Serena, Maria coming to Cowboys Stadium

Cowboys Stadium is doing some big things.

It's held basketball games, boxing matches, soccer games and of course football games in the $1.2 billion facility.

Add tennis to the list of events.

Cowboys Stadium will host the inaugural Cowboys Tennis Slam on July 10, featuring a match between Serena Williams, the No. 1 women’s tennis player, against Maria Sharapova.

The match will be followed by Austin native Andy Roddick facing John Isner. Each match is best two-out-three.

The event will come six days after the Wimbledon championships.

“This will be an exciting event for us to hold at Cowboys Stadium,” Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said in a statement. “We have seen the flexibility our new stadium has for holding spectacular events of all kinds and this event should be like no other. Being able to attract some of the best tennis players in the world under one roof for a night like this will be something special.”

The tennis court will be placed across the end zone at Cowboys Stadium with a seating capacity of 20,000.

The match first match is scheduled for7:30 p.m.