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Aces Wild Benefit Match Pits McEnroe Against Wilander at Atlanta Athletic Club

September 18, 2002 10:10 AM

The Miracle Match Foundation presents an all-star charity tennis match featuring John McEnroe and Mats Wilander at the Atlanta Athletic Club on Friday, October 11. The Miracle Match Foundation hosts various benefit events across the country to help gain an advantage over leukemia and other stem cell related diseases. The event will also feature the Ultimate Miracle Match—John McEnroe versus Miracle Match Foundation founder and leukemia survivor, Bill Przybysz. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, September 17.

A special pre-match Gala Reception with the players will be served up, followed by a set of charity matches and an auction for the tennis racquets used by McEnroe and Wilander. Proceeds from the event go to Miracle Match Foundation programs for the ongoing fight against leukemia.

Tickets for the event are available through all Ticketmaster locations, online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling (404) 249-6400.

USTA members will receive a $3.00 discount on General Admission seating. When ordering through Ticketmaster, you must provide the correct password to receive this special discount. The correct password is "TENNIS". Be sure to use all caps, as the password is case sensitive.

Prices are as follows:

General Admission: $37.50

Champagne Table Seat: $100.00

VIP (includes pre-match Gala with players): $200.00

Corporate Box (includes 4 tickets for event and Gala): $750.00

In 1997, The Miracle Match Foundation was established in Grand Rapids, Michigan by tennis pro Bill Przybysz, after being diagnosed with Leukemia. The mission of the foundation is to help individuals and their families challenged with stem cell related disorders through medical leased facilities around the world. Grants are presented to organizations that provide assistance to seriously ill children and their families, conduct blood and bone marrow drives and are involved with research and development of a cure for Leukemia.

For further information on this event, contact Todd Schimpf at (888) 536-7806.

 

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