John Isner Joins New York Empire for Season Opener on Sunday, July 14
NEW YORK - 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 against the San Diego Aviators. Empire home matches move to Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the Bronx this season and tickets will go on sale tomorrow, Friday, April 12 at 10 a.m.
The 6'10" Isner, known for his thunderous serve, returns to the Empire after helping the team clinch an opening-night victory in the 2017 season when he defeated Donald Young in men's singles. The American is considered one of the best servers in the history of the sport, having served 11,403 aces on the ATP World Tour. Isner is coming off a career-year in 2018, including an impressive run to the semifinals at Wimbledon and a title at the Miami Open.
Fans who purchase a minimum of four tickets to the match featuring Isner will receive 50% off of tickets of an equal or lesser value for a second match later in the season, some restrictions will apply.
In addition to Isner's appearance on July 14, Empire head coach Luke Jensen's roster will feature Ulises Blanch, Kirsten Flipkens, Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez and Neal Skupski throughout the season. After each match, fans 16-and-under will be welcomed onto the court to meet players from both teams and get autographs.
Men's singles specialists Ryan Harrison of the San Diego Aviators and Reilly Opelka of the Vegas Rollers will visit the Empire on Sunday, July 14 and Tuesday, July 16, respectfully.
Tickets can be purchased by visiting New York Empire Tickets or www.nyempiretennis.com. New York Empire tickets will start as low as $10 for children age 16-and-under and $25 for adults. The Empire offers both reserved box seats and general admission seating, along with hospitality packages, which include food and beverage service. A limited number of VIP tables are also available.
Individual Match Tickets:
General Admission Ticket prices start at: $25 (adult), $10 (16-and-under)
Individual Box Seat prices start at: $40
Individual Box Seat $275
Individual Adult General Admission $140
Individual 16-and-Under General Admission $70
New York Empire - Home Match Schedule
Date Time Opponent
Sunday, July 14 5 p.m. San Diego Aviators
Tuesday, July 16 6:30 p.m. Vegas Rollers
Thursday, July 18 6:30 p.m. Orange County (Calif.) Breakers
Friday, July 19 6:30 p.m. Washington (D.C.) Kastles
Sunday, July 21 5 p.m. Orlando Storm
Monday, July 29 7 p.m. Springfield (Mo.) Lasers
Tuesday, July 30 6:30 p.m. Philadelphia Freedoms
The New York Empire will kick off the 2019 schedule with five home matches during the season's first eight days, hosting the San Diego Aviators on opening day, Sunday, July 14. The Empire face expansion franchise, the Vegas Rollers, on July 16 ahead of the Orange County Breakers on July 18 and Washington Kastles on July 19. The first homestand comes to a close on July 21 against the second of two new WTT teams, the Orlando Storm.
Season tickets and hospitality packages are available now by emailing email@example.com or calling the New York Empire office at (844) 5-EMPIRE (844-536-7473). Individual match tickets will go on-sale this Friday, April 12.
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