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Isner Holds Charity Event in Greensboro
Two-time Winston-Salem Open champion John Isner was joined by Andy Roddick and Justin Gimelstob in the Triad last week for his annual Ebix Charity Challenge, raising more than $97,000 for the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in Chapel Hill.
The pros hosted a children’s clinic in the morning before Isner took on Roddick in a light-hearted exhibition match before a crowd of more than 1,200 at UNCG’s Fleming Gym.
The Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center has special meaning for Isner as it’s where his mother Karen twice beat colon cancer.
Click here to read the Greensboro News & Record’s recap of the event
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