2017 Clutch Premier Pro League

presented by Calamos Wealth Management
July 7 – July 28, 2017

League Overview

The 2017 Clutch Premier Pro League presented by Calamos Wealth Management will showcase some of Atlanta’s top pros, collegiate, and local tournament players in a 4-week (July 7th – 28th), competitive and exciting match format.

Matches will be held at some of Atlanta’s most exclusive country clubs, including the Atlanta Athletic Club, Marietta Country Club, Piedmont Driving Club, Ansley Golf Club and will offer up both cash prizes and a spot into the 2017 Necker Cup Pro-Am, to be held on Sir Richard Branson’s private island, Necker.

Great Prizes & Cash

First Place Winners will win $6,000 in prize money. Second Place Runner Ups will win $3,000 in prize money.

2017 Necker Cup

Top Male & Female Singles Player with the best regular season record wins a trip to participate as Pro in the 2017 Necker Cup Pro-Am.

Top Level Tennis

Ability to play against other top Division 1 college players, current and former ATP / WTA tour players, and some of the world’s top Juniors.

Premier Tennis Points

Earn Premier Travel Points for each match you win that can be exchanged for great Travel Packages to many of the top ATP / WTA tennis events around the world.

 

The Prize: The Necker Cup Pro-Am

Top 2 Male & Female Singles Players, compete July 28th, 2017 onsite during the 2017 BB&T ATP Tournament, for a spot as a Pro in the 2017 Necker Cup Pro-Am. Past Pro participants include Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal, Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, Ana Ivanovic, Tracy Austin, Boris Becker, Grigor Dimitrov and the Bryan Brothers, to name just a few.

The Necker Cup is the most fun and exclusive tennis pro-am in the world, organized by Premier Live and hosted by Sir Richard Branson, on his private island, Necker. Now in its 6th year, the Necker Cup has welcomed nearly every top ATP/WTA Pro & Legend of the game. Off the court, guests mix and mingle with top celebrities and musicians. Past celebrity guests include Mike Tyson, Robin Thicke, Sean Paul, Jewel, Jimmy Buffett, Aloe Bloc, the Nervo Twins, Matt Kuchar, Greg Norman and more.

Full details can be found at www.neckercup.com or by calling 1-800-376-0975.

2016 Winners Stories

2016 Pro League Woman’s Singles Winner:
Ewa Radzikowska Blog Post
My Pro League & Necker Cup Experience


2016 Pro League Men’s Singles Winner:
Mike Redlicki Blog Post
My Premier Live Internship, Pro-League & Necker Cup Experience


League Format

There will be 4 club teams in 2017, with each club team consisting of:

  • 2 Captains
  • 6 Men’s players
  • 2 Women’s players
  • Club mixed doubles team consisting of up to 2 pros and 2 amateurs that can rotate matches.
  • Club amateurs must have a USTA rating of 4.5 or higher.

The match format will consist of 3 Singles (2 Men’s / 1 Women’s) and 2 Doubles matches (1 Men’s Doubles/1 Mixed Club Pro & Am).

Format for singles is first to 10 games and 10 point tiebreak at 10 all. Format for doubles is first to 8 games and 10 point tiebreak at 8 all.

League Calendar

Friday, June 30thPro League Draft Party6:00pm Cocktails
7:00pm Draft
Friday, July 7thPro League Opening
Piedmont Driving Club
6:00pm Cocktails
7:00pm Play Commences
Friday, July 14thPro League Play
Marietta Country Club
6:00pm Cocktails
7:00pm Play Commences
Friday, July 21stPro League Play
Ansley Golf Club
6:00pm Cocktails
7:00pm Play Commences
Thursday, July 27thPro League Finals
Athletic Country Club
6:00pm Cocktails
7:00pm Play Commences
Friday, July 28thNecker Cup Singles Playoff
BB&T Atlanta Open Grandstand
4:00pm Finals Commence

The Player Draft

Back by popular demand, the Player Draft Party will be June 30th, 7:00 pm, at 7401 Princeton Trace NE Atlanta, GA 30328 with cocktail party starting at 6:00pm.

BB&T ATP / Pro League Singles Finals

The top two men’s & ladies singles players in the Pro-League will be invited to compete for a spot at the 2017 Necker Cup on the main stadium court at Atlantic Station. The Pro League Finals are set to take place on July 28th at the BB&T ATP 250.

Matchups will be:

1st Mens Singles Player Vs 2nd Men’s Singles Player

1st Ladies Singles Player Vs 2nd Ladies Singles Player

Player Draft Registration

If you are interested in playing the 2017 Clutch Premier Pro League presented by Calamos Wealth Management, please fill out the form below to register for the 2017 Draft and receive the 2017 Brochure:

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Venues

Atlanta Athletic Club

The Tennis Center offers you four climate-controlled indoor tennis courts, six outdoor Har-tru clay courts and seven hard courts outside under the lights.

Ansley Golf Club

Ansley members enjoy two first-rate clubhouses with fine and casual dining accommodations, an Olympic-size swimming facility, world-class clay tennis courts, a full fitness center with personal trainers, youth and classroom programs, and demanding golf.

Marietta Country Club

Today, Marietta Country Club is a superior, private Club offering an outstanding golf course, tennis complex, a fitness center, aquatic center and clubhouse facilities making it the Club to join in Cobb County!

Piedmont Driving Club

Since its founding in 1887, the Piedmont Driving Club has provided its members and their families with plentiful recreational, social and dining opportunities. At its historic Midtown clubhouse, overlooking beautiful Piedmont Park, Piedmont Driving Club offers 7 lighted clay courts.

Win your way into the 2017 Necker Cup Pro-Am. Click to watch the Event Highlights.

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