Tournament and Events Schedule

Georgia State Adult/Senior Open Tennis Championship – Aug. 6-9, 2011

Georgia State Adult/Senior Open Tennis Championship
The Bitsy Grant Tennis Center (BGTC), an Atlanta-based public park/tennis center built in 1952, hosts the third consecutive Georgia State Adult/Senior Open Tennis Championship, an adult tennis tournament for players of all ages, Aug. 6-9, 2011. The tournament includes men’s and women’s open events as well as senior events. Players from outside of Georgia can also compete. Singles and doubles play kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 6, with the finals taking place on Tuesday, Aug. 9.

Family Fun Festival
The tournament weekend also features fun events for the whole family.  Bitsy will host a Family Fun Festival to coincide with the tennis tournament on Saturday, Aug. 6 and Sunday, Aug. 7, from 10-4pm daily. The Family Fun Festival will feature exhibitors providing delicious treats, tennis merchandise, athletic apparel, a Moonwalk jumping machine for kids and more. Free tennis lessons will also be offered to young children (ages 5-10) through the United States Tennis Associations’ QuickStart program. QuickStart will be offered on Saturday and Sunday from 2 – 4 p.m.

Bitsy Open
Saturday night, Bitsy will continue the celebration with the Bitsy Open—A New Grand Slam from 7-10pm to celebrate the opening of the newly renovated Bitsy Grant Tennis Center. Tickets cost 100 and all proceeds go towards the Friends of Bitsy Grant, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and revitalization of BGTC. Wear you tennis whites and join us under the big white tent as we spend the night cooling down with a Bitsy Sour and reminiscing to songs from the jukebox.  To purchase tickets to this event, please click here and fill out the donation form.

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