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St. Vincent Tour De Paul Tennis Tournament returns to Little Rock

February 19, 2013 02:25 PM
The St. Vincent Tour De Paul Tennis Tournament will be held at the Pleasant Valley Country Club in Little Rock, Ark. from April 13-21, 2013. The St. Vincent Tour De Paul Tennis Tournament has become known as one of the premier tournaments on the USTA Pro Circuit.
The tournament has been held for 33 consecutive years in Little Rock, Ark. with St. Vincent being the title sponsor since 1984. All matches will be played at the Pleasant Valley Country Club in Little Rock, Ark. The event has grown throughout the years from a small tournament that was attended only by locals, to a nationally recognized event that draws many professional players from all over the world.
This event is the longest running USTA Pro Circuit tennis event in the United States, and in 1992, this event was voted by the USTA as the Adult Tournament of the Year and in 2010 was selected as the Special Tennis Event of the Year. Many tennis icons thank this event for jumpstarting their professional careers, those players include; Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick, Jimmy Arias, Ken Flach, and Brad Gilbert.
Off the court, the proceeds generated from the tournament go towards the St. Vincent New Outlook Cancer Recovery Program, which reaches out to women who are faced with cancer in the state of Arkansas.




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