Pro Tennis Classic Coming To Brevard In June
By Space Coast Daily // April 24, 2013
KIWI TENNIS CLUB TO HOST TOURNEY
ABOVE VIDEO: The USTA Pro Circuit event will benefit the Scott Center for Autism Treatment, which is a hub for research on best practices for patients and caregivers. (Video By Barry Eager, Phantom Films of Florida)
BREVARD COUNTY • INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH, FLORIDA – The Revolution Technologies Pro Tennis Classic will kick off at Kiwi Tennis Club, Indian Harbour Beach, June 7, 2013 for 10 days of world-class singles and doubles tennis.
Benefitting the Scott Center for Autism Treatment, players from around the world compete for $10,000 in prize money. The Wild Card Event will take place June 3-5.
Now in its third year, this USTA Pro Circuit event will feature 128 singles players in the qualifying draw, 32 singles players in the Main Draw and 16 Main Draw doubles teams.
SPECIAL PHILANTHROPIC ACTIVITIES
In addition to tennis, special activities will take place during the event including Autism Awareness Day, June 11; Florida Tech Night June 14; Aces for Autism Kids Clinic June 15; a Father’s Day event June 16; and nightly Feature Matches.
“We continue to work with businesses and organizations in the community to bring professional tennis to Brevard,” said Holly Baney, Tournament Director.
“Each year the support continues to grow and we are excited that the interest in the sport by the community and our sponsors gives tennis fans a way to enjoy professional tennis on a local level.”
PATHWAY TO US OPEN
With more than 90 tournaments throughout the country and prize money ranging from $10,000 to $100,000, the USTA Pro Circuit is the pathway to the US Open and tour-level competition for aspiring tennis players and a frequent battleground for established professionals.
Last year, more than 1,000 men and women from more than 70 countries competed on the USTA Pro Circuit for approximately $32 million in prize money and valuable ATP World Tour and WTA Tour ranking points.
For tournament information, schedule, tickets, sponsorship opportunities or donations, visit KiwiProTennis.com or call 321-698-0888.