IRVING TENNIS CLASSIC 2014
NBA Star Nowitzki Visits Irving Challenger
by ATP Staff|
Dallas Mavericks basketball star and tennis enthusiast Dirk Nowitzki stopped by the Irving Tennis Classic on Friday to catch some of the action.
Nowitzki, NBA champion with Dallas in 2011 and recipient of the Most Valuable Player award in 2007, took the court to hit with some of the ball kids while fans waited for the night session to begin. He then stayed on to watch World No. 90 and fellow German, Benjamin Becker fall to Steve Johnson 6-3, 6-1.
Saturday's rain-delayed semi-finals are scheduled to resume Sunday morning, with the championship slated for 2pm CDT.
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