Athenaeum Hotel sponsors World Tennis Day

February 20, 2014

LONDON, ENGLAND — The five-star Athenaeum Hotel has been announced as the official hotel partner of the World Tennis Day Showdown, presented by the Financial Times, coming to London for the first time on Monday 3rd March 2014.

The London Showdown, taking place at Earls Court on 3rd March, will be an evening of exceptional tennis featuring former Wimbledon champions Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi and Pat Cash as well as multiple grand slam champion and coach to Andy Murray, Ivan Lendl.

The London Showdown forms part of the World Tennis Day, a coordinated global series of matches, events and activities involving all levels of the game and all taking place on Monday 3rd March 2014 and including Showdowns in New York and Hong Kong.

Jeremy Hopkins, General Manager of The Athenaeum Hotel, said: “ We are delighted to be playing our part by supporting this inaugural London sporting event and welcoming players of such worldwide acclaim. It brings thrilling matches to the city.”

Prior to the Earl’s Court Showdown on Monday 3 March Sampras, Agassi , Cash and Lendl will give a pre event press conference mid morning at the Athenaeum, and will on Sunday 2 March attend an invitation only cocktail party also at the hotel.

Billed as “Your Home in London,” the Athenaeum Hotel is one of London’s finest boutique hotels, featuring rooms with breathtaking views of Green Park and a stunning collection of suites and townhouse apartments located in the heart of London’s Mayfair.

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