Registration under way for annual Vail tennis tournaments |

Registration under way for annual Vail tennis tournaments

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – Registration is under way for the Vail Recreation District’s annual Bill Wright Clay Court Open and Senior Tennis Championships taking place July 31 through Aug. 2 at the Vail Tennis Center. The championships pit players against each other for three days of competition including singles, doubles and mixed matches.

Registration ends at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 26 and is available by calling the Tennis Center at 970-479-2294. Costs are $30 per singles event and $35 per doubles event with a limit of three single events per player and two doubles events per player.

Costs also include a player’s party at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Tennis Center.

Additional guests are invited to the party for $10.

According to Vail Tennis Center Director Bob Seward, the tournament brings over 130 players from across the state to Vail for amazing competition on some of the best clay courts in the state.

“The championships are over 30 years in the making and it’s considered by many to be the oldest running tournament of its kind in Colorado,” said Seward. “We’re looking forward to hosting it once again and bringing back players who consider this a tradition, as well as welcoming new competition and players to the courts.”

Championship sponsors include title sponsor Vail’s Mountain Haus, plus FirstBank of Vail, Billy’s Island Grill and Wilson Sporting Goods Company.

For more information, contact the Tennis Center at 970-479-2294. For information on all other VRD activities, visit

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