The Top Players of Prior Years
|Year||Singles Champion||Doubles Champions|
|2017||Tatjana Maria||Ashley Weinhold - Caitlin Whoriskey|
|2016||Naomi Broady||CiCi Bellis - Ingrid Neel|
|2015||Tatjana Maria||Julie Coin - Emily Webley-Smith|
|2014||Heather Watson||Anna Tatishvili - Heather Watson|
|2013||Lauren Davis||Melinda Czink- Mirjana Lucic-Baroni|
2017 tennis classic
Carl A. Yorimoto Sportsmanship Award
This award will be presented to the player who best exemplifies good sportsmanship in the spirit of the event. This award is made in honor of Carl Yorimoto, a long time GMTC friend and volunteer.
The Barbara Malan "Toughest Competitor" Award
This award is presented to the player who exemplifies courage, heart, humor and a never give up attitude...win or lose. The toughest competitor loves to compete, but does so with a love of the game and a sense of fair play.
Martha Ries Memorial Ethics Service Award
Martha Ries Memorial Ethics and Service Award honors former Dow Corning Ethics and Compliance Officer, Martha Ries. It is awarded to the player who exhibits highest ethics on and off the court and unselfish service to the tennis community in Midland and the World.
The Larry Reed "Most Promising Newcomer" Award
Awarded annually to the player who best exemplifies the promise of the Dow Tennis Classic. The former CEO of Dow Corning Corporation, avid tennis player, and USTA umpire, Larry Reed, was instrumental in the growth and development of the Dow Tennis Classic. This memorial award recognizes a player who has shown outstanding promise early in their professional career.