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South Florida to Host USTA National Girls 12 Tournament

July 6, 2005 03:41 PM

The Polo Club Boca Raton will host the USTA National Girls 12 Clay Court Tennis Championships from July 16-23.  This tournament features the top 128 young female players in the country, (age 12 and under).

Opening ceremonies will be held in the stadium court at the Polo Club July 9 from 4:30 to 5:00 pm.  Players will be introduced by Boca Raton Mayor Steven L. Abrams.  He will give a brief address to players and guests.  The mayor will then present a proclamation.  Matches will begin July 17 and finals will be held on July 23.

Players will be coming from the following seventeen United States Tennis Association sections:  Caribbean, Eastern, Florida, Hawaii, Pacific, Intermountain, Mid Atlantic, Middle States, Missouri Valley, Midwest, New England, Northern California, Northern, Pacific Northwest, Southern, Southern California, Southwest and Texas.

Player selection and draw names of seeds will be made on Tuesday, July 12.  To set up a personal interview with one of the players, feel free to contact Harriet Sol, media liaison:  phone: 561-499-3752; fax: 561-638-7395; cell: 404-312-9231; e-mail: skippy2020@earthlink.net






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