Aces for Autism Tennis Clinic Set For Saturday At Kiwi
By Space Coast Daily // June 14, 2013
Proceeds benefit Scott Center at florida tech
BREVARD COUNTY • INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH, FLORIDA – The fourth annual Aces for Autism Tennis Clinic is set for Saturday, June 15, at Kiwi Tennis Club to support Florida Institute of Technology’s Scott Center for Autism Treatment’s Social Skills Program.
The event occurs during the Revolution Technologies Pro Tennis Classic, a USTA Pro Circuit men’s tennis event, continuing through June 16, which also benefits The Scott Center.
The free clinic, for children ages 5-15 who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and their siblings, will be held 12-1 p.m. at the Kiwi Tennis Club in Indian Harbour Beach.
Free T-shirts, drinks and snacks will be provided to participants. Children can bring their own racquet, or borrow one at the clinic. Tennis space is limited to 50 children, however anyone can come and watch and stay for a day of exciting semi-final matches on center court. Proceeds on Saturday, June 15 benefit the Scott Center.
REVOLUTIONS TECHNOLOGIES PRO TENNIS CLASSIC
Semi-final matches begin at 11 a.m. with a feature match set for not before 4:30 pm. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door at Kiwi Tennis Club.
The tournament finals begin at 11 a.m. on June 16 – Father’s Day and tickets are $25. Each ticketholder on June 16 is also entitled to one free beer courtesy of the Florida Beer Company.
Now in its third year, this USTA Pro Circuit event features 128 singles players in the qualifying draw, 32 singles players in the Main Draw and 16 Main Draw doubles teams.
$32 MILLION IN PRIZE MONEY
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 U.S. 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 and schedule log on to KiwiProTennis.com