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Experience an once-in-a-lifetime Grand Slam weekend at New York City’s only luxury waterfront hotel

New York, NY (June 2017) - The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park and Stan Smith Events are excited to announce an exclusive Grand Slam weekend event taking place September 8-10, 2017. This VIP experience features an intimate cocktail reception with legendary tennis champion Stan Smith, overnight accommodations, and courtside box seats at the Men’s Doubles and Women’s Singles Finals at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York.

Stan Smith is a former No.1 ranked tennis champion and two-time Grand Slam singles champion known for his sportsmanship and courtesy. Winner of the US Open in 1971, Wimbledon in 1972, 4-time US Open Doubles Champion, and a member of 7 winning Davis Cup Teams, he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987 and became its President in 2011.

This exclusive Member experience begins with guests arriving to The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park on Friday September 8th and checking into luxury accommodations followed by an intimate cocktail reception with Stan Smith at 7PM. The reception will take place in Rise located on the 14th floor which provides stunning panoramic sunset views of the bustling New York Harbor and Statue of Liberty. The next morning, round-trip transportation will be provided to Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing New York. A tour of USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center will be guided by Stan Smith followed by exclusive courtside box seats at the Men’s Doubles and Women’s Singles Finals.

The 2017 Grand Slam Men’s Doubles and Women’s Singles Finals with Stan Smith is available starting at $3,950 per couple and includes:

  • A luxurious two-night stay at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park
  • An intimate cocktail reception with tennis legend Stan Smith at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park
  • Roundtrip transportation to Arthur Ashe Stadium
  • A tour of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, guided by Stan Smith 
  • Courtside box seats at the Men’s Doubles and Women’s Singles Finals at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York