RCA Tennis Championships, Indianapolis
Each year the Indianapolis Tennis Center, which is part of the Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI), hosts the RCA Championships. That is an ATP tennis tournament with some of the best players in the world. In 2003 the tournament took place from July 19 to July 27. The stadium court has 8,000 seats for the audience. In total there are about 25 indoor and outdoor courts. If no tournament is taking place everybody can play on the courts for a fee.
Directions: close to downtown on the IUPUI campus
Every year the ATP tour comes to Indianapolis and plays the RCA championship at the Indianapolis Tennis Center. July brings players like Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick (the 2003 champion), and other major players in this big US ATP stop.
Equipment: None needed. Prices are relatively cheap and the crowds are small. During the time when the RCA Championships are not going on, you can bring your tennis shoes, and of course your raquet.
Address: 815 West New York Street
Directions: White River State Park, IUPUI Tennis facilities