The Darling Tennis Center to Host 21st Annual Stacy Darling Memorial Classic Tournament August 31-September 11
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LAS VEGAS – The Darling Tennis Center will host the 21st Annual Stacy Darling Memorial Classic Tournament from August 31 to September 11 at the largest public outdoor tennis center in the state of Nevada. Players from entry level to advanced level are welcome to participate in the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Nevada Level One tournament but must be USTA members.
The Stacy Darling Memorial Classic Tournament is held each year in honor of Amanda and Stacy Darling. Stacy Darling, at the young age of twenty-one, lost her life along with her six year old sister Amanda in a tragic automobile accident in 1993. The family later suffered another tragedy when their son Ron was lost in a motorcycle accident in 2001. All were avid tennis players and supporters of the Nevada Tennis Association. The Darling Tennis Center and the Annual Stacy Darling Memorial Classic Tournament were established in memory of the Darling family.
“This tournament in particular hits close to home and the Darling Tennis Center is proud to host it every year,” said Jeff Foley, Director of Tennis at the Darling Tennis Center. “Our players and coaching staff look forward to participating in the Stacy Darling Memorial Classic Tournament and we invite all tennis enthusiasts, regardless of age or level, to come out and play.”
The Stacy Darling Memorial Classic Tournament will provide a variety of matches including women’s and men’s singles and doubles, as well as mixed doubles. Participants must be 18 and over with a National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) of 2.5 to open (5.6 and above). The competition is priced at $28 for singles and $18 per player for doubles. To register, please visit www.usta.com and enter the tournament ID number 257102716. Please note that the player’s membership must be current through the end of the tournament to register online. If you are not a USTA member but would like to become one, please visit www.membership.usta.com.
Open daily, the Darling Tennis Center is located at 7901 Washington Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89128. For more information, please visit www.darlingtennis.com or call (702) 299-2100.
ABOUT THE DARLING TENNIS CENTER
The mission of the Darling Tennis Center is to create an environment where people play, laughter counts, communities grow and everyone matters. The tennis complex has 23 lighted hard courts with a center stadium court that seats more than 3,000 spectators. In addition to the state-of-the-art facility, the Darling Tennis Center has a fully trained staff of certified professionals who are available for private lessons, group instruction, fitness classes and team clinics. Named one of the Best Junior High Performance Programs in the country, the Darling Tennis Center provides an array of comprehensive tennis programs, events, services and competitive teams for junior and adult players of all ages ranging from beginner all the way to high performance levels. The Amanda & Stacy Darling Memorial Tennis Center was founded in 2005 and is the largest public outdoor tennis center in the state of Nevada. The center is located at 7901 W. Washington Ave. Open to the public seven days a week, the Darling Tennis Center offers annual passes, court rentals, tennis lessons and drop-in clinics.
For more information, call (702) 229-2100 or go to www.darlingtennis.com. Find Darling Tennis Center on Facebook at Facebook.com/darlingtenniscenter and Instagram at @darlingtenniscenter.
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