Thursday, March 31, 2011

Family Circle - Big Announcement

Besides the fact that the 2011 Family Circle Tennis Tournament is set to begin, Daniel Island will play host to the World Team Tennis competition later this summer!

World TeamTennis Finals headed to Charleston, S.C.

Family Circle Tennis Center to host WTT Finals Weekend, July 22‐24, 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y. (March 28, 2011) – The 2011 World TeamTennis (WTT) Finals are headed to

the “Best Tennis Town in America.” The Family Circle Tennis Center in Charleston, S.C., will

host the 2011 WTT Finals Weekend presented by GEICO, July 22‐24.

The WTT Finals Weekend is the culmination of three weeks of intense coed team tennis

competition featuring some of the biggest names in tennis playing in the WTT Pro League

presented by GEICO. The three‐day, season‐ending event will include WTT Conference

Championship matches and the WTT Finals. In 2010, the Kansas City Explorers captured their

first championship and the King Trophy, named after WTT co‐founder Billie Jean King.

The road to Charleston begins on July 4 when the 36th season of the WTT Pro League kicks off

and runs through July 21, with the top two teams from each conference advancing to the WTT

Finals Weekend. The Eastern Conference Championship will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 22,

with the Western Conference Championship set for 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. The

Conference Champions face off in the WTT Finals at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 24.

Tickets for the WTT Finals Weekend presented by GEICO go on sale April 4 at 10 a.m. EDT.

Weekend packages range from $50 to $150, with single session tickets $15‐$55. Tickets are

available through the Family Circle Tennis Center Box Office at (800) 677‐2293 or through

Ticketmaster at (800) 745‐3000. Tickets can be purchased online at


The city of Charleston was recognized last year as the “Best Tennis Town” in America by the

United States Tennis Association. The Family Circle Tennis Center is one of the premiere tennis

facilities in the U.S. and is the annual home of the popular WTA event, Family Circle Cup (April


To view my blog about the Best Tennis Town click here.

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