National Women’s Tennis Tournament Serves Up Today in La Jolla
9 May, 2016
The USTA National Women’s 50-90 Hard Court Championships, the national senior tennis tournament, will take place May 9-15 at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club in La Jolla.
The women’s national championship will include both singles and doubles in the 50 and over, 60 and over, 70 and over, 80 and over, and 90 and over age groups. These events are national championships and will attract the best players from all over the country in each age group, making this field of competitors the strongest in the country in each age division.
“We are expecting an outstanding field of competitors for this year’s championships,” said Tournament Director Bill Kellogg. “These senior players have a unique style of play that will make for a spectacular week of entertaining tennis.”
The La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club’s 44th Annual Men's Senior Championships will also take place the same week in conjunction with the women’s events, and will include both 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. Although the men’s events are not national championships, they will feature many senior players who regularly compete in national tournaments. Total participation for both the men’s and women’s tournaments is expected to be 300-plus players.
The start times for each day of the championships are as follows:
Monday, May 9 — 9 a.m.
Tuesday, May 10 through Friday, May 13 — 8 a.m.
Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 — 9 a.m.
(All times are PDT)
La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club welcomes tennis enthusiasts to view the tournament with free admission. On-site parking is available for a nominal fee. Draws will be posted at the Beach Club and will be available via LJBTC.com. Tournament attendees and spectators are invited to dine at the Club's Snack Bar and Club Dining restaurant during the tournaments.
The La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club started each of these events and has hosted them since inception. Designated one of the Top 50 Tennis Resorts in the world by Tennis Resorts Online, the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club's reputation as a top tennis destination started in 1942 when it attracted its first major tournament, the Pacific Coast Men's Doubles Championship.
About the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, Inc. – The La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club is a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated company dedicated to the operation of a 14-acre beachside resort. The resort includes three properties, including the exclusive La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, the 128-room La Jolla Shores Hotel and the award-winning Marine Room restaurant. Resort amenities include 14 championship tennis courts, a nine-hole Par-3 golf course, two swimming pools, two additional oceanfront restaurants and cocktail lounges, and one of Southern California’s only private beaches. For more information visit LJBTC.com.