The All England Club announced today that Andre Agassi, Stefanie Graf, Kim Clijsters and Tim Henman to play the first tennis match under Wimbledon’s new Centre Court roof as part of A Centre Court Celebration set for Sunday, May 17, 2009.
The exhibition event, which will feature a men’s singles, ladies singles and a mixed doubles match, is designed to test the new roof and air management system with live tennis in front of a capacity crowd of 15,000.
The program will feature a men’s singles, a ladies’ singles and a mixed doubles match all played to the pro set format – the first to 8 games, with a tie-break at 8-8.
Gates will open at noon on Sunday, May 17 with play scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m
Tickets priced at £35.00 each will go on general sale via Ticketmaster and 0844 847 2481 at 10 a.m. local time on Thursday, March 12.