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Jensen brothers to headline tennis charity event

March 18, 2014
Special to The Breeze , Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Internationally known tennis personalities and former French Open Champions Luke and Murphy Jensen along with several other tennis legends are headlining the anneal Madisen's Match Charity Tennis Clinic, Pro-Am and Exhibition event on March 28-29.

The Jensens will be joined by Don Johnson, Jared Palmer, Tom Gullikson and Mikael Pernfors for the fundraising event at The Landings Yacht, Golf & Tennis Club in Fort Myers.

The Jensen Brothers and their big personalities and world class tennis skills will take on 2002 Wimbledon Champions and former No. 1 ATP ranked doubles team Palmerand Johnson for the exhibition match. Guests at the event can see them up close and personal on Saturday as part of Madisen's Match tennis charity benefitting Lee Memorial Health System's Regional Cancer Center and Barbara's Friends-Golisano Children's Hospital Cancer Fund.

In addition to the Grand Slam Champions Doubles Match, spectators will be able to see doubles matches featuring former US Davis Cup Team Captain Gullikson and French Open finalist Pernfors. Matches featuring top world ranked current ATP players, and SW Florida Pro League All Stars are also scheduled.

Complimentary food and beverages from Tony Sacco's Coal Oven Fired Pizza, and World of Beer are included with exhibition ticket purchase. Exhibition Match seating begins at 4 p.m. with matches starting at 4:15 p.m.

Madisen's Match offers up to 50 participants the rare opportunity to get instruction and play alongside some of the greatest players to play the game in an intimate setting. The clinic begins at 8:30 a.m.; followed by a catered lunch, with the Pro-Am beginning at 1:30 p.m. Players are paired by skill level and will receive individual instruction form the celebrity world class tennis pros. Clinic and Pro-Am packages include admission to Exhibition Matches.

Madisen's Match tennis activities are preceded by the Live Jazz Dinner and Auction at 6 p.m. on Friday. Entertainment is provided by solo artist Mark Sanders, and The Danny Sinoff Quartet. Live and silent auctions feature autographed sports memorabilia, exclusive travel opportunities, Bruce Springsteen concert packages and many other exciting items.

Ticket packages start at $50 for exhibition matches; Live Jazz Dinner & Auction tickets start at $75; Clinic and Pro-Am packages start at $250. To purchase tickets or to register to attend, visit www.madisensmatch.com or call the Landings activities office at 239-482-3211.

The event is expected to sell out quickly so advance registration is preferred.

 
 

 

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