On 01 January 2012 world No.1, Caroline Wozniacki and World No.3, Victoria Azarenka will play charity match Hua Hin. Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand issued also invitation to thai legend Paradorn Srichaphan who will return to action against world No.18 John Isner. Wozniacki has played against Kim Clijsters in 2010 Hua Hin event.
The charity event will help raise money for flood victims in Thailand. Since September, many provinces in Thailand including some parts of Bangkok have been hit by the worst floods in half a century.
The tennis match between Wozniacki and Azarenka will take place on January 1 at the Hua Hin Centennial Park. The women's singles showdown will be followed by the return of Paradorn Srichaphan to the tennis court. Paradorn retired in 2010 due to a wrist injury, the former Thai ace will play John Isner. The proceeds from the estimated Bt6 million in ticket sales will go to flood relief. Tickets for the 3,000 seat Centennial Park will be Bt2,000.
Wozniacki will arrive in Thailand on Dec 26 while Azarenka and Isner are scheduled to arrive on Dec 29. The event will be televised live on Channel 3 from 5pm. Tickets are priced at 2,000 baht each and are available at Thai Ticket Major (tel. 02-262-3456, www.thaiticketmajor.com).
Reported by Hua Hin News Net
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