World TeamTennis ( WTT ) will make its return to Chicago on Friday, July 27, for WTT Chicago presented by Magellan when the Philadelphia Freedoms and the Washington Kastles face off in a regular season match at the XS Tennis Village, 5336 S. State St., at 7 p.m.
The Philadelphia Freedoms, owned by Billie Jean King and coached by Grand Slam-winning coach Craig Kardon, boast a roster composed of 2017 U.S. Open singles champion Sloane Stephens, Chicago native Taylor Townsend, Fabrice Martin and Kevin King. The six-time WTT champion Washington Kastles are coached by 1993 French Open doubles champion Murphy Jensen, and will bring Madison Brengle, Nicole Melichar, Robert Lindstedt and Tennys Sandgren.
A portion of the proceeds from this match will benefit the XS Tennis and Education Foundation, which serves underserved Chicago youth with a pathway to college through sports and academics.
See Ticketmaster.com and WTTChicago.com for tickets and more information.