March 13, 2011
LOS ANGELES - The UCLA women's tennis team will take part in the first-ever Mauna Lani Bay Tennis Classic, March 21-22 at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows. UCLA and the University of Hawaii will compete in the two-day official ITA event.
The tournament will consist of a two-day dual-match format with three doubles matches and eight singles matches between UCLA and Hawaii on Monday March 21 and again on Tuesday March 22 (with reverse line-ups from the Monday matches.) UCLA is currently ranked No. 10 in the country according to the most recent ITA rankings.
The presenting sponsor for the tournament is The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows. The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows is recognized as one of Travel + Leisure's "World's Best Hotels" for 2011 and is also on the Conde Nast Traveler "Gold List" for 2011. It is the only independently-operated resort on the Kohala Coast and has maintained its original owners since its opening in 1983. Mauna Lani is also one of the smaller resorts on the coast giving guests an intimate, timeless Hawaiian experience that is personalized and pleasantly unscripted. It is Mauna Lani's cultural and environmental programs that make it truly stand out from others and which has earned it the reputation of one of the "World's Top Earth-Friendly Getaways" from Conde Nast Traveler . Mauna Lani is committed to delivering aloha in everything it does and as such takes a stand against hidden resort fees. Mauna Lani is a member of the Preferred Hotel Group recognizing the world's best independent luxury hotels and resorts.
UCLA friends, family and fans are invited to join the team in Hawaii and take advantage of the special room rate that Mauna Lani Bay is offering. The resort is offering the special tournament rate of $199 per room, per night (50% off normal rate.) To reserve and to learn more about Mauna Lani Bay contact reservations at (800) 367-2323 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention: The 2011 Mauna Lani Bay Tennis Classic to receive the special tournament rate.