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Tampa Tennis Classic Benefiting Couriers's Kids Adds World-Class Athlete To Lineup
VIP Packages Available for Star-Studded Tennis Event to be Held at the St. Pete Times Forum March 22
Tampa Bay – Rennae Stubbs will join fellow tennis stars Andy Roddick, James Blake, Jim Courier and Vera Zvonareva when the St. Pete Times Forum hosts the Tampa Tennis Classic Benefiting Courier’s Kids on March 22, 2010. Raymond James Courier’s Kids is an inner-city youth tennis program founded by Jim Courier that supports First Serve tennis programs.
The Tampa Tennis Classic will feature America’s biggest names in tennis, and will be held at the St. Pete Times Forum, Monday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. On the men’s side, with 60 singles career titles between them, these three Davis Cup representatives are sure to wow the crowds in Tampa in a battle of the stars. Representing the women, Zvonareva is currently ranked number nine in the world and holds nine singles titles, while Stubbs recorded her twelfth straight (and 13th overall) Top 10 doubles finish in 2009.
VIP packages are currently available and include the best seats in the house and numerous other perks. The VIP Reception Package includes a reserved Courtside ticket and access to the Player Reception prior to the event. Taking place at 6:00 p.m. prior to the Tampa Tennis Classic, the Reception will feature a Q&A session with some of America’s biggest names in tennis. Get up close to the star studded line up of tennis greats with this VIP ticket package.
Also available is the Grand Slam Package which includes a reserved center-court Row A ticket in the plaza level, dinner at the Medallions Restaurant, and a reserved parking pass. As part of the VIP Package, enjoy a delicious gourmet dinner buffet in Medallions Restaurant before the event. Overlooking the views of Downtown Tampa, the restaurant will be open and available to package holders from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Raymond James Financial (NYSE-RJF) is a Florida-based diversified holding company providing financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities through its subsidiary companies. Its three principal wholly owned broker/dealers, Raymond James & Associates, Raymond James Financial Services and Raymond James Ltd. have more than 5,300 financial advisors serving 1.9 million accounts in 2,300 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. In addition, total client assets are approximately $220 billion, of which approximately $28 billion are managed by the firm’s asset management subsidiaries.
InsideOut Sports & Entertainment is a New York City-based independent producer of proprietary events and promotions founded in 2004, by former world No. 1 tennis player Jim Courier and former SFX and Bear Stearns executive Jon Venison. In 2005, InsideOut launched its signature property the Outback Champions Series, a collection of tennis events in the United States featuring the greatest names in men’s tennis over the age of 30. The 2009 Outback Champions Series included events in Boston, Rio de Janeiro, Cabo San Lucas, Grand Cayman, Newport, Charlotte and Surprise, AZ. In addition, InsideOut produces many other successful events including one-night “Legendary Night” exhibitions across the United States and Canada featuring some of the most charismatic names in the game of tennis including Anna Kournikova, John McEnroe, Chris Evert, Andy Roddick and Andre Agassi. InsideOut also produces tennis fantasy camps, including the annual Ultimate Fantasy Camp in Orlando, Fla. For more information about InsideOut Sports & Entertainment, please log on to www.InsideOutSE.com or www.ChampionsSeriesTennis.com, or call .
Tickets: Tickets for this event are on sale now at the McDonald’s Box Office at the St. Pete Times Forum and all Ticketmaster Outlets. To order tickets by phone, call Ticketmaster at . Tickets are priced at $20.00, $30.00, $55.00, and $95.00. VIP ticket packages are available for $150 and $200. Prices do not include service charges. For dinner reservations at Medallions Restaurant on the day of the event please call . For more information please call or visit www.sptimesforum.com. Advanced parking passes are available at Ticketmaster.com and the McDonald’s Box Office at the St. Pete Times Forum.