02-05-2010, 11:50 AM
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Atlantic City exho info now on website: http://www.boardwalkhall.com/calenda...l2.asp?ID=3884
: Caesars Tennis Classic
: info 609-348-7000 tickets 800-736-1420
Description: Harrah’s Entertainment, Caesars Atlantic City and StarGames are proud
to announce the first annual “Caesars Tennis Classic.” The exhibition tournament will
showcase four US Open Champions and feature tennis legend Ivan Lendl’s first match
since his 1994 retirement. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. event go on sale Feb. 8 at
12 noon and are $25, $50, $75, $125 and $175.
The Caesars Tennis Classic will be hosted by two-time US Open and five-time Wimbledon
Champion Venus Williams. The Classic will feature three matches in a team format.
The first match will feature 1985, 1986 and 1987 US Open Champion Ivan Lendl going up
against former nemesis and 1988 US Open Champion Mats Wilander. Lendl and Wilander,
who together have won a combined 15 Grand Slam singles titles, have met in the finals of
the US Open, French Open, Australian Open and the Masters a combined six times.
The second marquis match-up will showcase 2003 US Open Champion and current
top-ranked US men’s tennis player Andy Roddick against 2000 US Open Champion
A third match, to be announced in the coming weeks, will round out the Caesars
Tennis Classic teams with two more world champion talents that add yet another
dynamic to this must see event.