1999 ATP TOURNAMENT THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 1999 IF YOU GO
What: The Great American Insurance ATP Championship, a Mercedes Super 9 event on the ATP Tour.
When: Main draw (56 players), Aug. 9-15
Where: ATP Tennis Center, Mason. Exits 24 and 25 off I-71.
Prize money: $2.45 million
Beneficiaries: The tournament has raised more than $4 million for Children's Hospital Medical Center since 1974. Last year's event raised $309,500.
Tickets: Prices vary by day. Call 651-0303 or TicketMaster at 562-4949.
TV: ESPN, ESPN2 (see schedule below)
Monday: Kids Day
Children 14-and-under receive half-price tickets. Instructional clinics, Q&A sessions with players, and autograph sessions begin at 9:15 a.m. on Court 3
Tuesday: Ladies Day
The day begins with a catered brunch, and modeling of Fila sportswear and designer-label fashions at 9:30 a.m.
High School Tennis Team Day
After a clinic for high school players, team members can watch the professionals on five courts starting at 11 a.m.
Monday: 1-3 p.m. (ESPN live)
Tuesday: 1-3 p.m. (ESPN live)
Wednesday: 1-3 p.m. (ESPN live)
Thursday: 12:30-2:30 a.m. (ESPN2 tape delayed from Wednesday night matches), 1-3 p.m. (ESPN live), 8-10 p.m. (ESPN2 tape delayed from earlier Thursday night)
Friday: 1-3 p.m. (ESPN live), 11:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. (ESPN2 tape delayed from earlier Friday night)
Saturday: 2-5 p.m. (ESPN live), 8-10:30 p.m. (ESPN live)
Sunday: 5:30-7 p.m. (ESPN tape delayed from championship match starting at 4 p.m.)
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