Taube Tennis Center

Taube Tennis Center
Location Stanford, California, USA
Owner Stanford University
Capacity 2,445 tennis
Built 1926
Bank of the West Classic (Tennis) (1997–present)
Fed Cup (USA vs Russia) (September 1999)

The Taube Tennis Center is a tennis facility located on the campus of Stanford University near Palo Alto, California. In addition to hosting the Stanford Cardinal's men's and women's tennis teams, the 17-court facility is the home of the Bank of the West Classic since 1997, a WTA Tour event. The stadium court, Taube Family Tennis Stadium, has a capacity of 2,445 spectators.

The facility has hosted many tennis events, including the 1999 Fed Cup final, which saw the United States defeat Russia; four NCAA Women's Tennis Championships; and the first combined NCAA Women's and Men's Tennis Championships in 2006.

Since 2008, Taube has also been host to the annual USGO Gay/Lesbian tournament, held every Memorial Day weekend. See The Gay and Lesbian Tennis Alliance.

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Coordinates: 37°25′50″N 122°09′45″W / 37.4306°N 122.1625°W / 37.4306; -122.1625

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