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Local Events Ring in Tennis Night in America March 2

February 24, 2009 07:19 PM

Tennis Night In America
March 2, 2009

BNP Paribas Showdown | Tennis Night Sweepstakes   
Youth Registration Night $15 Membership Offer

Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale, Ariz. to host
special party at 5 p.m on March 2

Four top ranked players, one night, one champion.
Tennis Night in America is a celebration of tennis featuring the best female stars competing in the BNP Paribas Showdown for the Billie Jean King Cup, broadcast live from Madison Square Garden on HBO. It also features Youth Registration Night – an historic youth recruitment event. And, of course, there are happenings scheduled in the metro Phoenix area.

Four of the top-ranked female players in the world will duke it out in a one-night exhibition of glitz and glamour at the BNP Paribas Showdown, on Monday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. EST.

The Showdown features 10-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams, two-time defending Wimbledon champion Venus Williams, reigning French Open champion Ana Ivanovic and 2008 year-end No. 1 Jelena Jankovic—playing in a one-night, single-elimination tournament for the inaugural Billie Jean King Cup before a live national TV audience on HBO.

Special $15 junior member offer - March 2 only!
National Youth Registration Night will mark the first-ever coordinated national "opening day" for parents to sign up their kids for league and team tennis play in their respective local communities. The effort will include a special introductory membership rate of $15 for new USTA junior members. It’s a great way to partner with the USTA and your community – and to get your 2009 youth tennis programs off to a fantastic start.Jr. Team Tennis signups, new tournament participants, and schools are all key targets of this special offer, which will only be good the day of March 2. Clubs, facilities, and member organizations are encouraged to spread the news about this unique membership promotion. More than 700 facilities across the country are taking part in this historic evening.

Follow this link on March 2 to get the special introductory junior offer. Don't forget to put in the source code YRN09 when filling out your membership information to get the discounted $15 rate! 

Tennis Night in America will also include a Tennis Night Sweepstakes, where a lucky participant can logon to win a pair of tickets to the 2009 US Open.

In Central Arizona, several facilities are holding special Tennis Night In America events or sign-ups. A list of those facilities are below. Call them to find out more information about what is taking place.   

   Paseo Racquet Center 
   6268 West Thunderbird Rd
   Glendale, AZ 85306
   Contact: Ed Prudhomme (623) 979-1234
(Click HERE for more info)

   Kiwanis Recreation Center
6111 S. All America Way
   Tempe, AZ 85283
   Contact: Larry Funk (480) 350-5721