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Champions Cup – UPDATED Schedule and Prize Money

February 9, 2006 09:26 AM

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Individual and series tickets for the Champions Cup Series – Naples start at $15 and can be purchased by calling (239) 649-7171 or by visiting www.championscuptennis.com

The schedule of play for the Champions Cup Naples is as follows:

Friday, March 10

Day Session Beginning at 2 pm
Mats Wilander vs. Aaron Krickstein
Followed by
Michael Chang vs. Petr Korda

Night Session Beginning at 7 pm
Jim Courier vs. Mikael Pernfors
Followed by
John McEnroe vs. Pat Cash

Saturday, March 11
Day Session Beginning at 2 pm
Jim Courier vs. Petr Korda
Followed by
Michael Chang vs. Mikael Pernfors

Night Session Beginning at 7 pm
John McEnroe vs. Mats Wilander
Followed by
Pat Cash vs. Aaron Krickstein

Sunday, March 12
Day Session Beginning at 2pm
Petr Korda vs. Mikael Pernfors
Followed by
John McEnroe vs. Aaron Krickstein

Night Session Beginning at 7 pm
Jim Courier vs. Michael Chang
Followed by
Mats Wilander vs. Pat Cash

Monday, March 13
Night session Beginning at 6:30 pm
Third-place playoff (Second place finishers of each group)
Followed by
Championship Match (Winners of each group)

Naples will be the inaugural event on the 2006 Champions Cup Series, a collection of tennis events in the United States featuring the greatest names in tennis over the age of 30. In 2006, Champions Cup Series events will also be staged in Boston (April 27-30), Memphis (Oct 5-8) and Houston (Nov. 9-12). In order to be eligible to compete on the Champions Cup Series, players must have reached at least a Grand Slam singles final, been ranked in the top five in the world or played singles on a winning Davis Cup team.

C & H Events, Inc. is a full-service event management and marketing company based in Boca Raton, Fla.  Among the tennis events C & H Events will manage in 2006 are the Champions Cup Naples, the Jim Berry Tennis Classic and Robin Givens’ “Night with the Stars” to benefit the Greater Miami Tennis  Foundation, Swingtime Benefiting the Tim & Tom Gullikson Foundation,  the OWL Foundation Tennis Challenge and the Couples Resorts Tennis Fantasy Camp.  For more information, please visit www.chevents.com.

InsideOut Sports & Entertainment is an independent producer of proprietary events and promotions including the 2006 Champions Cup Series, the Mercedes Benz Classic-Tampa and the Ultimate Fantasy Camp. In 2005, the New York-based company produced Serving for Tsunami Relief in Houston, the Grand Slam Jam Austin, Texas, the Mercedes-Benz Classic in Sunrise, Fla., Legendary Nights in Ottawa, Canada , the 2005 Stanford Financial Champions Cup Houston and the Ultimate Fantasy Camp.  For more information, please log on to www.insideoutlive.com or www.championscuptennis.com

Thursday March 9th, 2006
11- 12:30pm – Charity Pro- Am Tournament
5pm – Kickoff Press Conference
7pm – Player/Sponsor VIP Party

Friday March 10th, 2006
2pm – Session 1
7pm – Session 2

Saturday March 11th, 2006
11am – 12pm Kid’s Day
12pm – 1pm Sponsor Clinic
2pm – Session 3
7pm – Session 4

Sunday March 12th, 2006
12pm – 1pm Sponsor Clinic
2pm – Session 5
7pm – Session 6
Player Party to follow Session 6 (TBD)

Monday March 13th, 2006
Session 7 (3rd place playoff)
6:30pm – Final

Information on Individual Events:

  • Charity Pro- Am Tournament – 4 courts/4 pros – 3 people to a court w/pro
  • Kickoff Press Conference – The Players Club & Spa at Lely Resort
  • Player/Sponsor VIP Party – The Players Club & Spa at Lely Resort
  • Pro-Am Sponsor Clinics – 4 courts/ 4 pros – 6 people to a court for a total of 24 on Sat and the same on Sun (48 total for 2-Day Clinic)
  • Kid’s Day – Open to all
  • Sessions 1 thru 7:  2 matches per session – each match is 2 out of 3 six-game sets with the third set being a champion’s tiebreak (first to 10)

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