Wimbledon test matches set for TV
ESPN Classic will air live coverage of the May 17 exhibition matches under Wimbledon's new Centre Court roof.
Past Wimbledon champions -- and married couple -- Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf are scheduled to play, as are Tim Henman and Kim Clijsters. The event is being called "A Centre Court Celebration" and will be a test of the All England Club's new retractable roof and ventilation system.
ESPN Classic will air 3½ hours of the British Broadcasting Corp. feed, starting at 9:30 a.m. ET.
The schedule includes a men's singles match, a women's singles match and a mixed doubles match.
Wimbledon begins June 22.
Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press
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