Palos Verdes Hosts Tracy Austin’s 41st Annual Tennis Tournament

Palos Verdes Hosts Tracy Austin’s 41st  Annual Tennis Tournament

Tennis players from the Palos Verdes Peninsula and South Bay are getting ready for the 41st Annual Tracy Austin Doubles Tennis Tournament, which will be held on July 20 & 21, 2019.  Overflow matches will be held on Friday, July 19, 2019, at Ernie Howlett Tennis Club.  This tournament is named in honor of our own local tennis celebrity, Tracy Austin, and proceeds from the event benefit the Pepper Tree Foundation which contributes to the maintenance and development of parks, trails and open space in the Rolling Hills Estates community.

This is one of the few tennis tournaments that welcomes players in all ages and skill levels.  Competition will be in Women’s Doubles, Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles.  Junior players can play in any level or division of the tournament.  Classifications include Open, A, B, C, C+ and D.  Players are allowed to enter in up to two divisions.  Marine League and Grand Prix players must play their current highest ranking.

The tournament takes place at the Rolling Hills Estates Tennis Club (located at Ernie Howlett Park) and The Jack Kramer Club.  The entry fee is $52 per team.  Entrants will receive a Tournament T-Shirt and complimentary gift bag.  There is a $2,000 cash prize fund to be divided among the top finishers in the Open Division.  Entry forms are available at the Rolling Hills Estates City Hall and local tennis clubs, or go to www.TracyAustinTennis.com for more information or to register online.

For more information, call Bob Krueger, Tennis Pro & Tournament Director at the Rolling Hills Estates Tennis Club, at (310) 541-4585, or the City of Rolling Hills Estates, (310) 377-1577, ext 110.  You can also contact Daniel A-Haja, Community Services Coordinator at DanielA@Rolling HillsEstatesCA,gov.

Ernie Howlett Park is located at 25851 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rolling Hills Estates, and The Jack Kramer Club is located at 11 Monticello Drive, Rolling Hills Estates.

To read my previous article about the Tracy Austin Doubles Tennis Tournament click here.

Photo courtesy of The Jack Kramer Club 

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