Islanders and tennis pros double up at Farm Neck for a good cause

Gigi Fernandez - Scott Smith

The Martha’s Vineyard Community Tennis Pro-Am will be held at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, from 8 am to 11 am, Saturday, August 20.  Four former top tennis professionals will headline the field along with local tennis professionals. Jimmy Arias, once ranked number 5 in the world, will lead the group of pros. Tim Wilkison, once ranked in the top 30 in the world; Tim Mayotte, ranked as high as number 5 in the world, and Gigi Fernandez, who was number 1 in the world in doubles, will play in the Pro-Am. These pros will be playing alongside amateurs who have contributed $150 or more for the chance to play in the team tennis format. Viewing is open to the public.