Vancouver Tennis Center to host regional tournament

Tennis on Campus Alumni Cup starts Friday and continues through Sunday

VANCOUVER — This Friday (May 3), through Sun., May 5, Vancouver Tennis Center will host the third annual Tennis on Campus Alumni Cup. The tournament integrates current club members with alumni, and gives alumni the chance to reunite with college friends.

This event is open to the public.

This Friday (May 3), through Sun., May 5, Vancouver Tennis Center will host the third annual Tennis on Campus Alumni Cup. Photo courtesy of Vancouver Tennis Center
This Friday (May 3), through Sun., May 5, Vancouver Tennis Center will host the third annual Tennis on Campus Alumni Cup. Photo courtesy of Vancouver Tennis Center

There are over 700 USTA Tennis on Campus clubs nationally, including 12 active clubs in the Pacific Northwest. USTA PNW Regional Manager AnnElise Anderson launched the Alumni Cup three years ago using the World Team Tennis format. This is the first year Vancouver Tennis Center will host the tournament, which for its first two years was held at the University of Washington.

What: Tennis on Campus Alumni Cup

Who: Participating teams

  • University of Washington
  • Seattle University
  • Western Washington
  • Central Washington
  • Eastern Washington
  • Portland State University
  • Oregon State University
  • University of Oregon

When: Fri., May 3 through Sun., May 5

Friday 6:15 p.m. 1st round of play (8 courts)

Friday 8 p.m. 2nd round of play (8 courts)

Saturday 8 a.m.-10 p.m. (6 courts)

Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (6 courts)

Where: Vancouver Tennis Center,

5300 East 18th Street Vancouver

Why: It’s the first time Vancouver Tennis Center will host this regional tournament involving 20 teams, 80 percent of whom are returning players.

How: USTA PNW has put its energy toward creating a variety of play opportunities that includes all members of the community, regardless of age, economic status and ability levels.

Visuals: There will be opportunities to watch the matches, and interview students, alumni and members of the USTA PNW staff.

Established in 1904, the United States Tennis Association Pacific Northwest (USTA PNW) is  a 501c3 nonprofit organization and one of 17 sections of the United States Tennis Association, the national governing body of the sport of tennis. Based in

Beaverton, Oregon, USTA PNW’s mission is to promote and develop the growth of

tennis in the Pacific Northwest by providing access to tennis for all.

For more information, visit www.ustapnw.com.

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