She was given a wild card spot into the main draw and was drawn into the toughest road to the singles finals of any competitor in the event. She’s only 17 and had just one professional singles title before this week. On paper, everything was stacked against Caty McNally this week in the Dow Tennis Classic (DTC).Read More
Some things in life just belong together. What’s peanut butter without jelly? Or cookies without milk? Or Caty McNally without Jessica Pegula? McNally and Pegula first played doubles together in 2018. he duo would win their first event playing together in October. Just over three months later, at the 2019 Dow Tennis Class, the duo has a chance to take home some silverware again.Read More
Coming into a matchup with the tournament’s defending champion and with a potential match-up against the top seed, some might’ve said all the pressure in the world was on Caty McNally to perform Friday afternoon.Read More
After a tight first couple of games, Rebecca Peterson was able to seize control of the match and put in a strong performance as she cruised into the quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Coco Gauff. For the second day in a row the tournament’s top seed, Peterson, has made easy work of her opponent as she’s claimed back-to-back straight set victories in her 2019 DTC Campaign.
Just over three months ago, Caty McNally was getting ready for the $80K event in Macon, Georgia. It had been over seven months since she last advanced past the quarterfinals in either singles or doubles. That week in Macon, Caty righted the ship as she and her partner, Jessica Pegula, claimed their first doubles title as a team.Read More
Last year’s Dow Tennis Classic (DTC) Finalist Jamie Loeb dropped the first set, but rallied back to take a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory in the opening round of the Dow Tennis Classic.Read More
Emina Bektas knows that when you have a chance to win two matches in a row, a slow start must be avoided at all costs. On Monday, Bektas did just that as she rode the momentum of a 6-1 first set, to a swift 6-1, 6-4 win over Mari Osaka and moved within one match of the main draw at the 2019 Dow Tennis Classic (DTC).Read More
One of the most anticipated additions to this year’s Dow Tennis Classic is Kids Zone!
For the first time in 2019, the Dow Tennis Classic will be hosting the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Kids Zone. The Kids Zone will feature a bevy of fun activities such as racing simulators, STEM kits, a gaga pit, a bouncy house, and much more! Kids Zone will be open on Friday from 5:00 - 10:30 p.m., Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m., and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Read More
Currently No. 62, Peterson is the highest-ranked of the 20 women who received direct acceptance into the thirty-two player main draw. Twenty-four players will compete in the qualifying tournament January 28-29, for six other berths. The local tournament organizers and the USTA will also award wild card entries to complete the field.Read More
No. 3 seed and wild card Madison Brengle claimed the 2018 Dow Tennis Classic singles title for the first time in her career after defeating fellow American Jamie Loeb 6-1, 6-2 on Sunday.Read More
For the first time in Dow Tennis Classic tournament history, an all-American singles and doubles final have been set.Read More
Madison Brengle, Jamie Loeb, and Jennifer Brady all booked quarterfinal spots at the Dow Tennis Classic, keeping the hopes for an American champion alive.Read More
No. 2 seed Jennifer Brady advanced to the second round of the Dow Tennis Classic on Wednesday, after defeating Su Jeong Jang, 7-6(2), 4-6, 6-2.Read More
World No. 43 Mihaela Buzarnescu survived a first-round scare Tuesday, defeating Naomi Broady 7-5, 7-5, to advance to the second round of the Dow Tennis Classic.Read More
The $100,000 USTA Pro Circuit Event celebrates the achievement of women in sports, offers inspiration to area students, and delivers world-class entertainment to the Great Lakes Bay Region.Read More
The USTA today announced that the Dow Tennis Classic, a $100,000 USTA Pro Circuit event held at the Greater Midland Tennis Center January 28 - February 4, will be live streamed online through the USTA Pro Circuit website.Read More
The Dow Tennis Classic has been a staple in Midland for 30 years. From the start, the tournament’s success has stemmed from the incredible support provided by the people of Midland.
Whether it’s hosting players and coaches in their homes or providing meals for officials, the Midland community willingly opens its doors -- and hearts -- to the world of tennis year after year.
And the memories? They last a lifetime.Read More
The Dow Tennis Classic is excited to host out annual Player Press Conference on Monday 01/29 at 11:00 a.m. The interactive event will feature Liezel Huber, Anne (Miller) Borus, Ellie Coleman, professional athletes competing in the tournament, and Tournament Director Scott Mitchell. This event is open to the public and a free lunch will be provided.Read More