2016 Rx Optical/Greenleaf Trust & Greenleaf Hospitality Exhibition
The Rx Optical/Greenleaf Trust & Greenleaf Hospitality Exhibition opens the USTA Boys' 18s & 16s National Championships Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
This year's exhibition features Michael Russell, 1994 Boys' 16s Singles and Doubles Champion, and Marcus Willis, 2016 Wimbledon sensation.
Michael Russell, a 17 year ATP pro had a successful career, including 9 years in the Top 100 on the ATP tour. In his tenure on the tour, Michael played in 36 main draw Grand Slam events and was the first player to play through qualifying in four consecutive Grand Slam events.
Marcus Willis made his tour debut at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships and demonstrated great success, winning 6 matches to qualify for the main draw and upsetting Ricardas Berankis in the first round. Willis played Roger Federer in round 2 with refreshing energy and personality. Willis had a successful junior career in Great Britain, including many appearances at junior Grand Slams.
Tickets for the Rx Optical/Greenleaf Trust & Greenleaf Hospitality Exhibition are $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students.
Prior to the professional exhibition, a Junior Tennis Clinic will be held at Stowe Stadium from 5:45-6:45 pm. The clinic is free for kids ages 5-13 and players should bring their racquet. After the clinic, kids and their families are invited to stay and watch the Exhibition at 7 pm.
For Rx Optical/Greenleaf Trust & Greenleaf Hospitality Exhibition and tournament ticket information, visit the Tickets section of this website or call 269.337.7343.
To check out the top tennis names that have entertained Kalamazoo fans as participants in the exhibition, click on the Past Exhibition Player List tab above.
The Nationals begin with Match Play at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, August 5 and culminate with the singles championships on Sunday, August 14. Nearly 400 of the best young male tennis players in the nation vie for titles in both singles and doubles in the 18s and 16s divisions.