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Week of September 18, 2017

Irina Falconi @irinafalconi (USA): Captured $100k title in Tampico, Mexico!

Maria Sanchez @mariavs10 (USA): Reached final of $80k in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Deiton Baughman @deiton_baughman (USA): Competing at Tiburon Challenger $100k

Entries in World Team Tennis (3)

Wednesday
Mar152017

SANCHEZ SELECTED BY NY EMPIRE IN WTT DRAFT

Agent Atleta client Maria Sanchez was selected by the New York Empire World Team Tennis franchise in the 2017 WTT Draft, which took place March 14, 2017 on site at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, CA.  The Empire demonstrated their desire to select Sanchez by taking her with the team's second round pick.  

Sanchez is expected to primarily play women's doubles and mixed doubles for the Empire this season (July 16-Aug 2).  A veteran of World Team Tennis, Sanchez was the Rookie of the Year in 2012.  

The Empire previously announced that all home matches will be played on Court 17 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, home of the U.S. Open.

"I'm really excited to have been selected by the New York Empire in the WTT Draft," Sanchez said.  "I love New York City, and there are few venues in tennis that compare with the  USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.  I can't wait to join my teammates this summer and experience the energy and atmosphere on Court 17 as we look to compete for a league championship."  

Sanchez will be joined on the Empire's roster by Eugenie Bouchard, Mardy Fish, John Isner, and Kirsten Flipkens.  Tennis Hall of Famer Gigi Fernandez will make her WTT debut as the coach of the Empire.  

Monday
Mar162015

FALCONI SELECTED NO. 1 IN WORLD TEAM TENNIS DRAFT

Agent Atleta client Irina Falconi has been selected as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 World Team Tennis Roster Draft by the Boston Lobsters.  Falconi, who is expected to break back into the top 100 following a second round appearance at the BNP Paribas Open, last played for the Boston Lobsters during the 2012 season.  

Lobsters head coach Jan-Michael Gambill, a former top 15 ATP player, was keen to add Falconi to help lead the franchise, which is under new ownership and management.      

Falconi will  be joined on the Lobsters squad by Eugenie Bouchard (Marquee selection), Scott Lipsky, Chase Buchanan, and Aranxta Parra Santonja.

The World Team Tennis regular season kicks off July 12.

Wednesday
Jul232014

Eva Hrdinova Profiled on Tennis.com as Member of WTT's Austin Aces

Agent Atleta client Eva Hrdinova from the Czech Republic, the tallest player on the WTA Tour, is enjoying her debut season playing World Team Tennis for the Austin Aces.  Heading into the final regular season match, Eva leads the Western Conference in mixed doubles winning percentage based on total games played.  

Eva was recently interviewed by Tennis.com: http://www.tennis.com/mylan-wtt/2014/07/getting-know-eva-hrdinova/52212/#.U9AJL_ldX9s