Tennis enthusiasts around the world will be tuned in to see this year’s 118th US Open held in Flushing, New York. The historic tournament gathers the best of the best to compete for a grand prize of over 50 million dollars. While there is a large prize at stake, there’s still time for a little fun for those planning to participate in Metal’s One World Players’ Party—an exclusive ping pong shootout between pros and amateurs.
In the competitive spirit of the US Open, the World Players’ Party is being co-organized by Premier Live and SG Doyen to give amateurs a once-in-a-lifetime chance to play against ATP/WTA pros. On August 22nd the twenty-four players, ranging between tennis fans and seasoned professionals, will battle it out to see who will make it to the top. The top four finalists will play in the semifinals and and championship matches where the $50,000 prize purse will be decided.
The ping pong social club SPiN, known for their celebrity matches and exciting events, will be sponsoring the World Players’ Party held at the World Trade Center. The 64th floor Sky Lobby location will provide guests with an unparalleled view of the New York City skyline in the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Olympic-style ping pong tables will be guaranteed along with first-class culinary and cocktail selections. Before the game, live music by Marshall Seese will energize the group for and exciting match while guests mix and mingle with celebrities, and ATP, WTA and PGA tour pros. Additional musical performances will set the mood with previous Premier Live acts including Sean Paul, Jewel and Aloe Blacc.
The night isn’t just for fun and games, as the invite-only guest list of 200 high-profile attendees will participate in a charity auction to kick off the event for a good cause. Proceeds from the event will go to the National Tennis Foundation, which helps give children a pathway to athletic success, along with a selection of charities run by the pros themselves. It’s sure to be a night to remember for everyone involved as a lively way to kick off the world-renowned tournament.
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