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11.16.2012

TENNIS GRAND SLAM CHAMPIONS CHRIS EVERT, LINDSAY DAVENPORT AND ANNOUNCER JUSTIN GIMELSTOB TO GUEST STAR ON “CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION” IN JANUARY 2013

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…From the CBS Television Network

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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16, 2012 – International Tennis Hall of Famer Chris Evert, Olympic gold medalist Lindsay Davenport and tennis commentator Justin Gimelstob will guest star in an episode of CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION in January 2013 on the CBS Television Network.

The three tennis personalities will appear as themselves when the CSI team investigates the death of a professional female tennis player.

Evert, winner of 18 Grand Slam singles titles, including two Australian Opens, seven French Opens, three Wimbledons and six US Opens, owns the best winning percentage (.900) in pro tennis history.  She won 154 singles titles (second all-time in the open era).

Joining Evert will be former world #1 and 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsay Davenport, who won 55 singles titles, including seven Grand Slams (two Australian Opens, three Wimbledons, two US Opens) and 38 doubles titles.  

A former top-ranked U.S. junior and NCAA doubles champion at UCLA, Justin Gimelstob rounds out the guest stars from the professional tennis world.  He reached a career-high ranking of #63 in singles and #17 in doubles.  He is also a correspondent for CBS THIS MORNING.

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION airs Wednesday (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

 

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Press Contacts:

Vernon Cheek     818-655-1588  vernon.cheek@cbs.com

Kim Izzo-Emmet 212-975-3818  krizzo-mmet@cbs.com

Jennifer Solari     818-655-7222  jennifer.solari@cbs.com 

 

Photo Contacts:

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Kathleen Prutting 212-975-8533  kprutting@cbs.com

Press:

Vernon Cheek
818-655-1588
vernon.cheek@cbs.com

Kim Izzo-Emmet
212-975-3820
krizzo-emmet@cbs.com

 

Photo:

Kathleen Tanji
818-655-1543
kathleen.tanji@cbs.com

Kathleen Prutting
212-975-8533
kprutting@cbs.com