The GHI Bronx Tennis Classic

August 17, 2008 7:40:34 AM PDT
Some of the best tennis players in our area are gathered in the Bronx Sunday.The finals of the GHI (Group Health Incorporated) Bronx Tennis Classic, presented by Panasonic, are happening at Crotona Park.

The main draw began August 9, with 32 men and 32 women, along with 16 doubles teams in each gender, competing for $100,000 in prizes.

The tournament is only open to professional players who must enter through the ATP or the ITF, and spots in the U.S. Open are also at stake.

The courts at Crotona Park are made of the same hard court surface as those at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the U.S. Open.

QUALIFYING - 32 Men, 32 Women MAIN - 32 Men, 32 Women DOUBLES- 16 Men, 16 Women

PRIZE MONEY $50,000 TOTAL FOR MEN $50,000 TOTAL FOR WOMEN

Admission to outer courts during the week is free. Tickets to the finals are $10 for general admission and $25 for shaded box seats

Tickets are available at the gate.

For more information, visit NYJTL.org.

For more information on the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign, visit CCMAC.org.


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