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Davie Fest: an Oakland Tennis Benefit
September 28, 2013 at the historic Davie Tennis Stadium
198 Oak Road, Oakland, California (map)
Event Schedule

Davie Fest featured Oakland-native Brad Gilbert, former world #4 and coach to Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick – and included an exhibition doubles match, a clinic with Brad Gilbert as well an opportunity to hit against him, hit-for-prizes sponsored by Dunlop, Babolat, and Wilson, live music, and a VIP cocktail reception.

Net proceeds from the day will be used to upgrade Oakland's tennis facilities in preparation for the 2014 National Public Parks Tennis Championship and fund free tennis programs for underserved Oakland youth in honor and memory of Mark Manning, long-time East Oakland tennis coach.

The event is over. Please feel free to browse photos from this wonderful day. Click here

Photo Credits: Tue Nam Ton Pictures - 510.206.0620

Event Schedule (download PDF)

9:30 - Gates Open;

10:00 - 11:00 - Group Clinic with Brad Gilbert. Top 8 bidders;

11:00 - 12:00 - 15 minute hitting sessions with Brad Gilbert. Top 4 bidders;  

10:00 - 12:00 - Demo Day / Hit-for-Prizes / Fast-Serve Contest;

12:00-12:30 - Welcome and Dedication of Brad Gilbert Court;

12:30 - 2:00 - Doubles Exhibition match featuring Brad Gilbert and Wayne Ferreira;

2:00-4:00 - VIP Reception; End of Davie Fest.

Music provided throughout the day by (Click on link for music samples):  

10:00 - 11:00 Che Benjamin, Ella Pearson, and Olivia Ports
11:00 - 12:00 Calvin Keys
2:00 - 3:00 (VIP Reception) Opie Bellas and Jeff Massanari

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