Country Club of York tennis event hopes to raise $50,000 to support opioid awareness


The Country Club of York announced Monday that it will play host to the fourth annual Charity Classic mixed-doubles tennis tournament on Friday and Saturday, July 14 and 15.

Punch Maleka, left, watches as teammate Delia Sescioreanu returns the ball during the Charity Classic mixed-doubles tennis tournament championship match at the Country Club of York, Sunday, July 16, 2017. The title team plans to return this July to defend its crown. John A. Pavoncello photo

This summer's event will support opioid awareness in the York community. The primary sponsor is UPMC Pinnacle — UPMC Health Care.

According to a news release, the goal of the tournament is to raise $50,000.

The defending champions, Punch Maleka, a former member of  South Africa’s Davis Cup team, and Delia Sescioreanu will return to defend their title.

For more information on the event, visit the Mixed Doubles Charity Classic Facebook Page.