June 29, 2010

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Featuring tennis legend Chris Evert, the sounds of Misstress Barbara, Jean-René Dufort and celebrated Québec fashion designers in a runway show by

Montréal, June 29, 2010 - Mr. Eugène Lapierre, the director of the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank, is proud to announce that tennis legend Chris Evert, the electrifying Misstress Barbara, the unpredictable Jean-René Dufort and famed Québec fashion designers will be part of the highly-anticipated 2010 Player Party, which, for the very first time, will be produced by the online boutique

In addition to being inducted into the Rogers Cup Hall of Fame, Chris Evert, a three-time Rogers Cup winner, will serve as the guest of honour at the event held at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel in Montréal on August 15th. Internationally-renowned DJ Misstress Barbara will provide the music for the show and party. Artists, athletes and business leaders will be in attendance.

After walking down the red carpet, several of the world's best women's tennis players, including Québec's own Aleksandra Wozniak, will take part in an exclusive fashion show produced by the online boutique and featuring the creations of leading Québec designers Nadya Toto, Eve Gravel, Denis Gagnon, Rudsak, Charlotte Hosten and more. Even Jean-René Dufort has promised to show off his modelling skills!

All of the funds raised at the 2010 Player Party - the summer's most glamorous event - will go towards Community Tennis to promote tennis in schools.

Tickets available

Tickets to this prestigious evening are priced at $350 and will be available as of July 20th ($3,500 for a table for ten people). Spaces are limited. For more information, please contact Madeleine Barette at 514-273-1515, ext. 246.

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