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LONDON, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Three days before the start of the US Open in
New York City, the panel will debate the topic, 'Beyond the Baseline - What can tennis do to improve lives in
Africa?' The debate will feature
Stacey Allaster, the Chairman and CEO of the WTA, as well as
Lorne Abony, the Chairman and CEO of Mood Media, and a member of the ATP's Competition Committee. They will be joined by
Justin Gimelstob, a former player, who is now a tennis broadcaster and a member of the ATP's board, and
Janine Handel, the CEO of the Roger Federer Foundation. Bill Macatee, a broadcaster for CBS Sports and The Tennis Channel, will host the panel.
Credit Suisse is a partner of the Roger Federer Foundation, which supports children in
South Africa and
Ethiopia, as well as in Federer's native
This is the second debate presented by Credit Suisse, following the successful London Tennis Debate last November, when the panel featured former
Pat Cash and a businessman and
Boris Becker's former manager Ion Tiriac.
The Tennis Channel is confirmed as Official Media Partner, and will film the debate as part of its global tennis coverage.
Schedule for the New York Tennis Debate: 08.30 - 09.00 - Media Breakfast09.00 - 10.00 - The Debate10.00 - 11.00 - Interviews and Photo-Call with PanellistsMedia informationAll four panellists are available for interview after the Debate. For any queries, including any interview requests, please contact:
Hedi Sramko, Influence AssociatesE:
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Credit Suisse and the Roger Federer FoundationIn 2009, Credit Suisse started a long-term partnership agreement with
Roger Federer. As part of this collaboration, Credit Suisse provides support for the Roger Federer Foundation (RFF), which promotes education projects for children mainly in southern
Africa. Over a period of ten years the Roger Federer Foundation receives
one million dollars every year. Thanks to this partnership with Credit Suisse, a 10-year initiative providing support in early childhood was launched in
Malawi in 2011. Over 50,000 children between the ages of four and six will receive help in preparing for their transition to primary school education. The Foundation's local partner is the NGO ActionAid Malawi. Credit Suisse provides regular updates on this new initiative in
Malawi through the documentary series "Growing up in
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