Pros Put on a Show at Courtside

JTCC’s Alison Riske participated in the 2013 Condor Capital Charity Open and battled Luke Jensen in a re-make of the Billie Jean King v. Bobby Riggs Battle of the Sexes match.

USTA Middle States Blog

Brad Shafran stood near the baseline and watched his opponents’ volley sail a bit higher than expected. Like he usually does, Shafran charged forward, set his feet, and fired a forehand winner down the center of the court.

It seemed just like a regular point for Shafran, an avid player and former college standout. The only difference? His doubles partner during the match, Alison Riske, is one of the world’s best players.

“It was fun,” Shafran smiled after the match. “It certainly is different.”

The 2013 Condor Capital Charity Open provided plenty of these moments Tuesday afternoon at Courtside Racquet Club in New Jersey. Current and former pros like Christina McHale, Luke Jensen, Katrina Adams and Jimmy Arias joined Riske to put on a clinic, pro-am and a 2013 version of the historic Battle of the Sexes match.

Individuals who signed up had a chance to participate in the adult…

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