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Andy Roddick and Andre Agassi Coming to North Little Rock

November 3, 2003 03:37 PM

Get Ready to Rock! Clear Channel Entertainment/SFX Sports Group has announced that tennis legend Andre Agassi and newly-crowned US Open Champion Andy Roddick will come to Alltel Arena in North Little Rock, AR on Saturday, December 6, for a once in a lifetime tennis competition called Little Rock-N-Racquets presented by Stephens, Inc.

Attention USTA Members!
All USTA members will receive a $7 discount on ticket prices for Little Rock-N-Racquets, plus USTA Southern Section members will be eligible to buy tickets before they go on sale to the general public on Monday, September 15. Through an Internet-only presale, USTA members can click on the following link -
http://www.ticketmaster.com/promo/3766 - to access a special USTA promotional page on Ticketmaster.com. Once at the page, click "Find Tickets".

Then on the Purchase page, enter the password "ANDRE" in the box next to "USTA DISCOUNT TICKETS", pick the number of seats and price level desired (reg. prices either $60 or $40 - the $7 discount will be reflected in the prices listed), and click "LOOK FOR TICKETS". This presale will in only be effect until Sunday, Septmber 14, at 9pm!

Beginning Monday, September 15, at 10am, Little Rock-N-Racquets tickets will go on sale to the general public. However, USTA members may continue to use this promotional page to buy tickets online. In addition, on Monday the USTA member discount will also be available for phone and box office orders. To order tickets by phone, members should call their local Ticketmaster Charge-By-Phone number, then when the phone agent asks for the password, members need only to say "ANDRE." USTA Members may also buy tickets at the Alltel Arena box office. To receive the discount, simply provide the password or present your USTA membership card.

Promotion/Discount Details:
- limit four (4) discounted tickets per person per order
- discount offer is based on ticket availability

Remember to take advantage of this presale discount and visit http://www.ticketmaster.com/promo/3766 today! This exciting discounted ticket offer is presented by SFX and the USTA Southern Section!

About the Event
Andy Roddick, 2003 US Open Champion
The format for the evening will consist of three components: A Celebrity Exhibition- Team Agassi vs. Team Roddick consisting of celebrity stars in a friendly and fan-interactive competition. A Doubles Competition- Agassi and Roddick will team up for the first time to take on the world’s #1 ranked doubles team of Bob and Mike Bryan. The Bryan Brothers are identical twins who won this year’s French Open and reached the finals of the 2003 US Open. The evening’s highlight will be Agassi vs. Roddick in a competitive singles match for bragging rights.


Little Rock-n-Racquets presented by Stephens, Inc. is Roddick’s first official announcement following his U.S. Open win.

Roddick’s brainchild, Rock-N-Racquets, successfully debuted last December in Miami, FL. Roddick hopes that it will become an annual event, with the Little Rock event marking the second year.

"I think the people of Arkansas will love this event. The grass-roots tennis support here is great, and now, we get to add a cool entertainment element to the evening making the whole fan experience even better" Roddick said.

Little Rock-n-Racquets presented by Stephens, Inc. will benefit The Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation and other children’s charities.

The event is produced by SFX Sports Group/ Clear Channel Entertainment. SFX Sports Group is a global talent management and marketing agency that represents several hundred of the world’s elite professional athletes. SFX Sports Group is an independently operated division of Clear Channel Entertainment, a leading producer and marketer of live entertainment and also a leading live entertainment venue owner/operator. Clear Channel Entertainment is a subsidiary of Clear Channel Worldwide (NYSE: CCU). More information may be found by visiting www.cc.com and www.clearchannel.com.

Don’t miss your chance to see Agassi and Roddick. Plan now to buy your tickets Monday, September,15th before they are sold out! Tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone at 501-975-7575 or online at www.ticketmaster.com and CC.com.

This match is part of a four city exhibition tour being played by Andy Roddick. In addition to facing Agassi in Little Rock, Roddick will take him on in New Orleans on December 5. Following the Roddick-Agassi matches, will be a face-off against James Blake on December 7 in Lexington, KY and a show down with Brian Vahaly on December 12 in Atlanta, GA.

 

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