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8th ANNUAL K-SWISS DESERT SMASH CELEBRITY CHARITY TENNIS EVENT

K-Swiss hosted their annual Desert Smash celebrity charity tennis event on Tuesday, March 6th at the La Quinta Resort & Club and it turned out to be a huge success!

The sun was shining in the desert as a sold out crowd watched the top tennis talent and celebrity fans in support of Variety – The Children’s Charity, dedicated to promoting, and protecting the health and well-being of underprivileged and special needs children in the Coachella Valley.

The event included a Pro-Am Tournament where Timothy Olyphant of FX’s “Justifed” and Boris Kodjoe from Showtime’s “Soul Food” drama series hit around with local players and “Grey’s Anatomy” star Justin Chambers chatted with fans.

The exhibition featured top K-Swiss athletes including American #1 Mardy Fish, World #1 Doubles player Bob Bryan and Sam Querrey. The day ended with a #1 matchup between current World #1 Novak Djokovic and #1 American Mardy Fish.

At night, guests headed to the Gala for a live auction, music by Jazz musician Rick Braun and enjoyed delicious eats by Top Chef contestant Nyesha Arrington.

Check out the Palm Springs NBC segment that ran yesterday for more exciting details!

K-Swiss athlete Mardy Fish
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