New Haven Open Travels to Newtown - NBC Connecticut

New Haven Open Travels to Newtown



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    The New Haven Open at Yale is a professional women's tennis tournament. This year's event will be held in August.

    The New Haven Open at Yale will travel to Newtown tomorrow to bring tennis to the Newtown Parks and Rec Day Camp.

    The event will focus on the importance of fitness, having fun and showing support from one community to another, according to a release from the New Haven Open.

    Tennis professional Melanie Oudin, along with USTA New England teaching professionals, will lead the campers in an introductory tennis lesson. 

    ESPN anchor Prim Siripipat will also attend.

    The event will take place July 10 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Dickinson Park, 50 Elm Drive. Parking is available at the nearby Liberty Field.

    Over 150 Newtown campers are expected to partiicpate.