Special Events Planned at Miami
Monday, March 20
Event: NASDAQ-100 Open Draw CeremonyTime: 2 p.m. (Sony Ericsson WTA); 2:30 p.m. (ATP)Location: QQQ Pavillion outside player holding at Tennis Center at Crandon ParkParticipants: ATP and WTA players will help make the tournament draws. Players will be available for photos and interviews after the conclusion of the draw.
Tuesday, March 21
Event: Seaquarium VisitTime: 12 p.m.Location: Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia KeyParticipants: ATP and WTA players will get up close and personal with dolphins at the SeaquariumEvent Contact: Robin Hutchinson (ATP); Gina Capulong (WTA)
Event: "Stars for Stars" Official Awards Party for Professional TennisTime: 6 p.m.Location: Four Seasons Hotel, Miami, FLDescription: The second annual "Stars for Stars" event at the prestigious Four Seasons Hotel Miami will take on a new flavor in 2006 as it combines the Official Awards Party for Professional Tennis with a sampling of the finest gourmet treats that Miami's greatest chefs have to offer. The Sony Ericsson WTA Tour and ATP will honor the best achievements of 2005 during the evening, with awards including Player of the Year, Doubles Team of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, Comeback Player of the Year and the Humanitarian Awards.
Thursday, March 23
Event: Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Media All-Access HourTime: 10 - 11 a.m.Location: Suite Level of Stadium, between Gates C & D stadium (TV interviews will be conducted at the QQQ Pavilion. (check in at Media Center)Participants: The top eight Sony Ericsson WTA Tour seeds will be available to media in roundtable settings and for one-on-one opportunities.
Event: "Top Spin 2" Game DebutTime: 11 a.m.Location: Hospitality VillageParticipants: Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams showcase the debut of the new tennis video game which features the NASDAQ-100 Open.
Friday, March 24
Event: FILA Friday NightTime: 5 p.m.Location: QQQ PavilionParticipants: FILA's Kim Clijsters and Svetlana Kuznetsova will participate in a Q&A presentation.
Friday, March 31
Event: NASDAQ Stock Market Remote Market OpenTime: 9:30 amLocation: Stadium CourtParticipants: NASDAQ Officials, NASDAQ-100 Open Officials and pro tennis players will formerly open the NASDAQ Stick Market for trading in front of a worldwide audience.