Tennis is coming to Fort Myers to assist most cancers remedy.
American professional Taylor Fritz highlights the 2019 area as Madisen’s Match begins its second decade of tennis to assist most cancers remedy. Mr. Fritz will participate within the two-day occasion on March 16 and 18 together with Sam Querrey, the 16-time Grand Slam-winning doubles group of Mike and Bob Bryan, and former world No. 15 Robby Ginepri.
These 5 and others will compete within the Golisano Kids’s Hospital Professional Tennis Basic, which returns to the Suncoast Credit score Union Enviornment at Florida Southwestern State Faculty and tickets go on sale Dec. 7.
Earlier than taking the courtroom, the gamers are scheduled to seem together with coach Tom Gullikson on the Madisen’s Match Gala & Public sale and the Legends Tennis Camp, each of which occur March 16 on the Miromar Lakes Seaside & Golf Membership.
“It’s thrilling and heartwarming on the similar time to see these professionals end up for this one-of-a-kind showcase,” Madisen’s Match founder Duane Chaney stated. “It’s a thrill to see gamers of this caliber in the identical place, and it’s even higher figuring out it’s all going to assist Southwest Floridians affected by most cancers.”
The occasion has raised practically $1 million since its inception in 2009. Since 2011, funds have gone to Barbara’s Associates, which is the Golisano Kids’s Hospital Most cancers Heart Fund, and the Mind Tumor Navigator Program at Lee Well being Regional Most cancers Heart.
“The group we have now coming this 12 months is an impressive mixture of legends and up-and-coming expertise,” Mr. Chaney stated. “It’s a uncommon alternative to see worldclass tennis professionals in Southwest Florida.”
The gala and tennis camp give members an opportunity to mingle and obtain one-on-one instruction from the Madisen’s Match celebrities. Tickets for the gala and camp are on sale at madisensmatch.com. ¦