Michael Chang to put on tennis fundraiser

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(L-R): Michael Chang and Kei Nishikori

World champion tennis players Michael Chang and Kei Nishikori will compete in a World Class Doubles Pro Exhibition to raise funds for HomeAid Orange County and the Chang Family Foundation. 

Chang became the youngest male player to win a Grand Slam singles title when he won the French Open in 1989 at 17. 

Nishikori is currently ranked in the World Top 10. Chang has served as Nishikori’s coach since 2014.

The exhibition match, being held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, is part of the Michael Chang Tennis Classic (MCTC) fundraiser event at the Newport Beach Tennis Club, 2601 Eastbluff Drive, Newport Beach. The MCTC fundraiser also includes a USC vs. UCLA Undercard Match and a silent auction. General admission tickets are $50 (ages 12+) and $25 (ages 11 and under). A buffet dinner is also available for purchase.

“We are very proud to support HomeAid, which is devoted to building new lives for homeless families and individuals in Orange County through housing and community outreach,” Michael Chang said. “The Chang Family Foundation is a Christian-based charity that focuses on sports as well as Asian and local outreach programs.”

MCTC is seeking sponsorships which range from $500 - $25,000, and silent auction donations. To sponsor or donate, contact Rebecca Brown, MCTC director of Programs and Community Outreach, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 949.858.7300.

The MCTC USTA-sanctioned tournament is being held July 21 – 23 at the Newport Beach Tennis Club. Sign up for the tournament at