$10,000 – 2016 Premier Tennis Pro League Presented by Baker Avenue
July 8th – July 29th, 2016
The Premier Tennis Pro League will showcase some of Atlanta’s top pros, collegiate, and local tournament players in a 4-week (July 8th – 29th), competitive and exciting match format. Matches will be held at some of Atlanta’s most exclusive country clubs, including the Atlanta Athletic Club, Cherokee Town Club, Piedmont Driving Club, and will offer up both cash prizes and a spot into the 2016 Necker Cup Pro-Am, to be held on Sir Richard Branson’s private island, Necker.
Player Draft Party will be June 20th, 7:00 pm. League competition will begin on Friday, July 8th, 6:30 p.m at the Piedmont Driving Club. Each match will consist of 2 singles matches (1 men & 1 women’s) and 3 doubles matches (1 men, 1 women’s, 1 mixed). The mixed doubles match will feature the host club’s top playing teaching professional and a high level member, who will take on a mixed team from the visiting club. The top 2 teams with the best regular season record will will play an elimination finals match on July 29th at a the Atlanta Athletic Club.
Top Level Tennis Competition
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.
Win Great Prizes & Cash
First Place Winners will win $6000 in prize money. Second Place Runner Ups will win $3000 in prize money.
Win a Spot Into the 2016 Necker Cup
Top Male & Female Singles Player with the best regular season record wins a trip to participate as Pro in the 2016 Necker Cup Pro-Am. Past Pro participants include Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal, Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, Ana Ivanovic, Tracy Austin, Boris Becker and the Bryan Brothers.
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.
There will be 4 club teams in 2016, with each club team consisting of 2 captains, 6 mens players, 2 women’s players and a club mixed doubles team consisting of up to 2 pros and 2 ams that can rotate matches. Club amateurs must have a USTA rating of 4.5 or higher.
The match format will consist of 2 Singles (Mens / Women’s) and 3 Doubles matches (2 Men’s/Mixed Club Pro & Am).
Format for singles is first to 10 games and 10 point tiebreaker at 10 all. Format for doubles is first to 8 games and 10 point tiebreaker at 8 all.
June 20, 2016: Draft Party and the Whale Bar (Cocktails Included)
7410 Princeton Trace, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
July 8th, 2016, 6:00 pm: Opening Match, Piedmont Driving Club
July 15th, 2016, 6:00 pm: Capital City Club
July 22nd, 2016, 6:00 pm: Cherokee Town Club
July 29th, 2016, 6:00 pm: Pro League Finals, Atlanta Athletic Club
August 6, 2016, 4:00 pm: Pro League Necker Cup Singles Playoff – BBT Atlanta Open Grandstand.