View Full Version : Does anyone know if Serena is still playing this Thursday?

Dec 1st, 2007, 05:00 PM
Is Serena stlll playing this Thursday with James Blake at his event?
I don't know if she still has her knee problem or not.

Dec 1st, 2007, 05:12 PM
I think she is...I havent heard any news that says she isnt. Its only a gentle game isnt it? Is it being broadcast anywhere?

Dec 1st, 2007, 05:16 PM
I think she is...I havent heard any news that says she isnt. Its only a gentle game isnt it? Is it being broadcast anywhere?

Damn, you got back to me quick, lol. I don't know if there is a broadcast anywhere. I hope there is a livestream, but I doubt it.

Dec 1st, 2007, 05:21 PM
Same :( Well hopefully it will post how she did so we can see how shes coped with the injury. I like that shes keeping herself busy with fun little events like this (that are also a good cause) - it should hopefully help her realise ho fun tennis can be!

Dec 2nd, 2007, 12:35 PM
i think she is going to play
i hope she is

Dec 4th, 2007, 03:25 AM
Would be a fun match to watch.

Dec 4th, 2007, 05:16 PM
American Idol Star Elliott Yamin and Music Legend Gloria Gaynor To Perform at AnthemLIVE!

Musical guests join all-star tennis lineup at ODU's Ted Constant
Convocation Center Dec. 6 at 7 p.m.

NORFOLK, Va. /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
in Virginia announced today it has added American Idol Finalist and
Virginia native Elliott Yamin and music legend Gloria Gaynor to this year's
lineup for AnthemLIVE! Yamin and Gaynor will perform during the event that
will feature tennis stars James Blake, Serena Williams, Mardy Fish and
Tatiana Golovin.
AnthemLIVE! will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007 at Old Dominion
University's Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk. Gaynor will
perform to kickoff the evening and will be followed by male and female
singles tennis. Yamin will then perform before the event concludes with a
doubles competition featuring all the tennis players.
"We are truly pleased that these two performers have agreed to join us
to help conquer this disease," said Tom Byrd, president, Anthem Blue Cross
and Blue Shield in Virginia. "We look forward to a great night of
entertainment, both music and tennis, with the added benefit of raising
money for the fight against cancer."
New to the national scene, Yamin, 29, was born in Los Angeles. Yamin
and his family, his mother a professional singer, eventually moved to
Richmond during his middle school years where he stayed until his famous
Idol auditions. Yamin first gained recognition as the third runner up on
the fifth season of the popular reality show, American Idol. He has
steadily gained popularity and has won the hearts of millions with his
soulful voice and likable presence. In December 2006, he signed a
publishing deal with Sony and released a cover of Donny Hathaway's "This
Christmas," which appeared on iTunes. In March, he released his first
self-titled debut album, which recently went Gold.
Currently, Yamin is on tour traveling across the country. Yamin's
whiskey- soaked tenor - an instrument he characterizes as "raw" and
"gritty," more Wilson Pickett than Sam Cooke - unifies the disc's disparate
flavors. The record is also commendable for capturing the immediacy of
Yamin's live performances and his palpable joy in singing.
A music legend and recognized worldwide, Gaynor has set the standard
for popular music. In 1973, Gaynor made history by reaching No. 1 with
"Never Can Say Goodbye" as Billboard gave birth to the Disco Action Charts.
It was the first dance song to reach No. 1 in the dance music category. She
is known the world over and continues to travel, much to the delight of her
fans, to entertain audiences with a show that is everything you come to
expect of this energetic and entertaining woman. Next year brings the 30th
anniversary of "I Will Survive," which appropriately serves as an anthem to
causes like AnthemLIVE! Her popularity continues in the new millennium with
a LEGEND award presented by long-time fan Prince Albert at the World Music
Awards in 2002. In September 2005, Gaynor was inducted into the Dance Music
Hall of Fame. Gaynor has personally been affected by cancer. She lost her
mother to the disease and her brother was also diagnosed with cancer. She
is also an avid supporter of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
Since its inception, AnthemLIVE! has raised more than $2.2 million for
cancer research, including more than $450,000 in 2006. This year's event
will again benefit groundbreaking cancer research at Eastern Virginia
Medical School, Virginia Commonwealth University's Massey Cancer Center and
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Ticket Information
Tickets for AnthemLIVE! are available through Cox Tix at
http://www.constantcenter.com or (888) 411-4TED, or the Constant Center Box
Office. Ticket prices will range from $15 to $100. Courtside box seats for
six are available for $2,500.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia is an operating
subsidiary of WellPoint Inc., whose mission is to improve the lives of the
people it serves and the health of its communities. It is the largest
health benefits company in terms of commercial membership in the United
States. Through its nationwide networks, the company delivers a number of
leading health benefit solutions through a broad portfolio of integrated
health care plans and related services, along with a wide range of
specialty products such as life and disability insurance benefits, pharmacy
benefit management, dental, vision, behavioral health benefit services, as
well as long term care insurance and flexible spending accounts.
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, it is an independent licensee of
the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and serves its members as the
Blue Cross licensee for California; the Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensee
for Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri
(excluding 30 counties in the Kansas City area), Nevada, New Hampshire, New
York (as Blue Cross Blue Shield in 10 New York City metropolitan and
surrounding counties and as Blue Cross or Blue Cross Blue Shield in
selected upstate counties only), Ohio, Virginia (excluding the Northern
Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.), Wisconsin; and through UniCare.
For more information on Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia,
please visit http://www.anthem.com and choose "Virginia."

SOURCE Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia


Dec 6th, 2007, 07:34 PM