Pam Austin, Director of Tennis at the prestigious Riviera Tennis Club in Pacific Palisades, is inviting the Southern California tennis community to a doubles and mixed doubles tournament March 21-23 which promises to be bigger and better this year than in 2013. The Westside Doubles Invitational will feature Open and combined NTRP divisions 10.0, 9.0, 8.0, and 7.0. The entry deadline for the tournament is March 14.
"We will hold a complimentary cocktail reception on Saturday, March 22nd, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm," says Austin. "Our goal is to grow this event into a local fun social tournament every year."
The Men's Open Doubles and Mixed Doubles ($60 per team) will feature prize money and the winning team will be presented with the Myron McNamara Perpetual Trophy. The NTRP Doubles and Mixed Doubles entry fee is $50 per team. Both Open and NTRP divisions include automatic entry into the first round loser consolation events. All matches will be the best of 3 sets, with a 12 point tie break at 6-6. The USTA Tournament regulations will govern play; the point penalty system will be in use and enforced. Draws will be posted at RTC and at www.rivieratennisclub.com. For more information please call Pam Austin at 310-454-6212 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org for an entry form.
The Riviera Tennis Club (RTC), founded in 1963, with 22 hard courts and 2 clay courts, is one of the largest tennis clubs in the Western United States. Located on the same campus, and sharing many facilities with, the Riviera Country Club, RTC has 14 teaching pro's and more than 1,000 active members ranging in skill from international touring pros and nationally ranked juniors to beginners.
The Riviera Country Club offers guest rooms at a special player rate. For reservations, please call Kurt Wohlemuth at 310-566-5331.