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UK Discount Offered for Tennis Classic

Contact: Brad Duncan

 

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UK faculty, staff and students who present their UK identification cards at the Rupp Arena box office will earn a $10 discount. Tickets for the event are priced at $40 and $30. Those eligible for the discount may purchase an unlimited number of tickets at the discounted rate.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 4, 2003) -- University of Kentucky faculty, staff and students are eligible for a ticket discount at the Lexus Tennis Classic presented by the Lexington Tennis Club Sunday, Dec. 7, at Lexington’s Rupp Arena.

UK faculty, staff and students who present their UK identification cards at the Rupp Arena box office will earn a $10 discount. Tickets for the event are priced at $40 and $30. Those eligible for the discount may purchase an unlimited number of tickets at the discounted rate.

The featured event of the Lexus Tennis Classic presented by the Lexington Tennis Club is an exhibition singles match between 2003 U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick, the world’s top-ranked singles player, and James Blake, one of the top American players on the professional tennis circuit. A preceding doubles match features the world’s top-ranked doubles pair, twins Bob and Mike Bryan, against former UK tennis greats Cedric Kauffmann and Greg Van Emburgh. The doubles match kicks off the festivities at 5:30 p.m. EST. Proceeds from the event benefit the University of Kentucky tennis program.


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