OFF-COURT ACTIVITIES 2014
Isner Meets NBA Legend; Brits Wrestle In Casablanca
by ATP Staff|
It hasn't all been about tennis for the players at this week’s two ATP World Tour tournaments. ATPWorldTour.com provides a recap of the highlights.
Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship – Houston, U.S.A.
World No. 9 John Isner and NBA Hall of Famer Clyde “The Glide” Drexler showed off their tennis skills at River Oaks Country Club in Houston. The 6’10” defending Houston champion, Isner, and the 6’7” 10-time NBA All-Star, Drexler, took to the court to play a tie-break for fans to enjoy.
“It was awesome,” Isner said. “I’m so lucky to be able to play professional tennis and through that I am able to do cool things like this. It’s an unbelievable opportunity for me.” Read More
Grand Prix Hassan II – Casablanca, Morocco
Jamie Murray and Jonathan Marray lent their support to the first International Day Of Sport on Sunday in Casablanca. The pair, who are both competing in the doubles field at the Grand Prix Hassan II – Murray with John Peers and Marray with Colin Fleming – took part in a wrestling demonstration.
“I didn’t know that today was the International Day of Sport,” said Murray. “I was happy to be part of it. It was a lot of fun and the best activity I ever did!”