The third annual Anguilla Cup, an exhilarating week of outstanding tennis, will once again take place at the beautiful Anguilla Tennis Academy (ATA) from November 4 - 11, 2018. Sanctioned by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), the Anguilla National Tennis Association, (ANTA), and the Central American and Caribbean Tennis Confederation (COTECC), this exciting tournament is part of the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series, organized by Sports Travel Experts.
A highlight of the week will be the pro exhibition match, featuring Mark Philippoussis. After reaching the finals of the Wimbledon and US Open, and obtaining notable wins over Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras and Roger Federer, Philippoussis reached a career high ranking of world No. 8. Philippoussis will be playing Jesse Witten; Witten reached a career high top 100 ATP ranking after making it to round 16 of the US Open, almost beating Novak Djokovic 7-6 in the fourth set. The two will face off on Sunday, November 4.
The tournament consists of numerous events for each age group. Junior players can compete in enter singles or doubles in the U18 draw; and adults have the opportunity to compete in singles, doubles or mixed doubles. The adult championships will also be divided into four tiers: Open, A group, B group and Fun (recreational).
The Anguilla Cup is the result of a partnership between the Anguilla Tourist Board (ATB), tournament management Sports Travel Experts, the Anguilla National Tennis Association, (ANTA), the Anguilla Tennis Academy (ATA), the Ministry of Tourism’s Department of Sports and the Social Security Board.
The official tournament hotels are the CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa and La Vue Holiday Rentals, located just 2km from the Anguilla Tennis Academy in Blowing Point. Special packages are available for both players and spectators.
Visit the tournament website - anguillacup.com - for more information about how you can come out and experience a week of spectacular beaches and world-class tennis.