December 10, 2009

Rock-n-Racquets (December 12, 2009)

Athens, GA plays host to the sports world’s elite superstars featuring world #1 and winner of eleven (11) Grand Slams, Serena Williams, in Rock-n-Racquets - an annual tennis exhibition like no other. Joining Williams will be 2009 U.S. Open Quarterfinalist and tennis’ newest sensation, Melanie Oudin and top Americans John Isner, University of Georgia alum, and Sam Querrey, winner of the prestigious U.S. Open Series. The format is as follows:

Men’s and Women’s Singles – showcasing America’s best, John Isner will take on Sam Querrey and Serena Williams will take on Melanie Oudin.

Mixed Doubles - Isner and Williams will team up against Querrey and Oudin to compete in a mixed doubles match.

The evening will be complemented by musical performances and an atmosphere of high-energy and fun unlike any tennis event seen before, emceed by Wayne Bryan, father of the #1 Doubles Team, the Bryan Brothers. (The Rock-n-Racquets event benefits the University General Scholarship Fund).

Aside from the matches, players spend time with Sponsors and their guests during the pre-event hospitality reception. Fans get a chance to meet the players and other event participants during the autograph session. Prior to the start of the day's main event, the players conduct a clinic with local youth groups.

Price: $10-$65
Tickets available through the UGA Ticket Office,
Mon-Fri. 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Online at
Or call 877-542-1231

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