Svetlana Kuznetsova Challenges Nadia Petrova to a Round of ‘Promenade Tennis’

Published February 11th, 2010 - 09:20 GMT

Head to The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) this Saturday evening. Witness two of the world’s most famous tennis stars, top seed WTA stars Svetlana Kuznetsova and Nadia Petrova battle it out on 13 February at 7:00pm, in a bout of offbeat ‘Promenade Tennis’. You can watch them live, click photos , get their autographs and might even be lucky enough to play a serve with them at the Sony Ericsson ‘Live’ Zone.

Seed 4 Kuznetsova and Seed 19 Petrova are in Dubai for the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championship, a premier tournament on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour that is backed.
Their exclusive appearance at JBR comes as part of a series of Sony Ericsson’s largely popular tennis interactivity that aims to bring the fun to the public.

The Sony Ericsson ‘Live Zone’ at Jumeirah Beach Residence is the place to be from 11-15 February, where you could either muster courage for a live game or scoop yourself for a simulated match with Sony Ericsson’s stars the uber-cool ‘Yari’handset that links directly with consoles to give a superior gaming experience or ‘Satio’ and ‘Aino’ for a live and interactive entertainment experience. Keen amateurs can also look forward to receiving tips and techniques from a professional coach.

And, if your winning streak continues amidst all the tennis frenzy, you could even stand to win some exciting prizes. To add to the spirit of tennis excitement, Sony Ericsson will give away freebies.

Sony Ericsson has hosted amazing tennis stunts at various venues across the world. Some of the memorable stunts pulled off by the brand include ‘Traffic Tennis’ where Serena Williams and Andy Murray played tennis atop cars in Miami, as well as  ‘Desert Island Tennis’ that saw Ana Ivanovic and Elena Dementieva matching skills on a Desert Island in the Doha Bay.

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