University of Kentucky to host $50,000 Challenger

June 29, 2006 04:39 PM

The 11th annual Fifth Third Bank Tennis Championships is set to swing into action July 24-30 at the University of Kentucky's Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex. The $50,000 Challenger is a Men's and Women's USTA Pro Circuit Event and will feature matches at 7pm nightly.

Other activities include a junior clinic on Monday, July 24th from 5:30pm to 6:30pm and a hispanic clinic on Monday, July 24th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. The Racquets for Recreation program will be collecting used racquets to benefit the Lexington Parks and Recreation Department. Drop off a used racquet and receive free admission. USTA Membership Day will be held on Saturday, July 29 and admission is free for all USTA members. In addition, a free clinic will be hosted from 11am- 1pm for USTA members. For more information: or 859-509-9707.