Ballycastle Senior Tennis Tournament
Aug 10 2020 - Aug 17 2020
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This tournament is held on the only grass courts in Northern Ireland
The Tennis Courts are located opposite Sheskburn Recreation Centre on Mary Street, Ballycastle comprising of 5 Grass Courts - the only grass courts in Northern Ireland and 6 floodlit polymeric courts. The facility hosts two annual tennis tournaments, one in July and another in August. Sheskburn Recreation Centre is responsible for all aspects of the administration and, Ulster Branch Tennis Ireland the day to day running of the July tournament as it is part of the Tennis Ireland circuit.
The August tournament is less competitive and with an entry from all over Europe contributes substantially to the local economy due to the numbers attending. This is reported to be the largest entry for any tournament in Ireland.
Ballycastle Tennis Club are year round users of the facility.
Competitors complete an online entry or an application form indicating which events they would like to take part in. All entries must be submitted and paid before the closing date. Entries are then entered into the tournament draw. All matches are scheduled on a daily basis. Each of the tournaments take place over one week with the finals and presentations on the last day of each event.