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New Home, New Coach, New Attitude, Same Goal For New York Empire: Win The King Trophy

July 13, 2019

With a new home court and a new head coach, the learning curve for New York Empire in 2019 in World TeamTennis had the potential to be steep. With five of seven players on the roster familiar to the Empire, however, a union of something old and something new might be the perfect formula for a run at the King Trophy. ...

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Empire Announce Inaugural Pro-Am Event to Benefit NYJTL

July 5, 2019

The New York Empire and the New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) are partnering for a first-of-its-kind event to kick off the 2019 World TeamTennis season. On Sunday, July 14, ahead of its season opener against the San Diego Aviators, the Empire will host a pro-am event that will directly benefit the NYJTL, whose ...

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Welcome to the Bronx: Empire Announce Theme Nights at Media Day

June 25, 2019

NEW YORK (June 25, 2019) – Media and local luminaries gathered today at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx for the annual New York Empire media day. For the third year in a row, World TeamTennis Co-Founder and International Tennis Hall of Famer Billie Jean King was on hand to answer ...

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More Than a Game: Empire to Continue Pop-Up Tennis Tour This Summer

June 12, 2019

NEW YORK (June 13, 2019) – The New York Empire presented by Citi is entering its second year of a multi-year partnership with Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus, an Anthem, Inc. company, that will help spread the game of tennis to children of all socioeconomic backgrounds and skill levels. To promote exercise and encourage healthy behaviors, ...

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Empire Second Quarter Update: Soaring into Summer

June 11, 2019

With the New York Empire season just five weeks away, the team converged on the year’s second Grand Slam at the French Open in Paris. Over the course of the fortnight, breakthroughs were made, but new stories are also set to be written as the summer season begins. On the court, Empire ace Kirsten Flipkens ...

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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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