The 11th Annual Desert Smash is a charity celebrity tennis event where Hollywood and professional tennis collides.
Hosted by Will Ferrell and with the proceeds benefiting his Cancer for College charity, the Desert Smash brings the top ATP and WTA Tour Pro's together to play for a day with Hollywood's biggest stars.
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10 am – Registration Opens for Pro-Am & LiveBall Participants
10:30 am – Practice Courts Available
11:00 am – Pro-Am & LiveBall Court Introductions & Court Assignments
11:30 am – Pro-Am & LiveBall Start
1:00 pm – LaQuinta Stadium Grounds Open to ticketed and VIP guests (all guests must have tickets or credentials to enter grounds)
1:00 pm – Pro-Am & LiveBall Concludes / Lunch
2:30 pm – WELCOME – National Anthem and Welcome Remarks
2:30 pm – FIRST MATCH – World #5 Genie Bouchard vs. 2002 BNP Paribas Open Champion Daniela Hantuchova
3:00 pm – SECOND MATCH – ATP World #1 Bob & Mike Bryan vs. ATP Tour Stars Sam Querrey & Mardy Fish
3:30 pm – THIRD MATCH – Billy Bush & Kit Hoover vs. Will Ferrell & Genie Bouchard
USA World #1 John Isner & Will Ferrell vs. Kevin Hart & ATP Tour Star Fernando Verdasco – Chair Umpire: Justin Biebe
4:00 pm – FINAL MATCH – ATP Tour Star Fernando Verdasco vs. ATP Tour Star TBA
7:30 pm – Desert Smash Cocktail Party & Concert / Red Carpet
10:30 pm – Desert Smash Cocktail Party & Concert Ends