Friday, February 06, 2009

Fwd:ECAC Tennis Championship Weekend


Featuring Special Guest Star Wayne Bryan, Emcee of the Champions Cup, on President’s Day Finals
Learn from the Coach and Father of the Bryan Bros at his Doubles Clinics!

Schedule of events:

Saturday, February 14th at 3 p.m. - Harvard Men's Tennis
Free Student Ticket Give-a-way for the finals of the Champions Cup, Sunday, February 15th . For more information on the Champions Cup, featuring Jim Courier, Pete Sampras, and John McEnroe at BU's Agganis Arena from February 13-15, go to:!

Come out also and support your Crimson at 3pm in the quarterfinals of the ECAC tournament. The Harvard House that brings the most fans will receive free tickets to the finals of the Champions Cup featuring Jim Courier, Peter Sampras and others. 12 tickets will be awared to the winning House, 8 to the second place, 6 to the third and 4 to the fourth place finishers.

Harvard students bring your ID and register at the Murr Center courts and help your House win!

Sunday, February 15th at 3 p.m. - The Tennis Academy at Harvard and Boston Lobsters Day!

Come join Larry the Lobster and the Tennis Academy at Harvard and watch the semifinal action at 3 p.m. at the Murr Center! Larry’s favorite thing to do beside watch the Lobsters is to bring his claws and applause to college tennis matches. The competition heats up in this drive to the title. Free T-Shirt Giveaways!

Monday, February 16th at 2 p.m. - Tenacity Day
Cheer for your team and watch the finals!!! The stands will be filled to the brim. See the best college tennis on the East Coast and Wayne Bryan too! Free T-shirt Giveaways! Harvard Tennis has designated the final day of the ECACs as "Tenacity Day," in honor of Tenacity and its 10-year partnership with Harvard University. Tenacity is a non-profit dedicated to transforming youth and building community through literacy, life-skills and tennis. To learn more visit their website at

Adult Doubles Clinics & College/High School Players and Coaches Clinics by Wayne Bryan

This is your chance to learn from the master doubles coach himself. Two clinics: one for adults ($20 at the door and $15 online) from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Murr Center and one for college and high school players and coaches ($10 at the door and online) immediately following from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Murr Center. Limited space available so register now on at The Tennis Academy at Harvard website. Finals begin at 2 p.m. following the clinics.

See what Wayne Bryan, coach and father of the #1 doubles team in the world has to say about watching college tennis...

“College matches just rock. So much enthusiasm. So much effort. Six guys or gals pulling together and giving it everything they've got. The team aspect is so great, and the on-court coaching is a wonderful dynamic.”

Only a few years ago tennis fans in the Boston area could watch James Blake in action for Harvard for free! Come and see who will be the next one to make it big. The ten teams including vying for the title include Harvard, Columbia, Princeton, Yale, Boston College…

"Attending one exciting college tennis match is like 30 days of practice! Really!”

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