The Venus and Serena Williams Tennis Academy will be hosting a free junior tennis clinic for children ages 4-18 on Monday, March 2, 2009 as a part of Tennis Night in America. The clinic will take place at the Rancho Cienega Arthur Ashe Tennis Courts located at 5001 Rodeo Blvd. in Los Angeles. There will be throw prizes and a fastest serve contest for the older players. For more information, please call (323) 299-4631.
Four of the world’s top women tennis players, including 2008 Grand Slam Champions World No. 1 Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Ana Ivanovic, and Jelena Jankovic will face off in a one-night only single elimination event which will also celebrate tennis legend Billie Jean King. The BNP Paribas Showdown for the Billie Jean King Cup is scheduled for Monday, March 2 at Madison Square Garden and will be telecast live on HBO beginning at 7:30 p.m. E.T.
For more information on Tennis Night in America, please visit www.tennisnight.com.