“We’re expecting several other schools to send players and already are planning for 2019 as the reputation of the tournament grows,” said tournament director Cody Hallowell. For the second year the Al Hurvis/ADAMM Education Foundation is sponsoring the tournament. ADAMM is the auto dealers trade and training association in the six counties of Southeastern Wisconsin.

     In June, the Hurvis/ADAMM Foundation brought former world #4 James Blake to Milwaukee for an exhibition match and appearances to promote “education, community resources and the game of tennis.”

     There is no admission charge for matches at the Town Club and Western Racquet Club.

     Championship tickets will be available in advance at no charge from auto dealerships and tennis clubs and will be sold at the McGuire Center. Substantial discounts will be available for families, according to Hallowell.

     For additional information, visit

milwaukeetennisclassic.org

 

Baseball

Sept. 3-5, 7-9, 14-19, 28-30

Milwaukee Brewers

Miller Park

 

rowing

 

Sept. 15

The Milwaukee River Challenge

Crew racing along the Menomonee and Milwaukee Rivers from 9am to 2pm.  Spectators enjoy the race from more than a dozen bridges that dot the course and offer spectators intimate views of the racing and blade work. More than 900 participants are expected to participate in the 3-mile Challenge, which starts at 25th and Canal Streets on the Menomonee River and proceeds east to the junction with the Milwaukee River. Crews then navigate a 90 degree angle turn as they head north toward the finish line at Schlitz Park, just below Pleasant Street. milwaukeeriverchallenge.com

sports

Titletown Tickets

& Tours

This company buys and sells Packers Tickets. Ticket pricing will be available shortly after the NFL schedule is announced in April. Also available are hotel packages, game day bus trips to Lambeau Field from Milwaukee, all-inclusive tailgate parties and parking.   titletowntickets.com

Top college tennis players

compete in 43rd Milwaukee Tennis Classic

 

Tennis fans and club players are in for a treat this month when some of the best college players in the U.S. compete in the 43rd Milwaukee Tennis Classic Sept. 20-23.

     The tournament returned last year to its original format of individual play with men’s and women’s singles and doubles.. This year the men’s competition through the semifinals will be played at the Town Club in Fox Point, while women will compete at Western Racquet Club in Elm Grove.

     New this year will be mixed doubles competition, which is becoming a crowd favorite at major tournaments.

     Championship matches, played last year at the UWM Panther Arena, will move to the Al McGuire Center on the east side of the Marquette University campus. The 3,700-seat McGuire Center will be a more intimate venue and will use the pro-style, German modular court used for the first time in 2017.

     Big 10 schools will be well represented this year by players from Illinois, Iowa, Michigan State, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Virginia Tech players again will be at the Classic. While Tech’s Mitch Harper, the 2017 men’s singles champion, will not return, his brother is entered as a member of the University of Tennessee contingent.

     Other universities entering players to the tournament include Alabama, Cleveland State, Delaware, DePaul, Florida Atlantic, IUPUI, Marquette, Middle Tennessee, the Naval Academy, Notre Dame, San Diego and Wisconsin-Green Bay.

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