CHAD LOWE, BRENDA SCHULTZ-MCCARTHY JOIN
CAST FOR BANK OF THE WEST PRO-CELEBRITY TENNIS CLASSIC, DEC. 8, AT THE
RIVIERA TENNIS CLUB
Jensens, Seles, Capriati, Duchovny, Rossdale among tennis, entertainment
stars supporting new charity event
Pacific Palisades –
Emmy Award-winning actor and director Chad
Lowe and former world top 10 player Brenda Schultz-McCarthy have joined
the star-studded list of participants for the inaugural Bank of the West
Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic, Dec. 8, at The Riviera Tennis Club.
Former French Open doubles champions Luke and Murphy Jensen will host
the event. Nine-time Grand Slam winner Monica Seles, three-time Grand
Slam champion and Olympic gold medalist Jennifer Capriati, actor David
Duchovny and musician Gavin Rossdale are among the tennis and
entertainment stars scheduled to join the Jensens for the event.
Also expected to participate are former UCLA star Justin Gimelstob,
former WTA Tour player Carling Bassett-Seguso and former ATP player
Robert Seguso, actors Scott Foley, Donna Mills and Eric Braeden, as well
as other stars from sports, television, music and film.
The fun-filled day of tennis and an “Evening with the Stars” gala will
raise money for a number of Jensen designated youth-oriented charities,
including Jensen-Schmidt Tennis Academy for Down Syndrome, the National
Down Syndrome Society and The Riviera Foundation.
The Bank of the West Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic gets underway with a
tennis pro-am from 9-11:30 a.m. on Dec. 8, followed by a kids’ clinic
from 12-1:30 p.m. A pro-celebrity tennis exhibition will be played from
1:30-4:30 p.m. The activities climax with the “Evening with the Stars”
gala from 7-11 p.m. at The Riviera Country Club. The gala will feature
top entertainment and a live auction.
Lowe won an Emmy Award for his starring role in Life Goes On. He has
also had recurring roles on ER, Melrose Place, and Now and Again. He
currently plays deputy chief of staff Reed Pollock on 24.
Schultz-McCarthy, from The Netherlands, reached the quarterfinals at
Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 1995. She was ranked No. 9 in 1996. In
July 2006, she had a serve of 130 miles per hour in Cincinnati, a WTA
About Bank of the West: Founded in 1874, $58.4 billion-asset Bank of the
West (http://www.bankofthewest.com/) offers a full range of business,
corporate, personal, trust and international banking services and
currently operates more than 700 branch locations and commercial banking
offices in 19 Western and Midwestern states.
The Jensen Brothers designated youth organizations, including the
Jensen-Schmidt Tennis Academy for Down Syndrome, will help meet the
sport specific needs of children and young adults with Down Syndrome and
other special needs. In addition to meeting sport specific needs, the
other designated organizations will use multiple avenues in assisting
special needs and disadvantaged children.
C & H Events, Inc., which owns and will operate the Bank of the West
Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic, is a full-service event management and
marketing company based in Boca Raton, Fla. Please visit
www.chevents.com for further details about C & H Events.
For more information on the Bank of the West Pro-Celebrity Tennis
Classic, phone C & H Events at 888-85-YOUTH. For tickets to the
exhibition, phone 877-888-6433.