On April 10, 2010, Caesars Atlantic City and StarGames are proudly bringing professional tennis back to Atlantic City with the first annual Caesars Tennis Classic. This exhibition Tournament will be hosted by two-time US Open and five-time Wimbledon Champion Venus Williams, and will feature three matches by five US Open Champions.
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 6 times. The second marquis match-up will showcase 2003 US Open Champion and current top-ranked US Men’s tennis player, superstar Andy Roddick against 2000 US Open Champion Marat Safin. The third and final match will feature 14-time Grand Slam men’s singles champion Pete Sampras and current U.S. Davis Cup tennis star James Blake.
An additional exciting event running all weekend long is the Caesars Tennis Village. Join us at the Caesars Palladium Ballroom Saturday from 12pm - 7pm to try out the latest in tennis equipment, fashion, and more all weekend long. Get there early and you may catch a glimpse of your favorite tennis superstar!