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NY Casper Tour 2018 Tennis Tournament and Fundraiser

May 23, 2018 01:32 PM

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World Gym Setauket will host a weekend of junior tennis and fundraising as part of the 2018 Casper Tour.

This event will include three days of tennis, fundraising and more. The weekend kicks off on Friday, June 1st with an evening of tennis, food and fundraising to kick off the United States portion of the 2018 Casper Tour. The evening will be hosted by tennis great Emilio Sanchez Vicario, owner of the Academia Sánchez-Casal in Naples, Florida. The Casper Tour is a series of junior tennis events being held to honor the life of Casper Fernandez, a student at Academia Sánchez-Casal, who passed away last July after a battle against bone cancer at the age of 16. It is out of this tragedy that this tour was born to raise awareness and to enable junior players to enjoy the game Casper loved so much.

Mr. Sanchez will be in attendance at World Gym Setauket throughout the weekend.

On Friday evening, the club, along with Mr. Sanchez, will host "Family Tennis Play" followed by a dinner party and silent auction with prizes from the ATP, NY Open, NY Empire, Grand Slam Tennis, Sole Mio and more.

Workshops will be offered during the three days for coaches, parents and players by Emilio Sanchez and his Academy's Mental Strategist.

The event will include a three-day tournament for juniors aged 9-14 (orange ball, green dot & yellow ball). Participants can register at TennisLink using the tournament id: 100103518.

The complete schedule of events for the weekend is as follows:

Friday June 1st

• 5pm-10pm U14 Matches

• 6pm-7:30pm Conference Session I - Emilio Sanchez - Conference Ticket *$100 or *$50/Session (Perspective in Junior Tennis)

•  7:30pm-8:30pm On Court Tennis Party Dinner Included (*$25/person or *$50/family)

• 8:30pm-10:30pm Dinner and Silent Auction. Some Silent Auction Items Include: ATP Player Autographed Gear, Private Lesson With Emilio Sanchez, Weekend at Sanchez-Casal Tennis Academy, NY Empire - Two Court-side box seat tickets including Empire VIP Player Party with Q&A, Two NY Open VIP Passes, Tennis Basket from Grand Slam Tennis

Saturday June 2nd

• 8am-10pm U14 Matches

• 2pm-3:30pm Conference Session II - Eva Borras, Athlete Mind Director at ASC Florida - Pro Mental Coach (Tips To Be A Better Tennis Parent)

Sunday June 3rd

• 8am-6pm U14 Matches

• 10am-11am Adult Tennis Clinic With Emilio Sanchez *$150/player (Only 8 Players)

• 11am-12:30pm Conference Session III - Emilio Sanchez (The Tennis Pyramid - USA vs Spain - Keys to Success)

• 6pm: Awards Ceremony *All Proceeds From This Event Go To Support The Emilio Sanchez Vicario Foundation

For more information on any of the Casper Tour events at World Gym Setauket, please contact (631) 751-6100 or visit www.worldgymsetauket.com. World Gym is located at 384 Mark Tree Rd, Setauket- East Setauket, NY 11733.