Racquets for Research
"The tournament was the complete tennis experience for me. The morning was beautiful, the setting was perfect and the spirit of the day had just the right mix of all the elements - fun, instruction, and competition. What a great way to contribute to a worthy cause!"
September 15, 2012
North Hills Club
About the Event
More details are coming soon about this year's Racquets for Research event. Stay tuned...
This event will enable tennis enthusiasts from around the Triangle a chance to play and receive instruction from ATP & WTA World Class Playing Professionals like Don Johnson, 2001 Wimbledon Men's Doubles Champion and collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame inductee.
Past tennis champions who participated in the event include:
- Tennis legend Stan Smith
- Former #1 player in the world, six times Grand Slam Doubles Champion and US Davis Cup Star Rick Leach
- 2001 Wimbledon Men's Doubles Champion and US Davis Cup star Jared Palmer
- 2000 Wimbledon Mixed Doubles Champion (with Don Johnson) and former WTA Top Ten Singles player Kimberly Po
- North Carolina Hall of Fame and former Top 20 ATP Player Tim Wilkison
The Racquets for Research will include a Pro-AM Division where each team will be divided and matched up with a tennis Champion for competition. This is your chance to experience playing with World Class Playing Professionals!