Asheville, N.C. (WSPA) – This weekend brings another chance to see top women’s tennis in Asheville N.C with the arrival of the Billie Jean King Cup. The U.S. will host Ukraine.
Play begins Friday at 1 at Harrah’s Cherokee Center and will feature the country’s top two nominated players in women’s singles matches. Billie Jean King and her partner Llana Kloss will donate $50,000 to Ukraine Relief.
10 percent of the ticket revenue from the tie will also go to the Ukraine Relief Fund. Local sponsors have also decided to donate including Harrah’s Cherokee Center, Ingles and New Belgium Brewing.
Fans can find tickets at ticketmaster.com and are encouraged to donate via TennisPlaysForPeace.com.