Julian Wortelboer, president and CEO of Group NOS, a sports and entertainment promoter from Argentina, has announced the first annual Miami Tennis Cup; an exhibition tournament to be played at the Crandon Park Tennis Center, home of the Sony Ericsson, from November 30 through December 2.
There will be 6 players divided into 2 round-robin groups. Each match will be a best-of-3 sets, double elimination format, and the top 2 seeds will receive automatic byes into the semifinal round.
As part of the week-long series of family friendly events, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) will hold a sanctioned 12 and under tournament. In addition, the Miami Tennis Club is in partnership with Shake-A-Leg Miami, a nonprofit organization providing programs to help disabled people in their mental and physical recovery through water activities. A portion of the profits will be donated to Shake-A-Leg Miami.