FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The ROHO Group Serves as Title Sponsor for US OPEN USTA Wheelchair Tennis Championships for Third Year

BELLEVILLE, Ill., (August 4, 2011) – The ROHO Group, manufacturer of support surface products for medical applications based in Belleville, Illinois, is the Title Sponsor for the US OPEN USTA Wheelchair Tennis Championships for the third year. The US OPEN USTA Wheelchair Championships are being held August 30 to September 4, 2011 at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center in Forest Park in St. Louis, Mo.

The US OPEN is one of only six ITF Super Series events in the world. It is also a USTA Category 1 Sanctioning and USTA Gold, Silver and Bronze Ball Event. Players from around the globe including Canada, Germany, Japan, Holland, France, Sweden, Netherlands, Great Britain, Australia, Spain, Korea, Belgium and Italy will compete at this year’s event. Some of the notable players will include the top ranked Women’s Open Division player Esther Vergeer, top ranked Men’s Open Division player Shingo Kunleda and top ranked Quad Open Division player Peter Norfolk.

Admission to the US OPEN is $5.00. Open players will begin play on Tuesday, August 30, and Lettered players will begin play on Thursday, September 1st, with all play ending on September 4th.

“The ROHO Group is proud to be the Title Sponsor the 2011 US OPEN USTA Wheelchair Tennis Championships for a third year,” Marketing Services Manager for The ROHO Group Jackie Klotz said. “We hope those in St. Louis and the surrounding areas will come to Forest Park and cheer on these tennis athletes from around the world.”

The ROHO Group employees will be on-site helping with player hospitality, assisting with the lunch service and answering questions about ROHO products.

The ROHO Group encourages others in the community to come and watch these athletes. Learn more about wheelchair tennis and the US OPEN by visiting the US OPEN’s website at http://usopen.confluencesports.org. If you are interested in volunteering at the US OPEN USTA Wheelchair Tennis Championships, please visit http://usopen.confluencesports.org/volunteers.

Specializing in shape fitting technology, The ROHO Group manufactures and distributes a variety of standard and custom-size wheelchair cushions and accessories, back systems, powered and non-powered support surfaces and the full line of XSENSOR Pressure Mapping Systems. For more information, visit The ROHO Group’s website at www.therohogroup.com or contact customer service at (800) 851-3449.
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For more information, contact:
Jackie Klotz, The ROHO Group, Inc.
jackiek@therohogroup.com
1-800-851-3449, ext. 2420
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