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Pro tennis exhibition match on tap for Sunday
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Ben Cook, the head professional at the Daniel Island Tennis Center and a Kershaw native, is bringing a pro tennis match to the Kershaw Country Club on Sunday afternoon, May 13.The event is free and open to the public.The event will open with a children’s tennis clinic which will begin at 4:30 p.m. At 5 p.m., the exhibition tennis match featuring Cook and three fellow professionals will be played.Cook is the former top-ranked junior player in the state and was ranked among the top 45 junior players in the country. He then signed with the University of South Carolina, playing for the Gamecocks from 1991 through 1995. USC made two NCAA appearances during that time.Joining Cook will be former USC player Thomas Eklund.