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World TeamTennis Announces Dates for its 2021 All-Star Weekend and 46th Season

September 16, 2020

Today, World TeamTennis announced it has set its 2021 All-Star Weekend dates along with dates for its 46th season. WTT All-Star Weekend will be held from Feb. 26-28. The 2021 World TeamTennis season will showcase top tennis professionals over 15 consecutive days from July 11-25. “Coming off our best season ever, we’re excited to announce ...

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2020 US Open Preview

August 31, 2020

Five Freedoms Set to Compete at the 2020 US Open Five players on the Freedoms 2020 roster will compete for both singles and doubles titles at the fan-less 2020 US Open. Sofia Kenin and Taylor Fritz highlight a total of 25 World TeamTennis players participating in singles at the US Open. The 2020 Australian Open Champion and WTA ...

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Philadelphia Freedoms Focus on Team Chemistry a Key Ingredient in Another Successful Season

August 31, 2020

As Philadelphia Freedoms coach Craig Kardon prepared for the 2020 World TeamTennis campaign that would be different from any other, he knew his biggest challenge would be creating a strong team culture on a talented roster with plenty of depth. ...

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WTT 2020 Season a Resounding Success Thanks to Teamwork, Planning and Protocols

August 10, 2020

White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.—From the early announcement in May until the last forehand was struck on Sunday, World TeamTennis organizers worked furiously behind the scenes to make the historic 2020 season a resounding success. When New York Empire raised the King Trophy on Sunday after beating Chicago Smash 21-20, it was time to collectively ...

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WTT2020 Championship On CBS Sets Viewership Record, Completes Most Successful Season in League History

August 4, 2020

CBS Television Network’s live airing of Sunday’s 2020 World TeamTennis Championship match in which the New York Empire defeated the Chicago Smash on the last point of the Supertiebreaker 21-20, delivering 556,000 viewers, making it the most watched in the league’s 45-year history. ...

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Jack Sock Gives New York Emotional Win Against Philadelphia, Empire Advance to Championship Match

August 1, 2020

For the second consecutive season, it was the No. 4 seeded Empire defeating the top-seeded Philadelphia Freedoms in the semifinals 22-18 to advance to the WTT finals where they will face the winner of the Orlando Storm/Chicago Smash match. ...

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 WTT Playoffs

July 31, 2020

The playoffs are set and it’s all coming down to four teams on Saturday: No. 1 Philadelphia Freedoms, No. 2 Orlando Storm, No. 3 Chicago Smash and No. 4 New York Empire. Here’s a look at what you can expect on Saturday. ...

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Philadelphia Handles New York in a Preview of the WTT Semifinals Match

July 30, 2020

With 63 matches over 19 days in the books for the 45th season of World TeamTennis it was only fitting to see the Philadelphia Freedoms and New York Empire close out the regular season in what many thought would be a playoff preview. Dating back to the end of last season the Empire has been ...

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July 30 Daily Update Presented by Anthem

July 30, 2020

Freedoms July 30 Daily Update Presented by Freedoms Face New York Empire Tonight in Regular Season Finale at 7PM on CBS Sports Network Freedoms and Empire Will Go Head-to-Head on Saturday at 2PM in the WTT Semifinals on CBS Sports Network Inside Tonight’s Match The Freedoms are 11-2 on the season and clinched first place headed into ...

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Philadelphia Locks Up No. 1 Seed in WTT Playoffs; Beats Chicago in Supertiebreaker Thriller

July 29, 2020

Taylor Fritz told coach Craig Kardon how much he likes playing the closer. With Philadelphia designated as the home team against the Chicago Smash, coach Craig Kardon did not have much to think about when deciding the men’s singles disciplined would be slotted. Just like he did the other night against San Diego, Fritz once again delivered lifting his team to 22-21 victory in a match that was decided in a Supertiebreaker. The win clinches the number one seed for the Freedoms for the third consecutive season. ...

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