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2017 US OPEN CHAMPION SLOANE STEPHENS SET TO PLAY FOR THE NEW YORK EMPIRE THIS SUMMER

May 30, 2019

Current World No. 7 to Play on Thursday, July 18 NEW YORK (May 31, 2019) – The New York Empire presented by Citi announced today that 2017 US Open champion Sloane Stephens will play for the team on Thursday, July 18 at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning when the Empire take on the ...

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TENNIS ICON VENUS WILLIAMS TO PLAY IN NEW YORK CITY AS PART OF VISITING WASHINGTON KASTLES MATCH ON JULY 19

May 22, 2019

Empire Also Announce 2019 U.S. Davis Cup Team Captain Mardy Fish to Play Final Two Home Matches – July 29 and 30 NEW YORK (May 21, 2019) – The New York Empire presented by Citi announced today that 23-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams will visit the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning on ...

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VENUS WILLIAMS SPECIAL OFFER

May 21, 2019

Venus Williams SPECIAL OFFER Purchase box-seat tickets to the match featuring Williams on July 19 and receive a 20-percent discount for box-seat tickets to all other matches using the special CODE: JULY19. The purchases for other matches must be made during the same transaction. Click here to purchase tickets, and for more information call the ...

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Third time’s the charm as Skupskis win in Budapest

April 30, 2019

The third time was the charm for the New York Empire’s Neal Skupski over the weekend. Neal and his brother Ken won their first ATP doubles title of 2019, in their third appearance in a final this season, at the Hungarian Open in Budapest. After needed three sets to win both their quarterfinal and semifinal ...

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Skupski looking forward to Empire return: “I always love this time of year”

April 23, 2019

Ahead of the 2019 World TeamTennis season, the New York Empire are using select Tennis Tuesdays to introduce you to this year’s squad. After last week’s chat with Kirsten Flipkens, this week’s interview subject Empire veteran Neal Skupski. The Brit, coming back for his fourth season on the Empire roster, dished on his expectations as ...

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Flipkens ready to make a splash in her second season of World TeamTennis

April 16, 2019

Kirsten Flipkens is ready to make a splash in her second season of World TeamTennis. The Empire selected Flipkens with the first overall pick in March’s annual player draft, and she’ll be one of four familiar faces returning to the New York courts this summer. “I’m very excited to come back to play WTT this ...

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JOHN ISNER JOINS EMPIRE FOR SEASON OPENER ON SUNDAY, JULY 14

April 12, 2019

JOHN ISNER JOINS EMPIRE FOR SEASON OPENER ON SUNDAY, JULY 14 Tickets On-Sale Friday, April 12 JOHN ISNER SPECIAL OFFER Tennis fans across the tri-state area have the opportunity to catch current World No. 10 John Isner when he joins the New York Empire presented by Citi for its season-opening match on Sunday, July 14 ...

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Tennis Tuesday: The Empire First Quarter Report

April 2, 2019

The first quarter of the tennis season is in the books on the ATP and WTA tours, and it ended with some hardware for the New York Empire. Read on to find out how the Empire’s finest performed in some of the biggest hard court events over the first three months of the year. Skupski ...

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Tennis Tuesday: Liezel Huber Set to Welcome the Empire at Cary Leeds Center

March 26, 2019

The New York Empire will have a new home for the 2019 season, and a face familiar to World TeamTennis will be one of those most excited to see them there. Liezel Huber played 13 total seasons of WTT, which included winning the King Trophy with the Delaware Smash in 2003. The five-time Grand Slam ...

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2019 NY Empire Team Selected

March 13, 2019

The New York Empire presented by Citi and head coach Luke Jensen today announced its player roster and new venue for the upcoming 2019 World TeamTennis (WTT) season. The fourth-year WTT franchise will play its home matches at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning, a world-class facility in the Bronx, and the flagship home ...

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