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Largest Black Tennis Club in California Partners with LAPD, LASD, LAFD, and LACFD for a Day of Tennis and Community

Open Registration Through June 5

Los Angeles, CA – The Rancho Cienega Tennis Club, the largest Black tennis club in Los Angeles, will hold their first annual Black and Blue Tennis Shoot Out Saturday, June 5, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Center of Los Angeles.  The Black and Blue Tennis Shoot Out is a round robin doubles tournament that will feature members of the Los Angeles tennis community of all skill levels playing with and against tennis players from the Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles Fire Department, and Los Angeles County Fire Department.  Registration for interested tennis players is $20.  All interested players can register online at www.ranchotennisclub.org. Additionally, onsite registration will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. the day of the tournament.  The event is free and open to the community to attend.  The Arthur Ashe Tennis Center is located at 5001 South Rodeo Boulevard in Los Angeles.  For more information on the Rancho Cienega Tennis Club and the Black and Blue Shoot Out, please visit www.ranchotennisclub.org.

About the Rancho Cienega Tennis Club

The Rancho Cienega Tennis Club (RCTC) was formed in Los Angeles, CA in 1957 by a group of dedicated African-American professionals and tennis players to provide an environment rich with activity for its members to promote a lifestyle of good health, community service, and opportunities to enjoy the game of tennis.  RCTC actively promotes inner-league tennis teams and awards scholarships to local graduating seniors who are accepted to accredited colleges and universities. www.ranchotennisclub.org

WHO: Rancho Cienega Tennis Club, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles Fire Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department

WHAT: 1st Annual Black and Blue Tennis Shoot Out

WHEN: Saturday, June 5, 2010
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Onsite Registration
10 a.m. – Tournament Starts

WHERE: Arthur Ashe Tennis Center of Los Angeles
5001 South Rodeo Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90016
Cross Streets: Rode Boulevard East of La Brea Avenue

PUBLIC CONTACT: info@ranchotennisclub.org

www.ranchotennisclub.org