News - NY Empire Tennis

WTT Rewind: Neal Skupski, Ulises Blanch Survive Epic Duel vs. Steve Johnson, Luke Bambridge

October 25, 2019

This week, the New York Empire star and 2019 WTT Male MVP Neal Skupski shared his memories on why Men's Doubles versus the Orange County Breakers was one of his favorite sets of the year. ...

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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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Hometown Boy Evan Song of Vegas Helps Springfield Lasers Repeat As Champions

August 4, 2019

Evan Song closed the regular season with the Vegas Rollers. He walked off the tennis court at Orleans Arena on Saturday night as a member of the two-time World TeamTennis champion Springfield Lasers. ...

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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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New York Empire Fish Luke Skupski Feature

New-Look New York Empire Down Springfield Lasers, Create Three-Way Tie For Second

July 30, 2019

BRONX, N.Y. – A pair of former U.S. Olympians arrived for the New York Empire on Monday night, but it was a pair of season stalwarts that ultimately sealed a crucial victory for New York in the chase for the World TeamTennis playoffs. Neal Skupski and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, who entered the night as ...

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New York Empire Stay Alive in WTT Playoff Chase, Spoil Orlando Storm Home Finale

July 27, 2019

The Orlando Storm fell to the New York Empire by a score of 22-18 on Saturday night as the Storm wrapped up their inaugural home schedule in front of a sold-out crowd. ...

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Amanda Anisimova Leads San Diego Aviators Past New York Empire

July 26, 2019

Playing with youthful enthusiasm, 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova won two sets to help the San Diego Aviators snap a two-match losing streak with a hard-fought 22-15 victory over the New York Empire. ...

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New York Empire Earn Key Road Win in Race for Playoffs

July 25, 2019

Newport Beach, Calif. – The New York Empire got back on track, stealing one on the road over the Orange County Breakers with a key 20-19 win in their push to make the four-team playoffs. Winning four of their last five matches, the Empire have gained sole possession of third place in the league standings. BREAKERS ...

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Vegas Rollers Sam Querrey Feature 2

Vegas Rolls To First Home Victory In Franchise History, Defeating New York 24-20

July 24, 2019

The Vegas Rollers achieved another franchise first Tuesday night, as they won their first home match with a 24-20 victory over the New York Empire inside Orleans Arena. ...

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