Toronto Rogers Cup – Saturday 7 August 2010©
A highlight of the weekend’s free festivities will be the Celebrity Tennis Challenge, which will take place on Saturday, August 7 at 2 p.m on Centre Court. Competitors include a mix of local celebrities and professional athletes, all of whom will take no prisoners to attain the highest honour of Celebrity Tennis Challenge champion.
The competition heats up this year with a jam-packed line-up of celebrity contenders. Fan-favourite broadcaster Gord Martineau of CityNews joins fellow broadcaster, Evanka Osmak of Rogers Sportsnet. Hockey lovers should watch out for former Toronto Maple Leaf Nick Kypreos who can currently be seen as an analyst for Rogers Sportsnet. Kypreos will be joined by another ex-Leaf, Dominic Moore, who played the past season with the Montreal Canadiens. Canadian Idol fans will be excited to see well-known judge Jake Gold grab a racquet this Saturday as well. Finally, our competitors will be joined by ex-Heroes actor, Sandhil Ramamurthy, who plays a CIA officer on the new series, Covert Affairs.
The above celebrities, and the fans that come out to watch, will be in for a real treat as defending Rogers Cup champion and world No. 4 Andy Murray will be the participating ATP World Tour pro along with the No. 1 doubles player in the world and hometown favourite Daniel Nestor.