King of Prussia, Pa. (June 24, 2009) – The Philadelphia Freedoms will host a benefit featuring tennis superstar Andre Agassi for Abington Memorial Hospital on Friday, July 10, at 6 p.m., at Macy’s King of Prussia. Agassi will be joined by World TeamTennis co-founder Billie Jean King and CBS 3 personalities, Ukee Washington and Liz Keptner. This event coincides with Agassi’s participation in that evening’s Philadelphia Freedoms match against the Boston Lobsters.
Tickets for the Abington Hospital Benefit are $105/each ($50 tax deductible) and include a ticket to the Freedoms match on July 10th, a ticket to the benefit, cocktails, hors d’oeurves, music, and a live and silent auction. Auction items include US Open and
Additional Philadelphia Freedoms tickets are available by calling 866-WTT-TIXS or by visiting philadelphiafreedoms.com.
Agassi returns for his fourth season of World TeamTennis and his first as a member of the Philadelphia Freedoms. One of the most popular players of all time, Agassi is one of only six players to have won singles titles at each of the four Grand Slam Championships. He won a total of eight Grand Slams, 60 singles titles, and an Olympic Gold Medal during his illustrious career.
Married to former world number one player, Steffi Graf, Agassi is the founder of the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation and the
The 2009 Philadelphia Freedoms season will feature the greatest lineup of tennis stars ever seen in
The Freedoms will play seven home matches at the 3,000 seat Freedoms Stadium at the King of Prussia Mall. All events will feature world-class tennis in an innovative, fast-paced World TeamTennis format. Each evening will include exciting Block Parties produced by Comcast Spectacor and featuring USTA QuickStart Tennis, live music, inflatables, mascots, kids games, prizes, food, and much more.
Monday, July 6