July 21 Daily Update Presented by Anthem

Posted on July 21, 2020

Freedoms July 21 Daily Update

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The 5-1 Freedoms play the expansion Chicago Smash, also 5-1, in a battle for sole possession of first place in the World TeamTennis standings this afternoon at The Greenbrier. The Smash are led by former Freedoms star and 2017 US Open Singles Champ Sloane Stephens. The Smash also feature Genie Bouchard, Rajeev Ram, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Evan King and Brandon Nakashima. The 3PM match will be televised on the Tennis Channel.

For live updates during the match, follow the Philadelphia Freedoms and World TeamTennis!

Inside the Match

  • The Freedoms and Smash are both 5-1
  • The winner of today’s match will move into sole possession of first place
  • This is the first career match between the Freedoms and the Smash
  • Taylor Fritz served 5 aces in yesterday’s match, including one that was recorded at 144mph, the fastest in the league so far this season
  • Taylor Fritz and Sofia Kenin have the highest ranked singles winning percentages in the league

How to Watch Tennis Channel

  • DirecTV: Channel 217 (HD)
  • Dish Network: Channel 400 (HD)
  • Verizon FiOS: Channel 592 (HD)
  • AT&T U-verse: Channel 1660 (HD)
  • Comcast Xfinity: Channel 411 (HD)

Next for the Freedoms

The Freedoms will battle the Las Vegas Rollers and the Bryan Brothers on CBS Sports Network tomorrow night at 7pm.

After an off day on Thursday, the Freedoms return to the court on Friday afternoon to take on the Orange County Breakers. The match against the Breakers will be televised LIVE on Tennis Channel at 3PM.