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Beacon Hill 06-09-2010 10:23 AM

2 Grass Court Tournaments Near Victoria, Canada
 
1877 - The All England Croquet Club in the London suburb of Wimbledon - now accommodating the new game of tennis - changes its name to The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.
1887 - The South Cowichan Lawn Tennis Club - now in continuous operation for 123 years - opens near Victoria, Canada.

There are very few grass court tennis clubs left in the world. Here are two chances to play in a grass court tennis tournament:
Grass Court Classic - July 1st - 4th: Sanctioned by Tennis BC, 35+ events
Vancouver Island Grass Court Championships - July 24th - 31st: Sanctioned by the ITF, 35+ events

The South Cowichan Lawn Tennis Club is located a truly beautiful 45-minute drive from Victoria, BC in Vancouver Island's coastal wine region.

Players return year after year because these tournaments are a perfect blend of a relaxed atmosphere at a friendly, volunteer-run club and a competitive, well-run event.

Summer on Vancouver Island offers some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere on earth.

It's affordable and you are guaranteed to have a great time. You can't help but enjoy the experience of playing on grass. And you may even find yourself across the net from world No. 1 Alan Rasmussen from Denmark. The best 55 year old player in the world played at Cowichan last year.

http://www.scltc.bc.ca/

Beacon Hill 06-21-2010 09:38 PM

Entry deadline for the first tournament is June 26th.

Beacon Hill 07-08-2010 10:08 PM

Courts were in great shape for the first tournament. Next tournament entry deadline is July 17th:
http://www.scltc.bc.ca/index.php?p=1...t-Championship


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