Cary, NC – Atlantic Tire Championships is pleased to announce that Atlantic Tire & Service has signed to a 3 year commitment as the tennis tournament’s title sponsor. The tournament, a United States Tennis Association (USTA) Pro Circuit event, will feature top men’s tennis professionals, many straight from the courts of the US Open. The event, hosted at Cary Tennis Park, will run from September 10th – 18th.
The field for this $50,000 event will feature 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams. Players ranked as high as number 50 in the world typically compete in these Challenger level events.
Atlantic Tire & Service is a locally owned and operated business with a commitment to providing customers with quality vehicle maintenance and tire installation. They have received numerous awards and accolades, including the 2016 North Carolina Tire Industry of the Year award.
ABOUT THE USTA PRO CIRCUIT:
With approximately 90 tournaments hosted annually throughout the country and prize money ranging from $10,000 to $100,000, the USTA Pro Circuit is the pathway to the US Open and tour-level competition for aspiring tennis players and a frequent battleground for established professionals. The USTA launched its Pro Circuit 37 years ago to provide players with the opportunity to gain professional ranking points, and it has since grown to become the largest developmental tennis circuit in the world, offering nearly $3 million in prize money. Last year, more than 1,000 men and women from more than 70 countries competed in cities nationwide. John Isner, Maria Sharapova, Sam Querrey, Sloane Stephens, Kei Nishikori, Victoria Azarenka and Andy Murray are among today’s top stars who began their careers on the USTA Pro Circuit.