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Century Doubles Continues Record Growth With More Than a Century of Teams

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The U.S. Century Doubles Championships return to New York City for the eleventh year this weekend with a record one hundred and seventeen teams set to compete at the University Club of New York, New York Athletic Club, Racquet & tennis Club, Union Club of New York, Heights Casino and Apawamis Club.

The tournament’s largest participation to date comes after tenth anniversary edition of the tournament fielded what was a record field of ninty-nine teams in 2016.

The ‘tournament of the century’ requires that the combined age of each team to be 100 years or greater, and has grown to include Open, A, Women’s, Mixed, Grand Champions (80+), Masters (70+) and Legends (60+) draws.

US Squash Live and Pro members can follow live scores and use the player tracker on www.clublocker.com using a US Squash profile log in. Matches begin Friday morning at 8am ET.

Last year, the tournament yielded five first-time champions across the seven divisions.

Of the seven defending champions, four return this year to defend their respective titles: Dominic Hughes & Nigel Thain in the Open, Sara Luther & Alicia McConnell in the women’s, Palmer Page in the Legends (60+) with new partner Joshua Schwartz and William Hartigan & Edward Minskoff in the Masters (70+).

A notable father-son combination has entered the Grand Masters (80+) division, Clive Caldwell and his ninety-five-year-old father, Brian.

The tournament welcomes the return of perennial sponsors Jefferson’s Very Small Batch Bourbon.

For draws and more information visit the U.S. Century Doubles tournament page.

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