THE FACE-OFF will return to Canada in November with a new roster of superstar tennis players. Joining Canada’s No. 1 singles player Milos Raonic, will be former world No. 1 Andy Roddick, who recently retired from tournament play at the US Open, 15-time Grand Slam champion, Olympic Gold medalist, and 2012 US Open Champion Serena Williams and current world No. 3* and 2012 Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanksa. THE FACE-OFF will be held in Toronto at the Air Canada Centre on Friday, November 16 at 7 p.m.
Tickets go on-sale September 17 at The Air Canada Centre and on Ticketmaster.ca. Ticket prices (incl. HST) range from $35-$150 (plus FMF and service charges) with a family 4-pack available for as low as $25 per ticket. For all events and games at Air Canada Centre, tickets can be purchased at the Ticket Office located in the west end of the Galleria near Gate 1. Fans may also purchase tickets for an event coming to Air Canada Centre by calling Ticketmaster at 1-855-985-5000, visiting any Ticketmaster outlet or online at the Ticketmaster Canada (www.ticketmaster.ca) website.
*Rankings as of September 10, 2012
For Media Inquires Please Contact:
Sarah Grossman, Manager, Communications and Media Relations, Tennis Canada
(416) 650-7922, firstname.lastname@example.org
For General Inquiries Please Contact:
Margaret Murton, Lagardere Unlimited
(202) 721-9527, email@example.com
About Tennis Canada
Founded in 1890, Tennis Canada is a non-profit, national sport association responsible for leading the growth, promotion and showcasing of tennis in Canada. Tennis Canada owns and operates two of the premier events on the ATP and WTA Tours; Rogers Cup presented by National Bank men’s and women’s events that rotate annually between Rexall Centre in Toronto and Uniprix Stadium in Montreal. In addition, Tennis Canada owns and operates seven professional ITF sanctioned events and financially supports nine other professional tournaments in Canada. Tennis Canada operates junior national training centres/programs at the Centre of Excellence in Toronto, Uniprix Stadium in Montreal and the North Shore Winter Club in Vancouver. Tennis Canada is a proud member of the International Tennis Federation, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the International Wheelchair Tennis Association, and serves to administer, sponsor and select the teams for Davis Cup, Fed Cup, the Olympic and Paralympic Games and all wheelchair, junior and senior national teams. Tennis Canada invests its surplus into tennis development. For more information on Tennis Canada please visit our Web site at: www.tenniscanada.com.
About Lagardere Unlimited
A division of the Lagardère Group dedicated to Sport and Entertainment, Lagardère Unlimited is one of the world leaders in this sector. Lagardère Unlimited deploys its expertise in six complementary businesses: distribution of media rights; sale of sports rights and marketing products; organization and management of events (Citi Open, IF Stockholm Open); consulting in the management/operation of stadiums, sports grounds and show venues (Folies Bergère, the Zénith in Paris); representation of sports and arts/entertainment personalities (over 500 talents represented, including Victoria Azarenka, Reggie Bush, Phil Mickelson, Joakim Noah, Agnieszka Radwanska, Andy Roddick, and Caroline Wozniacki); management of sports training academies (Lagardère Paris Racing* in Paris, the Saddlebrook Academy** in the United States). Lagardère Unlimited employs over 1,000 people, and its activity extends over three continental zones: North and South America, Europe and Africa, and Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
*SASP Lagardère Paris Racing Resources – **30% owned by Lagardère Unlimited
For more information, visit www.lagardere-unlimited.com.
- Did You Know…Broadcast Edition
- Roddick Creates an “Impression” in Toronto
- Toronto Star: Milos Raonic falls to Andy Roddick in exhibition match at Air Canada Centre
- CFL commissioner Mark Cohon to join event’s celebrity line-up
- TSN TO BROADCAST SPORT CHEK FACE-OFF LIVE
- Toronto Star – Andy Roddick sizes up Milos Raonic ahead of Toronto exhibition match