The Hilton Head Island Golf & Tennis Festival is holding an exhibition at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center.
The exhibition is free and open to the public and offers the opportunity to see four accomplished tennis players --and Hilton Head Island residents -- in action.
Christian Coley: Played at Marist College for four years; Played No. 1 singles and led the team to three consecutive conference championships and three NCAA tournament appearances. He has been a practice partner for various top-100 ATP and WTA players as well as legends such as Ivan Lendl and Jimmy Arias. He is now the Director of Instruction at Ivan Lendl International Junior Tennis Academy.
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Tommy Shimada: Former top-40 ATP doubles player and 2000 Sydney Olympian for Japan; Won three ATP doubles titles and registered wins over the Bryan brothers, Roger Federer and Andy Roddick.
Marcos Ondruska: Ranked as high as No. 27 in the world in singles; 1996 Atlanta Olympian for South Africa; Reached the fourth round of Australian Open singles play and was a semifinalist in doubles; Former coach of Jennifer Capriati and Vince Spadea.
Nathan Perrone: 15 years old; Ranked No. 3 Boys' 14U in the U.S. in 2013; Placed fifth in National Winter Championships (Boys 16); Ranked No. 827 in ITF Junior World Rankings.
The Hilton Head Island Golf & Tennis Festival is sponsored by the Island Packet and presented by The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa.