Premier Live is excited to announce that David Ferrer will be participating in the 2017 Necker Cup, hosted on Sir Richard Branson’s private island Necker, this November 27 – December 2nd. This Spanish professional tennis player is a three-time Davis Cup champion with Spain, Ferrer is currently the 7th highest career prize money earnings of all time and also holds the distinction of winning the most matches on the ATP tour without having won a Grand Slam tournament. Ferrer reached the final of the French Open in 2013 (without losing a set), the semifinals of the Australian and US Opens twice each, and the quarterfinals of Wimbledon twice. He won the Paris Masters in 2012, and he was runner-up at six Masters tournaments. David has reached a career-high ranking of world no. 3 in July 2013.
Premier Live is excited to announce that Mike Bryan, Francis Tiafoe & Vasek Pospisil will compete in One World Players Party & $50,000 Ping Pong Shootout, to be held August 26th at the Sky Lobby in the Freedom Tower. They will be joined by Sam Querrey and other top ATP / WTA stars and Legends of the Game, for what will be a truly exciting evening.
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MURPHY JENSEN TO HOST QUERREY, MATTEK SANDS, TIAFOE, FRITZ AND OTHER ATP/WTA STARS IN $50,000 PING PONG SHOOTOUT AT ONE WORLD PLAYERS PARTY
Atlanta, GA – (August 9, 2017) – ATP / WTA pros, legends, and celebrities, including Sam Querrey, Donald Young, Taylor Fritz, Francis Tiafoe, Nicole Gibbs, Bethanie Mattek Sands, actor Chevy Chase are scheduled to play for a $50,000 prize in a ping pong shoot out as part of the One World Players’ Party, presented by Grand Slam Goes Polish, to be held August 26, 2017 on the 64th floor of One World Trade Center.
SPiN New York City will run the $50,000 Ping Pong shoot out. A field of 16 will compete in a round robin ping pong tournament with the overall winner walking away with a $50,000 check.
A new event, produced by Premier Live and SG*Doyen, sees event net profits going to WeConnect, the National Tennis Foundation and select ATP / WTA Player Charities.
This invite only event is open to friends and clients of both Premier Live and SG*Doyen, with a spot in the ping pong tournament and attendance offered in return for a charitable donation to the National Tennis Foundation.
Taking place on the 64th floor of One World Trade Center, Pros and guests will come together for an evening of mixing, mingling and networking.
Zia Victoria a 12-year-old phenom, who uses her incredible talents to support causes close to her heart including Help for Heros and Novak Djokovic Foundation, will be performing.
About Premier Live (PL)
Premier Live is a leader in global luxury tennis, golf and music events & travel. We also organize camps, experiences, and have a full-service marketing and design group. Premier Live seeks to develop and work with a select group of up and coming athletes, artists and the world’s most iconic destinations. We work with major corporations and sponsors to design and create world class events. We own and organize the Necker Cup Tennis (www.neckercup.com) and Necker Open Golf (www.neckeropen.com) Pro-Am’s, in partnership with Sir Richard Branson of the Virgin Group. We organize the One World Players Party and Pro-Am Ping Pong Tournament, hosted at One World Trade Center, prior to the US Open Tennis Championships. A percent of each Premier Live event goes back to local and partner charities. Since 2012, Premier Live events have raised over $3,000,000 for worthy charities including the National Tennis Foundation, Novak Djokovic Foundation, Rafa Nadal Foundation, Bryan Brothers Foundation, Inspiring Children Foundation, Virgin Unite, and numerous other APT / WTA / PGA Player Foundations. For more information visit www.premierlive.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800.376.0975.
WEconnect is a solutions-based platform that addresses the most crucial time during someone’s recovery: the first year of sobriety, and equally benefits someone in long-term recovery. The WEconnect platform was born out of the co-founders’ motivation to find solutions for thriving in recovery and improving the lives of others. Daniela Luzi Tudor first journaled about the idea when she went through in-patient treatment for her own drug and alcohol addiction and learned relapse rates are alarmingly high. She is a West Coast-based, serial entrepreneur joined by Murphy Jensen, 1993 French Open tennis Champion, who is in long-term recovery and leads strategic partnerships, and technology veteran Jen Mallory, who leads the product and hardware development and integrations.
About National Tennis Foundation
The National Tennis Foundation (NTF) is a nationally recognized 501(c) (3) charitable organization that has become a leading advocate for exceptional student athletes regardless of race or economic means. The NTF strives to provide scholarships to student athletes who seek annual, full, or part-time training programs that foster excellence in tennis and academics. For more information, visit http://www.nationaltennisfoundation.org/.
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7 Time Grand Slam Champion coming to Necker
Premier Live is pleased to announce that Justine Henin will be playing the 2017 Necker Cup.
Known for her use of the single-handed backhand, unusual for the women’s tour, Justine spent a total of 117 weeks as the world #1 and was the year-end No. 1 in 2003, 2006 and 2007. Henin won seven Grand Slam singles titles: winning the French in 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007, the Us Open in 2003 and 2007 and the Australian Open in 2004. At Wimbledon, she was the runner-up in 2001 and 2006. She also won a gold medal in the women’s singles at the 2004 Olympic Games. She is widely considered one of the greatest female tennis players of all time. In 2016, she became the first Belgian tennis player inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
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Premier Live is excited to have “The Shark,” and Former World #1 Golfer, Greg Norman returning for this year’s Necker Open Golf Pro-am & Necker Open Qualifier! Greg who also loves tennis will not only be playing golf, but he will be playing as a celebrity tennis pro in the 2017 Necker Cup Tennis Pro-Am. Learn more about the Necker Open and Necker Open Qualifier by clicking here or calling Toll Free: 800.376.0975