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Friday 23 July 2004 @ 16:46 - GMT

Elton John and Billie Jean King will play a celebrity doubles match to open the 12th annual World Team Tennis All-Star Smash Hits to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the National AIDs Fund. The Oct. 11 event will be held at the Bren Center at the University of California, Irvine.

The event also will include an exhibition match by Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick.

Several other top men and women pros also will compete in men's doubles, women's singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles.

The players will form two teams, one captained by Elton John and the other by Billie Jean King. Organizers expect to raise more than $1 million.

Tickets for All-Star Smash Hits will go on sale July 26, 2004 at all Ticketmaster ticket centers and at the Bren Center box office.