American qualifying event for 'Le Petits As' will take place in Miami
Oct 05, 2023
Every year, the French junior tennis tournament "Les Petits As - Le Mondial Lacoste" offers a qualifying event for young American players. It turns out this prestigious 14 and under tournament, sponsored by Lacoste, will take place in Miami at the end of the month.
This year's U.S. qualifying tournament, presented by AQR, takes place at Cañas Tennis in Tropical Park Tennis Center, Miami, FL, on October 30th - November 3rd 2023.
Out of the 32 players competing in this year's USA Playoffs, 4 boys and 4 girls will qualify for one of the biggest global junior tournaments (in the 14 and under age bracket) to be played in Tarbes, France on January 18-28 in 2024 .
Parents, coaches, sponsors, staffs, umpires, physios and spectators will celebrate junior tennis at Tropical Park on Sunday, October 29th at 4pm for the opening ceremony before to start the competition on Monday.
The Hall of Fame of Les Petits As includes legends such as Roger Fereder, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Michael Chang, Justine Henin, Kim Cliijsters, and Bianca Andreescu. More recently, the Hall of Fame of Les Petits As includes a crop of today's younger stars including Carlos Alcaraz, Frances Tiafoe, and Coco Gauff.
Brian Tunick, Founder and CEO of MNO: "I created MNO to support young tennis players and help them to develop their full potential. We are proud to partner with this prestigious tournament, it makes a lot of sense as it’s the first step into their professional journey."
Gustavo Oribe, Managing Director Cañas Tennis: "We are very happy and excited to host the 7th edition of Les Petits As – USA Playoffs Lacoste presented by AQR. It’s a great way to show that we can host international event and we’ll make everything possible to make all the players feel home!"
Kirk Spahh, Founder and President ICL Academy: "ICL Academy is proud to partner with Les Petits to support the growth of junior tennis and the development of future champions. Getting a chance to provide players with a personalized virtual education that allows them to focus on their training and competition, while still receiving an unparalleled academic experience is something we are very proud of at ICL. We look forward to working with Les Petits to ‘Build Champions For Life’"
For more information on the event, visit Le Petits As.
Source: Les Petits As. With the support of the Consul General of France in Miami.