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USTA Women's $50K Pro Circuit Event Held in Phoenix, Nov. 8-15

October 15, 2009 10:37 PM

1st Annual Goldwater Women's Tennis Classic
a USTA Pro Circuit $50,000 event

Phoenix Country Club
Phoenix, Ariz.  
Nov. 8 - 15

Phoenix Country Club proudly announces  the 1st Annual Goldwater Women’s Tennis Classic.  The event is a $50K challenger hosted by the Phoenix Country Club and will be held November 8-15, 2009.  The events Title sponsor is Grant Woods and Presenting sponsors are The Law Offices of Stephanie Lake and Fox Insurance Company.  Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley is the event’s beneficiary. 

“We are excited to host the Goldwater Women’s Classic because the event will bring 64 women ranked 60 and above in the world,” said Sara Stablein, Director of Tennis for the Phoenix Country Club.  “Arizona is a great place to be in November and we know this event will bring in tennis enthusiasts and boost Valley tourism.  But we want locals to know that this is a fantastic event to bring the family to as well.”  

Opening Ceremonies & Community Outreach Day will kick off the week-long event on November 8 including kid’s clinics, sponsor clinics and qualifying rounds.  A Pro/Am and Celebrity Pro/Am event will be held on Monday, November 9. 

A Player Party will be held Tuesday, November 10 and Military Troops & Vets Day will be held Wednesday, November 11 including a featured evening match.  November 14 is Super Saturday with Semi-Final Rounds and a Fashion Show.  Closing Ceremonies and Final Match will be held on Sunday, November 15. 

All players are competing for WTA tour points in order to qualify for the 2010 Australian Open.
Sponsorships for the Goldwater Classic are still being accepted. 

To find out more information about the event, or how your company can get involved, please contact Sara Stablein at 602-636-9840 or