Dirk Nowitzki Pro Celebrity Tennis Classic
Taking to the tennis court for a second year, Dirk Nowitzki will call on his celebrity buddies for the Dirk Nowitzki Pro Celebrity Tennis Classic. Returning is 2003 US Open champion and recent International Tennis Hall of Fame inductee Andy Roddick. Roddick is the last American man to finish No. 1 in the ATP World Tour Rankings in 2003 and overall in the Top 10 for nine straight years (2002-2010).
Other celebrities will include actor Owen Wilson; former World No. 1 doubles player Mark Knowles; legendary hockey player Mike Modano; German tennis player Tommy Haas; American tennis player Donald Young; Dallas Mavericks point guard J.J. Barea; and more.
Proceeds benefit the Dirk Nowitzki Foundation, which awards grants annually to organizations focusing on children’s wellbeing, health and education.