The LG&T Tennis Challenger will return in July 2022
“We’ve made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel the 2021 Levene Gouldin & Thompson Tennis Challenger. The required COVID-19 protocols for players, umpires, staff, and volunteers are simply too great a burden for the size of the tournament we host in Binghamton. Working with the USTA, we’ve come to an agreement to host the tournament here again in July 2022.
A driving force for this tournament is to showcase our community and attract tennis fans from all over to visit, dine, and lodge in the City of Binghamton. Current restrictions would allow only a fraction of normal attendees –if any– to matches or community events. Without those tickets sales and sponsorships that help support the tournament, it’s not financially feasible to move forward.
We’re tankful to our partners at the City of Binghamton, Mayor David and the Parks Department for making critical investments to the Recreation Park tennis courts that will benefit not only future Challenger tournaments but the thousands of community and youth tennis players who play there every year.
We look forward to making a strong return in 2022.”
-Laurie Bowen, Tournament Director
-Howard Rittenberg, Levene Gouldin & Thompson