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$50,000 Germain BMW of Naples Tennis USTA ProCircuit Women's Open
Thu, May 11, 2017, 3:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
Wednesday May 10: First Round Matches Singles & Doubles
Thursday May 11: Singles Round of 16 & Doubles Quarterfinals
Friday May 12: Singles Quarterfinals & Doubles Semifinals
Saturday May 13: Singles Semifinal & Doubles Final
Sunday May 14: Singles Final
Wednesday May 17: First Round Matches Singles & Doubles
Thursday May 18: Singles Round of 16 & Doubles Quarterfinals
Friday May 19: Singles Quarterfinals & Doubles Semifinals
Saturday May 20: Singles Semifinal & Doubles Final
Sunday May 21: Singles Final
PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR OR BLANKET. CASH BAR WILL BE AVAILABLE. FREE PARKING
Academia Sánchez-Casal (ASC) will host the Svetlana Kuznetsova Cup Series a $25,000 Women’s ProCircuit Series, composed of two tournaments held in two consecutive weeks. The series is sponsored by Germain BMW of Naples with total prize money of $50,000.
The Series is named after Svetlana Kuznetsova, the World WTA No 8 player and Sánchez-Casal alumni. Kuznetsova is a two times Grand Slam Winner (US Open 2004 and Roland Garros 2009).
This is the third time that ASC has hosted the $25,000 Women’s Open event at its headquarters in Naples, Florida along with Germain BMW of Naples as its premier sponsor. Players are professional WTA players ranking from World No 60. Last year’s tournament included participation from some top American players like Cici Bellis, World No 56, and Taylor Townsend, with a career high of No 94.
ASC is strongly committed to Florida and Naples city residents with their ongoing dedication to foster professional tennis in this area through the organization of ITF, Senior, Regional and National USTA, as well as UTR tournaments.
The USTA Pro Circuit was formed in 1979 to provide players with an opportunity to gain the professional ranking points they need to compete on the major pro tours. It has since grown into the largest developmental tennis circuit in the world, consisting of approximately 90 tournaments and nearly $3 million in prize money. The USTA Pro Circuit makes it easier and more affordable for American playersto earn a pro ranking without having to travel abroad by offering numerous competitive opportunities throughout the United States.
Women’s events on the USTA Pro Circuit consist of $15,000, $25,000, $60,000, $80,000 and
$100,000 tournaments. Each event has 32 players in the main singles draw and 16 teams competing in doubles.