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USTA Circuit Event to Benefit Fire Damaged Local School

February 18, 2003 09:00 AM

The Neighborhood Charter School USTA Women's $25K Challenger tournament will be held at The Racquet Club of The South in Norcross, GA on March 24-30, 2003. As part of the USTA Circuit, this tournament will feature world class professional tennis players from all over the world and will benefit The Neighborhood Charter School, an in-town elementary school in Grant Park, which opened in the fall of 2002. The 98 year old Atlanta school building, housing the 105 kindergarten through third grade students, was destroyed by fire in February following a full year of extensive remodeling by parents and volunteers.

The 32 singles qualifying will begin Sunday, March 23, and the 32 player main draw will begin Tuesday, March 25. The 8-team doubles qualifying will begin Monday, March 24 at 12:30 PM, with the 16-team main doubles draw scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 25.

As part of the week’s events a Pro-Am is scheduled for Monday, March 24. Any player interested in enjoying an afternoon of great tennis with these pros and an evening of great fun should contact the tournament director, Peggy May at 843-290-1570. Cost per participant is $75 for the Pro-AM; $100 for the Pro-Am and Player party. Participation is limited to the first 16 who call!

The tournament is a United States Tennis Association Professional Circuit event. The USTA Pro Circuit, the world's largest professional tour for tennis development, is designed to help up-and-coming players compete against players from around the globe and develop into champions. Past participants include Anna Kournikova, Lindsey Davenport, Mary Pierce, Justine Henin and many more.

Anyone interested in Sponsor Packages should contact the tournament director. The tournament will benefit The Neighborhood Charter School, an in-town elementary school in Grant Park, which opened in the fall of 2002. The 98 year old Atlanta school building, housing the 105 kindergarten through third grade students, was destroyed by fire in February following a full year of extensive remodeling by parents and volunteers. Come watch some fantastic tennis. Come support your community. Most of all, come have a great time!

Contacts:
Peggy May, Tournament Director, 843-290-1570
Debby Teitsman or Carolyn Sudberry, Press-Aides, 404-402-7719

Site:
The Racquet Club Of The South
6200 Peachtree Corners Circle
Norcross, GA
Phone: 770-449-6060

 

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