On the warm and sun-filled afternoon of June 9th, members and guests of the French-American Chamber of Commerce gathered at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, New York for the 25th Anniversary FACC Tennis Tournament – BNP Paribas Cup.
The FACC was honored to once again feature BNP Paribas as Cup Sponsor and Silver Sponsor Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy.
Both individuals and doubles teams spent the afternoon playing in Social and Competitive tournaments. Congratulations to the 2016 winning team - Crédit Agricole CIB! We also congratulate the 2016 Women's First Place winner Revell Schulte of EY and the 2016 Men's First Place winner Christian-Emmanuel Bonnet of BNP Paribas.
Following the awards ceremony, players and spectators enjoyed a Champagne Paul Goerg and Bache-Gabrielsen cognac cocktail reception on the terrace while an exciting array of raffle prizes were drawn. The FACC extends its thanks to all generous sponsors of the raffle.
The Grand Prize of two Round Trip Tickets on Delta Air Lines between New York and Paris was won by David Bonnerot of Citadel LLC.
The FACC thanks Exclusive Player Apparel Donor, Lacoste, and Signature Player Bag Donor, Tennis Channel. The FACC also thanks raffle donors, including Air France - BNP Paribas - Dean & DeLuca - La Cure Gourmande - Tennis Channel - Alès Group - West Side Tennis Club - Lacoste - Ode à la Rose - Bache-Gabrielsen Cognac - Cirque du Soleil.
Gift bags included Lierac and Phyto items from premier sponsor Alès Group, as well as Dr. Gérard & Dr. Sylvie Epelbaum.
The FACC would like to sincerely thank all 2016 attendees, sponsors and donors - and especially those sponsors whose invaluable financial support made this memorable event possible: Cup Sponsor BNP Paribas and Silver Sponsor Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy.