Everyone is invited to enter the Sectional Championships scheduled for July 5-10 at Lakewood Tennis Center. This tournament has a long and proud history with a champions’ list that includes world-renowned players such as Jack Kramer, Alex Olmedo, Arthur Ashe and Stan Smith on the Men’s side, and Louise Brough, Billie Jean Moffitt (King), Maureen Connolly and Karen Hantze on the Women’s side. Many remarkable players who won this event went on to have amazing careers and claim major titles throughout the world.
We expect to have strong fields in all divisions – Singles, Doubles and Mixed – for this year, and up to $10,000 in prize money is offered. The host site is happy for us to return, and everyone will feel welcome at Lakewood. And as an added bonus, all matches are videotaped, and are available for purchase in the pro shop.
Defending champions are Michael Genender (Men’s Singles), Lorraine Guillermo (Women’s Singles), Jayson Amos and Garrett Auproux (Men’s Doubles), Rebecca Harris and Keri Preng (Women’s Doubles), and Lorraine Guillermo and Andy Chang (Mixed Doubles).
You can sign up on Tennislink – ID # 651751316 – and follow the results on that site. Entry deadline is June 30.
Spectators are always welcome to come out and watch some great Southern California tennis. To find the draws and times please go to: http://tennislink.usta.com/Tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=174084#&&s=1