USPTA Announces 2008 National Tournament Schedule

March 11, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 11, 2008 — In 2008 the United States Professional Tennis Association will once again present the USPTA National Surface Championship Series and offer its members the chance to earn prize money and ranking points. USPTA members can began competing and test their playing skills starting with the USPTA Indoor Championships set for April 25-27.

The Indoor Championships are presented by the USPTA Northern Division and the Baseline Tennis Center in Minneapolis. Total prize money for this tournament is $5,000. The tournament will feature events in the following categories: men’s and women’s open and 45s singles and doubles competition, and mixed competition in open and 45s.

“We are excited to continue to bring the opportunity of competitive tournament play on various surfaces to our members,” said Mark Fairchilds, USPTA national vice president and chairman of the Tournament Committee. “We look forward to seeing participation continue to grow in these tournaments.”