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Former U.S. Open home to host tournaments

3/9/2004

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Two new pro tennis tournaments will be
held this year at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, the
former home of the U.S. Open.

One event is a newly sanctioned WTA Tour hard-court tournament
Aug. 23-28, leading into the U.S. Open.

A grass-court USTA Pro Circuit men's challenger June 7-13 will
be added to a May 10-16 clay-court challenger that began last year.

The West Side Tennis Club hosted the U.S. Open and its
predecessor from 1915-77. The Grand Slam tournament was played
there on grass until 1974, then on clay the next three years.