PT Leaguer Kathy Barton will be inducted into the Cincinnati Tennis Hall of Fame this year. This is a great honor for Kathy and we would like to see as many people attend the ceremony on Sunday, August 12th at the Western Southern Open, as possible. Below is a brief bio on Kathy and information on how to attend the event:
As a junior player, Kathy was the top ranked Cincinnati female tennis player and she held high national rankings. Barton attended the University of North Carolina and was the team's #1 player. While at UNC, she won ACC titles in singles, doubles, and a team championship. She was named an All-American in 1982, making her North Carolina’s first All-American women’s tennis player. In 1983, she won the Cincinnati Metropolitan Tennis Championship and was a finalist in 1980 and 1981.
HOF Induction Ceremony
The event will take place on the Opening Night of the Main Draw of the 2018 Western & Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason. Proceeds benefit local junior tennis programs:.
4:00 - Reception
4:30 - Dinner & Cermony
7:00 - Main Draw Matches Begin
Ceremony/Dinner & Match tickets @ $80/each set. Ceremony/Dinner Only tickets @ $70/each (must have your own match tickets). Reserve tables for 10 @ $700/table ($800 with match tickets)
Match ticket required for entry to tournament grounds. Match typically sells out; order quickly to ensure your seat.