Mission Viejo in California to Host ITF Wheelchair Tennis Events
July 29, 2013
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that Mission Viejo in Southern California will host both of their year-end wheelchair tennis events.
The Marguerite Tennis Pavilion will host the 2013 NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters, doctor with the singles being held alongside the ITF Wheelchair Doubles Masters.
This is the first time since 2002 that both events are being played at the same venue and the first time ever that the year-end events will be in the United Sates.
“We are delighted that Mission Viejo has increased its support of wheelchair tennis by hosting our two prestigious year-end competitions, discount ” said ITF President Francesco Ricci Bitti
“It is a part of the world so closely linked to the history of wheelchair tennis, while staging the two events at the same venue should ensure that entries are at maximum strength.”
“With our newly renovated Marguerite Tennis Pavilion, our city is the perfect venue to host both the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters and the ITF Wheelchair Doubles Masters,” said Mission Viejo Mayor Rhonda Reardon.
“Mission Viejo has long been a huge supporter of this phenomenal sport, and we look forward to embracing the Masters and welcoming outstanding and inspiring athletes from around the globe to our beautiful city.”
The events will be played during November 5-11.