Family Classic



Now in it's 18th year, the Connecticut Open Family Classic provides families throughout New England and New York spirited competition and the chance to share the stage with some of the top women's professional players in the game today. 

Players and Organizers:

Click here for more information about the 2018 Connecticut Open Family Classic including the competition structure, complete rules and eligibility information. 


To register a local Family Classic event and receive a free package of marketing materials, click here to register your event online OR Click here for a printable form to email or mail to Nate Marcus at the Connecticut Open offices.

General Information:

Schedule: Local Family Classic events must be completed by July 23.  Winners of the local events advance to the REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS July 28-29 at the Yale University Tennis Courts in New Haven, CT.  Finals are held on Thursday, August 24 during the Connecticut Open.  

Age Groups/Divisions: The Family Classic offers a total of nine divisions (see below).  Local events may host as few as one of these divisions or as many as all nine.  Fields may be combined at local events if there are limited entries (see competition rules for more info)

  • Parent/Child U10 (10 & Under)
  • Father/Child (12 & Under)
  • Father/Child (14 & Under)
  • Father/Child (18 & Under)
  • Mother/Child (12 & Under)
  • Mother/Child (14 & Under)
  • Mother/Child (18 & Under)
  • Husband/Wife
  • Parent/Child Open (19 & Over)

Regional Championship Schedule:

Saturday, July 28

  • Father/Child 12U teams
  • Mother/Child 12U teams
  • Father/Child 18U teams
  • Mother/Child 18U teams

Sunday, July 29

  • Parent/Child 10U teams
  • Father/Child 14U teams
  • Mother/Child 14U
  • Husband/Wife divisions
  • Parent/Child Open (19 & over) division

Winners of Regional Family Classic will advance to Family Classic Finals! Finals are played during the Connecticut Open on Thursday, August 24. 

Congratulations to our 2017 Family Classic Regional Winners!
Parent/ Child 10 & Under:
Magic and Karolina Lincer from Windsor, CT
Father/ Child 12 & Under:  
David and Benjamin Mwanza from Litchfield, CT 
Father/ Child 14 & Under: 
Bryan and Andrew Kelley from Darien, CT
Father/ Child 18 & Under: 
Paul and Adam Kissner from Cortlandt Manor, NY
Mother/ Child 12 & Under: 
Susan and Amy Metrick from New Haven, CT
Mother/ Child 14 & Under: 
Ewa and Kamila Stasiowska Burlington, CT
Mother/ Child 18 & Under: 
Jane Farrington and James Schaeffer from Branford, CT
Parent/ Child Open:  
Stephen and Matthew Murphy Guilford, CT
Husband/ Wife: 
Ionut Hurdoc and Marcela Rodezno from Monroe, CT

Each team that wins a local Family Classic event (or advances to the Regional Championships as the best finisher in their respective division in a combined draw) must complete the Family Classic Regional Participation Form by Monday, July 23th in order to secure their berth in into the regional champions. 

2018 Local Events
Local Event Information. Please continue to check back to see when you club will host a Connecticut Open Family Classic.
  Club/Organization Tournament Date     Contact Name Contact Email
  Old Greenwich Tennis Academy 4/28 Darren Lavallee
  Glastonbury Tennis Club 5/5 Krista Clark
  The Tennis and Fitness Center of Rocky Hill 5/12
Miguel Garcia
  Trumbull Racquet Club 5/19 Ginny Dragone
  New HYTEs 5/19 Rebekka Chenard
  Farmington Farms Tennis & Athletic Club 5/19-5/20 Bret Smith
  Weston Racquet Club 6/16 Angelo Rossetti
  Woodway Country Club 6/24 Milot Chuck
  Westport Parks and Recreation 6/30 Dave Kardas
  Groton Yatch Club 7/7 Tom Zenowitz
  Copper Valley Tennis 7/10 Bruce Levine
  Nils Nation Tennis 7/12 Nils Leblang
  Stratford Tennis Association TBD Ken Graham
  Bristol Parks and Recreation TBD Jessie Caetano
  Edgewood Swim & Tennis Club (Raynham) 6/17 Filipe Miguel
  Lee Community Tennis Association TBD Clare Kahey
New York        
  Pleasantville Tennis Club 6/23 Marielise Watts
Rhode Island        
  USPTA Elite Professionals 6/23 Patrick La Salle

Thanks  to all of our Community Partners who help to make the Connecticut Open a successful community event!


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