Celebrities to compete in Evert tennis event

BOCA RATON, FL — Chris Evert is hoping to see you next weekend.

The Chris Evert Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic kicks off the first weekend in November.

This is the event’s 20th year.

The event supports the fight against drug abuse and child neglect in South Florida and proceeds benefit the Ounce of Prevention Fund and the Drug Abuse Foundation of Palm Beach County.

Celebrities scheduled to participate this year include Matt Lauer, Jeffrey Donovan, Jon Lovitz, and Gavin Rossdale.

Tennis legends and starts ready to compete include Lindsay Davenport, Pam Shriver, Monica Seles, and Martina Navratilova.

Organizers say Greg Norman will no longer be participating in the event.

The Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic takes place at the Boca Raton Resort & Club and the Delray Beach Tennis Center November 6th-8th.

The Gala Dinner Dance & Auction is at the Boca Resort on Saturday, November 7, with entertainment by Natalie Cole.

Call 561-394-2400 or visit www.chrisevert.org for ticket and event information.