The 97th annual Dudley Cup, one of Southern California’s most prestigious amateur tennis tournaments, is staging its semi-finals and finals this weekend at Reed Park at Seventh Street and Wilshire Boulevard.
From 262 participants the field is down to a precious few. Past winners of the Dudley Cup include tennis legends Jack Kramer and Billie Jean King.
The semis (and some quarter-finals) will be on Saturday with the finals on Sunday. The matches will start at 9 a.m. with much of the action taking place on Center Court, which features bleacher seating. The event is open to the public and there is plenty of street parking.
The Dudley Cup brackets include boys and girls ages 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 and also includes “open level” which has some of the finest players in Southern California. This is the 40th year the tournament has been run by Bill Nisley.