Those who want to stay close to home, yet enjoy some company, can take part in the Island Escape Tennis Tournament at the City Racquet Center, Aug. 28-29.
The USTA-sanctioned mixed doubles event will have Open, 25, 35, 45, and 55-age divisions of competition. Entry fee is $15 per player and includes T-shirts and refreshments. A super tiebreaker will be used when the match is tied after two sets.
Entry deadline is 6 p.m. on Aug. 25. Participants can call, 394-5454, for starting times on Aug. 26. Winners and finalists will win awards, while all will receive T-shirts.
To enter, go to the USTA website, http://tennislink.usta.com, with Tournament ID number, 153711010, or contact the Racquet Center, 394-5454.