Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Serves Up Renovated Tennis Courts

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July 13, 2011

TUCSON, Ariz. - Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort has taken home court advantage with the tennis community by unveiling a $600,000 renovation of the property’s 32 tennis courts. The improvements to the tennis courts located at the resort include new durable post tension concrete surfaces, new awnings and the designation of three courts with QuickStart lines – the latest initiative from the United States Tennis Association (USTA) designed to help teach younger players. Tennis courts located at the property’s Country Club on La Canada also underwent resurfacing with four of these courts receiving the new QuickStart lines.

“We are very excited about the recent improvements to our beautiful tennis facilities,” said Jennifer Fuchs, director of tennis, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort. “With these significant upgrades we hope to improve our position as a major tennis destination for players and USTA events as well as attract new interest in our club membership.”

Ranked as one of the top tennis resorts in the country by the USTA, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort enjoys fantastic year-round weather and a wealth of outstanding facilities. Guests can play any time of the day on the beautifully lighted courts in the foothills of the breathtaking Santa Catalina Mountains on 500 acres of high Sonoran Desert terrain.

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort also runs and hosts numerous prestigious national level USTA events for both adults and juniors. The resort is home to two full-service pro shops, with clothing, accessories, shoes and 24-hour turnaround stringing services. Players looking to enhance their skills can enjoy tennis lessons from the resort’s expert staff and brush up on stroke mechanics, shot development, court awareness, movement and tactics.

For additional information about Hilton Tucson El Conquistador and to book a stay, call +1 520 544 5000 or visit www.hiltonelconquistador.com.

About Hilton El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort
Awarded with the prestigious AAA Four-Diamond rating 28 years in a row, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort is the largest golf resort in Southern Arizona offering 45-holes of championship golf on three different courses: The Conquistador, The Cañada and Pusch Ridge, which cater to all levels of golf enthusiasts with a comprehensive golf academy. The resort also features the West’s largest resort tennis facility, and has on-site spa services. Located at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountain range in Northwest Tucson, Ariz., this luxury full-service resort features 428 guestrooms, suites, and casitas with spectacular views of the mountains, pool, city or desert landscape. El Conquistador offers more than 65,000 square feet of redesigned indoor/outdoor meeting space and five unique Tucson dining experiences, each with its own distinctly different menu and setting.

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