Tennis tourney coming to area in June; participants sought


The largest community tennis tournament in New England is here in Connecticut. The Wint Filipek Sr. Memorial Tennis Tournament is scheduled for June 7 to 15 at the Copper Valley Swim & Tennis Club, Cheshire.

This is a non-profit event. All proceeds benefit the Winton S. Filipek Sr. Scholarship Fund, Inc., which has awarded $67,500 in scholarships to area students.

Players receive a tournament t-shirt. Tennis balls and water provided for every match. Prizes awarded to first and second in every division. Entry fees are $20 for singles/$30 per doubles team/ $15 for high school divisions.

The tournament features: 22 divisions for all levels, five high school divisions, a junior boys/girls round-robin and a free kids and high school clinic and fun day.

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To be a tournament sponsor/to volunteer/questions contact: Wint Filipek Jr. at, (860)621-5655