Family Classic

 
 
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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. 

Organizers:

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 Molly Crum 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 teams
  • Husband/Wife teams
  • Parent/Child Open (19 & over) teams

Winners of Regional Family Classic will advance to Family Classic Finals! Finals are played during the Connecticut Open on Thursday, August 23. 

 

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
Connecticut        
  Old Greenwich Tennis Academy 4/28 Darren Lavallee info@oldgreenwichtennisacademy.com
  Glastonbury Tennis Club 5/5 Krista Clark gtctennis@aol.com
  The Tennis and Fitness Center of Rocky Hill 5/12
Miguel Garcia
tennisdirector@me.com
  Trumbull Racquet Club 5/19 Ginny Dragone ginny@trumbullracquet.com
  New HYTEs 6/16 Rebekka Chenard jttcoordinator@newhytes.org
  Farmington Farms Tennis & Athletic Club 6/9-6/10 Bret Smith bsmith2516@comcast.net
  East Lyme Parks and Recreation 6/9 Susan Welshock saw246@sbcglobal.net
  Weston Racquet Club 6/16 Angelo Rossetti arossetti@westonracquet.com
  Stratford Tennis Association 6/16-7/2 Ken Graham kengraham1848@gmail.com
  Woodway Country Club 6/24 Milot Chuck tennispro@woodway.org
  Old Saybrook Racquet Club 6/30 Susan Welshock saw246@sbcglobal.net
  Westport Parks and Recreation 6/30 Dave Kardas yourserve@msn.com
  Groton Yatch Club 7/7 Tom Zenowitz glpyc_director@yahoo.com
  Copper Valley Tennis 7/10 Bruce Levine tennis2tennis13@gmail.com
  Nils Nation Tennis 7/12 Nils Leblang nilsleblang@yahoo.com
  New Haven Lawn Club 7/14 Cliff Skakle nhlctennis@gmail.com
  Bristol Parks and Recreation 7/14 Jessie Caetano jessie.petroka@gmail.com
  Oak Hills Tennis Club 6/16 Hanno Bartsch/Deb Dicklan staff@oakhillstennisclub.com
  Wee Burn Country Club 7/8 Anton Mavrin tennis@weeburn.com
  Middlesex Club 6/24 TBD msxtennis@optonline.net
  Guilford Racquet Club 7/7 Matt Fraenza mfraenza@guilfordracquet.com
Massachusetts        
  Edgewood Swim & Tennis Club (Raynham) 6/17 Filipe Miguel mass.tennis@yahoo.com
  Lee Community Tennis Association TBD Clare Kahey info@leecta.com
New York        
  Ossining Community Tennis Association 6/2 Anil Deo tennis.on.hudson@gmail.com
  Pleasantville Tennis Club 6/23 Marielise Watts info@pleasantvilletennisclub.com
Rhode Island        
  USPTA Elite Professionals 6/23 Patrick La Salle plasalle57@gmail.com

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

 

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