The Spanker Sisters from the Anthem, Arizona area and the Bitchachos from Grand Junction, Colorado at the awards ceremony luncheon, Margarita Cup, 2016.

At least four different “Cups” are held throughout the year for women’s 3.5-4.5 tennis. Each Cup is held in a different location and is organized locally. Entry fees are usually around $110/person, which includes welcome events and lunches. If interested, contact the organizers early.

Margarita Cup
Anthem, Arizona
March 3-6, 2016 (3.5-4.0)
March 11-14, 2016 (4.0-4.5)
Contact: Christiane Schunk (
Held at the Anthem Golf and Country Club, the Margarita Cup offers nine matches over three days, on the first two weekends of March every year. Entry fee includes a welcome dinner with a tennis fashion show, three lunches, and cookies. A local tennis store owner also sets up a tennis store every day at the event site. Visit for more info.

Espresso Cup
Hilton Head, South Carolina
May 13-15, 2016 (3.5-4.5)
Contact: Christiane Schunk (

Chocolate Cup
Vail, Colorado
June 9-12, 2016 (3.5-4.0)
June 14-17, 2016 (4.0-4.5)
Contact: Chris Layne (email:
The Chocolate Cup Invitational Tournament  is  June 9–12 for 3.5/4.0 players and June 14–17 for 4.0/4.5 players. The tournament is hosted by the Vail Racquet Club, in East Vail, Vail, Colorado. Play consists of two lines of doubles playing concurrently, nine rounds of tennis over two and a half days. Visit for more information.

Champagne Cup
Las Vegas, Nevada
October 13-16, 2016 (4.0-4.5)
October 2-23, 2015 (3.5-4.0)
Contact: Denise Gonzalez (email:
Held at the Spanish Trails Country Club in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Visit for more info.