Carlsbad has been named one of the cities to host a Women’s Tennis Association 125K Series tournament in November.
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Monday that Carlsbad will host the Carlsbad Classic Tennis Tournament Nov. 21-29 at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort.
The WTA 125K Series, a secondary professional tennis circuit, has tournaments all over the world. The event offers a total prize money of $125,000, with matches include a 32-player singles draw, an eight-player qualifying draw and an eight-team doubles draw.
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The singles champion will win $20,000 in prize money.
“California has a rich history when it comes to women’s tennis, and the WTA is delighted to add another tournament on the West Coast,” WTA chairman Stacey Allaster said in a news release.
In addition to Carlsbad, the series will also have tournaments in China, France and Thailand.