Whether celebrating a victory or getting over a loss, enjoy a beverage in the CSO Lounge. The lounge will be open between 5-10pm for the duration of the tournament. All proceeds benefit the Tennis for Kids Outreach program.
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The Colorado State Open is a celebration of tennis
Celebrating its 123 year in 2014, The Colorado State Open is one of the oldest and biggest tournaments in the country. First played in 1891, it boasts past champions such as former #1 in the world players Don Budge and Althea Gibson. Check-out the prestigious list of Former Men's Champions and Former Women's Champions. This year we embrace the history and tradition of the tournament and recognize former winners and participants who have been part of making Colorado History since 1891.
Today, with the prize money more than tripled from just six years ago, players again are coming in from all over the country to compete, providing the Rocky Mountain Region excellent live tennis. (Prize Money Distribution) In addition to providing great live tennis to watch, it's a great tournament to play in as well. Over 1200 players compete in over 60 different events each year. Block out ten days in mid-September each year to be part of the buzz and experience that is the Colorado State Open.
Come back from the US Open and play in the Colorado State Open
Be part of the festivities of this fun event. As always, you can expect huge draws with lots of competition, great tennis to watch, a fun atmosphere, and much more. It doesn't matter whether you are an Open Level player or a 3.0 player, ten years old (family divisions are a fun part of the tournament) or 80 years old (age divisions range from 35 & over to 80 & over), there is something for everyone! Join us to compete, cheer on friends, or simply enjoy days of tennis.
The tournament boasts the best tennis play in the Rocky Mountain Region with players flying in from around the country to compete for the $20,000 purse.
Ticket prices are $3 per day for opening rounds (September 12 - 19); $5 per day for finals days (September 20 and 21) and only $10 for tournament passes, good everyday September 12 - 21!. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Gates Tennis Center's "Tennis for Kids" Outreach program. This is a scholarship program that provides tennis opportunities for kids who could otherwise could not afford them.
Want to be part of the event outside of playing? We utilize volunteers throughout the tournament to help with ticket sales, event logistics and lots of other fun things. If you are interested in learning more and becoming part of the volunteer crew, please let us know.