Chris Evert and Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic Tickets
Locations: Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, Florida, and Delray Beach Tennis Center in Delray Beach, Florida
Sponsors: Raymond James, Boca Raton Resort and Club and the City of Delray Beach
Recent Beneficiaries: Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida and the Drug Abuse Foundation of Palm Beach County
Chris Evert and Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic TicketsChris Evert is a retired tennis player who won 189 titles, with an overall best-in-history win percentage of 88.52, during an illustrious career that lasted nearly 20 years. She was No. 1 or No. 2 in the world from 1975 to 1986. As for her Grand Slam singles titles, she won the Australian Open two times, the French Open seven times, Wimbledon two times and the US Open six times. Even though she is retired from professional tennis, she is still involved with the sport. One way is through Chris Evert Charities, which the Florida native founded the same year she left the pro circuit. The first event it hosted was the Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic, and it’s been held every year since. By partnering with local social service agencies, the money the charity raises during this three-day affair benefits people who are battling drug addiction as well as at-risk families and children. So far, the charity has donated $26 million to these causes. Get your tickets to this exciting event at StubHub.
What activities are held during the Chris Evert and Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic event?The events featured are pro-celebrity matches on Saturday and Sunday. On Friday, there’s Tennis and Lunch With Chrissie and Friends featuring Evert and celebrities. This allows attendees a unique experience to participate in tennis with professionals in a. laid-back and fun setting. Tennis pros are also on hand to hit balls with the attendees and to give them pointers on how to improve their game. Following time on the tennis court at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, the group has lunch at the same venue. The Pro-Celebrity Gala Dinner Dance is held on Saturday evening, also at the resort. It features cocktails, a live performance by a headliner, dinner and dancing. Grab your Chris Evert and Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic tickets at StubHub.
Who are some of the notables who have appeared at the Chris Evert and Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic?Among the well-known people who have been present are President George H. W. Bush, Regis Philbin, Dr. Phil McGraw, Brooke Shields, Carson Kressley and Chuck Norris. From the world of sports, participants have included Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Jimmy Connors, Monica Seles, Andy Roddick, Sugar Ray Leonard, Lisa Leslie and Lindsay Davenport.
Is there an event especially for children at the Chris Evert and Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic?On Saturday and Sunday, the whole family can enjoy games, face painting and other activities at the Festival du Soleil at the Delray Beach Tennis Center. The pro-celebrity matches are also held there. Children under 10 get free general admission when they are accompanied by an adult with paid admission.
How many people can the Delray Beach Tennis Center hold?The capacity for the Delray Beach Tennis Center is 8,200. It is a full-service public location with 14 clay courts, four hard courts and eight pickleball courts.
What’s the atmosphere like at the Chris Evert and Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic pro-celebrity matches?These matches are held on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. They pit celebrities and pros against each other in doubles and singles matches. For example, one year David Cook of "American Idol" played with French pro Sebastian Grosjean[ on Saturday. And on Sunday, he played with his new doubles partner Martina Navratilova. Another Sunday matchup had tennis pro Anna Kournikova and singer-songwriter Gavin Rossdale playing one set against Chris Evert and actor Scott Foley. As for what everyone gets out of attending, some celebrities like the fun and friendship. Others like supporting charities. Some of the people who pay to attend come to see famous people in a fun environment. Others like to support worthy causes.
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