OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre: ATP Challenger Tour Event Coming to Calgary
The OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre will host the largest indoor ATP Challenger Tour in Canada and the largest professional tennis tournament ever hosted in the province of Alberta in October 2018!
The event will begin with prize money of $75,000 USD + Hospitality and will increase in subsequent years. The Calgary Challenger has a 3-year commitment from National Bank.
The event takes place October 15 - 21, 2018 at the world-class OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre in Calgary, AB. The event will feature the best up-and-coming professional tennis players on the planet as they improve their rankings to gain entry into ATP World Tour events.
Since 2005, National Bank has been the title sponsor of the National Bank Challenger events organized by Tennis Canada. Formerly known as the National Bank Circuit, the Challenger events foster elite development and serve as a first experience on the professional tour for Canadian players, who can earn ATP/WTA and ITF points towards their world ranking. Through the years, the National Bank Challenger events have made a name for themselves and hosted players from around the world. In fact, many of the top names in tennis have played in National Bank Challenger events, including homegrown talents Milos Raonic, Denis Shapovalov, Felix Auger Alaissme, Eugenie Bouchard and Vasek Pospisil, John Isner of the US, Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia and Angelique Kerber and Sabine Lisicki of Germany.
For more information on the National Bank Challenger events visit: http://www.challengerbanquenationale.com/en
Planned Activities (subject to change):
- Pro Am Tennis Event
- Free Family Weekend event with free admission, clinics and numerous opportunities to try tennis
- Kidsport Calgary has been named an official charity of the event; there will be a Kidsport Day held during the event
- Kid’s Day, Club Day
- Retail Village
- Wildcard Tennis Tournament
- Coaching & Officiating Development Courses/Conferences
- University Challenge between the University of Alberta & University of Calgary Men’s Tennis Teams
- And much more
Ticket and corporate box and hospitality information will be released in the next few weeks.
You may download the video announcement here: https://we.tl/zDOpUwpo4L