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Kicking off on July 24, 2006 from the Los Angeles Tennis Center, Mercedes Benz Cup tickets are undoubtedly in demand this year. Graced with name synonymous with tennis such as defending singles champion Andre Agassi, Tommy Haas and twin Bob and Mike Bryan, the tournament is destined for intensity. Televised coverage of the Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals can be seen on ESPN2 with other sessions and matches to be broadcast on the Tennis Channel. With player compensation mounting $1,000,000, competing athletes are sure to be on top of their game, providing tennis fans with a spirited, aggressive tournament.

Also known as the Countrywide Classic, the Mercedes Benz Cup is set up by the non-profit USTA So. California Section and UCLA. Proceeds from the tournament benefit multiple charities and organizations. These grassroots programs offered by the SCTA include programs, leagues, and tournaments involving 300,000 juniors and 50,000 adults and seniors. A tradition for eighty years, the Mercedes Benz Cup continues to bring excitement to the tennis world and is know as the most significant tennis title this side of the U.S. Open. An ATP International Series event, the Countrywide classic has been a men’s only tournament since 1975, attracting male tennis pros from all over the world. The Mercedes Benz Cup is held each year in the Los Angeles Tennis Center in UCLA, which was also the host of the 1984 Summer Olympics. The current draw has 32 singles seeds and 16 doubles seeds.

One of the biggest benefits of attending the Mercedes Benz Cup is the chance to see some of tennis’ marquee players in one place. When you put names like Andre Agassi, Wayne Ferreira, Marat Safin, David Nalbandian and Robby Ginepri all in one stadium, you are undoubtedly going to see more than one heart-racing tennis match. Bringing together players from the United States as well as favorites from as far away as Russia, Argentina and Germany guarantees fans the chance to see tennis at its best. In addition, the hard-top courts in the Los Angeles Tennis Center provide for fast-paced play shooting out of every match.

Wrapping up on July 30th, Mercedes Benz Cup tickets will not be available for long. Between the key names in tennis and the scenery that only a tournament in Los Angeles can bring to the table, the Mercedes Benz Cup promises to be an unforgettable mark in history for all attending, fans and athletes alike.


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