TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort, a ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals managed property, will again host the 32nd Annual Helen Drake Invitational tennis tournament, April 15 through April 19, 2015. It is a sanctioned United States Tennis Association (USTA) tournament where approximately 300 players compete within their age division for points on their state and national ranking.
"Helen and Cecil Drake are known throughout the Panhandle for their dedication to the game of tennis. We are honored to have hosted the tournament for the past 31 years,” said Ed Evans, executive general manager at TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort. “Not only is the event one of the largest sanctioned tournaments in the nation, it has also won the USTA Florida Al Mills Memorial Adult Tournament of the Year award numerous times over the years. We couldn’t be more pleased that its home is here at TOPS’L.”
Interested players may register online at USTA.com, selecting TennisLink and searching by identification number 150100615 on the Tournament tab, or by clicking here. The entry deadline for the 2015 tournament is Friday, April 10, at 5:00 p.m., and match times will be posted online by Sunday, April 12, at 8:00 a.m.
Situated on 52 acres near Destin, Florida and bordered by both the Gulf of Mexico and a tranquil nature preserve, TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort is not only renowned as a top tennis destination, but has also won an award for being an eco-friendly property.