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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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New York Empire Upset Top-Seeded Philadelphia Freedoms, Advance To Championship

August 3, 2019

LAS VEGAS – New York Empire player Ulises Blanch wasn’t supposed to play in Friday night’s semifinal against the top-seeded Philadelphia Freedoms. But when veteran Mardy Fish went down with a hamstring injury just two games into his Men’s Singles set, Blanch was ready to go. Call it an Empire state of mind. Blanch closed ...

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Springfield Lasers Set to Defend King Trophy, Slip Past San Diego Aviators

August 2, 2019

San Diego's Arina Rodionova led 4-2 against Springfield's Olga Govortsova, who rallied to win back-to-back games, force a tiebreak and take the set, 5-4, and hand the Lasers a 21-19 victory and berth into Saturday night's championship match. ...

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WTT Finals Weekend Gets Underway

August 2, 2019

CARLSBAD, Calif. – World TeamTennis’ 44th season has been whittled down to four semifinalists competing in the 2019 WTT Playoffs, held for the first time in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena with the semifinals taking place on Friday, with the WTT Final to follow on Saturday. The teams vying to hoist the King Trophy ...

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