PHILADELPHIA FREEDOMS WORLD TEAMTENNIS SEASON
HOME OPENER SET FOR JULY 15
ALL-TIME GREAT VENUS WILLIAMS COMPETES ON JULY 26
INDIVIDUAL MATCH TICKETS ON SALE ON APRIL 5
The Philadelphia Freedoms of World TeamTennis, who competed in last season’s WTT Championships with the best overall record in the WTT league, will open their 2019 home schedule against the San Diego Aviators at Hagan Arena on the campus of Saint Joseph’s University on Monday, July 15that 7 pm. Prior to that, in a rematch of last season’s championship, the Freedoms will play their first match of the season the evening before when they travel to Springfield, MO, to face the Lasers on Sunday, July 14. AmerisourceBergen Corporation is the presenting sponsor of the Freedoms.
A highlight match up on the Freedoms schedule is a battle with seven-time Grand Slam singles champion, fourteen-time Grand Slam doubles champion and 13-year WTT veteran Venus Williams and the Washington Kastles at Hagan Arena on Friday, July 26 at 7 p.m. The Freedoms schedule also features visits by the WTT’s newest franchises – the Las Vegas Rollers (July 17) and the Orlando Storm (July 19).
Last season the Freedoms finished the regular season with the best record in WorldTeamTennis and competed in the WTT Finals! Three star players from last year, Fabrice Martin, Raquel Atawoand 2018 WTT Female MVP Taylor Townsend, return in 2019 with hopes of bringing the King Trophy back to Philly. Townsend, Martin and Atawo are joined by Adrian Menendez-Maceiraswho was the Freedoms first round pick at the 2019 WTT Draft. Be there this July to cheer on the team as they take on the best in World TeamTennis beginning with the Home Opener on July 15th against the San Diego Aviators!
The Freedoms seven home matches will feature exciting new fan experiences like live bands, food trucks, Family Night, Matinee Day for Kids, Business Person’s Special Day, the Freedoms Fabulous Ball Dogs and a brand-new feature – Selfies with the Players for all kids 16-and-under every night.
Tickets for home matches, excluding July 26, start at JUST $25 andgo on sale at 10:00 a.m. on April 5! The Freedoms seven home matches will feature exciting new fan experiences like live bands, food trucks, Family Night, Matinee Day for Kids, Business Person’s Special Day, the Freedoms Fabulous Ball Dogs and a brand-new feature – Selfies with the Players for all kids 16-and-under every night.