Druzhinsky, along with the members and staff of MatchPoint NYC, are proud to be the venue of preference for several cause-driven fundraisers and events annually, where players have an opportunity to demonstrate their skills in fierce but friendly matches while inspiring younger athletes to stay healthy, follow their passion, and do good. In addition to wall ball tournaments, Dmitry Druzhinsky hosts a group of Wall Street finance industry professionals competing in the annual R Baby Foundation New York Tennis Tournament, which the goal of improving outcomes of medical care for infants by funding programs at hospitals. Programs including telemedicine with pediatric experts, mobile simulation training program, symposiums and more benefit from the event, which has raised more than $500,000 in the two years it’s been held at MatchPoint NYC.
Dmitry Druzhinsky and MatchPoint NYC staff are proud to offer a wide range of activities at their superior center for sporting excellence. Konstantin Petrov, MatchPoint’s aquatic director, is an outstanding athlete with a Bronze medal from the Olympics and Gold medal from the European Championships. The swim team he leads trains on a year-round schedule built to help athletes achieve their peak performance. Previously successful events include the International Sambo Championship, which saw participants from all over the world attend. Partnering with the American Amateur Sambo Federation (AASF), MatchPoint NYC is the proud venue of choice for over ten countries sending athletes to demonstrate their Sambo, Judo, or mixed martial arts skill. In the state-of-the-art tennis facility, MatchPoint NYC offer’s the world-class junior tournament training system, a program available based on invite only to highly ranked national and international players. Offering personalized coaching, intensive drills, match play, mental conditioning, and world-class athletic events for both youth and adults, MatchPoint NYC is the premier fitness center in the region.
MatchPoint NYC has more than 120,000 square feet of available space, and many leading athletic associations are looking at the facility as an excellent place to host tournaments and special events. Professional tennis star and Olympic silver medalist Dinara Safina was on-site along with Dmitry Druzhinsky for the Say No to Bullying! Fitness Day, at which MatchPoint NYC’s Personal Training and Group Fitness staff offered free blood pressure tests, family entertainment and education about the problems associated with bullying. At the same time, a state-of-the-art indoor cycling system was also introduced. A step up from traditional stationary bikes, the Real Ryder Indoor Cycling system provides a real interactive cycling experience, the first of it’s kind in New York.
As a sports and fitness center for the whole family, MatchPointNYC is fast becoming a global destination for tennis, swimming, basketball, gymnastics, martial arts and other activities. As members and guests sample the different activities available, famous professional athletes are enjoying the facilities during training sessions. With celebrity guests in addition to special occasions and fundraisers, an abundance of sporting events call MatchPoint NYC home. The sheer size and versatility of the luxury recreation center provides ease of use for expert competitions, with proper regulation sized facilities ensuring accurate results. Dmitry Druzhinsky, co-founder of the premier Brooklyn-based center, is excited about the activities and competitions happening at MatchPoint NYC.