RANCHO SANTA FE — The $25,000 Shoebacca Women’s Open has scheduled a Wild Card Tennis Tournament with Women’s Singles and Doubles divisions Jan. 18 through Jan. 20 at Morgan Run Club & Resort, 5690 Cancha de Golf.
The singles winner and both doubles finalists will be awarded a Wild Card entry into the main draw of the $25,000 Shoebacca Women’s Open, which will be played Feb. 23 through Feb. 29, 2020 at Morgan Run. In addition, the singles runner-up will receive a Wild Card into the Shoebacca Women’s Open qualifying draw.
“This Wild Card Tournament is an excellent opportunity for players, especially local competitors, to get some really good match competition,” said Greg Weksel, director of the three-day tennis event. “For the entrants, it will be a special experience to play for a Wild Card into a professional tennis tournament like the Shoebacca Women’s Open.”
The $25,000 Shoebacca Women’s Open in February will showcase young rising Americans among an international field of touring professionals. The tournament, a United States Tennis Association Pro Circuit event, will feature top local players as well. Admission for spectators and on-site parking will be free each day.
Past tournament competitors include American stars Madison Keys, Sofia Kenin, Danielle Rose Collins, CiCi Bellis, defending singles champion Nicole Gibbs, and current Rancho Santa Fe resident CoCo Vandeweghe. Canada’s Bianca Andreescu, the reigning US Open champion, won the tournament singles title in Rancho Santa Fe in 2017.
Qualifying matches start Feb. 23 with Main Draw Singles and Doubles matches beginning Feb. 25. The tournament concludes Feb. 29 with the Women’s Singles and Doubles Championships.
For additional information about the Shoebacca Women’s open visit: shoebaccawomensopen.com