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2014 City of Surprise Tennis Classic

January 3, 2014 02:13 PM
City of Surprise Tennis Classic
A $25K Women's Pro Circuit Event
Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex - Surprise, Ariz.
Feb. 17-23, 2014 
 

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SurpriseTennisClassic_logo_updateSMALLMany of the best up-and-coming young women's professional tennis players in the world will be in Surprise, Arizona, Feb. 17-23 for the 2014 Surprise Tennis Classic, a $25K stop on the USTA Women's Pro Circuit.

 

Professionals just outside the top 100 WTA Tour world rankings will be vying for $25,000 in prize money and valuable rankings points in this, the now seventh consecutive year the tournament has been held at the award-winning Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex. Past alumni of this tournament have included Yanina Wickmayer (US Open Semifinalist 2009 - played in 2009), Sloane Stephens (World. No. 12 - played in 2009) and Eugenie Bouchard (Australian Open 2014 semifinalist - played in 2011). 
  

Main draw matches begin singles main draw matches will begin Tuesday, Feb. 18, and doubles main draw matches begin on Wednesday, Feb. 19. The singles draw is a 32 field, while the doubles field round out at 16, with qualifying rounds starting a couple days prior to main draw beginning. 

The singles and doubles championship finals will be held, Sunday, Feb. 23.  

 

OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS HELD IN CONJUCTION WITH 2013 PRO CIRCUIT EVENT 
Senior Day, Seniors 50  years of age pay only $1 admission. (Wednesday, Feb. 19)
- High School Player Workshop & Adaptive Clinic - From City of Surprise Buddy Sports Program - (Thur, Feb. 20)

10 & Under Pro Am Day - where 10U kids can play with the pros on the dedicated 10 U courts at the Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex..(Sat. Feb. 22)

Check back for more information about these fun events to be held in conjunction with the Pro Circuit event.

 
Past Surprise USTA Pro Circuit champions have included:
Sesil Karantancheva (2008)
Yanina Wickmayer (2009) 
Abigail Spears 
(2010)
Monica Puig (2011)

Michelle Larcher de Brito (2012)
Tara Moore (2013)


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ABOUT USTA PRO CIRCUIT

Celebrating its 34th anniversary, the USTA Pro Circuit serves as America's pathway to the U.S. Open and tour-level competition. USTA Pro Circuit graduates have accounted for more than 50 Grand Slam singles titles and, overall, 14 Pro Circuit veterans have risen to No. 1 in the world.

That list includes Americans Pete Sampras, Lindsay Davenport, Andre Agassi, Jim Courier and Andy Roddick.

  

FOR MORE INFO

For additional information on this tournament or any events or programs at the Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex, please contact Guillermo Lucero at guillermo.lucero@surpriseaz.gov or call 623.222.2400. 

 

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