Celebs Test Skills At Evert / James Pro Tennis Classic


A group of five celebrities will be playing in their first Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Classic, coming up November 21 & 22 at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center. Chelsea Handler, Vanilla Ice, Dennis Miller, Jason Biggs and Antonio Sabato, Jr are all making their first appearance in the 26th annual charity event, which raises funds to combat drug abuse and child neglect in South Florida. Evert, the 18-time Grand Slam champion and International Tennis Hall of Famer, also has a loyal group of returning celebrities that include Jon Lovitz, Gavin Rossdale, Alan Thicke, Timothy Olyphant, Maeve Quinlan and David Cook. The Pro-Celebrity event pairs celebrities and tennis pros for two days of tennis, and the weekend also includes a Saturday-evening Gala at the Boca Resort & Club. Tennis pros who will be pairing up with the celebrities include Martina Navratilova, Patrick McEnroe, Pam Shriver, Lisa Raymond and Rennae Stubbs. Premium seating pricing for the Pro- Celebrity tennis ranges from $40 to $90. Club seats with seat backs are $40 per day or $70 for the weekend and courtside box seats (rows 1-8) are $90 per day or $175 for the two sessions. General admission tickets continue to be $20 per session. Tickets to the Charity Gala are $750, and sponsorship packages of all levels are also available. To purchase tickets online go to chrisevert.org/tickets/, or call Chris Evert Charities at 561-394-2400.