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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.
Althea Gibson Tennis Center at Empie Park
3405-A Park Avenue, Wilmington, NC
$50 per player per event. Participants are limited to 2 events. All online payments will be processed after the closing registration deadline.
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:
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 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.
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
Prizes will be awarded to winners in each division. A player gift will be presented to all participants.
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