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The Story of the Philadelphia Freedoms (In 280 Characters or Less)

October 10, 2019

The Philadelphia Weekly used Twitter in the best way possible — they microblogged the Twitterverse about World TeamTennis!  The @PhillyWeekly and @burymeindickies put together a delightful Twitter thread on the inaugural year of WTT. Check it out and see how Arthur Ashe, Wilt Chamberlain and Elton John all played integral roles in the launch of ...

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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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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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First-Place Philadelphia Freedoms Cruise to a Victory Against New York Empire

July 31, 2019

There might be a logjam for the other three spots in the World TeamTennis playoffs this season, but the first-place Philadelphia Freedoms showed why they’re the cream of the crop in New York on Tuesday night. The Freedoms put on a dominant showing against the Empire winning 25-15 at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning. ...

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Philadelphia Freedoms Stay Perfect at Home; Defeat Springfield Lasers in 1 vs. 2 Duel

July 28, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Taylor Townsend has closed out many big matches for Philadelphia during her six-year career with the Freedoms. In front of an enthusiastic home crowd, Townsend fought off a gutsy performance from Springfield’s Olga Govortsova to send Philadelphia home a 22-20 winner in Extended Play to keep the Freedoms perfect at home on the ...

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Philadelphia Freedoms Inch Closer To Playoffs With Win Over Washington Kastles

July 27, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA – All season long, the Philadelphia Freedoms women’s doubles team of Raquel Atawo and Taylor Townsend have been nearly unbeatable. KASTLES vs. FREEDOMS MATCH STATS | 2019 LEAGUE STANDINGS With the match tied at 15-15 going into the final set, which happened to be Women’s Doubles, the Philadelphia tandem showed why they are ...

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Philadelphia Freedoms Keep Eye on Playoffs, Top Washington Kastles

July 26, 2019

Billie Jean King’s Philadelphia Freedoms sent a resounding message to their competition on Thursday: They intend to reach the Finals again this year. ...

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First-Place Philadelphia Freedoms Dispatch San Diego Aviators For 7th Straight Win

July 23, 2019

On a cool evening at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, the red-hot Philadelphia Freedoms brought the heat and overpowered the San Diego Aviators 23-16 to win their seventh straight match and remain in first place just ahead of the defending World TeamTennis champion Springfield Lasers. ...

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Philadelphia Freedoms Win Sixth Match in a Row, Hold Off Vegas Rollers

July 21, 2019

The Vegas Rollers pushed one of last year's finalists to the brink for the second straight night, only to fall short again. One day after losing to defending champion Springfield in an epic match that was decided by a tiebreak, the Rollers fell to last year's runner-up, as the Philadelphia Freedoms escaped Orleans Arena with a 21-18 victory on Sunday. ...

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Philadelphia Freedoms Stay Hot, Top Orlando Storm For Fifth Straight Win

July 20, 2019

The Philadelphia Freedoms weathered a late Storm by Orlando to post a 23-15 win at Hagan Arena in the second of back-to back matches against the squad from Central Florida. ...

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