April 22 – April 29, 2017
$75,000 Total Prize Money
Tallahassee Tennis Challenger is a men’s professional Challenger series event. This tournament benefits the D. Mark Vogter, M.D. Memorial Endowment for Neuro-Intensive Care at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and the Maria Yealdhall Challenger Tennis Fund at the Friends of Our Parks Foundation.
Saturday, April 22 thru Monday morning April 24
Monday, April 24 through Saturday, April 29, 2017
There will be 2 feature matches every evening from April 24 – April 28th beginning after 5:30 pm on Stadium Court.
Finals will be held at 12N on Saturday, April 29th
The tournament will take place at the City of Tallahassee’s Forestmeadows Tennis Complex.
4750 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, FL 32312
850-891-4979 (prior to April 21, 12N).
Tournament Desk (April 21 – April 29) 850-894-0461
Forestmeadows Tennis Complex location map.
The Singles and Doubles Qualifier tournament will begin Saturday, April 22 and conclude Monday,
The main draw will begin on Monday, April 24 and will include a 32-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw. The final for both the singles and doubles will be on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Players from all over the world, including several former top 50 players and some of the top doubles players in the world will play in the tournament.
Tournament passes can be purchased beginning April 10th at: Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Foundation located at 1331 E. 6th Avenue, 850-431-5389
The cost for tickets are as follows:
April 24 – 25 – $5/day
April 26 – 27 – $10/day
April 28 — $15/day
April 29 –Finals – $20/day
A Tournament Pass can be purchased for a $50 donation at Forestmeadows Tennis Center and at TMH Foundation.
VIP Sponsorships are available starting at $300. To become a sponsor, call Karen Vogter at 850-545-8740 or Ida Thompson at TMH Foundation at 850-431-5931.
Tournament Host Hotel
Holiday Inn Express
1653 Raymond Diehl Road
Tallahassee, Florida 32308
I-10/Thomasville Road exit
Reservations may be made via Holiday Inn Express website, www.holidayinnexpress.com, with reference code: UST
The following restaurants are sponsors of the tournament and within minutes from the hotel and tournament site:
Newk’s Eatery 1400 Village Square Blvd., 850-329 7162
Tasty Pastry Bakery 1355 Market St., 850-893-3752
The HoneyBaked Ham Company 1519 Capital Circle NE, 850-205-1426
Saltwater Seafood Company 1926 Capital Circle NE, 850-329-2105
Spear It! 609 W Tennessee St., 850-250-0045
Mom & Dad’s 4175 Apalachee Pkwy, 850-877-4518
Blue Halo 3431 Bannerman Rd. Unit 102, 850-999-1696
What to do in Tallahassee when you aren’t watching tennis, eating or sleeping?
Tallahassee Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau 106 E. Jefferson St., 850-413-9200
IMAX Theatre 200 South Duval St. 850-645-7796
Mid-Town Great shopping area with fun restaurants all within a few walking blocks
Museum of Florida History R.A. Gray Building, 500 S. Bronough Street 850-245-6400
Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science 3945 Museum Drive 850-576-1636
Links of Interest:
http://www.co.leon.fl.us/visitors/index.htm (golf, fishing, sights to see, restaurants)