|Posted on March 4, 2014 at 12:30 AM|
World class tennis stars are in Hong Kong for the second annual BNP Paribas Showdown which will be held as part of World Tennis Day on 3 March at the new Hong Kong Velodrome. Tomas Berdych will face Lleyton Hewitt. Berdych has won both career ATP meetings against Hewitt.
BNP Paribas Showdown Brings Lots of Tennis and Laughs
- Sam Stosur d Li Na 6-4, 6-3
- Lleyton Hewitt d Tomas Berdych 6-4, 7-5
With the second annual World Tennis Day on March 3, a BNP Paribas Showdown event was held in Hong Kong for the second year in a row. The Showdown kicked off with a match between US Open champion Sam Stosur and World No. 2 Li Na. Stosur came out on top, winning 6-4, 6-3, but it was not without the comedic twists and turns Li Na brings on court with her.
The men’s match followed with Tomas Berdych taking on former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt. Hewitt outlasted the World No. 5 to win 6-4, 7-5, but the two provided the crowd with some big laughs. Berdych even live tweeted while on court!
Tomas Berdych, Paul Yang, CEO of BNP Paribas, Lleyton Hewitt
Tomas Berdych's girlfriend also in Hong-kong
Ester Satorova in the audience
Lleyton Hewitt during his exhibition match against Tomas
Tomas Berdych in action against Lleyton Hewitt of Australia during the BNP Paribas Showdown on World Tennis Day at the Hong Kong Velodrome on March 3, 2014 in Hong Kong. Hewitt won 6-4, 7-5.
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