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WTT Rewind: Nicole Gibbs Defeats Sloane Stephens After Beating Cancer (7/18/2019)

September 27, 2019

We asked members of the WTT Family to share some of their favorite performance of the 2019 World TeamTennis season.  Each week, we’ll share those moments with you, explain why we though they were so special and give you a chance to relive them. Then share your thoughts and comments with us on social media ...

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New York Empire Turn In Historic Performance in 2019 Season

September 23, 2019

A stunning turnaround made the 2019 World TeamTennis season a historic one for the New York Empire. First-year head coach Luke Jensen and the efforts of WTT Male MVP Neal Skupski led the Empire to its best season in franchise history. As the team qualified for the playoffs for the first time and finished as the league runners-up. ...

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Neal Skupski Raquel Atawo Blake Jamieson Art Feature

New York's Neal Skupski, Philadelphia's Raquel Atawo Presented With WTT MVP Paintings By Blake Jamieson

September 12, 2019

World TeamTennis commissioned acclaimed pop artist Blake Jamieson to paint original pieces of artwork which WTT presented to the New York Empire’s Neal Skupski and the Philadelphia Freedoms’ Raquel Atawo – WTT’s Male and Female Most Valuable Players presented by Forevermark – at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, NY. Jamieson works with celebrities, professional ...

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Springfield Lasers Overcome Roster Drama to Win Second Consecutive WTT Crown

September 4, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, MO — The roster the Springfield Lasers drafted in March wasn’t the same roster that played in the season opener July 14. By the time the World TeamTennis Finals rolled around August 4th, that initial roster was long forgotten. But history won’t forget the 2019 Springfield Lasers. General Manager Paul Nahon was masterful behind ...

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San Diego Aviators Finish 2019 Season Strong, Look Forward to 2020

August 28, 2019

The 2019 San Diego Aviators fought through a mid-season slump and finished strong to end the season in third-place and secure a spot in the World TeamTennis Playoffs in Las Vegas. ...

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Washington Kastles continue to deliver one-of-a-kind experience; end 2019 season on a high note

August 20, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The 2019 season wasn’t exactly what Washington Kastles fans expected, but it definitely had its highlights. For starters, the team’s new stadium on Union Market is just about the hippest thing to happen in tennis in recent memory. Despite an inconvenient patch of rain, the rooftop arena offered fans and players an ...

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Orlando Storm Expects to Build on Inaugural Season

August 19, 2019

The City Beautiful played host to a brand new franchise in the summer of 2019 as the Orlando Storm made their mark on World TeamTennis in their inaugural campaign. Although the team’s final record may not have been what the Storm were hoping for, their first season as part of WTT was a success. ...

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Despite Missing 2019 WTT Playoffs, Inaugural Vegas Season Exceeds Expectations

August 19, 2019

LAS VEGAS — Coach Tim Blenkiron wasn’t sure what to expect in the Vegas Rollers’ inaugural season in World TeamTennis. He knew he had talent, he knew had the backing of a tennis-savvy management team, and he was well aware of the exuberant tennis community in the Entertainment Capital of the World. How it would ...

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CBS Sports Network To Air WTT Finals Encore And Season Highlights Show, Friday, Aug. 16 at 7 PM ET

August 7, 2019

CBS will air highlights of World TeamTennis’ 2019 regular season and playoffs following an exciting 44th WTT season decided this past Saturday by a single game in a one-hour finals encore and season highlight show, “GEICO Presents World TeamTennis,” on Saturday, Aug. 10 at 1:30 p.m. ET/10:30 a.m. PT. ...

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Hometown Boy Evan Song of Vegas Helps Springfield Lasers Repeat As Champions

August 4, 2019

Evan Song closed the regular season with the Vegas Rollers. He walked off the tennis court at Orleans Arena on Saturday night as a member of the two-time World TeamTennis champion Springfield Lasers. ...

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