Clarence Walker Jr. Memorial Junior Tennis Tournament
The Clarence Walker Jr. Memorial Junior Tournament is held for Junior tennis players throughout the Midwest to compete in singles competition for boys and girls ages 10 to 18. The tournament also features a consolation round. Clarence Walker was a crafty tennis player and a major contributor and developer of our Junior Development Program. He was also a community activist, educator and a CPTC member for many years. In June of 1989 Clarence passed on and in 1990 the Junior Tuley Open was renamed the Clarence Walker Memorial Tennis Tournament.
Chris Scott Memorial Tournament
The Chris Scott Memorial Tournament is an adult sanctioned tournament that features doubles and singles tennis play. The late Chris Scott was an icon in the tennis community and taught tennis for more than 20 years. Chris produced players on both local and national level. Chris was a player, coach and teaching professional. He was a CPTC officer and Junior Development coordinator. Chris passed away in October of 1989. In 1990, the Tuley Park Open for adults became the Chris Scott Memorial Tournament.
The Tri-City tournament is an annual event that takes place over the Labor Day Weekend. Three sister clubs, Chicago Prairie Tennis Club in Chicago, the Motor City Tennis Club in Detroit and the Forest City Tennis Club in Cleveland compete for possession of the Mother Seames trophy. The tournament rotates between the cities each year. In 2017, the 72nd annual Tri-City Tournament will be hosted in Detroit, September 2nd through September 4th. The tournament features, singles and doubles play, a Sunday night banquet, and a host of other activities. The Tri-City Tournament is always a great time in any city.
You must be a member of the Chicago Prairie Tennis Club to enter.