9th Annual All-Star Charity Tennis Event at
The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami
Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
This intimate gathering gives just 24 amateur players the opportunity to test their skills in a Round Robin qualifying tournament in which the winners earn a chance to play against and alongside the top professionals. Led by Grand Slam legend and Hall of Famer Cliff Drysdale, along with Tennis Director Max Mangones and ESPN Tennis analyst Darren Cahill, who all share court time and commentary though out the event and round robin. Spectators have the opportunity to view the round robin action as well as sit courtside for the All Star Exhibition. This exhibition is like no other. Showcasing the star players up close and personal, playing with and against the amateur winners, VIP ticket holders, and in a pro shootout against each other. This is access that cannot be had at any other event the entire year.
Nick Kyrgios: This 22 year old Australian is perhaps the biggest young star in men's tennis, and returns to the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne and Miami All Star event for the second consecutive year. With career wins over Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic amongst many others, Kyrgios has proved that he is a serious contender at every event he plays. His polarizing personality and powerful style of play has made him a fan favorite and guaranteed entertainment anytime he steps on court. Kyrgios started his 2018 season with a title in Brisbane, his first win on home soil. He reached the semifinals of the Miami Open in 2017 where he played one of the best matches of the year against Roger Federer.
Serena Williams: Commonly referred to as the greatest women's tennis player of all time and is credited with ushering in a new era of power and athleticism on the WTA. She won her 23rd Grand Slam Title in 2017, passing Steffi Graf's record, to capture the world number one ranking. After giving birth to her first child, she is returning to professional tennis at the start of 2018.
Simona Halep: Romanian Simona Halep broke into the top 50 at the end of 2012. She won her first 6 WTA titles in the same calendar year in 2013, broke into the top 20, and was named the WTA's Most Improved Player. In 2014, she reached the Australian Open Quarterfinals and became top 10 in the world. She is the the 2017 French Open Finalist, and is currently ranked No. 1 in the World.
Darren Cahill: Cahill is a former World No. 10 professional tennis player from Australia. He has been an elite coach on both the ATP and WTA tours. He has previously worked with Andre Agassi, Lleyton Hewitt, and Andy Murray amongst many others. He is the current coach of Simona Halep, and is a longtime ESPN analyst for the Grand Slams.
Frances Tiafoe: Tiafoe is a 19 year old rising American Star that is widely considered to have the athletic talent, potential and personality to be a game changer in tennis. Currently at his career high of World No. 70, his short time on the ATP Tour has been highlighted by multiple high profile wins, including his first Grand Slam victory at the Australian Open. His most notable performance to date came in defeat at the 2017 US Open, where he took Roger Federer to an epic 5 set match.
Event Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Location: The Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami
Schedule of Events:
3pm - 5pm - Round Robin Pro Am Tournament. 24 amateur players compete with and alongside top ATP doubles players and ATP / WTA tennis legends. (2 winners earn a chance to play with-and-against the Stars in the 5pm exhibition)
5pm- 6pm - VIP Welcome Cocktail Hour & Silent Auction
6pm - 7pm - All-Star Exhibition on Stadium Court.This exhibition is like no other. Showcasing the star players up close and personal, playing with and against the amateur winners, VIP ticket holders, and in a pro shootout against each other. This is access that cannot be had at any other event the entire year.
The ninth annual All-Star Charity Tennis Event will support ACEing Autism. A portion of all the event proceeds will benefit ACEing Autism's program both at the local level and nationally, providing therapeutic activity and interaction for children on the autism spectrum.
Pro Exhibition spectator ticket: $95 per person
Round Robin Tournament Entry: $750 per person
Round Robin Tournament Entry and Court Time with the Stars: $1,500
VIP ALL ACCESS - Round Robin Tournament Entry and Court Time with the Stars: $5,000
All payments made go directly to ACEing Autism. All registrants will be provided a tax deductible receipt of their payment.
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