Hall of Fame Tennis Championships - Played for the Van Alen Cup in Newport, RI, the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships kicks off the American summer tournaments leading up to the final Grand Slam of the year, the US Open. The Hall of Fame Tennis Championships is the only ATP event played on grass courts in North America.
New Haven Open at Yale - A US Open Series Event - "New England's Premier Sports Entertainment Event of the Year!" The New Haven Open is a US Open series event held each year at the end of August at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale. Formerly known as the USTA Hardcourts, the event has been one of the major stops on the WTA World Tour since 1988. Past champions include Steffi Graf, Monica Seles, Lindsay Davenport, Venus Williams and Jennifer Capriati.
Boston Lobsters - World TeamTennis - Billie Jean King co-founded the WTT Pro League and co-ed team format in the 1970s. WIth WTT's gender-balanced team concept, each team is comprised of two men, two women and a coach. Team matches consist of five events, with one set each of men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles and mixed doubles. Each season, the WTT Pro League features some of the biggest stars in tennis. Top names from the 2009 season included Venus Williams, Andre Agassi, Serena Williams, Kim Clijsters, Anna Kournikova, Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe, Maria Sharapova, Michael Chang and the U.S.'s top-ranked doubles team of Mike and Bob Bryan.