THE 18TH ANNUAL WILSON KAPALUA OPEN
SEPTEMBER 4-7 1998


 KAPALUA, Maui, Hawaii – On Labor Day weekend, September 4-7, 1998, the 18th annual Wilson Kapalua Open returns to Kapalua’s Tennis Garden and Village Tennis Center.  This U.S.T.A.-sanctioned event draws many of Hawaii’s top ranked players as well as nationally and internationally ranked men and women competing for a $10,000 purse, the largest in the state.  Wilson Sporting Goods is the tournament’s title sponsor.  


 Singles and doubles match play will include divisions in the Open, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 brackets.  Trophies and prizes will be awarded to winners and runners-up in men’s and women’s categories.  Lahainaluna High School graduate Ryan Ideta will return to defend his title in the Men’s Open division. 


 Matches begin Friday afternoon, September 4th and continue through Monday, September 7th.  Admission and parking for spectators is complimentary.  For further information on the Wilson Kapalua Open, call (808)669-5677 or e-mail tennis@kapaluamaui.com.