July 08, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Andy Roddick to appear at Lasers opening match tonight

The complete Springfield Lasers team is practicing at Cooper Tennis Complex’s Mediacom Tennis Stadium today, including marquee player Andy Roddick, who plans to appear with the team for tonight’s opening match against the Boston Lobsters.

Roddick, also scheduled to play with the Lasers in Springfield Friday, July 12, is anticipated to play early in the match this evening, providing a real treat for Lasers fans. Tonight’s match begins at 7:05 p.m., and tickets are still available, starting at $10. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

No media availability is planned with Roddick today. A new conference is scheduled with Roddick Friday, July 12, 4p.m., at DoubleTree by Hilton, 2431 N. Glenstone Ave.

Members of the media must have credentials to enter Cooper Tennis Complex this evening and throughout Lasers season. Media credentialing takes place today, July 8, 4-6 p.m. at the will-call window of Cooper Tennis Complex, 2331 E. Pythian St. Media organizations not able to pick up credentials at this time, please call Jenny Fillmer Edwards at 417-874-2176 or 417-224-5510 to make special arrangements.

For tickets or more information, visit springfieldlasers.com or call Cooper Tennis Complex at 417-837-5800. Media inquiries call Jenny Fillmer Edwards, Public Information Administrator for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, at 417-874-2176 or 417-224-5510