Gallery: World Tennis Day
Exhibitions featuring stars of today and yesterday were held in Hong Kong and New York City to celebrate World Tennis Day.
Published March 04, 2013 11:42
For World Tennis Day, John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl renewed their rivalry at Hong Kong's BNP Paribas Showdown.
McEnroe kept the crowd entertained while pulling out an 8-5 victory at the Asia World-Expo.
WTA stars Agnieszka Radwanska and Caroline Wozniacki took the court in Hong Kong.
Wozniacki walked next to a Chinese dancing lion before the match.
World No.4 Radwanska got fired up during her match against World No.10 Wozniacki.
Wozniacki danced with a ballboy during a light moment at the exhibition.
Radwanska hit signed tennis balls into the crowd after her 64 64 triumph.
Rafael Nadal, Juan Martín del Potro, Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams at New York's BNP Paribas Showdown.
This was Williams' second BNP Paribas Showdown appearance, having also competed in 2009 against sister Venus.
Azarenka during her encounter with Williams at Madison Square Garden.
LMFAO singer Redfoo relieved his friend Azarenka for a bit, and played a point with Williams.
Williams was victorious, 64 63, against the player she replaced as World No.1 last month.
The conclusion of the evening saw ATP greats Nadal and del Potro square off.
Actor Ben Stiller got in on the fun and played a few points.
Del Potro got the win over Nadal and was the victor over Nadal and Stiller with the help of a young fan.