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Two local professional wildcard tennis tournaments coming to DFW

Posted Dec. 30, 2016

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Fort Worth is hosting two wildcard ATP Men’s Open Singles Tournaments in early 2017. Both players and spectators are encouraged to attend for two weekends of professional-quality tennis.

The first tournament, McLeland’s ATP Wild Card Event, will be Feb. 4-5 at the McLeland Tennis Center, 1600 W. Seminary Drive. The second tournament will be March 4-5 at The Courts at McKinney, 3253 Alma Road in McKinney.

The winner of each tournament will receive a wildcard into the Irving Classic qualifying draw, to be held March 11-19. The grand prize for the winner of the Irving Classic is $125,000.

Entry deadline for the McLeland ATP Wild Card event is Jan. 30. Deadline for the McKinney event is Feb. 27. Players can sign up in person or over the phone, and should mention their current ranking or school.

Players may sign up for one or both tournaments. The cost to enter each tournament is $75 per person. The fee must be paid in full by the registration date for each tournament.

Learn more by calling 817-921-5134 or by sending an email.

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