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Women's Professional Tennis Returns To East TX Oct 25-31



COUNTDOWN TO 2021 CHRISTUS HEALTH PRO CHALLENGE BEGINS Women’s Professional Tennis Returns to East Texas Oct. 25-31

Tyler, TX (October 11, 2021) – The Christus Health Pro Challenge, an $80k USTA Women’s Pro Circuit Event, will return to Tyler Athletic & Swim Club October 25-31, 2021 and will feature 100 of the top players from around the world. With more than 100 tournaments throughout the country, the USTA Pro Circuit is the largest developmental tennis circuit in the world and is on the pathway to the US Open and tour-level competition for aspiring tennis players.

“We’re thrilled to welcome women’s professional tennis back to our club and to give members and local tennis enthusiasts the opportunity to see some of the world’s greats competing in person,” said Rob Lowe, Tournament Director. “We would like to thank Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System for their significant support of professional tennis and the local Tyler community as our title sponsor this year.”

The CHRISTUS Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute is home to our team of world-class orthopedic and sports medicine providers. Residents and athletes of Northeast Texas have easy access to state of the art facilities, diagnostics and expert treatment in one centralized location.

Past competitors have used the tournament as a springboard to compete on the biggest stages of professional tennis, with names such as Sofia Kenin, Amanda Anisimova, Kristie Ahn, Caty McNally and Belinda Bencic having played in Tyler. Ann Li took home the singles title in 2020 and recently held a career-high world ranking of 66 in August, 2021.

The tournament is open to the public. General admission tickets and courtside viewing tables may be purchased online at https://www.christusprochallenge.com/spectators.

For more information about the tournament, please visit: https://www.christusprochallenge.com/Follow the tournament on: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

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ABOUT THE USTA PRO CIRCUIT:

With more than 100 tournaments throughout the country and prize money ranging from $15,000 to upwards of $160,000, the USTA Pro Circuit is the largest developmental tennis circuit in the world and the pathway to the US Open and tour-level competition for aspiring tennis players. Now in its 41st year, the USTA Pro Circuit has been a launching pad for many of today’s top pros, including Andy Murray, Naomi Osaka, Maria Sharapova, John Isner, Sloane Stephens, Alexander Zverev, Kei Nishikori, Victoria Azarenka, Caroline Wozniacki, Garbine Muguruza, Nick Kyrgios and Milos Raonic. Follow the USTA Pro Circuit at #USTAProCircuit on social media and at www.procircuit.usta.com.


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