The FTT: Florida Tennis Tour Premieres

January 12, 2016

 

The FTT: Florida Tennis Tour 

The FTT
Florida Tennis Tour

"Compete. Develop. Keep Your Edge"
 

Monthly Open Tournament.


Extra extra!! Let's all share this & grow ‪#tennis‬! The FTT! 
FLORIDA TENNIS TOUR!! OPEN to ALL Men & Women players of any age or skill!
FREE to WATCH for fans, families, coaches, and aspiring players!
Finally something for the best tennis players in your town to look forward to every month! First stop, Jan 23 2016 the OTC (Orlando Tennis Center)  downtown Orlando‬.
FULL info on www.OrlandoTennisNews.com . Call 407-782-4978
Or call Orlando Tennis Center: 407.246.4469

"I wanted to give the good players in town an opportunity to compete on a regular basis. And to inspire the players coming up, and the ones behind them and so on. This is all to help grow tennis."- Charlie Williams, Founder of the Florida Tennis Tour & Executive TV Producer of Dragon Promotions. 


Coach Fekete, Charlie Williams, & Sweitzer on far right along with young champions of the FTT's October tour stop the African American Tennis Tournament.

"The Florida Tennis Tour is very unique in that it's the only tournaments around that lets good players compete and win prize money all in one day. It's a great concept in that it enables players to compete at a very high level and yet is economical in that they don't have the burden of expenses and lengthy tournament days. This is the direction that US tennis needs in having more competitions for players. - Tom Sweitzer, Tennis Hall of Famer & USPTA Facility Manager of the Year of the City of Orlando Tennis Center.

 
Hall of Famer Sweitzer along with Billie Jean King & Ilana Kloss 


"This is really good for the community. I played in the African American Tennis Tournament produced by the FTT organizers, and made a lot of new friends. And the FTT will create an even more social environment for good players. And of course, I know this will only better my game to compete on the FTT", said Cesar Andini, 16 years old playing #1 at Oakridge High School, Orlando Florida.



"Sometimes I don't get to compete in a real tournament for several months. Now with the Florida Tennis Tour I have something to practice for and keep my edge" - Giancarlo Escotto. Coach & Player. Former Davis Cup player for the Dominican Republic. 



"It's a good idea and a good opportunity for tennis players. Especially ones that want to
improve their game"- Alejandro Herrera, of Colombia .Player & Coach from ESTA Tennis Academy.

"The Florida Tennis Tour is going to be great for players to develop and mature into top tier players. Especially great for local players to hone their skills, and it will be fantastic for them to travel to other cities in Florida and compete. And it's very budget friendly so everyone can get good competition, get ranking points, and win prize money. All in one day. That doesn't exist in tennis...till now!" - Coach Jerry Fekete, former ATP professional. 



 

The FTT
Florida Tennis Tour

"Compete. Develop. Keep Your Edge"
 

Monthly Open Tournament.
1 day tournament. Every 3rd or last Saturday of each month.

*Some tour stops may have a change of week.

*If weather delayed, event will take place on following day Sunday

*As this is a brand new tour concept, all rules, format, and membership system is subject to change and adaptation.
 

 

To JOIN or Become a Sponsor or HOST a TOUR STOP,

call 407-782-4978 or emaildragonorlandotennis@gmail.com

 


FORMAT:

-8 game pro set win by 2 games and single elimination. At 8-8, a 10-Point Tie break will take place.

 -Finals will be 6 game standard set with first player to win 2 sets. If sets split 1 apiece , deciding 10-Point Tie break for the tournament win.

Open to ANY player regardless of age or sex. No handicap.

  • $25 entry fee for members.

  • $35 for non-member

  • $20 yearly membership dues

  • All entries include registration & administrative fees


All players whether members or not, will receive ranking points and official rank listed on FTT site and OrlandoTennisNews.com.

*Win 2 matches you are in the $$$.
Prize examples:

 

The field will cap at 64 players max.

(payout based on number of entries)

 

1st $300

2nd $160

3-4th $90

5-8th $40

9-16th $20

 


32 players (based on number of entries)
1st $200
2nd $100
3-4th $50
5-8th $20

If 16 players show up:
1st  $120
2nd    60
3-4th  30


Full info on:

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