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  • Sea Colony Tennis Center Set to Serve Summer Junior Open Tournament Series

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  • Sea Colony Tennis Center, located just south of Bethany Beach, Delaware, is set to serve up a trio of United States Tennis Association (USTA) sponsored junior tournaments this summer.
    The inaugural Sea Colony Summer Junior Open series is for boys and girls ages 12 to 18. The first tournament takes place this weekend, June 29-30 and entries are now closed for this event.
    The series continues on July 20-21 with entries for the event due by July 12. More information on this tournament can be found at http://tennislink.usta.com/Tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=136467
    It will be followed by the third and final event in the series on August 17-18. Entries are due by August 11 and more information can be found at http://tennislink.usta.com/Tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=136469
    All events will feature both hard court singles and doubles tournaments and a first match loser’s consolation bracket. The cost of entry for each tournament is $33 for singles players and $18 each for doubles players. Tournaments are open to all USTA members.
    Sea Colony Tennis, under Tennis Director Thomas Johnston, offers a wide range of camps, clinics and private instruction to tennis players of all ages and skill levels. Its facility features 34 tennis courts, including 6 indoor, 14 outdoor hard court and 14 Har-Tru clay; and an experienced, talented group of teaching professionals.
    Selected as a 2012 USTA Outstanding Facility of the Year, Sea Colony has earned additional national and global honors, including being named a 2013 Top 50 resort and the No. 15 tennis camp in the world, as well as No. 2 for best junior programs, by Tennis.ResortsOnline.com, an online publication whose annual rankings are determined by tennis players. Sea Colony was also listed among Tennis magazine’s Top 50 American Resorts in 2012, including No. 3 in the Mid-Atlantic region.
    For more information about Sea Colony Tennis, stop by the Tennis Center at West Way Drive and Kent Avenue, call 302-539-4488, visit http://www.SeaColonyTennis.net or like them on Facebook (http://www.Facebook.com/SeaColonyTennis).
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