Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Tennis Anyone

Reprinted from the Jacksonville Paper
The $10,000 WOmen’s Tennis Championships beginS this weeK on Amelia Island
This USTA Pro Circuit event will be the first at the OMNI-Amelia Island Plantation
Amelia Island, FL – September 20, 2010 –
The 2010 Amelia Island $10,000 Women’s Tennis Championships, a USTA Pro Circuit event, begins this week at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation.

Sunday, September 26 – Monday, September 27: Qualifying Rounds
Tuesday, September 28 – Friday, October 1: Main Draw
Saturday, October 2: Singles Semi-finals and Doubles finals
Sunday, October 3: Singles Finals

“The women who will be playing here in September are at the top of their game, and we are looking forward to watching the next generation of great players. The USTA Pro Circuit events in the tennis world inspire community spirit like the best minor leagues of professional baseball,” said Kelly Gunterman, Director of Tennis at the OMNI Amelia Island Plantation and Tournament Director for the USTA Pro Circuit events.

Admission to the tournament will be free from Sunday through Friday. Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3, the Fernandina Beach Rotary Club will sell the admission tickets ($10) onsite, to support their not-for-profit programs.

VIP tickets, which will include VIP tent and reserved seating for Friday, October 1- Sunday, October 3, are available for $75 per ticket. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Tennis Without Borders, helping students pursue life opportunities on and off the court.

Tennis Without Borders will also be accepting donations of used racquets (any size, any year, any style).

On Saturday, October 2, Brooks Rehabilitation will be onsite offering free orthopedic musculoskeletal screenings by a licensed physical therapist.

For tournament and ticket information, contact Kelly Gunterman at, (802) 345-9842 or (904) 277-5145.

John Holbrook - Realtor Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach & Yulee, FloridaCell: 904-415-0171 Email: Web:

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