Tickets for the first two events on the 2017 PowerShares Series in Toronto, Canada and Charleston, S.C. are now on sale.

The Champions Challenge in Toronto, to be played March 30 at 7pm at the Ricoh Coliseum, will feature John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Andy Roddick and Mark Philippoussis. Tickets, starting at 40 CAD, are available at Ticketmaster.com. The event will be produced in conjunction with MATCHPOINT CAPITOL INC. VIP experiences, including hit-with-pros opportunities and backstage access are also available at www.PowerSharesSeries.com.

The PowerShares Legends Charleston will be played at the Volvo Car Stadium in Charleston during the WTA’s Volvo Cars Open will also feature McEnroe, Courier, Roddick and Philippoussis. Tickets for the 7 pm matches start at $30 and are available at http://volvocaropen.com/tickets/powersharesseries/.

The PowerShares Series is the North American tennis circuit for champion tennis players over the age of 30. Each PowerShares Series event features two one-set semifinal matches and a one-set championship match and, for the third straight year, players make their own line calls.

The full schedule of events and player fields for the 2017 PowerShares Series will be announced on Tuesday, Feb. 7.

The 2016 PowerShares Series concluded with Mark Philippoussis earning the year-end points championship and winning five titles in the season and losing only one match, to Andy Roddick in the final of Los Angeles, Calif. The former Wimbledon and U.S. Open finalist won titles in Memphis, Tulsa, Newport, R.I., Winston-Salem, N.C. and New Haven. Andy Roddick finished in second place, winning titles in Charleston, St. Louis, Los Angeles and Orlando. James Blake claimed three titles winning in Chicago, Portland, Oregon and Brooklyn, N.Y. In 2015, Andy Roddick won the PowerShares Series points title winning a record eight events in Los Angeles, Lincoln, Chicago, Austin, Little Rock, Dallas, Richmond and Minneapolis. In 2014, John McEnroe won the points title for the first time in the history of Champions Series tennis by winning events in Kansas City, Indianapolis, Nashville and Charlotte.

InsideOut Sports + Entertainment is a Los Angeles based producer of proprietary events and promotions founded in 2004 by former world No. 1 and Hall of Fame tennis player Jim Courier and former SFX and Clear Channel executive Jon Venison. In 2005, InsideOut launched its signature property, the Champions Series, a collection of tournaments featuring the greatest names in tennis over the age of 30. In addition, InsideOut produces many other successful events including “Legendary Night” exhibitions, The World Series of Beach Volleyball and numerous corporate outings. Since inception, InsideOut Sports + Entertainment has raised over $4 million for charity. In 2014, InsideOut Sports + Entertainment merged with Horizon Media, the largest privately held media services agency in the world. For more information, please log on to www.InsideOutSE.com or www.powersharesseries.com or follow on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Horizon Media, Inc. is the largest and fastest growing privately held media services agency in the world. The company was founded in 1989, is headquartered in New York and has offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Chicago. Horizon Media was chosen as 2011 Independent Media Agency of the Year by Mediapost, 2010 U.S. Media Agency of the Year by Adweek, Brandweek, and Mediaweek as well as by Ad Age and as one of the world’s ten most innovative marketing and advertising companies by Fast Company in 2011. In 2012, Bill Koenigsberg, President, CEO and Founder, was honored by Advertising Age as Industry Executive of the Year. Most recently, in 2014, Bill Koenigsberg was named 4As Chair of the Board and is the first person from a media agency to hold this prestigious position in the 100 year history of the 4As, the marketing industry’s leading trade association. The company’s mission is “To create the most meaningful brand connections within the lives of people everywhere.” By delivering on this mission through a holistic approach to brand marketing, Horizon Media has become one of the largest and fastest-growing media agencies in the industry, with estimated billings of over $5.3 billion and over 1,200 employees. The company is also a founding member of Columbus Media International, a multi-national partnership of independent media agencies. For more information, please visit horizonmedia.com.

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