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May 06, 2009


Over this past weekend, Will Ferrell got to show Swedish tennis legend Mats Wilander, his eight Grand Slam and 33 career singles titles what a real tennis champion looks like in his prime.  The setting was the K-Swiss Global Tennis Showdown at UCLA which also featured tennis pro Justin Gimelstob and a new up-and-coming tennis wunderkind named Rainn Wilson (of The Office) in a game of doubles.  The tennis stars were all out for this fundraiser benefiting the Swedish School of LA and The Sweden House.

Will has been using a specialized racket; one built especially for his powerful serve:

Will was careful to take precautions against anything in the air as well:

In the end the scoreboard said Will won, so Will won alright?  No questions asked.