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Enjoy a Grand Slam experience with
tennis legend Stan Smith

SOLD OUT - Join us for an exclusive event featuring tennis legend, Stan Smith on September 9 and 10 at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park and Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York.

Members will enjoy an intimate cocktail reception on the evening of September 9 with Stan Smith in the hotel’s Rise, an elegant venue on the 14th floor featuring panoramic views of the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor. On September 10, guests will be provided transportation from the hotel to Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York to attend the Men’s Doubles and Women’s Singles Finals. Prior to the start of the Women’s Finals, time permitting, Stan Smith will escort guests for a tour of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Guests will be provided transportation from the Grand Slam events back to the hotel.

Ranked # 1 in the world in 1971 and 1972, Stan Smith received international acclaim as a world-class tennis player known for his sportsmanship and courtesy. Winner of the US Open in 1971, Wimbledon in 1972, four-time US Open Doubles Champion, and a member of seven winning Davis Cup Teams, Smith was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987 and became its president in 2011.

Smith was a founding member of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and the USA Men’s Tennis Coach for the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. His worldwide fame extends to the fashion world with the legendary Adidas Stan Smith shoe.

Presently, Smith is Chairman of Stan Smith Events and the Touring Professional for Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island, SC, home of the Smith Stearns Tennis Academy. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club. He also is a Trustee of Hilton Head’s Heritage Classic Foundation, which has raised more than $23 million for local charities. He and his wife, Margie, have four grown children.  

The 2016 Grand Slam Men’s Doubles and Women’s Singles Finals with Stan Smith is available starting at $4650 per couple and includes:

  • A unique and personal Grand Slam Tennis experience with tennis legend Stan Smith
  • Overnight accommodations in a Deluxe Room at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park for September 9 and 10
  • Cocktail reception for two in Rise with Stan Smith on September 9
  • Courtside box seats for the Men’s Doubles and Women’s Singles Grand Slam Finals on September 10
  • Guided tour with Stan Smith of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, time permitting on September 10
  • Transportation to / from the hotel to the Grand Slam Tennis events
  • Grand Slam Tennis gift package

Rewards Members may secure reservations by emailing grandslam@ritzcarlton.com. To become a Ritz-Carlton Rewards Member, visit ritzcarlton.com/rewards.

 

 

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Terms and Conditions:

Package is subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other offer.  Advance reservations are required; rates do not apply to groups.  Rates listed are per room, per night, double occupancy, and exclusive of taxes and other charges unless otherwise noted.  Guaranteed reservations will be accompanied by a one night room rate, deposit 24 hours after booking.  Cancellations must occur twenty-one days prior to arrival in order to receive the deposit refund. Package is available for purchase by Ritz-Carlton Rewards members only and is non-transferable.