Wednesday, June 17, 2009

WTT Smash Hits for Louisiana

Tennis legend Billie Jean King and music superstar Sir Elton John are teaming up for their annual charity event --- the 17th annual Advanta WTT Smash Hits on December 8, 2009 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the Louisiana State University campus in Baton Rouge. Last year's event raised more than $400,000 to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the Atlanta AIDS Partnership Fund. Billie Jean King and Elton John will each captain a team and be will joined by tennis champion Andy Roddick and other top players, who will play five sets of World TeamTennis (WTT). Advanta WTT Smash Hits has raised nearly $9 million since its inception in 1993.

Special VIP ticket packages, including VIP courtside seating and admission to the Smash Hits VIP Reception and Auction, are available. For more information on the VIP Reception, contact Paige Sharber at 225-928-8346.

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