• Click Here to Subscribe to Email updates

  • psst … I’m a Realtor! Thanks for stopping by my website. I would love to help you find your dream home and community in the Hampton Roads or Williamsburg area or to sell your existing home. This website is authored by local resident and REALTOR, John Womeldorf. John is known around town as Mr. Williamsburg, for both his extensive knowledge of Hampton Roads and the historic triangle, and his expertise in the local real estate market. His websites, WilliamsburgsRealEstate.com and Mr Williamsburg.com were created as a resource for folks who are exploring a move to Williamsburg, VA , Hampton Roads VA and the surrounding areas of the Virginia Peninsula. On his website you can search homes for sale , foreclosures, 55+ active adult communities, condos and town homes , land and commercial property for sale in Williamsburg, Yorktown, New Kent, Poquoson, and Gloucester, VA as well as surrounding markets of Carrolton, Chesapeake,Gloucester, Hampton, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth Mathews, Newport News Norfolk, Poquoson, Smithfield, , Suffolk, Surry, Va Beach, Yorktown and York County Virginia You can reach John by email John@MrWilliamsburg.com or phone @ 757-254-813
  • RSS Colonial Williamsburg News

    • Celebrate the Everard House’s Tercentennial!
      What do an eighteenth-century invoice, a circus lion, a boat etched on a window pane, wallpaper fragments, dendrochronology samples, and a 1952 Antiques Forum program have in common? They are all pieces of the remarkable history of the Thomas Everard House that are part of Colonial Williamsburg’s museum and library collections. 2018 marks a significant...Rea […]
    • A More Accurate Look for the Governor’s Palace Arms Display
      Visitors to Colonial Williamsburg may think that our work to preserve Virginia’s 18th-century capital means that the place never changes. Every day, however, we strive to learn more about the past and build on the work of our predecessors to represent the city as accurately as possible. We work from a historical record that is...Read More »
    • As 2017 Comes to a Close, We Need Your Help!
      Courage. Independence. Liberty. These enduring values have been a part of our Nation’s story since the first stirrings of revolution. Here in Williamsburg, the importance—both past and present—of those values comes to life. From the bold actions of the patriots who began a revolution to the intimate details of daily life in 18th-century America, our...Read M […]
    • ‘Tis the Season: An Un-Colonial Christmas
      For me, Christmas this year started in March. I know. I am one of those people who does not decorate until AFTER Thanksgiving. But there I was being tasked with creating a new show for our evening programs at Christmas. And I was excited! I love the holiday season in Colonial Williamsburg; the history that...Read More »
    • This Giving Tuesday, We Need Your Help!
      Giving Tuesday is a time to celebrate and encourage the joy of giving back to nonprofits that matter—and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation needs your help! With your support, Colonial Williamsburg will continue to: Preserve buildings, landscapes, trades, and skills that were critical at the time of Revolution Engage history lovers of all ages by bringing. […]
  • Flickr Photos

  • Advertisements

Kingsmill Hosts USTA Pro Circuit Tennis Tournament October 2nd–9th 2011

The Kingsmill Tennis Club in Williamsburg VA will once again be the host site for the 2011 Women’s USTA Pro Circuit Tennis Tournament  This year’s event will be the third year we have held a women’s professional tennis tournament at Kingsmill. Based on  past years experiences, you can expect another week of great tennis from up-and-coming female players from all over the world.

image

The United States Tennis Association runs the Women’s Pro Circuit, holding tournaments throughout the country. Players earn ranking points based on their performance in these tournaments. These points are used to determine the world rankings. This event is designed for new pros looking to move up the professional ranks, for highly ranked junior and college players and for players who once had high world rankings looking to move back to the top. The prize money level is $10,000 to $25,000. The tournament is outstanding and includes players from the US, Canada, Russia, Germany, Bulgaria, China, Brazil and more. Players such as Maria Sharapova and Lindsay Davenport once played on the Pro Circuit while working their way up to the Grand Slam events. The 2010 winner at Kingsmill, American Lauren Davis, won the qualifying tournament at the 2011 Australian Open before losing to Maria Sharapova in the first round of the main draw. Lauren’s success demonstrates the high level of play that comes out of the starter tournaments.

Tournament Schedule

  • Sunday, October 2, 2011
    Singles Qualifying Tournament
  • Monday, October 3, 2011
    Doubles Qualifying Tournament
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Singles and Doubles Main Draw
  • Saturday, October 8, 2011
    Semi-finals
  • Sunday, October 9, 2011
    Finals

Tournament Beneficiary
 An Achievable Dream, Inc. will be the beneficiary of this year’s tournament. An Achievable Dream (AAD) is a non-profit organization that operates two nationally recognized K-12 schools in partnership with the Newport News public school system. AAD is predicated on the belief that children can learn and succeed, regardless of their socioeconomic backgrounds, if given a quality education in a nurturing environment. ADD provides this environment by giving children the proper tools, role models and encouragement they need to succeed. A testament to this success, 95% of ADD’s former students attend college.

Additional Information

Read more about Kingsmill here

For more information about the tournament visit the USTA Website.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: