Las Vegas Tennis Pros Vie for Charity

Davis Kup of Las Vegas is the 2nd annual tournament for tennis teaching professionals. Proceeds benefit G Alex Foundation, enriching lives through tennis and wellness programs. G Alex Foundation provides free tennis clinics and health programs to underserved Las Vegans.

Online PR News – 14-January-2013 – Las Vegas, Nevada – The 2nd Annual Davis Kup of Las Vegas is a tennis tournament for teaching pros who compete for prize money and to support G Alex Foundation. DKLV is a 3-day event that takes place at Red Rock Country Club on February 8-10, 2013. All proceeds benefit G Alex Foundation, enriching lives through tennis and wellness programs.

Davis Kup of Las Vegas' weekend activities kick off with the Players Party on Friday, February 8th, 6-9pm. The party includes dinner, recreational gaming, raffle, door prizes, and draw announcement. The competition begins on Saturday, February 9 with early rounds matches. Free toys for all kids in attendance on Saturday (while supplies last). Semi and final round matches take place on Sunday, February 10.

"Davis Kup was on the top of the list for my highlights of 2012! To be in front of an unbelievable crowd and to be treated by the staff and volunteers so nicely was a wonderful feeling. I was fortunate enough to reach the finals last year with my partner Frideric Prandecki and we are hoping to give another great showing this year. Even more importantly, proceeds for this tournament are going to the G Alex Foundation, a wonderful organization making for a better world. I'm looking forward to another great year and many more to come."
Trent Alenik, No Quit Tennis Academy

"DKLV was a great event for an important cause. I had a lot of fun and now volunteer for G Alex Foundation. Glen is very dedicated and it is for a good cause."
Dwain Frazier, Frazier Allstate

Event Tickets are available for $25/person and include the Players Party and admission to all matches. Tickets are required for admission to all event activities and can be purchased from competing players, Tournament Director Mike Copenhaver, Co-Director Glen Alex, or ordered online at Tickets ordered online will be available at Will Call throughout the weekend. Day tickets for match play only will be available onsite.

Presenting sponsors are Red Rock Country Club and The Massage Advantage. Event partners are Cruise Control Gear and LIMU.

"Davis Kup is an electrifying intense level of competition that everyone enjoys watching. How often do you get to watch your tennis instructor in action while supporting a great cause?" Mike Copenhaver, Tournament Director

G Alex Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charity that promotes health through tennis and wellness programs in the Las Vegas Valley. Our goal is to engage individuals from diverse backgrounds in healthy activity and access to healthcare by providing avenues for individuals to lead healthier lives.

GAF's tennis programs provide free lessons and mentoring to beginners and players returning to the game after a long absence. The wellness programs provide free screenings with education for Prostate Cancer, Kidney Disease, Hypertension and Diabetes. GAF also sponsors post-op treatment for Breast Cancer patients and a program to address the unmet developmental needs of Foster Children.

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