The Annual Joey Gratton Tennis Championship will take place from October 26 through October 28 at The Tennis Gardens at Longboat Key Club which is located at 3100 Harbourside Drive in Longboat Key. Co-Chairs for the event are Barbara Lancer and Christina Bonilla. Proceeds from The Joey Gratton Tennis Championship will support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County and help more than 7,000 local youth do well in school, become leaders, live healthy lifestyles and create a plan for success after high school graduation.
An exclusive Players’ Party will kick-off the three day event on the evening of October 26 and will include a curated selection of food prepared by The Resort at Longboat Key. Additionally it will include an exciting exhibition featuring Jimmy Arias, Chris Harrison and some incredible NextGen players, live entertainment by Lisa Rott, and a silent auction. The Tennis Tournament will begin on Saturday, October 27 and conclude on Sunday, October 28 at The Tennis Gardens at Longboat Key Club.
To register for the Joey Gratton Tennis Championship, one division entry fee is $70, two divisions entry is $110, to purchase tickets to the Players’ Party or for more information about the Joey Gratton Tennis Championship, please visit www.joeygrattonchampionship.com.
ABOUT THE JOEY GRATTON TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP:
The Joey Gratton Tennis Championship honors the late Joey Gratton who was an exceptional athlete, a champion motocross and powerboat racer and a nationally ranked tennis player. He had an incredible passion for supporting and promoting youth in sports. The Joey Gratton Foundation was established to celebrate Joey Gratton’s life by helping children actively participate in an organized sport that values personal integrity, team and leadership skills, in a fun and healthy learning environment. The Joey Gratton Foundation focuses on creating opportunity for those who may not have the chance, including the beneficiaries of the Joey Gratton Tennis Championship – more than 7,000 children at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County. To learn more about the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County, visit www.bgcsarasota.com or call 941-366-3911.