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American Cancer Society tennis tourney set for July 7-9

The Sunnyside Tennis Club will host the 26th annual American Cancer Society Benefit Tennis Tournament the weekend of July 7-9. All of the matches will be played at the Sunnyside High School tennis courts.

The divisions of play include singles and doubles for men, women and juniors, as well as mixed doubles for adults. Entry forms are now available at the Sunnyside Recreation office, located at the Sunnyside Community Center at South Hill Park.

Financial sponsors of this year's tournament include Dr. Hugh Shiels, Strain & Barrom Insurance, Dr. Randall J. Schuler, Stewart Farms and Sunnyside Community Hospital. The financial sponsorships are used to provide balls for tourney play, medals for the top finishers and t-shirts for all players who compete.

All of the entry fees paid by the players benefit the American Cancer Society in its battle against cancer. Entry fees range from $8 for juniors and $12 for adults in singles play to $15 for juniors and $20 for adults in doubles play.

This year's tournament director is Andrew Penwell.

Tentative start times for this year's tourney are 8 a.m. on Friday for matches involving junior division players and 5 p.m. Friday evening for the adult matches. Prizes will be awarded to first and second place finishers in each division.

Participants are limited to competing in a maximum of two divisions of play.

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