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100th La Jolla Tennis Championships begin June 17

It’s free to watch the tennis players compete for wins!
It’s free to watch the tennis players compete for wins!
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The longest running tennis tournament continuously held at the same venue in the world will take place June 17-July 3 when La Jolla Tennis Club hosts its 100th annual La Jolla Tennis Championships. More than 900 players are expected to participate.

The tournament will offer 73 different events that include open, senior, family and junior play. The junior events welcome ages 10-18. Senior events are for ages 35-80. Past participants include: Maureen Connolly, Dodo Cheney, Tracy Austin, Michael Chang, Alexandra Stevenson and Renee Richards, to name a few.

Spectators are welcome every day of the tournament, and there is no admission fee. The finals for the open and age group events will be held on Sunday, July 3.

There are numerous expenses associated with hosting a premiere tournament of this magnitude. Sponsorship opportunities are still available and much appreciated. For further information, contact the La Jolla Tennis Club Pro Shop at (858) 454-4434 or ljtc@sbcglobal.net

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