Champaign-Urbana Labor Day Tournament registration deadline next Tuesday

Nick LeVanti, from Champaign, hits a volley during his mixed-doubles match on August 17 at Atkins Tennis Center. Teamed with Claire Kaye (not pictured), the pair were partners during a summer league match. At the beginning of September dozens of competitive tennis players from the area will square off for a shot at taking home the Champaign Park District Labor Day Tournament title.
Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks

CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Park District will host its annual Labor Day Tennis Tournament on September 3-4 at Lindsey Courts in Champaign. It's not the US Open in Flushing Meadows, but dozens of top amateur players will hit the hardcourt in CU's version of a tennis major for a shot at a 2023 title.

The deadline for entry into this year's tournament is at 5 pm, Tuesday, August 29. Players can register online at This year's entry fee is just $28 for singles and $22 for each player entering the doubles divisions.

The draw for all divisions will be emailed to all participants on September 1. For more information, contact the tournament director and Park District head tennis professional Yuri Sohn at (217) 819-3993 or by email at

Adult Divisions are:

Beginner/Intermediate Singles Open (2.0-2.5)
Men’s Open Singles
Women’s Open Singles
Men’s 35 and over Singles
Women’s 35 and over Singles
Men’s 45 and over Singles
Men’s 55 and over Singles
Men’s 65 and over Singles
Men’s 70 and over Singles

Men’s Open Doubles
Women’s Open Doubles
Men’s 35 and over Doubles
Women’s 35 and over Doubles
Mixed Open Doubles

Junior Divisions:

Boys 12 and under Singles
Girls 12 and under Singles
Boys 14 and under Singles
Girls 14 and under Singles
Boys 16 and under Singles
Girls 16 and under Singles