Adult | Gootter Grand Slam
The Gootter Grand Slam is an annual tennis tournament and pro-exhibition drawing Tucson's top players and featuring matches between tennis legends. Named after Steve Gootter, an accomplished athlete, the event is heled each spring.
Music, food, and a wellness fair create a wonderful enviroment to play, watch and learn more about sudden cardiac death. A gala dinner kicks off the tournament, featuring foods from around the world, entertainment and a live auction.
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7th Annual Gootter Grand Slam Event
Gootter Cactus Cup Junior Tennis Tournament - March 25
Reffkin Tennis Center & Tucson Raquet Club (Level 5 Event)
Age groups 10s, 12s, 14s Tournament Registration
Age groups 16s, 18s Tournament Registration
Gala Dinner honoring Alfie and Allan Norville - Saturday March 26th
Skyline Country Club
6:30 p.m. Gala Dinner honoring Alfie and Allen Norville RSVP
Pro-exhibition and Tennis Tournament - Sunday, March 27th
Reffkin TEnnis Center, Special Guest - University of Arizona Football Coach, Mike Stoops
9:00 a.m. Adult Charity Doubles Tournament Special Team Format GGS Entry Form
12:00 p.m. Doubles Pro-Exhibition with Mats Wilander, Mikael Pernfors and Mike Stoops
1:30 p.m. Mats Wilander and Mikael Pernfors Singles Pro-Exhibition
Tickets: $25/adult; $10/teen or $50 for a family of four (two adults, two teens). Kids 12 and under free. $10 for Student & Military w/ ID Entry includes food, drink, music, health/wellness fair, silent auction & great tennis!
Gootter | Two Tennis Greats!
A former No. 1 tennis player from Sweeden. From 1982 through 1988, Mats won seven Grand Slam singles titles (three at the French Open, three at the Australian Open, and one at the U.S. Open) and one Grand Slam doubles title (at Wimbledon). He completed 1988 ranked number 1 in the world. Inducted to Davis Cup Championship Team in 1984, 1985 and 1987. Currently Swedish Davis Cup Captain.
Best remembered for reaching the men's single final at the French Open in 1986 where he gained his highest ranking of #10 in the world. Mikael also has 3 career singles title and one doubles title to his name. Before turning professional, penfors played for the University of Georiga where he won back to back NCAA singles titles in 1984, and 1985. Played on Sweeden's Davis Cup Team.
The 2011 Gootter Grand Slam Committee
- Asher Amar
- Rob Aronoff
- Joyce N. Barkley
- Jessica Baylon
- Michelle Brown
- Gary Cohen
- Chuck Dunn
- Molly Eglin
- Jayme Fabe
- Evan Feldhausen
- Jil Feldhausen
- Norma Gentry
- Debra Gootter
- Shari Gootter
- Jennifer Grant
- Sheila Hipps
- Lyssa Holmes
- Meghan Houk
- Ashley Jones