NESQUIK ANNOUNCED AS TITLE SPONSOR OF FIRST
“LITTLE MO” INTERNATIONALS - FOREST HILLS, HELD PRIOR TO
The Bryan Brothers, World Tennis Champions, Play Exhibition Match and
This Summer at Nesquik “Little Mo” Internationals – Forest
(Dallas, TX) May 1, 2012 - The Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation
announced that Nestlé® NESQUIK® will be the title sponsor for an international tennis
tournament for juniors ages 8 to 12. The inaugural NESQUIK "Little Mo" Internationals –
Forest Hills will be held at the historic West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, New York
from August 20-24, 2012 and celebrates the 60th anniversary of Maureen "Little Mo"
Connolly's U.S. Championship win at Forest Hills in 1952. "Little Mo" won the U.S.
Championship three consecutive years (1951, 1952, 1953) and is the youngest and only
American woman to win the Grand Slam (1953).
“NESQUIK is the perfect partner for our tournament," said Carol Weyman,
Executive Vice-president, Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation. “As a beloved
brand that has been a part of childhood and beyond for years, it is the perfect product to
be paired with Little Mo.”
Sponsored NESQUIK athletes and brothers Mike and Bob Bryan—all-time
men’s doubles team record holders and ranked #1 in the world—will share their award-
winning expertise with a clinic and exhibition match for the young tournament players.
Additionally, players will have an opportunity to attend the U.S. Open qualifying rounds
and the Arthur Ashe Kids Day on Saturday, August 25.
The tournament is open to any player from around the world ages 8, 9, 10, 11,
and 12. Players must wear all white in keeping with the tradition of Forest Hills, and
matches will be played on full 78-foot clay courts with yellow balls. The tournament will
be the premier challenge for youngsters to compete against players from other
countries who are the same age. For online registration, please visit www.mcbtennis.org
and click on Tournaments.
About Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation
The Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation benefits tens of thousands of boys
and girls throughout the country and the world. The foundation runs multiple programs
including the "Road to the Little Mo Nationals" circuit (sectionals/regionals/nationals
events for high performance players ages 7-11 using full court with yellow balls), the
"Mini Mo" tournament (for beginning players ages 5-10 using shortened courts with red,
orange and green balls), and the Maureen Connolly Challenge Trophy team competition
(USA vs. Great Britain for the top ladies 18 & under). Additionally, the foundation
organizes the "Little Mo" Internationals in December (the first global tennis event for
high performance players worldwide ages 8-12.) For more information about the
inaugural NESQUIK® “Little Mo” Internationals – Forest Hills: www.mcbtennis.org and
click on Tournaments.
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