Tennis

Junior Orange Bowl
 
International Tennis Championship

December 14 - 23, 2014

The 53rd Junior Orange Bowl International Tennis Championship promises to once again host the best 12 & under and 14 & under tennis players in the world. More than 1,450 players from more than 74 countries & the U.S., will travel to South Florida to compete in one of the most prestigious world-recognized junior tournaments on the amateur tennis circuit.


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tournament rules, regulations, and refund policy.

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Qualifying or Main Draw

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Laurel Springs School is hosting a night of pizza, drinks, and games at GameTime Arcade at Sunset Place in South Miami on Monday, December 15th beginning at 5:00 pm. This event is FREE and open to all players, coaches, parents, families and friends! We have a limited amount of one hour game cards that will be made available to the first players to register for the event so be sure to sign up early! Register Here

2014 IMPORTANT DATES

QUALIFYING CHECK IN December 13, (Qualifier Check-in Check in: 2:00-5:00pm University of Miami Field House December 14-16 (Qualifier matches University of Miami Field House (Next to Bank United Center) 1245 Dauer Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
MAIN DRAW CHECK IN December 16, 2014 (Main Draw Check-in) Check in: 2:00-4:00pm Welcome Reception 4:00-6:00pm University of Miami Field House December 17-23, 2014 (Main Draw matches) Semi Finals and Finals: December 22 & 23

TOURNAMENT CHAIRS: Abby Dresnick & Barbara Waters

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Jodi Steinbauer

TOURNAMENT COORDINATOR: Cathy Nordlund

The committee can be reached at (305) 662-6072 or by email at tennis@jrorangebowl.com
 

Martina Navratilova

2014 “Honorary Chair” Martina Navratilova graciously accepted the role as this year’s “Honorary Chair”! Martina has an impressive record of 59 Grand Slam titles, 9 Wimbledon singles championships, and 344 total tournament victories. She was named ESPN’s Top 40 Athletes of All Time and the Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year. She is recognized world wide as a tennis legend. Martina is an advocate for equal rights and numerous charities benefiting the LGBT community, and serves as an ambassador for AARP, while continuing as an analyst and commentator for the Tennis Channel. Photo Courtesy of Payam

Nick Bollettieri

Main Draw Welcome Reception Guest Speaker “Considered by many to be one of the best tennis coaches of all time, Nick has changed the way the game is played and taught at every level. He founded the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, Florida- now the IMG Academy- with a focus on intense physical training, total immersion and ongoing competition among the most talented players in the world. He has helped shape the careers of Andre Agassi, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Jim Courier, Boris Becker, Monica Seles, Anna Kournikova, Tommy Haas, and other tennis champions.”

Rosario “Chary” Rico- Toro

COMMEMORATIVE ARTIST In 2010 with an aim to help underprivileged children in Bolivia, accomplished artist Rosario “Chary” Rico- Toro established the INTI Foundation. Today, this talented artist/philanthropist is generating awareness for the foundation that she started through her colorful and inspirational artworks. The Inti Foundation mission; shines the light on the needs of under served children, giving them a chance for a better life. Through the INTI Foundation and her bright inspired work, Chary has brought light to the plight of underserved children in Bolivia and is a ray of hope for the thousands in need of supportive services. For information go to: www.intifoundation.org

2013 Winners Pictures

 

THANK YOU TO OUR 2014 SPONSORS

PLATINUM

  • Miami Dade Parks
  • Miami Childrens Hospital
  • Coral Gables
  • Orange-Bowl-sized2

GOLD LEVEL

  • Badia

SILVER LEVEL

  • Wilson
  • Tennis Plaza
  • University of Miami | Global Academy
  • The Woody Foundation
  • Alexander Ostrovsky Academy
  • Orthopedic Urgent Care

BRONZE LEVEL

  • Laurel Springs School

ORANGE LEVEL

  • Inspiration Academy

OTHER GENEROUS SPONSORS

  • Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • KIND
  • Whole Foods Coral Gables
  • Nestle Nesquik
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