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Linda Bogdan Memorial Futures Tournament

Linda Bogdan Memorial Futures Tournament
The USTA Pro Circuit returns to Rochester in July as Tennis Club of Rochester (TCR) will once again host the Linda Bogdan Memorial Futures Tournament.  This is a $10,000 Men’s Professional Tournament that attracts players ranked as high as #300 in the world.
The Linda Bogdan Memorial Futures Tournament will take place beginning July 9-11 with a qualifying tournament that will determine the final eight singles players in the field.  Main draw matches in singles and doubles begin July 12 and conclude on Sunday, July 17 with the Doubles Final scheduled for 12:00 and the Singles Final to follow at 2:00. The Quinton Insurance Wild Card Tournament is July 4-8.  Local players will be among those competing for an automatic berth in the Main Draw. 
TCR will host the second annual Kids’ Carnival as part of Semifinal Saturday on July 16.  The carnival will take place from 11:00AM-2:00PM and include on court activities, a bounce house, and free ice cream. Youth ages 17 and under are invited to participate. The singles semifinal matches will begin right after the on court activities at 1:00.
Volunteers are needed to assist in several areas throughout the tournament including transporting players, upkeep of the courts and grounds, hospitality, and guest services. Ball kids (ages 11 and up) are also needed. In addition, TCR is looking for anyone interested in providing housing for one or more of the players in the main draw. For information on housing a player(s), and/or volunteering, please contact Stephanie Sauer at stephaniesauer@ymail.com
Admission is free throughout the Linda Bogdan Memorial Futures Tournament.  For more information on the event, contact Steve Pike, Tournament Director, at 585 248-8980, ext 12 or steve@tcr1886.com.  You may also visit TCR’s web site at www.tcr1886.com.
Tennis Club of Rochester is a member owned not for profit tennis club that is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2011.  It is the 16th oldest club in the United States.  TCR boasts Rochester’s largest tennis playing membership with over 1800 members.