WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – (June 14, 2018): The lineup for The Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic, which will take place September 15 and 16 at Center Court at Creekside at The Greenbrier, is now complete. Carlos Moya and Marat Safin will compete in the legends match, rounding out the six-player field that will take the court for the two-day event.
Moya and Safin will play a singles match at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. That match will be followed by a mixed doubles match pitting Kevin Anderson and Serena Williams up against Marcos Baghdatis and Venus Williams.
The schedule for Saturday, Sept. 15 includes a women’s singles match at noon, featuring a battle of sisters as Serena Williams and Venus Williams go head-to-head, and a men’s singles match at 2 p.m. between Anderson and Baghdatis.
“The lineup we have put together is incredible,” said Dr. Jill Justice, President, The Greenbrier. “We have six fantastic players, four great matches and two days of tennis. It will be a terrific celebration of the rich tennis history of which we are so proud here at America’s Resort.”
Moya, 41, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his French Open title in 1998, when he defeated fellow Spaniard Alex Correjta in straight sets in the finals. He was ranked as high as No. 1 in the world in 1999 and won ATP Tour singles titles in 11 different countries. He was the runner-up in the 1997 Australian Open, falling to Pete Sampras in the finals.
Currently, Moya serves as one of the trainers for 17-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal.
Safin, 38, is a two-time Grand Slam champion, having won the U.S. Open in 2000 and the Australian Open in 2005. He was ranked No. 1 in the world in 2000, and he became the first Russian player to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2016.
Lower Level tickets for The Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic have already sold out. Upper Level tickets are on sale now, but fewer than 150 remain. The Upper Level Weekend Bundle can be purchased for $60 and includes all four matches of The Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic.
Another unique opportunity to see the tennis stars comes with the Autograph Sessions. The session for the Williams sisters is sold out, but tickets remain for the Anderson and Baghdatis autograph session following Saturday’s match and the Moya and Safin autograph session on Saturday at 11 a.m. Autograph session tickets are just $50.
To purchase tickets, or to learn more about The Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic, visit Greenbrier.com/TennisClassic.
All matches will be held at the 2,500-seat Center Court at Creekside Stadium
on the grounds of The Greenbrier. Built in 2015, this state-of-the-art venue features an intimate setting with breathtaking views of Howard’s Creek and The Old White TPC Golf Course
The Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic began in 2012 and has brought legends of the game such as Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Martina Hingis, Andy Roddick and many others to The Greenbrier, celebrating a rich tennis history that dates back more than a century.