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IMG Academy Discovery Open

Friday, May 29, 2015 to Monday, June 1, 2015
2014 Results

The IMG Academy Discovery Open (formerly the Nick Bollettieri Discovery Open) is an exciting international event limited to boys and girls looking to take their tennis skill development to the next level. Players will compete at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL from May 29 – June 1, 2015. The boy and girl winners from each age bracket will be named champion and the recipient of the Bollettieri Tennis Program Scholarship, granting them the opportunity to return to IMG Academy for a week of tennis camp. Here they will be evaluated by IMG Academy tennis staff to have the opportunity to be given a one-year full academic and sport scholarship and continue training/competing against the best athletes in the world at the best facilities in the world.

How to Enter...

To participate in the IMG Academy Discovery Open, email a short highlight video or your tournament resume to IMGAcademyDiscoveryOpen@img.com. The top players in each age group based on the highlight video, international tournament experience and verifiable national rankings will be chosen to play by the tournament committee. Cost is $95 to compete if selected.

Official Qualifying Events 

Domestic:

Boston - Manchester Athletic Club
February 27 - March 1 (16’s) Register Here
March 20 - 22 (14’s)Register Here
April 10 - 12 (12’s)Register Here

International:

Australia
January 4-6: For more information visit http://discoveryasiapacific.com/

2015 Results
Boys:
12: Cooper White
14: Thomas Neylon
16: Wes Neylon

Girls:
12: Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz
16: Peta Valos

Japan
Top Run Tennis College
February 14 – 15 - Boy’s
February 22 – 22 - Girl’s

2015: Results
Boys:
12: Yusaku Sugaya Miyagi
14: Fumiya Yoshino Ishikawa
16: Yuta Kikuchi Iwate
Girls:
12: Ayumi Hama Osaka
14: Himeno Sakatsume Nigata
16: Sakura Hosoki Shimane
For more information visit: http://t-a-f.or.jp/nick-bollettieri-discovery-open.html Or contact: Japan Sports Training at masahiro.sato@japanst.jp

Egypt
April 3-5

Turkey
April 13 – 17
For more information visit: www.turksporakademisi.com or contact Ender Akman Turkey-532-2339677 USA-508-843-9005


Have Your Event Become A Regional Qualifying Event...

As an “Official Qualifying Event” for the IMG Academy Discovery Open, your event will be held to a higher standard throughout the tennis industry.  With this great honor comes great responsibility and there are several benefits as well as requirements that are essential to ensuring that the IMG Academy Discovery Open is providing the very best experience possible for all players, coaches, spectators and their affiliations. The winners of your qualifying event will gain an automatic entry into the 2015 IMG Academy Discovery Open and also be awarded a free week of camp (valued at $1,900) leading up to the start of the Discovery Open Tournament.

Contact Blake Ulrich if you are interested in hosting a Nick Bollettieri Discovery Open Qualifier. Email Blake at blake.ulrich@img.com.

Benefits of becoming an Official Qualifying Event:
  • Your tournament will receive a highlighted calendar spot on the IMG Academy Discovery Open website as an official qualifier.
  • Opportunity for your event to promote a unique grand prize for your event - the winners of your event will earn an AUTOMATIC SPOT into 2015 IMG Academy Discovery Open earning the opportunity to be given a full academic and sport scholarship to the IMG Academy.
  • Affiliation with professional level IMG Performance events containing national media and sponsors such as PRINCE, Gatorade and Under Armour.
  • Listed in all promotional materials including online, print, TV, radio and blogs associated with qualifying events.

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Event Overview:

IMGADO Age Eligibilities (ITF Rules):

To compete in the 12 & Under division, you must be born in the year 2003 or 2004
To compete in the 14 & Under division , you must be born in the year 2001 or 2002
To compete in the 16 & Under division, you must be born in the year 1999 or 2000

Who Qualifies:

Players will be chosen based on resume, international experience and verifiable national rankings by the tournament committee

Live Streaming:

Stay tuned for link to watch the 2015 IMG Academy Discovery Open

Format:

Singles only
Pool-play; everyone is guaranteed 3 matches minimum

Rules:

ITF rules with best 2 out of 3 sets

Prize:

Eight age group winners will receive a one-week tennis camp and evaluation from IMG Academy and the other IMG Academy tennis staff. There will be then an opportunity to win a full scholarship to the IMG Academy academic year. Trophies for winners and runners-up.


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Contact Us

Blake Ulrich
Director of Events
941-752-2681
John Esfeller
Media Inquiries
941-752-2461

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