New York Empire Tickets Go On-Sale Wednesday, April 4
NEW YORK - Tickets for New York City's only professional tennis team, the New York Empire presented by Citi, will go on-sale tomorrow, Wednesday, April 4, at 10:00 a.m. ET. The New York Empire's home opener is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 15 on Court 17 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
Featuring world-class tennis, tickets start as low as $10 for children ages 16-and-under and $25 for adults. The New York Empire offers both reserved box seats and general admission seating, along with hospitality packages, which include food and beverage service and the opportunity to meet the team. The unique tennis experience is an evening featuring specialty food, music and non-stop action on Court 17.
Individual Match Tickets:
Individual Box Seat prices start at: $40
General Admission Ticket prices start at: $25 (adult), $10 (16-and-under)
Individual Box Seat $275
Individual Adult General Admission $140
Individual 16-and-Under General Admission $70
Group tickets and various hospitality packages are available by calling the New York Empire office at 844-5-EMPIRE (844-536-7473) or by visiting www.nyempiretennis.com.
The New York Empire brings back the core of its roster from last season, in which the team secured its first-ever top-3 finish. Led by second-year head coach and International Tennis Hall of Famer Gigi Fernandez, the roster is boosted by Franchise Players Genie Bouchard, Mardy Fish and John Isner as well as doubles specialist Neal Skupski.
Isner, who won his first-ever ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Tournament at this past weekend's Miami Open, will open the season on Sunday, July 15. Mardy Fish will play in home matches on July 23, 25 and 26 with top doubles player Neal Skupski on the court for every home match
The 2018 schedule begins with a home-and-away series with the Washington Kastles on July 15 and July 16. Further highlights of the season include a visit from the defending King Trophy winners Orange County Breakers on Thursday, July 26 and two home matches against the Philadelphia Freedoms.
New York Empire Home Schedule:
Date Time Opponent
Sunday, July 15 5:00 p.m. Washington (D.C.) Kastles
Wednesday, July 18 7:00 p.m. Philadelphia Freedoms
Friday, July 20 7:00 p.m. San Diego Aviators
Monday, July 23 7:00 p.m. Washington (D.C.) Kastles
Wednesday, July 25 7:00 p.m. Springfield (Mo.) Lasers
Thursday, July 26 7:00 p.m. Orange County (Calif.) Breakers
Thursday, August 2 7:00 p.m. Philadelphia Freedoms
New York Empire Roster:
Name WTT Season Nationality
Eugenie Bouchard 4th CAN
Mardy Fish 8th USA
John Isner 8th USA
Tatjana Maria 1st GER
Dennis Novikov 2nd USA
Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez 1st ESP
Neal Skupski 4th GBR
New York Empire tickets can be purchased by visiting Ticketmaster or by calling the New York Empire office at 844-5-EMPIRE (844-536-7473). The 2018 WTT regular season will take place from July 15 - August 2 with the No. 1-seeded team hosting the championship match for the King Trophy on August 5.
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