Tallahassee Tennis Challenger Visitor Information

Presented by Visit Tallahassee

Tallahassee, FL
April 20 – April 26, 2020
ATP Challenger 80

What
Tallahassee Tennis Challenger is a men’s professional USTA/ATP Challenger Tour 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.

Qualifying Matches:
Monday morning April 20

Main Draw:
Monday, April 20 through Sunday, April 26, 2020—a 48-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw.  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.

There will be 2 feature matches every evening from April 20 – April 24, 2020 beginning after 5:30 pm on Stadium Court.  Finals for both the singles and doubles will be held a 12N approximately on Sunday, April 26th.

Where
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 20, 12N).
Tournament Desk (April 18 @12N) – April 28) 850-894-0461
Forestmeadows Tennis Complex location map.

Tickets
Tournament passes and individual day tickets can be purchased beginning April 7th at the Forestmeadows Tennis Center Front desk.
The cost for general admission tickets are as follows:
Tournament Pass (for the entire tournament):  $70 (a savings of $15)
Single Day tickets are as follows:

April 20 – $5/day
April 21 – 23 – $10/day
April  24 – 25 – $15/day
April 26 –Finals – $20/day

VIP Sponsorships are available starting at $500.  To become a sponsor, call Karen Vogter at 850-545-8740 or Jessica Ziegler at TMH Foundation at 850-431-5931.

Tournament Host Hotels
Hampton Inn & Suites I-10 North & Hilton Garden Inn Tallahassee
3388 Lonnbladh Road & 3333 Thomasville Rd.
Tallahassee, FL  32308 (These hotels are adjacent to one another)
850-574-4900/850-385-3553

Reservations must be made individually by calling 850-574-4900 and using Group code: TTC(Hampton Inn) or calling 850-385-3553 and using Group code: TTC (Hilton Garden Inn) or click here for online reservations.  You must identify yourself as part of this group to receive the tournament rate.  All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card.  Rooms are $107 per night.

Cancellation Policy:  Reservations must be canceled 3 days prior to check-in to avoid a cancellation fee equal to the first night’s room and tax.

Cut-Off date for reservations is 4/10/2019 at 11:59pm.  If possible, reservations will be honored at the group rate after the cut-off date if rooms are still available in the hotel.  Please call the hotel directly and ask for Rachel if you are trying to reserve a room after the cut-off date.

Restaurants
The following establishments are sponsors of the tournament and many are within minutes from the hotel and tournament site:

Mom & Dad’s at Bannerman Crossing shopping center

The Blu Halo  3431 Bannerman Rd. #102  850-996-1696

Mission BBQ  216 S. Magnolia Dr.  850-702-3513

Newk’s Eatery  1400 Village Square Blvd., 850-329 7162

Tasty Pastry Bakery 1355 Market St., 850-893-3752

Panera Bread Company  3523 Thomasville Road, 850-297-0171

Nothing Bundt Cakes  346 S. Magnolia Dr., 850-765-5188

Chicken Salad Chick  1410 Market St., 850-894-250

Spear It!  609 W Tennessee St., 850-250-0045

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

Movie theatres AMC at Tallahassee Mall & Regal at Governors Square

Malls Tallahassee & Governors Square

IMAX Theatre 200 South Duval St. 850-645-7796

Mid-Town Great shopping area with fun restaurants all within a few walking blocks

Universities FSU & FAMU

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)
http://www.ttatennis.org
http://www.tennisonline.com/
http://www.fsu.edu/ 
http://www.atptour.com/ 
http://www.usta-fl.com/index2.htm 
http://www.Tallahassee.com