Area tennis players invited to participate in Apple Open

Published 8:44 am Wednesday, September 4, 2013

The Apple Open Tennis Tournament, a USTA sanctioned event, an annual fundraiser sponsored by the Henderson County Community Tennis Association, a non-profit organization, which promotes and develops tennis for all ages in western North Carolina and the greater Henderson County area, will be held on Friday, Sept. 6 thru Sunday, Sept. 8 in Hendersonville, N.C. at Jackson Park and Hendersonville Country Club.

Players may sign up online using tournament No. 700070413 at the tournament website

Apple Open players are entered in a special drawing for a chance to win two 2014 Winston-Salem Open tickets for the Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 day or night session – two event entry receives two chances to win.

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The Hendersonville area Bi-Lo grocery store will provide the Saturday player lunches.

Players and volunteers are requested to bring a non-perishable food item to the first match or at volunteer check-in time.

The tournament will donate all food collected to the Interfaith Assistance Ministry. Find out more about the HC-CTA at

– article submitted by Bevie Walker