BIG APPLE TEAM TEAM TENNIS presented by MTG
“A Tennis Celebration Honoring Marsha Day & Other MTG Champions”
**The newly revamped Marsha Day tournament is here! **
The newly renamed “Marsha Day” event is now a team tennis event that heralds camaraderie and family tennis Social and competitive tennis at its best!
Location: Carey Leeds Center For Tennis & Learning
Dates: Saturday, September 8th & Sunday September 9th from 8 AM to 8PM (Finals: Sunday night 8-10PM)
Format/Scoring: World Tennis Tennis rules (two singles matches, two doubles matches…no mixed doubles)
# of Teams: 20
# of Players : 100
Team Composition: Mixture of beginner, intermediate and advanced players. Teams selected by the event organizers based on registrations.
Cost: $125 per player
-10 teams of five members will play continuously throughout the day.
-Each three hour team “meet” will feature two singles matches and two double matches (45 minutes for each match; 15 min warm up….30 minute match.)
-Matches are strictly timed. If after 30 minutes a match is not completed, the score is recorded “as is” at the 30 min mark.
-Each team will play four other teams throughout the course of the day on Saturday and Sunday; all players will have the opportunity to play singles and doubles; each team will decide for itself who plays which match and when); those team players not in action can help with coaching and cheering their team players; players can also roam the ground and go to other matches and “scout”; or head to the downstairs lounge for food and refreshment and social engagement.
-On the main floor is a huge LCD screen that will be broadcasting the US Open finals! All players not in action can congregate in the lobby and watch US Open finals matches together!
-Scores will be tallied/tabulated on Global Tennis Network software by each team; highest scoring two teams will advance to final match which will be played at the premier Stadium Court for everyone to watch and cheer!
-The teams with the highest scores at 8PM on Sunday will advance to the finals match, which will be played at the premier outdoor stadium at Carey Leeds! All other teams will be invited to sit in the stadium seats to cheer on the finalists and the final matches!
-The champion team and the finalist team will be celebrated at a trophy presentation held at our holiday party in December!
-Food / Drink / Entertainment throughout the course of both days (We are looking for local catering from the Little Italy section of the Bronx! Also looking for live entertainment and we are trying to secure a few guest celebrity appearances)
-Transportation/Carpooling to be arranged based on registrants who volunteer to assist and accommodate
HOPE YOU CAN ALL ATTEND AND SUPPORT THIS NEW EVENT. IT WILL BE FUN AND WILL BE THE HIT MTG EVENT OF THE YEAR!