Newport Beach, Calif., June 6, 2017 – World champion tennis players Michael Chang and Kei Nishikori will compete in a World Class Doubles Pro Exhibition to raise funds for HomeAid Orange County and the Chang Family Foundation. Chang became the youngest male player to win a Grand Slam singles title when he won the French Open in 1989 at 17. Nishikori is currently ranked in the World Top 10. Chang has served as Nishikori’s coach since 2014.
Being held at 5:00 p.m. on July 29, 2017, the exhibition match is part of the Michael Chang Tennis Classic (MCTC) fundraiser event being held at the Newport Beach Tennis Club, 2601 Eastbluff Drive, Newport Beach. The MCTC fundraiser also includes a USC vs. UCLA Undercard Match and a silent auction. General admission tickets are $50 (ages 12+) and $25 (ages 11 and under). A buffet dinner is available for purchase.
“We are very proud to support HomeAid, which is devoted to building new lives for homeless families and individuals in Orange County through housing and community outreach,” said Michael Chang. “The Chang Family Foundation is a Christian-based charity that focuses on sports as well as Asian and local outreach programs.”
MCTC is seeking sponsorships which range from $500-25,000, and silent auction donations. To sponsor or donate, contact Rebecca Brown, MCTC director of Programs and Community Outreach, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 949-858-7300.
The MCTC USTA-sanctioned tournament is being held July 21-23, also at the Newport Beach Tennis Club. Sign up for the tournament here.
About Michael Chang Tennis Classic - www.ChangTennis.com
The annual Michael Chang Tennis Classic is one of Southern California’s most popular USTA tennis tournaments bringing people together for great competition and fun on the courts! The Chang Classic is a wonderful avenue that allows the Chang Family Foundation to connect with the Southern California tennis community while raising funds for the work of the foundation and HomeAid OC.
About HomeAid Orange County – www.HomeAidOC.com
HomeAid Orange County is a nonprofit organization that has been developing housing for those experiencing homelessness since 1989. Funding from this year’s tennis tournament will help support the launch of the new HomeAid Orange County Family CareCenter located in the city of Orange.
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