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Fifth Annual Chrysler Cup Tournament Slated for Feb. 18-21

Nearly 100 tennis players from the Virgin Islands, Caribbean and several U.S. mainland states are expected to compete in the 5th Annual Chrysler Cup Tennis Tournament to be held Feb. 18-21, at the St. Thomas Yacht Club.
Players can compete in nine divisions in this U.S. Tennis Association (USTA)-sanctioned tournament, including open divisions for both men and women NTRP ranking 4.5 and above in singles and mixed doubles. The “B” division, for men and women NTRP ranking 4.0 and below, offers singles, doubles and mixed doubles play, as well as men’s over-60 doubles. Play will be best of three sets for all divisions. Draw will be closed at 16, so sign up soon.
Winners in the open division will receive a $2000 cash prize and the runner-up will pocket $1000. Winners in the “B” division will get $600. Total prize money amounts to over $13,000. The entry fee of $40 per person for one event or $50 per person for two events includes an event T-shirt, souvenirs and a welcome buffet dinner at St. Thomas Yacht Club on Feb. 19.
The deadline to register is 5 p.m. on Feb. 4, and registration forms can be downloaded at www.styc.net
USTA and International Tennis Federation head referee Hector Figueroa from Puerto Rico will officiate the matches. The public is invited to come out and watch the action.
The 5th Annual Chrysler Cup Tennis Tournament is sponsored by the Chrysler Group and the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism.
For more information, e-mail ChryslerCupTennis@gmail.com

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