doubles Championship.
For additional tournament information visit www.ljbtc.com/Tennis/Tournaments