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   Mark your calendars tennis friends! Necker Cup 2016 dates are: November 14-19! Don't miss the worlds' most prestigious tennis event on Sir Richard Branson's private island. Book your spots now!! Group picture from one of the previous Necker Cup events features: Sir Richard Branson, Johan Kriek, Rafael Nadal, Martina Navratilova, Boris Becker, Stefan Edberg, Ana Ivanovic, Petra Kvitova, Mike Bryan, Michael Russell, Kevin Anderson, Marion Bartoli, Sorana Cirstea, Dominic Inglot, Daniela Hantuchova, Mario Ancic and Vince Spadea. #RichardBranson #JohanKriek #RafaNadal #MartinaNavratilova #BorisBecker #StefanEdberd #AnaIvanovic [...]

Coming up November 28 - December 3: 2015 Necker Cup! Where: Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island. Featured pros: Sir Richard Branson, Johan Kriek, Martina Navratilova, Tracy Austin, Boris Becker, Marion Bartoli, David Nalbandian, Victor Troicki, Denis Kudla, Donald Young and other tennis greats. Special musical guest: Jewel. Don't miss the world's most prestigious tennis pro-am. Space limited! For more information email #NeckerCup #NeckerIsland #JohanKriek #RichardBranson #MartinaNavratilova #BorisBecker #TracyAustin #MarionBartoli #VictorTroicki #DavidNalbandian #DenisKudla #DonaldYoung #tennis #tennisproam

#tbt Picture of Johan Kriek from the 1984 US Open. As the caption under the picture describes, Johan has reached twice the quarterfinals as well as a semi-final of the US Open. Johan reached the US Open semi-final in 1980 after beating Poland's top player, Wojtek Fibak, to face Bjorn Borg in the semis. Johan won the first two sets against Bjorn before losing in 5 sets. Last year the two friends, Johan & Bjorn, reunited on Sir. Richard Branson's private Island at the Necker [...]

2014 Necker Cup was once again a huge success. Thank you to Sir Richard Branson and his family for their incredible hospitality as always. Thank you to all Necker Cup organizers, Necker staff, players, entertainers and their families for making this year's Necker Cup yet again a magnificent experience. Enjoy the sneak peek into this year's Necker Cup with a picture of Johan Kriek, the Necker Cup MC, sitting next to Sir Richard Branson, players' group picture, the Necker group selfie as well as a [...]

The 2014 Necker Cup has officially begun with last night's party on Sir Richard Branson's Necker Island. The guest list included Sir Richard Branson and his family, as well a number of tennis greats and their families featuring the following players: Johan Kriek and his longtime friend Bjorn Borg, Brad Gilbert, Kim Clijsters, Mike Bryan, Eugenie Bouchard, Vasek Pospisil, Michael Russell, Dominic Inglot, Jamie Murray, Marion Bartoli and others. The event is known for raising money for various charities and whether you are here on [...]

#tbt Pictures from the 2013 Necker Cup with Sir Richard Branson, Johan Kriek, Rafa Nadal, Boris Becker, Stefan Edberg, Martina Navratilova, Mike Bryan, Ana Ivanovic, Kevin Anderson, Petra Kvitova, Michael Russell, Sorana Cirstea, Marion Bartoli, Daniela Hantuchova, Mario Ancic, Vince Spadea and Dominic Inglot. The Necker Cup is the most exclusive pro-am tennis event in the world. This years' Necker Cup stars will once again include some of the biggest names in tennis such as Björn Borg, Kim Clijsters and many more. If you want [...]

Necker Cup 2013 Day 2&3: Johan Kriek, Jimmy Buffett, Martina Navratilova and Rafael Nadal, Marion Bartoli holding Kristian Kriek, Kristian with Sorana Cirstea and Ana Ivanovic, Rafa in a sombrero, Moët, Rafa pouring champagne after the exhibition with Mike Bryan, Jimmy Buffett and Sir Richard Branson, Ana Ivanovic, Sorana Cirstea and others on a boat

Coming up next week: Johan Kriek will join Rafael Nadal, Stefan Edberg, Boris Becker, Martina Navratilova, Ana Ivanovic, Daniella Hantuchova, Mike Bryan, Petra Kvitova, Sorona Cirstea, Marion Bartoli, Kevin Anderson, Mario Ancic, Vince Spadea, Michael Russell and Sir Richard Branson for the 2013 Necker Cup on Sir Branson's own private Necker Island. For details on the event visit:

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