July 15, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Sportime Stadium at Randall's Island was buzzing last night as some of tennis's greats, both past and present, were on-hand for the WTT match between the New York Sportimes and the Philadelphia Freedoms. Andy Roddick (representing the Freedoms), John McEnroe (Sportimes) and Billie Jean King (WTT Founder) all helped in making the night special for the large crowd who turned out for the matches.
July 14, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
John McEnroe will face off against Andy Roddick tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Sportime Stadium at Randall's Island as the New York Sportimes welcome the Philadelphia Freedoms in World TeamTennis action. The weather in New York is threatening the slated 7:00 p.m. start of the match, but the crew at Sportime Stadium is doing their best to get things started on time.
July 12, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Sunday afternoon at Sportime Stadium at Randalls Island, the New York Sportimes moved in to a first place tie with the Washington Kastles by defeating the Philadelphia Freedom, 24-15. With the win, the Sportimes improved to 5-1 on the season.
July 9, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In a thrilling, come from behind victory, the New York Sportimes defeated the Boston Lobsters on Thursday night in Boston in World TeamTennis action. The Sportimes were able to avenge a home loss to the Lobsters on Wednesday night.
July 8, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
James Blake was in action at Sportime Stadium on Randall’s Island in New York on Wednesday night as the Boston Lobsters were in town to face the Sportimes in World TeamTennis action.
July 6, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 World TeamTennis season started off with a very successful showing Monday night for the New York Sportimes at Sportime Stadium at Randall's Island against the Washington Kastles. The overall match came down to the very end as a super tie-breaker was needed to determine the winner.
June 17, 2010
By USTA Eastern Section
Tennis is a simple game to start playing; all you need is a ball and a racket. This summer, the New York Sportimes of World TeamTennis and the USTA Eastern section are making it that much easier. The first 3,000 kids coming out to see John McEnroe and the Sportimes play at Randall's Island for their seven July home dates will get a free racquet, compliments of the Sportimes and the USTA .
June 1, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The world’s top tennis professionals will compete in World TeamTennis (WTT) action once again this July at the state-of-the-art Sportime at Randall’s Island Tennis Center, where the New York Sportimes will play their second season at their new home in New York City. New York will open their home schedule against the defending WTT Champion, the Washington Kastles, on Monday, July 5 at 7:00 p.m.
March 18, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 World TeamTennis (WTT) schedule has been released. This year's season begins Monday, July 5 and runs through Sunday, July 25 when the 2010 Finals will take place.
March 16, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 World TeamTennis draft was held today. As the rosters shaped up, the sport's marquee players were joined by today's draftees, as the league geared up for the upcoming season, set to begin in early July.
March 12, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 World TeamTennis Pro League season will be highlighted by head-to-head matches between five former and current world number one-ranked players–Martina Hingis, Venus Williams, Kim Clijsters, Lindsay Davenport and current world number one Serena Williams–during the three-week season, which starts July 5. League officials have released the 73-match season schedule for the 10 WTT franchises.
February 18, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Andy Roddick, Martina Hingis and Lindsay Davenport have been selected as the top three overall picks in the 2010 World TeamTennis Pro League Marquee Player Draft. The Philadelphia Freedoms selected Roddick with the overall number one selection, while the New York Buzz chose Hingis with the second pick and the St. Louis Aces took Lindsay Davenport with the third pick.
February 4, 2010
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World TeamTennis is donating hundreds of clothing items for children impacted by the earthquake in Haiti to K.I.D.S. (Kids in Distressed Situations), a charity that focuses on the needs of children and their families. While the immediate call from relief organizations is for funds to support rescue efforts and emergency medical treatment in Haiti, a number of charities such as K.I.D.S. will also provide a “second wave” of support to displaced children and their families.
September 15, 2009
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
In the 34th season of Advanta World Team Tennis Pro League (WTT), the New York Sportimes treated New York tennis fans to a great season of tennis action and a very entertaining prelude to the upcoming U.S. Open. This season was the first year since 1978 that New York City has been home to a WTT franchise. The Sportimes were led by New York City tennis legend John McEnroe, and played at the spanking new, $16 million Sportime Tennis Center on Randall’s Island.
July 1, 2009
By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
World TeamTennis (WTT) is tennis like you’ve never seen it, featuring the biggest names in the world playing together in an innovative co-ed team format that offers exciting possibilities for players, fans and communities. The 10-team league was co-founded by Billie Jean King in the early 1970s.