In the early 90s he dominated the men’s professional tennis circuit with a game he fashioned out of grit, determination and a punishing insideout forehand. He was the first in his class – which included Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi – to hold the No. 1 world ranking. In 2005, Jim was elected for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
One of the preeminent players from the golden era of Swedish tennis, Wilander imposed his will from the baseline with punishing groundstrokes and tactical precision. His initial success came on the red clay at Roland Garros, where he won his first Grand Slam, but he adapted his game to win on all surfaces – even Wimbledon, where he won his only Slam title in doubles.
Martin is one of the best ambassadors that tennis has ever known. His stellar career on Tour was highlighted by two Grand Slam finals and an 11-8 Davis Cup record over 16 ties. However, the lasting impression Todd walked away from the game with is an abiding respect for the sport as well as from his fellow competitors. In 1994 Todd was recognized by his peers with the Tour Sportmanship Award for the second consecutive year.
Yevgeny Kafelnikov is a Former world No. 1 singles player, Olympic Gold Medalist and Russia’s first-ever major singles champion. In 1996 Kafelnikov captured the French Open singles and doubles titles, making him the last ATP player to win both the singles and doubles title at the same Grand Slam in the same year.
- 9:00 AM - Play with the Pros Clinics
- 10:00 AM - Brooks Brothers Lunch
- 11:00 AM - Semi-final #1 Martin vs. Kafelnikov
- 12:00 PM - Semi-final #2 Courier vs. Wilander
- 1:00 PM - Finals