TheÂ 2013 Sony EricssonÂ menâ€™s and womenâ€™s winners return toÂ The Cliff Drysdale Tennis CenterÂ atÂ The Ritz-Carlton Key BiscayneÂ forÂ my favorite charity event featuringÂ the worldâ€™s top tennis players. On March 19th, 24 locals will have the opportunity to test their skills in a Round Robin qualifying tournament in which the winners earn a chance to play against and alongside the topÂ pros. Led by Grand Slam legend and Hall of Fame nomineeÂ Cliff Drysdale, along with Tennis Director Mark Chellas and ESPN tennis analyst Darren Cahill, who all share court time and commentary throughout the event and Round Robin. This year’s all-star lineup featuresÂ Novak Djokovic, won six Grand Slam titles and ranked number 1 in the world;Â Andy Murray, currently number 3 tennis player, 2012 Menâ€™s Single Olympic Gold Medalist and US Open Champion;Â Anna Ivanovich, former number 1 singles player in the world and winner of the French Open; andÂ Ryan HarrisonÂ the 18-year old who is considered by many to be the next great American men’s tennis player.Â Guests will enjoyÂ a Champagne reception with passed hors dâ€™oeuvres, exhibition matches with the top stars from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., a pro Round Robin, a â€œKing of the Courtâ€ challenge match pitting the pros against the amateur Round Robin winners and much more.Â Proceeds from the fourth annualÂ All-Star Charity Tennis EventÂ will support theÂ Greater Miami Tennis and Education FoundationÂ (GMTEF) that helps economically and socially challenged youth learn tennis and valuable life skills by participating in free, affordable GMTEF tennis and education programs throughout the school year, as well as during the summer. Have a little fun on the tennis courts withÂ the prosÂ while you make a positive impact on our community. Individual tickets start at $75.Â The action is open to the public by reservation and is limited. Tickets may be purchased by calling The Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center at -305-365-4300Â or contacting Mark Chellas atÂ Mark.Chellas@ritzcarlton.com.
Thursday, November 8, 6-10pm – Fred B. Harnett Ponce Circle Park.Â 2800 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables Coral Gables is renowned as a premier dining destination and home to more than 160 restaurants, many of which serve the finest burgers in South Florida. Burgerliscious celebrates the very best and finest in burgers, a cornerstone of […]
Thursday, May 28, 6pm-9pm – Tarpon Bend, 65 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables Join Camillus House Young Leaders for a fun gathering and learn more about Camillus House Young Leaders projects and volunteer opportunities! $20 donation at the door includes complimentary welcome drink and happy hour specials! For more info contact mariap@Camillus.org. @CamillusHouse 0
Saturday January 16, 11am-4pm -Â Pelican Cove Resort and Marina, MM 84.5, IslamoradaÂ â€˜Uncorked,â€™ the Key Largo Food and Wine Festival, and the fabulous restaurants of Islamorada and Key Largo present a culinary extravaganza in a fabulous Grand Tasting. The event will be held right by the ocean on the beautiful grounds of the Pelican Cove […]