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Registration open for annual USTA tournament at the Sundial

By Staff | Sep 4, 2018

The Sundial Beach Resort and Spa on Sanibel will host the 2018 USTA Southwest Florida Clay Court Championships on Sept. 28-30, which is open to USTA members ages 18 and older.

A USTA-sanctioned event, the categories include men’s and women’s singles, doubles and mixed doubles for NTRP rated divisions 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0. Age divisions are open, 30s, 40s and 50s.

“We’re looking forward to a great weekend of competition and camaraderie,” Christian Clark, Sundial tennis pro and tournament director, said. “This is our third year hosting the event and it has become an annual Sundial tradition, offering players and their families a fun resort weekend.”

The tournament includes a Saturday evening party and trophies.

Player gift bags will be provided by the Kay Casperson Lifestyle Spa and Boutique, with player refreshments donated by Bailey’s General Store.

The cost is $59.63 for singles and $43.50 for doubles.

Players can register online at tennislink.usta.com, using tournament ID No. 150046618.

The deadline to register is Sept. 26.

In addition, Sundial is offering a special tournament rate of $199 for fully equipped studio or island suite accommodations, which include breakfast for two and waived resort fee.

Room reservations may be made at sundialresort.com.

Event sponsors include R.L.R. Investments, Royal Shell Real Estate, Port Sanibel Marina, Coastal Outfitters, Sanibel Cap-tiva Community Bank, DeRomos Gourmet Market & Restaurant, R.S. Walsh Landscaping, Sanibel-Captiva Islander and Meridian Group.

For resort tennis information, please contact tennis@sundialresort.com or 239-395-6037.