Davie Fest featured Oakland-native Brad Gilbert, former world #4 and coach to Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick – and included an exhibition doubles match, a clinic with Brad Gilbert as well an opportunity to hit against him, hit-for-prizes sponsored by Dunlop, babolat and Wilson, live music, and a VIP cocktail reception.
Net proceeds from the day will be used to upgrade Oakland's tennis facilities in preparation for 2014 National Public Parks Tennis Championship, as well as fund free tennis programs for underserved Oakland youth in honor and memory of Mark Manning, long-time East Oakland tennis coach.
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Photo Credits: Tue Nam Ton Pictures - 510.206.0620
9:30 - Gates Open;
10:00 - 11:00 - Group Clinic with Brad Gilbert. Top 8 bidders;
11:00 - 12:00 - 15 minute hitting sessions with Brad Gilbert. Top 4 bidders;
10:00 - 12:00 - Demo Day / Hit-for-Prizes / Fast-Serve Contest;
12:00-12:30 - Welcome and Dedication of Brad Gilbert Court;
12:30 - 2:00 - Doubles Exhibition match featuring Brad Gilbert and Wayne Ferreira;
2:00-4:00 - VIP Reception; End of Davie Fest.
Music provided throughout the day by (Click on link for music samples):