Elton John’s going to the net tonight ‘ and the ‘Net.

He’s playing tennis with Billie Jean King live on the Internet for his Elton John AIDS Foundation. Here’s the link.’The fun begins at 8pm Eastern time.

Smash Hits 2009, taking place in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will also feature Serena Williams, Andy Roddick, Lindsay Davenport, Anna Kournikova, Tommy Haas, Liezel Huber, Jan-Michael Gambill, Devin Britton and local favorite Chanda Rubin of Lafayette, La.

They do say that Sir Elton will also participate in a doubles match. He must be feeling a lot better since his health scare last month. Forget “Take Me to the Pilot.” I just hope they don’t take him to the hospital! Good luck Elton!

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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