January 24th, 2018

Vero Beach Men’s USTA Pro Circuit Tennis Wild Card Event in February

General News Pro Tennis USTA Pro Circuit

The Sea Oaks Beach & Tennis Club in Vero Beach, Fla., will host the first of two wild card singles events for the Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation Tennis Championships, the $15,000 USTA Pro Circuit event, on Feb. 28-March 2, 2018.

The winner of the event will be awarded a main draw singles wild card into the 2018 Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation Tennis Championships USTA Pro Circuit Futures tournament to be played April 24-29 at Grand Harbor Golf & Beach Club in Vero Beach.

Entry fees that benefit the non-profit Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation are $60 for the wild card event and are open to all competitive players. Wild card tournament admission is free for spectators. A second singles wild card tournament will also be held at a time and place to be determined.

A doubles wild card tournament will also be held April 21-23 in Vero Beach at the same time as the singles qualifying tournament that starts April 20. The event is open to all players and entries for $60 per team. Players can enter by emailing Randy Walker at Rwalker@NewChapterMedia.com.

Past competitors at the USTA Vero Beach Futures include Andy Roddick, Mardy Fish, Australian Open winner Thomas Johansson, former world No. 2 Magnus Norman, former world No. 4 Tim Henman, 2016 Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic, 2018 Australian Open star Tennys Sandgren, and up-and-coming ATP star Denis Shapovalov.

Tournament tickets and sponsorships for the 2018 Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation Tennis Championships are now on sale and can be purchased at www.VeroBeachTennisTickets.com.

Founded in 2007, the Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation supports more than 1,700 children grades K-8 in Indian River County by funding after-school exercise, nutritional and enrichment programs in a safe environment to prepare them for healthy, productive and successful lives.

For more event info or to enter the wild card tournament go to https://campscui.active.com/orgs/MardyFishChildrensFoundation#/selectSessions/2335901, or contact Randy Walker at Rwalker@NewChapterMedia.com.