The Countrywide Classic is celebrating its 82nd year. This ATP tournament, one of the 2008 Olympus US Open Series tournaments, is held in the LA Tennis Center at UCLA and is considered one of Southern California's premiere sporting events. This year it runs August 4 - 10. For those who want to take in a little of what the region has to offer in addition to tennis, the Classic is located just a few miles from the Sunset Strip and a short drive to Santa Monica Beach, Pier and Promenade.
Individual tickets go on sale to the general public June 30. Call the UCLA Ticket office between 10 and 4 pacific time after June 30 or buy online through ticketmaster. Box and package seats can be purchased now by calling 310-824-1010, ext. 251. The tournament offers a discounted rate at the InterContinental Hotel in Century City. To receive the special hotel rate you must call (ext. 250) or email Julie Watt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit Countrywide Classic for more information.