Andy Roddick defeated James Blake 5-1 in men’s singles to lead Team Elton to a 17-11 victory over Team Billie Jean at Mylan WTT Smash Hits in front of a capacity crowd at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Monday night. The biggest winner was charity as, for only the third time in event history, […]
strokin’: when tennis met music
By Jonathan Scott It may not be tabloid fodder like every Taylor Swift dalliance, and it’s not nearly as insufferable as Brangelina, but the marriage between music and tennis is itself a storied love affair. It stretches across decades and genres, and it knows no bounds – well, none other than those pesky white lines. […]
sunday survey: a hitting partner for the ages
Tomorrow night the DC metro area will host arguably its biggest tennis event of the year as World Team Tennis puts on its annual Smash Hits charity event at American University. Billie Jean King will play the honorable hostess, joined by a cast of tennis (and non tennis!) greats: Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf, Andre Agassi, […]
can she put her mouth where her money went?
Jokester or Jockster? Leave it to Andy Roddick to spice up Elton John‘s 16th annual Advanta World Team Tennis Smash Hits event this past weekend. From Perez: Joining Elton to help out in this great event were several star players and celebs, including Andy Roddick. Up for auction to raise money for the benefit was […]