Rogers Cup presented by National Bank
August 5 to 13, 2017 at the Aviva Centre. Visit the official website: RogersCup.com.
Rogers Cup presented by National Bank is a prestigious professional tennis tournament organized by Tennis Canada. Since 1881 for the men and 1892 for the women, the best players in the world have showcased their skills on Canadian courts. Each year, Toronto and Montreal alternate hosting the men’s and women’s tournaments which are held during the same week.
Rogers Cup 2016: When Tennis Meets Toronto
Hard courts, hard lines and a place where “love” is a bad word. For nine days this July, tennis frenzy takes Toronto by storm, as our city plays host to the Men’s 2016 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank.
Held at Toronto’s Aviva Stadium at York University, this year’s tournament is treating tennis fans to a full star-studded lineup. The impressive list of men slated to play include Andy Murray – who will try to claim the title again this year – Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Hometown favourite, Milos Raonic will also be part of the main draw.
New for 2016
See the world’s largest theatrical company integrate with one of the country’s biggest sporting events for the first time ever as Cirque du Soleil’s newest spectacle, Luzia, will be performed on-site at Aviva Centre daily throughout the tournament.
Through a combination of Centre Court shows in between matches and roaming performers throughout the grounds, tennis fans will experience unparalleled entertainment in the form of breathtaking stunts, contortionists, jugglers, tennis-based comedic interactive vignettes and more.
Putting tennis at the baseline, there is much more to see and do off-court at this year’s Roger’s Cup in Toronto. Whether between games or just soaking up the atmosphere, be sure to check out the practice courts near the main stadium to catch one of the stars stretching out before an important match.
If you have more time or missed getting tickets to a key match, check out the Tennis Canada zone. This addition to the tournament grounds features big screens streaming the match live, comfortable seating and food and drinks. All close enough to hear the roar of the crowd!
If you’re visiting Toronto for the Rogers Cup be sure to check out our beautiful city while you are here. With lots to see and do and a huge range of restaurants to choose from, you won’t have a problem keeping occupied between matches!
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