Women’s tennis championships in La Jolla, May 11-17

La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club will host the United States Tennis Association National Senior Women’s Hard Court Tennis Championships, Monday, May 11 through Sunday, May 17.

Events will include both singles and doubles in the 50 and over, 60 and over, 70 and over, 80 and over, and even 90 and over age groups. The championships traditionally attract the best players from across the country, making this field of competitors the strongest in the country in each age division.

Draws will be posted at the Beach Club and will be available on ljbtc.com and matches are expected to start 9 a.m. Monday, 8 a.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

LJBTC’s 43rd annual Spring Senior Championships for men will also take place next week in connection with the women’s events. Although the men’s events are not national championships, they will feature many senior players who regularly compete in national tournaments. The men’s events will include singles and doubles for 60 and over, 65 and over, 70 and over, 75 and over, 80 and over, and 85 and over age groups.

Total participation for both the men’s and women’s tournaments is expected to be more than 300 players.

LJBTC started each of these events and has hosted them since inception. The LJBTC’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 more information, visit ljbtc.com

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