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Sea Colony Tennis Center, located just south of Bethany Beach, Delaware, is hosting a trio of United States Tennis Association (USTA) sponsored tennis tournaments throughout September – The Sea Colony Fall Junior Open, the Sea Colony Fall Adult Classic and the Middlestates Wheelchair Championships.

The Sea Colony Fall Junior Open is for boys and girls from ages 12 to 18. Held Sept. 14-16, these hard court singles and doubles tournaments include a first match losers’ consolation bracket. The cost is $33 per singles player and $18 per doubles players. Entries must be in by Sept., Sept 9.

The Sea Colony fall Adult Classic will take place Sept. 22-23 and is open to men and women with NTRP ratings of 3.0-5.0. This hard court event includes singles, doubles and mixed doubles events with first match loser’s consolation bracket. Entry fee is $38.13 per singles player and $26 per doubles player. Entries must be in by Sunday, September 16.

The Middlestates Wheelchair Championships are set for Sept. 29-30 and open to men and women in the A, B, C, and D divisions. A free clinic will be also be offered Friday, September 28 at 6 p.m. Entry fee is $70.38 per player, and all entries for this event must be in by Sunday, Sept. 22.

Tournaments are open to all USTA members. For more information, contact the Sea Colony Tennis Center at 302-539-4488 or visit

With 34 tennis courts, including four indoor and 14 Har-Tru clay, and an experienced, talented group of teaching professionals, Sea Colony Tennis, under Tennis Director Thomas Johnston, offers a wide range of camps, clinics and private instruction to tennis players of all ages and skill levels.

Selected as a 2012 USTA Outstanding Facility of the Year, Sea Colony has earned additional national and global honors, including being named a Top 50 resort and the No. 13 tennis camp in the world, as well as the No. 4 for the best overall children’s programs and No. 5 for best junior programs, by, an online publication whose annual rankings are determined by tennis players. Earlier this year, Sea Colony was listed among Tennis magazine’s Top 50 American Resorts, including No. 3 in the Mid-Atlantic region.

For more information about Sea Colony Tennis, stop by the Tennis Center at West Way Drive and Kent Avenue, call 302-539-4488, visit or like them on Facebook (

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