nick bollettieri and gr8 group announce continued partnership with exclusive luxury us open experience

nick bollettieri and gr8 group announce continued partnership with exclusive luxury us open experience

Release Date: August 4th, 2015
Client: GR8 Miami ATP Charity Fundraiser

August 4, 2015, MIAMI – With their recent success at Wimbledon this summer, the GR8 Group ( and International Tennis Hall of Fame legendary coach Nick Bollettieri ( are thrilled to announce the continuation of their partnership this week through the 2015 US Open with their US Open Signature Experience that will create smiles for seriously ill children by benefitting the Special Spectators Foundation

Designing a whole new experience for their clients at this year’s US Open, GR8 Group participants will have the opportunity to be a part of watching the thrilling tennis action courtside on Arthur Ashe Stadium at the final grand slam of the year during a three night stay at New York City’s most luxurious five-star hotel – the Mandarin Oriental – over Labor Day or the Finals weekend.

In addition to catching the best of the US Open, having a personal host and concierge at the guests side and dining at a members-only club filled with some of the Hall of Fame Coach’s most accomplished alumni, guests will also receive personal tennis lessons by Nick Bollettieri and have a chance to win an opportunity to play against Greatest Doubles Team of All-Time Bob and Mike Bryan in a private tennis match.

“What JC Whitner and GR8 have done is brilliant and I feel honored to be part of that team,” said Nick Bollettieri, Famed Tennis Coach, in an interview with Sports Illustrated earlier this summer.

An experience for those that are truly passionate about tennis and want to share space with the all-stars of the industry, the GR8 Group and Nick Bollettieri are committing a donation with each experience sold

to the Special Spectators Foundation ( that will provide a magical day for a seriously ill child and their family to attend a sporting event in the U.S. Together through GR8’s Exclusive US Open Signature Experience, they’re aiming to make 40 children smile.

“Having social leaders and pioneers like Nick and the Bryan Brothers on board for this year’s US Open GR8 Experience is a dream come true,” commented JC Whitner, GR8 Group Managing Director.  “I encourage guests to join us as they will really be able to experience the best in tennis, luxurious travel and personal service all while making a great impact.” 

For the GR8 and Nick Bollettieri US Open Signature Experiences being held on Labor Day and the Finals Weekend of the US Open, the booking deadline is Monday, August 24th with more information available online at

The GR8 Group is a passion driven experience firm based out of Miami, Florida, who creates exclusive luxury experiences that are customized for their clients. With only a select few having the opportunity to experience the GR8 Group’s opportunities, they believe in giving back and making a social impact on the world which is why each of their passions are partnered with a foundation or charity that focuses on making the world better for the future.

Nick Bollettieri, 84-years-old and known as one of the most influential and passionate people in the world of tennis, is a true legend that has transcended the sport by creating the tennis academy concept. Nick has coached ten world number one tennis players on the ATP and WTA tours and some of the game’s greatest tennis players of all time including Andre Agassi, Boris Becker, Jim Courier, Marcelo Rios, Jelena Jankovic, Maria Sharapova and Venus and Serena Williams.

For more information on the GR8 Group or their experiences, visit or call Joseph Whitner at (415) 225-5764.


About GR8 Group
GR8 Group is an experience brand that is focused on creating unique memories for some of the most traveled individuals on the planet. Its success is derived from their core leadership team of some of the most educated and passionate individuals with the utmost attention to detail, that together make them the perfect combination to offer such unparalleled experiences. At their core, they believe in social enterprise and impact, which is why they spend just as much time on creating unique experiences as they do looking for the most effective ways to change the world through their charity partners.