TORONTO- The 2018 Caribbean Cup Tennis Series Calendar release. A tournament schedule that will feature 6 masters tournaments, 14 series tournaments, in 6 countries, 1,500 athletes, throughout the Caribbean (Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Jamaica and St. Vincent and Grenadines). In addition to the Masters Final Championship which will be announced in February.
The 2018 calendar offers a continuation of the existing tournament structure and schedule that, since 2015, has so successfully served as a global platform for the caribbean’s greatest junior and professional tennis players, leading to record growth for the series, tournaments and players over the past 3 years.
The announcement of the 2018 calendar comes on the back of a record-breaking year for the CCTS in 2017. More than 5 million U.S. economic impact, improved facilities, over 1,000 participants, world class ATP pro’s visiting the Caribbean and over 5 millions engagement in media and charitable efforts that include supporting school build in Anguilla.
Karl Hale, CCTS President, said: “Our calendar has yielded strong results for the series over the past 3 years, attracting record audiences and leading to more exposure and added events. We’re pleased to share the 2018 calendar as we look to continue the sustainable growth that has underpinned the Series over the past three years.”
The tournaments within the CCTS series concentrate on the : Local Youth Development, Caribbean Travel and Charity with each tournament offering participants a chance to challenge top ranked players from around the globe. A portion of the proceeds raised at each event will be donated to a local charity, that’s mission involves promoting the growth of education and development within the Caribbean.
The CCTS features ITF Sanctioned tournaments for both junior and adult players. Each 2018 event will include a Pro exhibition match, with past players such as Jim Courier (former #1) and Marion Bartoli (Wimbledon Champion), as well as clinics taught by current Pro Players and tier-one coaches.
2018 CCTS Launch Event will take place February 8pm Toronto, Canada and broadcast live.