Calgary National Bank Challenger Tour
The Association of Tennis Professionals stars of tomorrow come to Calgary this October
The OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre are hosting the largest indoor Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Challenger Tour event in Canada this October. The event features the best up-and-coming professional tennis players on the planet as they improve their world ranking in order to gain entry into ATP World Tour events, and potentially win the $75,000 USD prize.
There are a number of special events taking place during the Calgary National Bank Challenger including a Free Family Weekend, October 13 and 14. In conjunction with Sport Calgary, tennis is completely free to watch and includes free clinics, sport demonstrations and special guest appearances from local Calgary celebrities!
"We are excited to bring international tennis to Calgary and the Province of Alberta. This event will put Calgary on the international tennis map and we are looking forward to showing our state-of-the-art tennis facility to our community" said Danny Da Costa, Tournament Director and General Manager, OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre.
Since 2005, National Bank has been the title sponsor of the National Bank Challenger events organized by Tennis Canada. Formerly known as the National Bank Circuit, the Challenger events foster elite development and serve as a first experience on the professional tour for Canadian players, who can earn ATP/WTA and ITF points towards their world ranking. Through the years, the National Bank Challenger events have made a name for themselves and hosted players from around the world. Many of the top names in tennis have played in National Bank Challenger events, including talents such as: Milos Raonic, Denis Shapovalov, Felix Auger Alaissme, Eugenie Bouchard and Vasek Pospisil, John Isner of the US, Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia and Angelique Kerber and Sabine Lisicki of Germany.
For complete event listings and to purchase tickets, please visit: www.nationalbankchallenger.com
For more information on the OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre please visit: www.albertatenniscentre.ca