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PTR News Release

May 7, 2013, Hilton Head Island, S.C. – Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island welcomed the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) last week for the organization’s International Tennis Symposium.  The event, attended by more than 400 tennis teachers and coaches, includes more than 50 on-court and classroom presentations, a trade show and tournament. The weeklong event was held April 30 to May 6.
 
Select PTR events, including the awards banquet and trade show, were held at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island last week.
 
The resort just completed a $30 million total renovation of its 340 rooms, common spaces and meeting space. The resort’s 23,000 square feet of function space includes the 10,000-square-foot Santee Ballroom and 7,000-square-foot Oceanfront Pavilion.
 
PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 14,000 members in 117 countries.  It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization.  PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and servicing tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.
 
“We’re fortunate to be able to host such a great international event in partnership with PTR,” said Jay Wiendl, general manager of Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. “Our complete renovation of the resort, particularly our meeting space areas, and convenience to the Van der Meer Shipyard Racquet Club, help make us a natural choice for players and fans of the sport.”
 
For more information about PTR, visit www.ptrtennis.org.
 
Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is a AAA approved Four Diamond resort offering 340 guestrooms and suites overlooking lushly landscaped semitropical gardens, with spectacular beach and lagoon-style swimming pool. Its first-class amenities include several dining options, health spa, fitness center and lap pool. The resort also features 22,500 square feet of meeting and event space, including a beachfront Pavilion and a 24-hour business center. Complimentary transportation is provided to and from the world-class golf and tennis offerings available within Hilton Head’s Shipyard complex. The resort is situated 45 miles from Savannah, GA, and seven miles from Hilton Head Island airport, in an area surrounded by outdoor recreation, shopping and fine dining.
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