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Statoil Masters Tennis 2014
Wednesday, November 26 2014

With a week to go until the Statoil Masters Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall, Elton John and Billie Jean King have selected their teams for finals day on December 7, 2014, when a special Mylan World TeamTennis charity match will be held.

The charity match Ė Mylan WTT Smash Hits presented by Walgreens and AmerisourceBergen Ė will pit Team Billie Jean against Team Elton, with proceeds from the night going to the Elton John AIDS Foundation. This is the first time the event will be held outside the United States in its 22-year history.

Team Billie Jean will be represented by Kim Clijsters, Tim Henman, Sabine Lisicki and Jamie Murray, who is in for the injured Greg Rusedski. In the ATP Champions Tour draw earlier in the week, the 2002 Wimbledon semi-finalist Xavier Malisse will replace Rusedski. On Team Elton John are Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Martina Hingis and Heather Watson.

The match will feature menís and womenís singles, menís and womenís doubles, and mixed doubles. The order of play is:

Womenís doubles: Hingis/Watson (Team Elton) vs Clijsters/Lisicki (Team Billie Jean)

Menís doubles: McEnroe/Roddick (Team Elton) vs Henman/Murray (Team Billie Jean)

Womenís singles: Watson (Team Elton) vs Lisicki (Team Billie Jean)

Mixed doubles: McEnroe/Hingis (Team Elton) vs Murray/Clijsters (Team Billie Jean)

Menís singles: Roddick (Team Elton) vs Henman (Team Billie Jean)

To view the full order of play for the week, please go to statoilmasterstennis.com/schedule/.

The Statoil Masters, an IMG-owned and staged event which is now in its 18th year, runs from 3-7 December, 2014. It features Roddick, Henman, Fernando Gonzalez, Thomas Enqvist, Xavier Malisse and Sergi Bruguera in an ATP Champions Tour event, with McEnroe taking on Pat Cash and Henri Leconte in exhibition matches. Mansour Bahrami, Jamie Murray, and former British Davis Cup player Ross Hutchins are all part of the doubles field.

The Statoil Masters Tennis has enjoyed record ticket-sales so far in 2014 and the last remaining tickets are still available, with prices from £18.50 per person, at statoilmasterstennis.com/tickets/ or by calling the Royal Albert Hall box office on: +44 (0) 20 7070 4404. Hospitality packages are also available via www.statoilmasterstennis.com/hospitality or by calling +44 (0) 20 8233 5854.

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