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Best tennis players in the world to compete in Lahaina

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LAHAINA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

By: Devon Tsai

Do you love tennis? Well some of the best tennis players in the world will go head to head in a grand slam tournament on the Valley Isle. 

The Royal Lahaina Resort/Tennis Ranch will be hosting the only professional Men’s and Women’s tennis tournament in Hawaii starting this January 23-31. The top 50 tennis players in the world will compete.

The purse for the contest is $100,000. 

“We are thrilled to host the USTA-Sportmaster Championships here at the Royal Lahaina Resort,” said Tom Bell, president of Hawaiian Hotels and Resorts. 

The Royal Lahaina Resort began hosting Professional Tennis Tournaments in 1973 and has seen tennis greats such as Jimmy Connor, Peter Fleming and a host of celebrities such as Lloyd Bridges, Adam “Batman” West and Jack “Tihati” Thompson. 

For more information, including ticket prices and a list of players, please visit http://tennischampionshipsofmaui.com/. 

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