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Volvo Car Open to host one night men's series

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Legendary and world-renowned men's tennis champions will take over the court for one night at the Volvo Car Open.

The 2016 PowerShares Series tour, featuring former champions, makes a stop in Charleston at the Volvo Car Stadium on April 9. Fans will have the opportunity to see four former champions take the court during the showcase event:

  • Andre Agassi, former World No. 1 and eight-time Grand Slam winner
  • Andy Roddick, former World No. 1 and US Open winner
  • James Blake, former World No. 4 and Davis Cup winner
  • Mardy Fish, former World No. 7 and six-time ATP title winner

The four champions playing two semifinals, with the winners meeting in a championship match.

Volvo Car Open Tournament Director and General Manager, Bob Moran announced the new addition to the Volvo Car Stadium schedule in November 2015.  

“Bringing the PowerShares Series to our stadium expands our reach with fans and explores a new opportunity to showcase amazing tennis,” Moran said. “The four players who have committed to our Charleston tournament are all tennis legends. For everyone in attendance this night will be the first, and potentially only, chance to watch these icons play live.”

President of InsideOut Sports & Entertainment, Jon Venison is excited about bringing the PowerShares Series to Charleston.

"The city has a phenomenal reputation and Bob Moran and his team have been producing a world-class event for many years that we are honored to now be a part of,” Venison said.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at the box office or online by clicking here. Tickets are $30 for terrace seating and $75 for box seating. The Charleston PowerShares Series matches begin at 7:00 p.m. The doors for the Volvo Car Stadium will open at 6:00 p.m.

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