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The "Little Mo" Grand Slam - Dream It!
Carol Weyman - October 5th, 2013 at 11:46PM
NEW for 2013 -- In honor of Maureen "Little Mo" Connolly's 60th anniversary of winning the Grand Slam (1953), we are announcing the ultimate challenge for any player to win the "Little Mo" Grand Slam. If a player can win all three '"Little Mo" Internationals this year, the player will receive the tallest trophy ever given in junior tennis - a 6' tall trophy and the title of "Little Mo" Grand Slam Champion. 1st leg: "Little Mo" Internationals in Colorado Springs, Colorado - July 3-8 (U.S. Air Force Academy) 2nd leg: "Little Mo" Internationals in Forest Hills, New York - August 18-24 (The West Side Tennis Club) 3rd leg: "Little Mo" Internationals in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida - December 6-11 (PGA National Resort & Spa) The "Little Mo" International tournaments are open to any player from the United States and worldwide ages 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12. Only the yellow ball divisions are eligible to win The "Little Mo" Grand Slam. Eligibility for The "Little Mo" Grand Slam 12s - born in 2001 11's - born in 2002 10's - born in 2003 9's - born in 2004 8's - born in 2005 or 2006. Maureen "Little Mo" Connolly was the first woman to win the Grand Slam in 1953 - winning all four major tournaments in one calendar year (Australian, French, Wimbledon and U.S. Open). She is still the only American woman and the youngest (age 18) to have accomplished this magnificent feat. We wish you good luck in trying to win The "Little Mo" Grand Slam of junior tennis.