Jensen Brothers Exhibition Highlights Scholarship Tournament
By ODU Athletics
Sept. 11, 2001
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA.-- The 28th Hall Auto World Scholarship Tennis Tournament will be Sept.. 14-16 at the Virginia Beach Tennis & Country Club. On Saturday night, the Jensen Brothers will play in a one hour interactive exhibition against and with selected partners and opponents.
The Jensen Brothers exploded onto the tennis scene in 1993 when they French Open doubles championship. They have raised a many eyebrows at their new breed of rock 'n' roll tennis with high fives, and self-expressions. Luke defeated Pete Sampras in 1998 at the Italian Open and Andre Agassi in the St. Jude Tournament in 1996. He also serves with either hand. Murphy reached the 1996 U.S. Open round of 16 and the French Open quarterfinals. He defeated then number one ranked Connell-Galbraith in the 1995 Indian Wells Tournament.
The scholarship event categories include men's doubles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles. Levels include 5.0, 4.5, 4.0, 4.5,, 3.0, 2.5 and Championship. Proceeds of the tournament benefit the Old Dominion University Intercollegiate Foundation for men's and women's tennis.