Cliff Drysdale Tennis’ Stratton Mountain Resort and The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne Ranked Among Tennis Magazine’s 2010 “Top 50 Tennis Resorts in the U.S.”

Stratton Mountain, VT, October 24, 2010 --( Tennis Magazine ranks two Cliff Drysdale Tennis-managed resorts, Stratton Mountain Resort and The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne among its “Top 50 Tennis Resorts in the U.S,” with Stratton Mountain achieving an impressive number 10 ranking overall, and number 2 for “Top 5 Resorts for Families.” This is the first time Stratton Mountain has made this national list since Cliff Drysdale Tennis took over tennis management in late 2008, while The Drysdale-managed Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne has made the Top 50 list for 7 years running.

Set in the stunning Green Mountains of Vermont, the Cliff Drysdale Tennis School at Stratton Mountain Resort is an intimate setting that provides an extensive range of world class programs with amenities and lodging options that only a world-class resort can offer. Located within walking distance of the Stratton Mountain Resort Village, the Drysdale Tennis School has seven hard courts, eight Har-Tru courts, two indoor courts and is complemented by the Stratton Sports Center which includes a 15,000 sq ft recreation space, weights, stretching room, cardio machines, hot tub, swimming pool, steam room and locker rooms. The tennis program, led by New Zealander Scott Colebourne, caters to a full range of players, from first timers and tiny tots to aspiring college players and experienced league campaigners.

In May, Tennis Resorts Online, published by former Tennis Magazine Editor Roger Cox, ranked the mountain resort community the No. 4 tennis camp in the world. Director of Tennis Colebourne has also ushered in the accolades this year winning PTR Member of the Year for the state of Vermont this past February.

For more summer and winter program information, contact Director of Tennis Scott Colebourne at 802.297.4230, email, or visit

The Tennis Garden at The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne is the largest Tennis Center of any Ritz-Carlton property worldwide, with10 soft clay Hydro –courts. A full schedule of tennis programs and events are implemented on a daily basis by the resort’s professional tennis staff, lead by Tennis Director Mark Chellas. A completely equipped pro shop is on site, as well as a full time tennis concierge to provide guests with complimentary personalized and customer services.

In addition to 7 years on Tennis Magazine’s Top 50 list, The Tennis Garden at Key Biscyane has been featured numerous times in Florida Tennis Magazine and Tennis Week (Dec 2008 “Could This Be Tennis Heaven?”) noting in addition to a world-class tennis program, the award-winning beach resort’s endless onsite luxuries, from pristine beaches and great restaurants, to a 20,000 square foot spa, with 21 treatment rooms.

For more information on tennis getaways at The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne contact Mark Chellas at 305.365.4300, email or visit

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