The biggest junior event in Southwest Florida is set to begin this Saturday at the Landings Yacht, Golf, & Tennis Club in Fort Myers. Top level juniors from all over the country will descend on the Landings to compete in the Florida Open, a USTA Regional Tournament Segment, which was formerly a National event.
Approximately 250 players from 21 states and Puerto Rico will be contesting Boys’ and Girls’ 16s and 18s Divisions from Saturday July 7 through Tuesday July 10. For years the Florida Open has been a tennis highlight of the summer in Fort Myers, utilizing up to nine different sites to host matches and provide practice courts for tournament participants. This time around there will be seven sites, including: Landings, Breckenridge, Colonial, Gulf Harbour, Heritage Palms, Lexington, and Pelican Preserve. Cypress Lake will assist with practice courts.
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Lindsay Terry-News Press