PowerShares® Series Overview
The 2012 PowerShares Series is a competitive tennis circuit featuring legendary tennis icons and world-renowned champions Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Jimmy Connors, Michael Chang, Mats Wilander and Patrick Rafter. The 12-city tour of one-night tournaments is played in major U.S. arenas from October 13 – November 30. Each tournament features 4 Champions paired off in one set semi-finals and culminates with the winners meeting in an eight-game pro-set championship match. The Champions compete in pursuit of the #1 ranking on the PowerShares Series with $1 million dollars of bonus pool money on the line for the top three finishers on the circuit at the end of the season.
In each city, the tennis legends will share their on-court expertise in exclusive tennis clinics for sponsors and mingle with VIP guests at receptions prior to each event. On the PowerShares Series, sponsors and fans will enjoy unique access and entertainment from some of the world’s greatest tennis stars of our time.
InsideOut Sports + Entertainment is a New York City-based independent producer of proprietary events and promotions founded in 2004 by former world No. 1 and Hall of Fame tennis player Jim Courier and former SFX and Clear Channel executive Jon Venison. In 2005, InsideOut launched its signature property, the PowerShares Series, a collection of tournaments featuring the greatest names in tennis over the age of 30. In addition, InsideOut produces many other successful events including “Legendary Night” exhibitions, charity events and corporate outings. Since inception, InsideOut Sports + Entertainment has raised over $4 million for charity.