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The Athenaeum Hotel announced as official partner of World Tennis Day Showdown presented by Financial Times

The 5-star Athenaeum Hotel has been announced as the official hotel partner of the World Tennis Day Showdown presented by Financial Times, coming to London for the first time on Monday 3rd March, 2014.
The London Showdown, taking place at Earls Court on 3rd March, will be an evening of exceptional tennis featuring former Wimbledon champions Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi and Pat Cash as well as multiple grand slam champion and coach to Andy Murray, Ivan Lendl. .


They had one of the most iconic rivalries in tennis, and now Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi take to the court once again for the World Tennis Day Showdown. The pair battled on court 34 times with Sampras winning 20 of those matches including both matches at Wimbledon in the 1990’s.

The London Showdown forms part of the World Tennis Day, a coordinated global series of matches, events and activities involving all levels of the game and all taking place on Monday 3rd March 2014. In 2013, World Tennis Day activities took place in 58 countries.

Jeremy Hopkins, General Manager, 5-star Athenaeum Hotel, said: “With events in New York and Hong Kong also taking place on 3rd March, World Tennis Day really is a celebration of tennis and we are delighted to be supporting the inaugural event in London. We are thrilled to welcome players of such worldwide acclaim and support an event that really champions the sport. Most of all we are delighted to play our part in this exciting sporting event which will see such thrilling matches come to London.”

The 5-star Athenaeum hotel is one of London’s finest boutique hotels, featuring rooms with breathtaking views of Green Park and a stunning collection of suites and townhouse apartments located in the heart of London’s Mayfair. Billed as ‘your home in London’ the 5* hotel is both homely and luxurious.

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