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2005 T Bar M Challenger

The biggest professional tennis event in Dallas kicks off again this weekend with the $50,000 Men's Indoor Challenger at the TBarM Racquet Club. Many players fresh from the Australian Open are entered with top named players Justin Gimelstob, Andre Sa, Bobby Reynolds, Alex Bogomolov Jr., and Amer Delic leading the way. Main draw action starts Monday, Feburary 7th, with qualifying beginning Saturday February 5th. The indoor event, sponsored by Bachendorfs, Medical City, Brinkman and BMW of Dallas, will have many additional tennis activities featured during the tournament. There will be a wheelchair exhibition on Saturday Feb. 12th at 5.30pm and a hearing impaired clinic Sunday Feb 6th at 1.00pm.

The Challenger is proud to once again have the Dallas Tennis Association Invest In A Child Program as the official charity of the tournament. Other charities include the Dallas Opera and the Dallas Area Habitat For Humanity.

Following is the daily schedule for the Dallas Challenger.

Saturday Feb 5th 
9.30am - 5.00pm Qualifying Tournament
4.00pm - 5.30pm Junior Clinic

Sunday Feb 6th
10.00am - 5.30pm Qualifying Tournament
1.00pm - 2.30pm Hearing Impaired Clinic

Monday Feb 7th 
11.00am - 2.30pm Qualifying Tournament
2.30pm - 5.30pm Main Draw Matches
6.30pm - 10.30pm Evening Feature Matches

Tuesday Feb 8th 
11.00am - 5.30pm Singles & Doubles Matches
6.30pm - 10.30pm Evening Feature Matches

Wednesday Feb 9th
11.00am - 5.30pm Singles & Doubles Matches
5.30pm - 10.30pm Evening Feature Matches

Thursday Feb 10th
12.00pm - 5.30pm Singles & Doubles Matches
6.30pm - 11.00pm Evening Feature Matches

Friday Feb 11th
1.00pm - 5.00pm Semi Finals
6.00pm - 10.00pm Semi Finals

Saturday Feb 12th
5.30pm - 6.30pm Wheelchair exhibition
6.30pm - 10.30pm Singles & Doubles Finals

Please contact Mark Smith on 972 233 4444 ext 226 for tickets to the Challenger. Admission is free for the qualifying and $20 for all matches through the semi-finals. Tickets for the finals on Saturday are $25. A discounted weekly pass of $175 can also be purchased.

Children 5 & Under Free. Tickets will be available at the door. Please contact Bob Raedisch on 972 233 4444 ext 228 for all box seat and sponsorship information.