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Duke Tennis Holds Royal Blue Club Pro Am
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 09/09/2013
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DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke men’s and women’s tennis programs hosted the annual Royal Blue Club Pro Am over the weekend, with members of the Royal Blue Club getting the opportunity to square off against Blue Devil players.

In total, 32 Royal Blue Club members participated in the event Saturday, Sept. 7 at Ambler Tennis Stadium.

“Our eighth annual Royal Blue Pro-Am was a huge success,” said men’s team head coach Ramsey Smith. “This event gives our student-athletes the change to play and mingle with our biggest fans and supporters. We had beautiful weather and everyone had a great time in Ambler Stadium. It was the perfect kickoff to our fall season.”

The Royal Blue Club is a fan club for the men’s and women’s tennis programs. Benefits of joining include food and beverages at home matches, match day promotions, discounted priority court time at the Sheffield Indoor Tennis Center, participation in the season finale Team Pro Am and at the Duke Tennis cookout, a free Duke Tennis t-shirt and Duke Tennis wrist bands.

For more information on joining the Royal Blue Club, contact Larry Herst at

Both the men’s and women’s squads open the fall season this weekend by hosting the Duke Fab Four Invitational Friday, Sept. 13 through Sunday, Sept. 15 at the Cary Tennis Park in Cary, N.C.