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The Edwardsville Futures is a USTA Men’s $25,000 Futurestournament, hosted by the EGHM Foundation and held at the Edwardsville High School tennis courts, that features 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams and showcases local, national and international competitors. Players ranked as high as 50 in the world typically compete in the Futures-level events. The Edwardsville Futures is hosted annually the last week in July and is one of the largest tennis events in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area.

A qualifying tournament is held annually the weekend prior to the start of the Futures tournament and determines the final eight competitors in the main draw of the Edwardsville Futures Pro Circuit Tournament.

Thanks to the outstanding partnership with District 7, the Edwardsville School Board and the EGHM Foundation, the tournament not only brings in great tennis, allowing thousands of tennis fans the opportunity to watch some of the best men in the world play in their own community; but also brings business and dollars to the Edwardsville community.

About the USTA Pro Circuit:

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With more than 90 tournaments throughout the country and prize money ranging from $10,000 to $100,000, the USTA Pro Circuit is the pathway to the US Open and tour-level competition for aspiring tennis players and a frequent battleground for established professionals. Last year, more than 1,000 men and women from more than 70 countries competed on the USTA Pro Circuit for approximately $3.2 million in prize money and valuable ATP World Tour and Sony Ericsson WTA Tour ranking points. Andy Roddick, Maria Sharapova, Andy Murray, Jelena Jankovic, James Blake, Justine Henin, John Isner, Melanie Qudin and Mardy Fish are among today’s top stars that began their careers on the USTA Pro Circuit. The USTA Pro Circuit is world-class tennis administered on the local level and played on local tennis courts as part of the fabric of communities nationwide - an opportunity for current and new fans to experience the excitement and intensity of the professional game in their neighborhood.