It’s that time of year as we prepare for the Annual St. Louis Tennis Hall of Fame Celebration and the 10th Annual Frontenac Doubles Classic.
The Event will be held on April 26, 27 and 28 and will feature former Top-5 ATP ranked Brad Gilbert. Gilbert reached a world ranking of #4 in 1990 with wins over Pete Sampras, Stefan Edberg, Michael Chang and Boris Becker. After a successful playing career, Brad became a best selling author(Winning Ugly) and the coach of Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick and Kei Nishikori.
Hall of Fame Pro-Am - Sign-up for Friday, April 26 at 3:00pm for a VIP Pro-Am tournament to be held at Woodsmill Tennis Club.
Hall of Fame Inductions - The Induction ceremony will be held on Friday, April 26 at 6:30pm at Frontenac Racquet Club. This year’s inductees are Judy Dippold, Mark Platt, Jack Levitt, Bruce Foxworth and Tom O’Neal. Contact Maria Steinbach at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Frontenac Doubles Classic - Saturday, April 27 6:30pm - The Classic will feature top flight players from Woodsmill Tennis Club and Frontenac Racquet Club. Come see your favorite pros including Stefan Kruger, Jesus and Danny Bandres, Chetan Panditi, Kyle O’Leary, Cliff Reuter, Corley and Terry Ward.
Winning Ugly - Brad will be hosting 5 “Winning Ugly” Tennis clinics at Woodsmill and Frontenac. In addition, he will host a “Lunch and Learn” about the Men’s Professional Tour.
The Hall of Fame Celebration weekend will benefit the Triple A Youth Foundation, the St. Louis Tennis Hall of Fame and the Mateo Dalla Fontana Scholarship program.
Friday, April 26
3:00pm VIP Pro-Am
6:30pm Hall of Fame Inductions
Saturday, April 27
9:00-10:30am Clinic at Frontenac
11:00-12:30pm Sponsors Clinic at Frontenac
12:30pm “Lunch and Learn” with Brad
2:00-3:30pm Clinic at Frontenac
6:00pm VIP Cocktail Party
6:30pm - Pro Doubles Classic
Sunday, April 28
9:00-10:30am Clinic at Woodsmill
11:00-12:30pm Clinic at Woodsmill
The Triple “A” Youth Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization that supports young players who want to pursue local, national and international competition. The Foundation also serves as the umbrella for the two entities below. Donations to the TRIPLE “A” YOUTH FOUNDATION are tax deductible.
ST LOUIS TENNIS HALL OF FAME
With over 60 inductees, the Hall of Fame recognizes St. Louisans for their tennis contributions on and off the court.
Mateo Dalla Fontana Scholarship
In recognition of Mateo Dalla Fontana, a Frontenac Racquet Club pro, his scholarship fund supports programs for children who cannot afford indoor tennis activities in the winter season.
BLUE LEVEL: $100
Tickets to the Doubles Classic.
Listing on the Mateo Fund donor page in the printed program and on the FRC website.
“WINNING UGLY” CLINICS: $250 per spot
RED LEVEL: $500
All the benefits from the Blue level
VIP parking the night of the Classic
Reserved court side seating at the Classic
2 VIP tickets for lunch on Saturday, April 27
VIP tickets to the Cocktail Party at the Classic
SILVER LEVEL: $1000
All perks of the Red level
1 spot in the VIP Pro-am
1 spots in a “Winning Ugly” Clinic held on April 27/28
Your logo on a variety of promotional materials.
GOLD LEVEL: $5000
All the perks of the Silver level
Front-cover mention on the program as a presenter of the Classic
Premium placement of your full-page program ad on the back cover, inside back or inside front cover
2 VIP spots in the Pro-Am
4 spots in a "Winning Ugly” Clinic held on April 27/28