Several former champions will be in the field later this month at the 46th annual Leavenworth City Tennis Tournament.
The event is slated for May 25-27 at the tennis courts at David Brewer Park.
The tournament will have divisions for men’s singles and doubles, women’s singles and doubles, men’s 40-over singles and doubles and mixed doubles. The tournament will also have a division for junior players.
The junior players will compete May 25 with the adult players getting into action May 26-27.
Registration is under way. The entry fee for singles is $15 per person, per event. The entry fee for doubles is $25 per team, per event.
To enter online, go to www.tinyurl.com/LVCityTennis
Entries also will be accepted at Leavenworth Parks and Recreation, located at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade.
No telephone entries will be accepted.
Scoring will be the best two out of three sets. The third set will be a 10-point tiebreaker.
All players are required to bring one can of heavy duty tennis balls.
The tournament will feature defending men’s singles champion Chris Chapman, a former No. 1 singles player at Leavenworth High School.
Also returning will be four-time men’s singles champion Bobby Miller, a former No. 1 player at LVHS.
Jesse Sherer, who has won the men’s singles title more than 10 times, also will compete.
Jim Mathis, longtime coordinator of the tournament, said the event is a “closed tournament” that is open for local and area players and former champions.
“We want to give the local players something to win,” Mathis said. “It’s a fun tournament.”