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Connors, McEnroe, Courier, Navratilova, Austin highlight 2012 CTCA Tennis Championships in Surprise
Surprise, AZ (July 5, 2012) Jimmy Connors; a 10 time Grand Slam Champion and John McEnroe; with 17 Grand Slam titles, will join Jim Courier; 4 Grand Slam Championships and Todd Martin; 13 career titles, at the 5th Annual Cancer Treatment Centers of America Tennis Championships October 12-13 at the Surprise Recreation Campus – Tennis and Racquet Complex.
Surprise is the first of 12 stops on the National PowerShares Series; a competitive tennis circuit for tennis champions over the age of 30. The tournament will showcase four men’s players paired off in two 1-set semifinals followed by a 1-set championship match. The champions will compete for a prize pool totaling $1 million to be shared by the top three finishers at the conclusion of the season.
The 5th annual CTCA tournament also features an exclusive Mixed Doubles match with Martina Navratilova; 59 Grand Slam championships, Tracy Austin; 3 Grand Slam titles, John McEnroe and Jim Courier Friday, October 12, preceded by a singles match featuring Courier and McEnroe.
Individual tickets and 2 Day Packages will go on sale early August. VIP packages and Corporate Sponsorship packages are available now. Call the Surprise Recreation Campus Box Office at 623.222.2222 to be added to our priority list. Check our web site at www.surpriseaz.gov/tennis for more information.