Region's top juniors on Hilton Head for Van Der Meer tennis tournament

sports@islandpacket.comSeptember 13, 2013 

Cincinnati Tennis

Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria, returns a volley to Nicolas Almagro, of Spain, during a match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)

TOM UHLMAN — File -- The Associated Press

Hilton Head Island will host 140 of the top junior tennis players in the Southeast this weekend at the Van Der Meer Tennis Academy Junior Classic.

The tournament runs from Friday afternoon through Sunday and is being held at three locations -- Van Der Meer Tennis Academy, Van Der Meer Shipyard Resort and Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort.

Hilton Head Prep's Jared Woodson returns as the top seed in the Boys 18 Division to defend his 2012 title.

Play begins at 4 p.m. Friday with finals matches taking place Sunday morning. The tournament is free and open to the public.

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