2016 WC Schedule of Events

2016 WC Schedule of Events 2016-12-27T16:04:52+00:00

Link to PDF: Guest Letter April 29, 2016
Link to PDF: Guest Letter April 11, 2016
Link to PDF: Guest Letter February 2016

CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHES
Tues., May 17 Club Opens 4:00pm Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
Seating 5:00pm
Match Starts 5:30pm Four sets to be played
Thurs., May 19 Club Opens 4:00pm Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
Seating 5:00pm
Match Starts 5:30pm Four sets to be played
Sat, May 21 Club Opens 11:00am Bloodies and Brunch
Seating 12:30pm
Match Starts 1:00pm Up to five sets will be played
SOCIAL EVENTS
Mon., May 16 Opening Cocktail Party 6:00pm At the International Tennis Hall of Fame
Dress: Smart Casual.
Fri., May 20 Legends Match 5:30pm Four Legends of our game will compete in an Exhibition. The players will be Chris Ronaldson, Jonners Howell, Barry Toates and Lachie Deuchar.
Fri., May 20 On the Fairways 8:30am A golf day at the Newport Country Club. The tee off times will be between 8-9am. If you would like to partice or need to rent club you are advised to arrive between 7:30 and 7:45am. If you have any questions please contact John Damon at john@thedamonco.com.
Fri., May 20 On the Water 9:30am NTC has reserved three historic Americas Cup 12-meter yachts. We will gather at the Newport Harbour Hotel docks at 0930 for boarding. Questions or changes contact Stephen@jby.com
Sat., May 21 Championship Dinner 7:00pm Black Tie Dinner. The culmination of the week will be held at the simply sumptuous Ochre Court at Salve Regina University. Changes or questions contact Ellen at ellenh2d@gmail.com
COURT TENNIS EVENTS FOR AMATEURS
Mon-Fri Handicap Doubles 8:00am See draw schedule for times.
Mon-Fri Pro-Am 8:00am See draw schedule for times.
OTHER ACTIVITIES
Mon. May 16
11:30am
Press Day
At the Court Tennis building on the campus of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Rob Fahey, current World Champion and Camden Riviere challenger and current World #1, will be available for questions from the local press and media.
Tues. May 17 and
Thurs., May 19
10:00am -1:00pm
The Second International History of Court Tennis Conference
In the Casino Theater organized by The Real Tennis Society and The International Tennis Hall of Fame. Book reservations by emailing frederikaadam@hotmail.com
More Info see www.realtennissociety.org/call-for-papers-international-conference-on-the-history-of-tennis-1719-may-2016-newport-ri
Tues. May 17 and
Thurs., May 19
2:00pm – 2:30pm
Tour of the International Tennis Hall of Fame
Private tour open to all with Conference ticket.
Tues. May 17 –
Sat., May 21
10:00am -4:00pm
Court Tennis Contemporary
Exhibition at the Newport Art Museum of works by contemporary artists on Court Tennis including photographs by: Frederika Adam, Suzette Bross Bulley, Mac Carbonell, and Charles Johnstone; 3D art book by Elizabeth Curren and video installation “Jeu de Paume” by Joshua Mosley. (www.frederikaadam.com/exhibition-tennis-contemporary)
LOGISTICS
Parking The committee has arranged for fifteen parking spaces to be reserved in the Bellevue Plaza shopping centre on Bellevue Ave across from the vintage car museum. Additional Parking can be found in the ReMax Realtor lot at 55 Memorial Blvd.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Discount The National Tennis Club is excited to announce that Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Rental Car are offering a discount rate to attendees of the 2016 Real Tennis World Championship and to attendees and participants in U.S. Professional Singles (Schochet Cup). This discount can be used when reserving cars on line or in person at Airport or other Enterprise or National locations. The Discount Code Account Number is XZKF001.
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