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May

May 22-June 11, 2017

ROLAND GARROS (French Open). www.rolandgarros.com. Novak Djokovic finally won the Grand Slam trophy missing from his collection while Garbine Muguruza picked up her first.


June

June 2-4, 2017

38th Annual Banana Open. Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Men's and Women's Singles and Doubles and Mixed doubles and a 55+ doubles and combo mixed doubles competition. Presented by Honor Our Heroes Foundation.


June 4-11, 2017

ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open. Sea Colony, DE Phone: 302-539-4488. www.seacolonytennis.net/pages/index.cfm?siteid=16731. A women's singles and doubles clay-court event with $25,000 in prize money. Qualifyiing rounds take place June 4-6 followed by the main draw. Admission is free throughout.


June 19-23, 2017

High-Performance Junior Camp. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. Designed for tournament-level players looking to improve, these daycamps focus on technique, shot selection, footwork, and strategy. All participants are assigned to teams and score points for the team both during drills and in afternoon match play (during which they receive coaching). The team with most points at the end of the week wins prizes.


June 21-23, 2017

Backhands, Vines, and Volleys Tennis Camp. Silverado Resort and Spa, CA Phone: 505-257-0200. silveradoresort.com. Silverado Resort and Spa hosts a special 2½-day camp that pairs tennis instruction with wine education and tastings in the Napa Valley. It begins with a Sunday round robin and dinner followed by a half day of tennis clinics—taught by Peter Burwash International pros Katie Dellich and Quinn Saine—on Monday and Tuesday. The weekend package also includes a wine tasting class taught by Silverado's sommelier, two-for-one winery tasting passes, Peter Buswash's book "Tennis For Life," and two night's lodging. For more information visit silveradoresort.com or phone 505-257-0200


June 25-29, 2017

PBI World Tennis Camp with Patrick Kuhnen. Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Tirol Austriakuehnenatstanglwirt.weebly.com/. Headlined by German Davis Cup Champion Patrick Kühnen, this 4-day camp bundles 1.5 hours of daily group instruction with daily tennis programs and tournaments, a welcoming party, and an awards ceremony, and dinner and Q&A with Kühnen. Entrants also receive a camp picture and gifts. For more information and features, visit www.kuehnenatstanglwirt.weebly.com. Discounted room rates with breakfast are available if you indicate you heard about the camp on Tennis Resorts Online. For room reservations, visit reservierung@stanglwirt.com or telephone +43 5358 2000.


June 27-July 1, 2017

Boodles Challenge. Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, England Phone: +44 (0) 0207 384 4877. www.theboodles.com. A grass-court exhibition that draws several of the top ATP professionals, including Novak Djokovic.


July

July 11-15, 2017

PBI World Tennis Camp. The Buccaneer, U.S. Virgin Islands Phone: 340-712-2143. www.pbitennis.com/tennis-packages-camps/pbi-world-tennis-camp-the-buccaneer. This 5-day/4-night camp combines 19+ hours of clinics, drills, a fun with competitive doubles competition and a Davis Cup-themed tournament on the resort's eight newly resurfaced overnview hard courts. Built into the activities are a trip to Buck Island National Reef Monument, a welcoming mixer with exhibition doubles. For more information and features, visit PBI World Camps or email pbiworldcamp@pbitennis.com. Discounted room rates available at The Buccaneer.


July 3-16, 2017

WIMBLEDON. www.wimbledon.com. Serena Williams and Andy Murray are defending champions.


July 21-23, 2017

Backhands, Vines, and Volleys Tennis Camp. Silverado Resort and Spa, CA Phone: 505-257-0200. silveradoresort.com. Silverado Resort and Spa hosts a special 2½-day camp that pairs tennis instruction with wine education and tastings in the Napa Valley. It begins with a Friday round robin and dinner followed by a half day of tennis clinics—taught by Peter Burwash International pros Katie Dellich and Quinn Saine—on Saturday and Sunday. The weekend package also includes a wine tasting class taught by Silverado's sommelier, two-for-one winery tasting passes, Peter Buswash's book "Tennis For Life," and two night's lodging. For more information visit silveradoresort.com or phone 505-257-0200.


July 17-23, 2017

Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. International Tennis Hall of Fame, RI Phone: 866-914-FAME. www.halloffametennischampionships.com/. America's last grass-court event on the fabled lawns of Newport Casino. Before play on Saturday, they will hold the induction ceremony for the newest members of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.


July 16-24, 2017

J. Safr Sarasin Swiss Open Gstaad. swissopengstaad.ch. The tournament has a history dating back more than 100 years. It was originally played on the red-clay courts at the Gstaad Palace, but later shifted to its own red-clay complex in the village proper. Feliciano Lopez took home the trophy last year.


July 24-28, 2017

High-Performance Junior Camp. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. Designed for tournament-level players looking to improve, these daycamps focus on technique, shot selection, footwork, and strategy. All participants are assigned to teams and score points for the team both during drills and in afternoon match play (during which they receive coaching). The team with most points at the end of the week wins prizes.


July 29-Aug. 5, 2017

71st Generali Open Kitzbuhel. www.generaliopen.com/en/. An ATP World Tour 250 event, this long-running tournament takes place on the red-clay at Sportstadt in the heart of Kitzbuhel. Some of the competitors stay at the nearby Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, which stages a variety of events in conjunction with the tournament, including special tennis camps and a pro-am involving ATP tennis players who are guests.


August

Aug.4-13, 2017

Rogers Cup (Men). Phone: 877-283-6647. www.couperogers.com. ATP World Tour Masters event, held this year in Montreal's Uniprix Stadium.


Aug. 5-13, 2017

Rogers Cup (Women). Phone: 514-273-1234. www.rogerscup.com/. A WTA singles and doubles event held on the hard courts at the Rexall Centre in Toronto this year. Simona Halep won the 201 event, which was held in Montreal.


Aug. 18-26, 2017

Connecticut Open. Phone: 855-464-8366. ctopen.org. Held at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale in New Haven, CT, this WTA event attracts many of the top women just prior to the U.S. Open.


Aug. 12-20, 2017

Western & Southern Open. www.wsopen.com/. Part of the Emirates U.S. Open Series, this Cincinnati event draws top ATP and WTA players to the Lindner Family Tennis Center.


Aug. 25-27, 2017

Kiawah Island Summer Junior Tennis Championship. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, SC USTA-SC level 3 sanctioned event includes ages 10-18 and under for boys and girls, singles and doubles


Aug. 28-Sept. 10, 2017

U.S. OPEN. www.usopen.org. Stan Wawrinka and Angelique Kerber are defending champions.


September

Sept. 1-3, 2017

10th Annual Palmetto Dunes Tennis Fall Classic. Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Men's and Women's Singles, Combo Doubles, and Combo Mixed Doubles, sponsored by Captain Woody's.


Sept. 8-10, 2017

3.5 Ladies Team Challenge. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. This event features a minimum of six doubles teams, with NTRP ratings of 3.5, each playing in a round robin against the other teams over the course of a long weekend.


Sept. 8-12, 2017

PBI World Tennis Camp. Reynolds Lake Oconee and Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, GA www.pbitennis.com/tennis-packages-camps/pbi-world-tennis-camp-reynolds-plantation. Join us for a four and a half day PBI World Camp at the Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation on the secluded shores of Lake Oconee, just 75 miles east of Atlanta, Georgia. The camp devotes more than 20 hours to on-court instruction and activities, 13 hours of grouped themed clinics and lessons and seven hours of competitive play and fun events. Campers also enjoy a welcome dinner reception, awards ceremony, camp pictures, awards, gifts, and boat ride. To book, visit PBITennis.com and mention the code TROFREELESSON in the referral section and receive a complimentary private lesson during your camp stay.


Sept. 8-10, 2017

Ladies 4.5 Interstate Team Challenge. TOPS'L Beach & Racquet Resort by Wyndham, FL For teams of women with an average NTRP rating of no more than 4.5.


Sept. 15-17, 2017

Stan Smith Super Series. Sea Pines Racquet Club, SC Phone: 843-363-4995. www.seapines.com/tennis/specials/stan-smith.aspx. Wimbledon and U.S. Open Champion and former World No. 1 Stan Smith conducts a fun-filled weekend clinic at the Sea Pines Racquet Club. Over the course of nine hours (3 hours each day), Smith and his staff will focus on stroke and strategy instruction, footwork, and many practice drills as well as videotape your serve. Student:pro ratio never more than 4:1, ensuring personal attention. Open to players 17+ years old and NTRP 3.0+ rating. Cost: $305/person


Sept. 15-17, 2017

Ladies 3.5 Interstate Team Challenge. TOPS'L Beach & Racquet Resort by Wyndham, FL For teams of women with an average NTRP rating of no higher than 3.5.


Sept. 18-22, 2017

PBI World Tennis Camp. Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt, Tirol Austriawww.pbitennis.com/tennis-packages-camps/pbi-world-tennis-camp-bio-hotel-stanglwirt-2. With 8 red-clay courts laid out on the apron of the Wilder Kaiser mountains in Austria's Tirol, the Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt makes for an uncommonly picturesque setting for this PBI World Tennis Camp. Participants receive more than 20 hours of instruction and programming over five days, equally divided between group clinics and supervised tournaments and other on-court activities. The package includes a welcome reception and closing ceremony, camp awards, gifts, pictures and much more. To book, visit PBITennis.com and mention the code TROFREELESSON in the referral section and receive a complimentary private lesson during your camp stay.


Sept.22-24, 2017

4.0 Ladies Team Challenge. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. This event features a minimum of six doubles teams, with NTRP ratings of 4.0, each playing in a round robin against the other teams over the course of a long weekend.


Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2017

33rd Annual Banana Open Challenge (closed). Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Men's and Women's Singles and Doubles, Combo Mixed Doubles, and 55+ Doubles and Combo Mixed Doubles, all open only to those who have played in another local Banana tournament.


Sept. 29-Oct. 1,, 2017

Fall Women's Tennis Weekend. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, SC This program bundles nine hours of round robin play, instruction, and play-action drills with supervised doubles play.


October

Oct.4-8, 2017

Cliff Drysdale Ladies Tennis Retreat. Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, FL Phone: 800-733-7987. www.experiencecdt.com/miami-tennis-retreats. Join Retreat director Scott Colebourne and his professional staff for this 5-day/4-night, ladies-only tennis retreat. The package bundles hotel accommodations with 15 hours of instruction and drills, coached team competition and match play, daily breakfast, a welcome reception, a players' party (with an awards presentation and video show), and optional spa services.


Oct. 6-8, 2017

Ladies' 3.0 Team Challenge and 8.5 Ladies Combo. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis. These two separate events feature a minimum of six doubles teams, each playing in a round robin against the other similarly rated teams over the course of a long weekend. One flight pits NTRP 3.0 teams against each other; the second flight consists of 8.5 combo teams comprised of a 4.0 and a 4.5.


Oct. 11-15, 2017

Ladies Retreat by Cliff Drysdale Tennis. Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, FL Phone: 800-733-7987. www.experiencecdt.com/amelia-island-tennis-retreats. Join director of tennis Scott Colebourne and his professional staff for this 5-day/4-night, ladies-only tennis retreat. The package bundles oceanview accommodations with 15 hours of instruction and drills, coached team competition and match play, daily breakfast, an awards banquet and players' party, dinner in Fernandina Beach, and optional spa services.


Oct. 13-15, 2017

Kiawah Island Junior Tennis Championship. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, SC USTA-STA level 3 sanctioned event. Age divisions 10-18, boys and girls, singles and doubles.


Oct. 18-22, 2017

Cliff Drysdale Ladies Tennis Retreat. Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, FL Phone: 800-733-7987. www.experiencecdt.com/miami-tennis-retreats. Join Retreat director Scott Colebourne and his professional staff for this 5-day/4-night, ladies-only tennis retreat. The package bundles hotel accommodations with 15 hours of instruction and drills, coached team competition and match play, daily breakfast, a welcome reception, a players' party (with an awards presentation and video show), and optional spa services.


Oct. 19-23, 2017

2017 Tennis Congress. El Conquistador Resort & Country Club, Puerto Rico tenniscongress.com. Signups should begin shortly and this event typically sells out quickly. It brings together a stellar team of pros—among them Gigi Fernandez, Tim Mayotte, Emilio Sanchez, and Jeff Salzenstein—for highly personalized on- and off-court focus on improving your tennis. Registration opens in the spring. You can sign up on the website to be notified when it does.


Oct. 20-22, 2017

Backhands, Vines, and Volleys Tennis Camp. Silverado Resort and Spa, CA Phone: 505-257-0200. silveradoresort.com. Silverado Resort and Spa hosts a special 2½-day camp that pairs tennis instruction with wine education and tastings in the Napa Valley. It begins with a Friday round robin and dinner followed by a half day of tennis clinics—taught by Peter Burwash International pros Katie Dellich and Quinn Saine—on Saturday and Sunday. The weekend package also includes a wine tasting class taught by Silverado's sommelier, two-for-one winery tasting passes, Peter Buswash's book "Tennis For Life," and two night's lodging. For more information visit silveradoresort.com or phone 505-257-0200.


Oct. 15-20, 2017

29th Tennis Fantasies Week. John Newcombe Tennis Ranch, TX Phone: 800-874-7788. www.tennisfantasies.net. John Newcombe himself heads a cast of Legends that includes Rod Laver, Roy Emerson, Owen Davidson, Marty Riessen, Mark Woodforde, Fred Stolle, Charlie Pasarell, Ross Case, Dick Stockton, Brian Gottfried, Rick Leach, and Luke and Murphy Jensen. Together they put on a four-day camp of clinics, team matches (with pros as team coaches), exhibitions, and competition against the amateurs. The pros are constant fixtures, on court, at meals, and for cocktail parties and entertainment nightly. Curious to know more? Read E.J. Kahn III's blog about his experiences in 2014.


Oct. 20-22, 2017

Backhands, Vines, and Volleys Tennis Camp. Silverado Resort and Spa, CA Phone: 505-257-0200. silveradoresort.com. Silverado Resort and Spa hosts a special 2½-day camp that pairs tennis instruction with wine education and tastings in the Napa Valley. It begins with a Friday round robin and dinner followed by a half day of tennis clinics—taught by Peter Burwash International pros Katie Dellich and Quinn Saine—on Saturday and Sunday. The weekend package also includes a wine tasting class taught by Silverado's sommelier, two-for-one winery tasting passes, Peter Buswash's book "Tennis For Life," and two night's lodging. For more information visit silveradoresort.com or phone 505-257-0200


Oct. 22-29, 2017

BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore. www.wtafinals.com/. WTA seasons-ending singles and doubles competition among the top qualifiers.


Oct. 27-29, 2017

23rd Annual Wild Wing Cafe "Nutty Buddy" Classic. Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. This is a fun men's and women's doubles and mixed doubles event.


Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2017

9th Annual Charlottesville Men’s Pro Challenge. The Boar's Head, VA www.boarsheadinn.com. This ATP Pro Circuit event with a purse of $75,000 has 32 players in the singles draw, 16 teams in doubles. Qualifying rounds begin Oct. 30 followed by the main draw on Nov. 1. The event benefits Special Olympics Virginia. Admission to all rounds is free. 


Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2017

BNP Paribas Masters. www.atpworldtour.com/en/tournaments/paris/. An ATP 1000 event held indoors in Paris.


November

Nov. 3-5, 2017

Ladies' 3.5 Team Challenge. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, FL Phone: 850-267-7114. www.sandestin.com/tennis.   A minimum of six doubles teams play off in a round robin over the course of a long weekend whose package includes lodging, breakfast, award, and more.


Nov. 3-5, 2017

Fall Women’s Tennis Weekend. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, SC This  program bundles nine hours of round robin play, instruction, and play-action drills with supervised doubles play.


Nov. 10-11, 2017

Team Tennis Challenge. Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, SC Phone: 843-785-1152. www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Singles, doubles, and combo mixed in World Team Tennis format. Benefitting the Hunger and Homeless Coalition of Hilton Head Island.


Nov. 12, 2017

Team Tennis & Pickleball Challenge. Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, SC www.palmettodunes.com/activities/hilton-head-tennis-tournaments/. Men's and Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles event


Nov. 15-19, 2017

Southern Senior Closed Clay Court Championship. Kiawah Island Golf Resort, SC Senior players from the nine Southern states are eligible to play in this Southern Championship. Age divisions: 30-90 & over men and 30-80 & over for women odds and evens. Singles, doubles, and mixed.


Nov. 24-26, 2017

Stan Smith Super Series. Sea Pines Racquet Club, SC Phone: 843-363-4495. www.seapines.com/tennis/specials/stan-smith.aspx. This annual event, held over Thanksgiving weekend, bundles three mornings of clinics (three hours each) personally conducted by former world No. 1 Stan Smith with a Friday afternoon doubles exhibition.  Open to players 17+ years old and NTRP 3.0+ rating. The cost weekend is $305/person.


December

Dec. 3-7, 2017

PBI World Tennis Camp. The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, United Arab Emirateswww.pbitennis.com/tennis-packages-camps/pbi-world-tennis-camp-jumeirah-beach-hotel-2. Set in Dubai on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, Jumeirah Beach Hotel will stage a five-day PBI World Camp on its seven floodlit courts. Participants can look forward more than 18-hours of instruction and programming, including eight hours of group themed clinics, more than 10 hours of on court socials, point play and round robins, a welcome mixer, awards dinner, camp pictures, awards and gifts as well as the opportunity to enjoy the hotel’s five swimming pools and a private beach. To book, visit PBITennis.com and mention the code TROFREELESSON in the referral section and receive a complimentary private lesson during your camp stay.


©2017 Roger Cox


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