The Cancer Treatment Centers of America Tennis Championships in Surprise, Arizona is an official stop on the PowerShares Series, a tennis circuit for tennis pros over the age of 30. All 12 stops include a one-night tournament featuring four men’s champions paired off in one-set semi-finals competing for ranking points. The athletes are competing for a prize pool totaling $1 million to be shared by the top three finishers at the conclusion of the season.
In addition to that competition, Surprise will feature a mixed doubles match.
When is the tennis tournament?October 12 - 13, 2012
Who is scheduled to play this year?Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Todd Martin. As an added attraction, there will also be a Mixed Doubles match with Martina Navratilova, Tracy Austin, John McEnroe and Jim Courier on Friday preceded by a singles match featuring Courier and McEnroe.
The schedule of play is as follows:
Friday, October 12:
4 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Player Clinic with Navratilova & Austin sponsored by Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center
5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Meet & Greet with Austin & Navratilova
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - VIP Cocktail Party
7 p.m. - Match A: McEnroe vs. Courier; Match B: Mixed Doubles (Austin, Navratilova, Courier, McEnroe)
Saturday, October 13:
3 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Player Clinic with Connors, McEnroe, Courier & Martin
4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Meet & Greet with Connors, McEnroe, Courier & Martin
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. - VIP Cocktail Party
6 p.m. - Match A: Semi-final #1 (Courier vs. Martin)
Match B: Semi-final #2 (McEnroe vs. Connors)
Match C: Finals (eight-game pro set match)
Where is the event?The tennis tournament will take place in Surprise, Arizona. That's northwest of Phoenix. Here is a map and directions to Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex.
How do I get tickets for the Cancer Treatment Centers of America Tennis Championships and how much are they?Individual session tickets range from $60 to $75. Two day packages are available starting at $100.
Tickets are available in person at the Community and Recreation Services Office located at 15960 N. Bullard Ave., or online and by phone through Ticketmaster.
What else should I know about the Cancer Treatment Centers of America Championships Tennis Tournament?Only men play in the Champions Series tournament. The mixed doubles matches are for Arizona exhibition enjoyment only.
Do you have pictures of the Surprise tennis event?Yes! Here are pictures of a previous event.
What if I have more questions about the Cancer Treatment Centers of America Championships in Surprise?For more information, contact the Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex at 623-222-2222 or visit them online.
All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.