Gallery: Watson Shines, Royal Albert Hall Too
Heather Watson, Anne Keothavong and a slew of ATP legends shone at the Statoil Masters Tennis.
Published December 07, 2012 12:00
British No.1 Heather Watson made a very special appearance at a very special venue in London on Thursday.
Heather Watson played Ladies Night at the Statoil Masters Tennis, a men's legends event. But she wasn't alone.
Tim Henman, a now-retired former World No.4, joined Heather Watson in a Ladies Night mixed doubles match.
Heather Watson and Tim Henman took on Anne Keothavong and Mark Philippoussis in the mixed doubles match-up.
The Statoil Masters Tennis takes place at one of the UK's most treasured buildings, the Royal Albert Hall.
In addition to the tennis event, regular events at Royal Albert Hall include The Proms and Cirque du Soleil.
Heather Watson and Tim Henman ended up beating Anne Keothavong and Mark Philippoussis in straights, 63 64.
The ATP Champions Tour matches taking the court included Thomas Enqvist beating Goran Ivanisevic, 76(6) 64.
Also among those taking the court Thursday was Mansour Bahrami, a marquee name on the ATP Champions Tour.
And of course, the legend himself, John McEnroe - McEnroe beat Britain's Jeremy Bates in straight sets, 64 61.