Family Classic



Now in it's 17th 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 2017 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, fax or mail to Nate Marcus at the Connecticut Open offices.

General Information:

Schedule: Local Family Classic events must be completed by July 24.  Winners of the local events advance to the REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS July 29-30 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 29

  • All Father/Child divisions
  • Parent/Child 10 & Under division

Sunday, July 30

  • All Mother/Child divisions
  • 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 2016 Family Classic Regional Winners!
Parent/ Child 10 & Under:
Lukas and Liam Hovorka from Avon, CT (Bristol Parks and Recreation) 
Father/ Child 12 & Under:  
Jeff and Ryan Morneau from East Longmeadow, MA (Enfield Tennis Club/ Crestview Tennis Club) 
Father/ Child 14 & Under: 
Bryan and Andrew Kelley from Darien, CT (Wee Burn Country Club)
Father/ Child 18 & Under: 
Thomas and Joey Conrad from Sandy Hook, CT (Tennis Club of Trumbull)
Mother/ Child 12 & Under: 
Stephanie and James Foster from Longmeadow, MA (Magic Lincer Tennis Academy)
Mother/ Child 14 & Under: 
Mary and Ian Wise from Darien, CT (Country Club of Darien)
Mother/ Child 18 & Under: 
Amy and Jack Johnson from Fairfield, CT (Trumbull Racquet Club)
Parent/ Child Open:  
Andy and Zack Gould from Bedford, NH (Edgewood Swim and Tennis Club)
Husband/ Wife: 
Barbara and Victor Calaba from New Canaan, CT (Woodway Country Club)

2017 Local Family Classic Winners:

Glastonbury Tennis Club - 5/6
Parent/Child 10 & Under Winner - Dharam and Yash Singh
Father/Child 12 & Under Winner - David and Pheobe Chung
Father/Child 14 & Under Winner - Mike and Shayla Hoover
Mother/Child 12 & Under Winner - Lisa and John Hoover
Husband/Wife Winner: Mike and Lisa Hoover

Trumbull Racquet Club - 5/20
Parent/Child 10 & Under Winner - Andre and Hudson Schunk
Father/Child 12 & Under Winner - Manu and Arvin Krishnan
Father/Child 18 & Under Winner - Mohanned and Amaan Ashaab
Mother/Child 12 & Under Winner - Gillian and Rhianna Sizer
Mother/Child 18 & Under Winner - Stephanie and Daphne Freiger
Parent/Child Over 19 Winner - Sanjeev and Sharvan Wadwha

Husband/Wife Winner: Ionut Hurduc and Marcella Rodezno

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 Sunday, July 24th in order to secure their berth in into the regional champions. 

2016 Local Events (2017 Local Events coming soon)
Local Event Information.  Please note this list is in formation and events are listed in alphabetical order. 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
  Bristol Parks & Recreation 7/16
Jessie Petroska
  Candlewood Lake Club (New Milford) 6/18 David Mwanza
  Cornwall Commuity Tennis Association 7/24 Todd Piker
  Country Club of Darien 7/2 Karl Levanat
  Enfield Tennis Club w/ Crestview Country Club 7/16 Michael Meyers
  Farmington Farms Tennis & Athletic Club 6/12 Brett Smith
  Field Club of Greenwich 6/27 James Crosby
  Glastonbury Tennis Club 5/21 Krista Clark
  Groton Long Point Yacht Club 7/16 Tom Zenowitz
  Hamden Parks and Recreation 7/8 Nils LeBlang
  Long Ridge Club: Swim and Tennis 7/24 GiGi Fernandez
  Madison Racquet and Swim Club 7/10 Kitty Palmer
  Magic Lincer Tennis Academy 7/23 Magic Lincer
  Middlebury Racquet Club 6/26 Amy Reed
Middlesex Club
*for club members only
6/25 Alan Bohane
  Minnechaug Swim & Tennis Club 6/25 Michael Blair
  Mystic Indoor Sports 7/9 Camille Burlingham
  New HYTEs 7/2 Rebekka Chenard
  New Haven Lawn Club 7/9 Cliff Skakle
  Oak Hills Tennis Club 6/25 Meg Spescha
  Paugusset Swim and Tennis  7/17 Tim Dancy
  Pine Orchard Yacht and Tennis Club (for club members only) 7/4 Mike McManus
  Connecticut Public Parks Championships Scalzi Park (Stamford) 7/17 Tim Curry
  Stratford Tennis Association  6/18-6/30
Ken Graham
  Tennis Central Club (Woodbridge) 6/4 Jennifer Urbon
  Tennis Club of Trumbull 7/9 John Pagano
  Tennis & Fitness Center of Rocky Hill 6/24 Miguel Garcia
  Trumbull Racquet Club 6/4 Ginny Dragone
  Westport Parks & Rec 7/9 Dave Kardas
  Woodway Country Club (Darien) 6/26 Chuck Milot
  Edgewood Swim & Tennis Club (Raynham) 6/19 Filipe Miguel
New York        
  Pleasantville Tennis Club 7/16 Marielise Watss

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


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