Sea Colony to Host Pro Women’s Tennis Tournament
Professional tennis returns to Bethany Beach with the 10th Annual Vacasa Pro Women’s Open. This pro tournament will take place Monday, May 15 through Sunday, May 21, 2023 at the Sea Colony Tennis Center. The event is a USTA Pro Circuit Event and will offer $25,000 in prize money.
Sponsored by Vacasa, the United States Tennis Association (USTA), Rick Rogers and UBS Financial, and the Sea Colony community, this singles and doubles tournament draws nationally and internationally-ranked women tennis players seeking higher world rankings. A qualifying draw of 32 individuals will compete for entry into the 32 person singles draw. Qualifying will be held May 15 – 16 with the main draw set to start on May 16. Doubles will also begin play on Tuesday, May 16. The tournament concludes with the doubles finals on Saturday, May 20 and the singles finals on Sunday, May 21. The tournament is free for spectators to attend.
Past participants in the Vacasa Pro Women’s Open at Sea Colony include numerous individuals who have cracked the top 100 in the Women’s Tennis Association World Rankings. Their highest world rankings in singles are: Jessica Pegula, currently #3 in the world, Danielle Collins, #7 and finalist in the 2022 Australian Open, Lindsay Lee-Waters #33, Alycia Parks #49, and Grace Min #97.
“This is an exciting event for Sea Colony, and is a further testament to our growing reputation as an internationally recognized tennis destination,” says Director of Athletics and Tournament Director, Thomas Johnston. “The middle of May marks the start of the summer season at Sea Colony, and this tournament is certain to be one of the many highlights of our 2023 season.”
For more information about the Vacasa Pro Women’s Open at Sea Colony, including tournament schedule and to view the early acceptance players list, please visit www.seacolony.com/vacasa-open.
About Sea Colony
Sea Colony, located in Bethany Beach, DE is the premier family beach & tennis community. Quiet relaxation and robust activities for all ages make Sea Colony the ideal place to create memories that last a lifetime. Consisting of more than 2,200 condominiums, spacious townhomes and private single family homes, the resort offers an unparalleled array of amenities including a half mile private beach, and a world renowned tennis center. Make Sea Colony your beach home for a week, a season, or a lifetime. Learn more at www.SeaColony.com.
About Sea Colony Tennis
Selected as a 2012, 2016, and 2021 USTA Outstanding Facility of the Year, Sea Colony Tennis has earned additional national and global honors, including being named as one of the Top 50 tennis resorts and the No. 10 tennis camps in the world, by TennisResortsOnline.com. Sea Colony Tennis has also been listed among Tennis Magazine’s Top 50 American Resorts.
In addition to world class tennis, including 14 clay courts, 6 indoor and 14 outdoor courts, Sea Colony Tennis offers a wide variety of year round camps, clinics, private lessons, tournaments and socials – all taught and managed by award winning pros. For information on Sea Colony Tennis, visit www.SeaColony.com/tennis, follow Sea Colony Tennis on social media (@SeaColonyTennis) or call the pro shop at 302-539-4488.