Easter Open attracts premium players for four days of games
FROM Friday, more than 220 tennis players will converge on Coffs Harbour and Sawtell courts for the four-day Easter Open.
Westside Tennis Club head coach and event organiser Allan Pade could not be happier.
"To have the event transferred from Tamworth where it's been held for over 50 years is great for local tennis," Pade said.
Open events and the 12s, 14s and 18s divisions have Tennis Australia national ranking points attached, ensuring the quality of competition will be at the premium level.
The top four seeds in open men's are all ranked in the top 100 in Australia.
Lismore's Brendon Moore is at 56, followed by Sean Carson at 82, Will Maher at 95 and Port Macquarie's Jason Taylor at 100.
On the women's side of the tournament, top seed is Gunnedah's Gabbie O'Gorman with a national ranking of 66.
Spectators are welcome to watch the action starting at 8.30am from Good Friday to Easter Monday.