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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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WTT Mic'd Up: Watch the Insane Ending of the Championship Supertiebreaker

August 2, 2020

Don’t miss this exclusive video capturing the ending the WTT 2020 Championship Match. Listen in on Chicago’s Kamau Murray and New York’s Luke Jensen with their reaction to the end of the match. ...

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New York Wins a Match for the Ages, Defeats Chicago 21-20 in Supertiebreaker

August 2, 2020

The 2020 World TeamTennis season came down to a 13-point Supertiebreaker. And for a league that promotes “every point matters,” all 13 points were necessary. The New York Empire outlasted the expansion Chicago Smash to claim a 21-20 victory to cap the 45th WTT season and hoist the King Trophy for the first time. ...

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Photographer Ryan Loco Gets Creative with 2020 World TeamTennis Season Challenges

August 2, 2020

All season long, Ryan Loco has been tasked with a nearly impossible job: photographing 66 matches involving 50-plus players and coaches. He's an integral part of the WTT family and has been spotted everywhere like atop the stadium, all along the court and behind team members in the corners of the court. He's even been seen tucked under the net, peaking out from behind the indoor stadium's wall and planted on the team bench. ...

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Chicago Punches Tickets to Championship Match; Throttles Orlando

August 1, 2020

It came to pass on Saturday in the World TeamTennis playoffs: Chicago is an expansion team in name only. The Smash ended No. 2 seed Orlando’s seven-match win streak with a 24-13 semifinal victory to earn a berth in the championship match against the New York Empire. ...

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2020 Season Female MVP Bethanie Mattek-Sands Propels Doubles into the Spotlight

August 1, 2020

White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. — As if she needed more confidence, Bethanie Mattek-Sands picked up the 2020 Female MVP award on Friday heading into the playoffs. The 35-year-old has posted the league’s highest winning percentages in women’s and mixed doubles (60 percent with Eugenie Bouchard and 56 percent with Rajeev Ram). Philadelphia Freedoms’ Taylor ...

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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 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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Kamua Murray Talks Chicago's Playoff Expectations

July 29, 2020

Kamua Murray talks to WTT’s Nick Gismondi about Chicago’s playoff expectations, buying into the team concept and growing the game in Chicago. ...

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