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Elton John charity tennis event coming to Disney

One of the biggest charity events in tennis is coming to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in November, bringing Andy Roddick, right, Venus Williams, Billie Jean King and Elton John to the Orlando resort. Mylan WTT Smash Hits, which has raised more than $11.5 million for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and local AIDS charities since 1993, is hosting the Nov. 17 event, which will benefit the foundation and the Hope and Help Center of Central Florida. The tennis competition will be between teams captained by King and John. Tickets are $50 to $125, and $500 VIP packages include court-side seating and admission to a reception and auction. Go to or For VIP tickets, call (407) 574-2599. — Sharon Kennedy Wynne

Elton John charity tennis event coming to Disney 09/20/13 [Last modified: Friday, September 20, 2013 5:55pm]
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