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Fitness Expert and Star of "The Biggest Loser" Bob Harper and Nickelodeon's Jeff Sutphen Join the USTA at Tennis Night in America to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

Friday, March 01, 2013

Fitness Expert and Star of "The Biggest Loser" Bob Harper and Nickelodeon's Jeff Sutphen Join the USTA at Tennis Night in America to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell07:00 EST Friday, March 01, 2013 ADVISORY, March 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --What: The United States Tennis Association (USTA) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of Tennis Night in America, which will occur on March 4 at Madison Square Garden. Tennis Night in America will feature the BNP Paribas Showdown with Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro. The event coincides with the USTA's initiative designed to get kids active by launching more than a thousand Tennis Festivals across the US throughout March. In honor of the occasion, Bob Harper, fitness expert and star of NBC's "The Biggest Loser", Jeff Sutphen, host of Nickelodeon's "Figure it Out", Dave Haggerty, USTA Chairman, CEO and President, and Tennis Channel's Rennae Stubbs, will ring the Opening Bell. In addition, the USTA will set up a small tennis court with kids playing inside the NASDAQ MarketSite.Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast StudioWhen: Monday, March 4, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET   Contact:Eric Schuster (914) 696-7260 Schuster@usta.comNASDAQ MarketSite:Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.comFeed Information: Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSKFacebook and Twitter: For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ.                   For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx.Webcast: A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.About USTA: The USTA is the national governing body for the sport of tennis in the United States and the leader in promoting and developing the growth of tennis at every level, from local communities to the highest level of the professional game.  A not-for-profit organization with more than 770,000 members, it invests 100 percent of its proceeds in growing the game. It owns and operates the US Open, the highest-attended annual sporting event in the world, and launched the Emirates Airline US Open Series, linking nine summer tournaments to the US Open. In addition, it owns approximately 90 Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S. and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games. The USTA's national charitable foundation, USTA Serves, provides grants and scholarships and helps underserved youth and people with disabilities. For more information on the USTA, log on to usta.com, "like" the official Facebook page, facebook.com/usta, or follow @usta on Twitter.About NASDAQ OMX Group: The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500) -NDAQA-