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Link to PDF: Guest Letter April 29, 2016
Link to PDF: Guest Letter April 11, 2016
Link to PDF: Guest Letter February 2016
Link to: Everything You Need to Know About Tickets PDF.
There are a few tickets left to watch Rob’s historic 12th defense of his title please. Click here for Ticket Reservations. We are also looking for additional sponsors which help support the club in hosting the event and included tickets to the matches and most social events. The week is shaping up to be a great memory…be part of it.

The week’s activities commence on Monday 16th May with the matches being played on Tuesday 17th, Thursday 19th and Saturday 21st May.

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Press Day

Monday, May 16th
11:30am 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.

Championship Matches

Tuesday, May 17th
Club Opens: 4:00pm Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
Seating: 5:00pm
Match Start: 5:30pm Four sets to be played
Camden Riviere takes 3-1 lead

Thursday, May 19th
Club Opens: 4:00pm Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
Seating: 5:00pm
Match Starts: 5:30pm Four sets to be played

Saturday, May 21st
Club Opens: 11:00am Bloodies and Brunch
Seating: 12:30pm
Match Starts: 1:00pm Up to five sets will be played

Social Events

Opening Cocktail Party: Monday, 16th May @ 6:00pm
Being held at the magnificent International Tennis Hall of Fame. Dress: Smart Casual.
The Legends Match: Friday, May 20th, 2016 @ 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.
On the Fairways: Friday 20th May @ 8:00am
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.
On the Water: Friday, May 20th, 2016 @ 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
The Championship Dinner: Saturday 21st May @ 7:00pm. Black Tie
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

Monday – Friday: Handicap Doubles, 8:00am. See draw schedule for times
20 Teams will participate in a handicap doubles tournament beginning on Sunday, May 15th.
Monday – Friday: Pro-am, 8:00am. See draw schedule for times.
Limited to 6 players round robin first to 10 games or 45 minutes max.

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.

Accommodations

The club have secured a block of rooms at a discounted rate at the Marriott Hotel. These rates are available until April 1st, 2016, thereafter the standard rate will apply. The Discover Newport website has a “Where to Stay” tab to search hotels, motels, inns and B&Bs.

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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