Newport Handicap Doubles Tournament

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Thursday, June 16, 2016 through Sunday, June 19, 2016 at the National Tennis Club, Newport, RI. All finals and semi-finals will be held June 19th. All players must be ready to play at 9:00AM on Thursday, June 16TH. Local players may be asked to play on Wednesday June 15TH.


All members of recognized tennis clubs are eligible, including professionals. Professionals must play with an amateur. There will be three distinct tournaments. Players with low handicaps will comprise one draw. Teams with handicaps in the middle will comprise one draw. Teams with high handicaps will comprise their own draw. There will be finals and trophies for each division.

Social Events

On Friday evening, June 17TH, there will be a cocktail party from 7:00-9:00 PM at the Canfield House. All players, friends and guests are invited. Dress is casual. On Saturday evening, June 18TH, there will be a Club dinner at the New York Yacht Club. Cocktails at 8:00 PM with dinner following at 8:30 PM. Dress is casual, jackets are not required. All players and guests are welcome.

Sign Up

Please call Nick Howell, head professional, at (401) 849-6672 to sign up before June 5th.
Email applications should be sent to
If you do not have a partner, sign up, and Nick will pair you with a player.


An entry fee of $200.00 per player will include court fees, marking fees and the Club dinner.
Non-players and guests are encouraged to attend the Club dinner for a $75.00 charge.

The Round Robin format guarantees all teams at least three matches.

Tournament Committee
Kip Curren, Joe Tomaino and Nick Howell

Housing Chairman
Kip Curren (401) 739-6350 Call for housing information.

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