Legends tennis returns to Landfall this weekend


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Submitted: Wed, 09/14/2011 - 8:58pm
Updated: Thu, 09/15/2011 - 12:55am By:

WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY) — The Country Club of Landfall used to host a tennis legends event every year, but they stopped holding the event in 2002. This weekend the tennis legends are returning to Wilmington. Tracy Austin headlines the tennis celebrity list. Other pros scheduled to play include Sandy Mayer, Luke Jensen, Jimmy Arias, Mikael Pernfors, Charlie Owens and Bret Garnett.

The event is open to the public. Tickets are $10 each. Tickets can be purchased at BB&T branches in Wilmington. They can also be purchased at Landfall Realty. Tournament proceeds will benefit the Make A Wish Foundation and the UNCW Seahawk Club. For more information check out the tennis legends website here:

http://www.landfalllegends.com/

Friday, September 16 Schedule
5:30-7:30 p.m. Legends & local pros play exhibition doubles.
Surprise Exhibition
Play With The Pros (limited to 2 amateurs)
Autographs by the Legends
Silent auction opens

Saturday, September 17 Afternoon Schedule
1:00-4:00 p.m. Legends match play:
Singles, doubles, mixed doubles
Special events between matches:
including ACE Juniors
Play With The Pros (limited to 4 amateurs)
Silent auction (continued)
Raffle drawing

Saturday, September 17 Evening Schedule
7:00-11:00 p.m. Banquet at Landfall Clubhouse with the Legends; dancing to the live music of the Four Knights. Raffle drawing.

Sunday, September 18 Schedule
12:30-3:00 p.m. Final matches
Play With The Pros (limited to 2 amateurs)
Silent auction closes

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