Smash Cancer

Tournament Information

Match Time:

The 12th Annual Smash Cancer Tennis Tournament will run from May 21-23, 2021. Tournament play may begin as early as 12:00 pm on Friday, May 21, 2021.  It is likely matches will not begin until 5 or 6 pm. A tentative schedule will be available upon check-in or online before the tournament begins. That schedule is only TENTATIVE and is subject to change. We will do our best to accommodate time constraints if you have a conflict, but will not make promises.

Location:

Althea Gibson Tennis Center at Empie Park
3405-A Park Avenue, Wilmington, NC

Entry Fee:

$50 per player per event. Participants are limited to 2 events. All online payments will be processed after the closing registration deadline. 

Match Selections:

Join us and play - you do not need a team, we will be happy to help you find a partner if needed.

  • Women's Singles
  • Women's Doubles
  • Men's Singles
  • Men's Doubles
  • Mixed Doubles

LIMIT 2 EVENTS PER PARTICIPANT

Keep in mind if you are at a popular level this could mean 4-5 matches per event over the course of the weekend at each level.

Player Information, USTA Registration:

All players must be a USTA member. You may get a rating, join or renew your USTA membership by:
Phone: 1-800-990-8782 
Online: www.usta.com/membership

ATTENTION LOCAL LEAGUE PLAYERS

Conflicting courts from a scheduled match may be played as a rain makeup if a league team has 5 or more players participating in the tournament as per local Wilmington league rules. 

Registration:

Registration may be completed by clicking below or by searching Smash Cancer or Tournament ID#: 2194589 on playtennis.usta.com. Registration deadline is May 10, 2021, 5:59 PM EDT.

Hospitality:

Food will be provided for players throughout the tournament by our sponsors. Guests may participate for a small fee.

GAMES AND SMALL COMPETITIONS

There may be games and small competitions throughout the tournament for individuals to support and participate in. Stay tuned for details

​Awards:

Prizes will be awarded to winners in each division. A player gift will be presented to all participants.

Tournament Updates

For tournament updates, subscribe to RainedOut.com. Updates will also be available through HNCA's Smash Cancer Facebook Group.

1-866-792-4622 (HNCA)




Take it from me: cancer prevention is always preferable to cancer treatment. As I’ve transitioned from cancer researcher to cancer patient to cancer survivor, I vow to make every effort to keep others from joining my club.Stewart Lyman, Ph.D.
Cancer Researcher and Biotechnology Consultant Survivor of HPV-attributed Tonsil Cancer


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