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2004 Nov 11 - McEnroe set for Albert Hall

John McEnroe is ready to defend The Masters Tennis crown he won last year, as he accepts a wildcard for the event at the Royal Albert Hall in London, starting 30th November.

The line-up is now complete with 12 players who are all aiming claim the sole prize of $100,000 for winning the event:

  • Boris Becker
  • Emilio Sanchez
  • Guy Forget
  • Jim Courier
  • John McEnroe
  • Mats Wilander
  • Michael Stich
  • Mikael Pernfors
  • Pat Cash
  • Richard Krajicek
  • Sergi Bruguera
  • Thomas Muster

Mac said:

"Put it this way, if I play my best, these guys that came in recently may not know what hit them.

"I'll be ready. I feel like kicking some ass. I can hardly wait. As a matter of fact, I would bet money on myself.

"I believe in my tennis playing ability, particularly on the indoor surface that they have at the Royal Albert Hall."

Tim Henman will also be appearing on 30th November in aid of his charity Kids at Heart. The British No.1 will take on the man who ended his hopes of reaching the Wimbledon final in 2001, Croatian Goran Ivanisevic.

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