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League officials released the 59-match schedule for the three-week season of Mylan World TeamTennis.  The regular season runs July 7-24, with conference championships scheduled for Thursday, July 25, and concludes with the Mylan WTT Finals presented by GEICO, on Sunday, July 28.

The season begins on Sunday, July 7 with six of the eight teams in action.  But the focus will be on Monday, July 8, when the back-to-back champion Washington Kastles host their rivals, the New York Sportimes at Kastles Stadium at the Wharf in Washington, D.C.

The Kastles have not lost a match during the past two seasons, winning the 2011 and 2012 Mylan WTT titles.  Washington edged Sacramento in the 2012 Finals to complete their second consecutive undefeated season and hoisted the King Trophy for the third time in franchise history.  Heading into the 2013 Mylan WTT season, the Kastles have won 32 consecutive matches, including two championship finals.

Their streak ranks among sports' best and is the second longest in major pro sports league history.  The Kastles are one win shy of tying the mark of 33 consecutive wins, held by the NBA's 1971-72 Lakers.  If the Kastles can win their home opener, they will have the opportunity to set a new record on their home court on July 9 when 2012 Finals MVP Venus Williams joins the lineup.

Williams and the Kastles will also visit the League's newest team, the Irving, Texas-based Texas Wild, on July 10.  The Wild are led by the world's top ranked doubles team of Bob and Mike Bryan who will make their home debut on July 20.

Several of tennis' biggest names are playing Mylan World TeamTennis this summer.  Andy Roddick will play five matches for the Springfield Lasers, while rising American star Sloane Stephens joins the Philadelphia Freedoms for home matches on July 16 and 17, and road matches on July 15 and 20.

Mardy Fish returns to Mylan WTT action, playing home matches for the Sacramento Capitals on July 10, 12 and 13.

Other top names set for Mylan WTT action this summer include Mark Philippoussis of the Boston Lobsters and Sam Querrey of the Sacramento Capitals.  Philippoussis will play on the road in Texas on July 13 and several home matches still to be determined.  Querrey helps the Capitals close out the regular season with matches on July 21, 22, 23 and 24.

Each of the eight teams will play 14 matches - seven home, seven away.  Eastern Conference teams are the Boston Lobsters, New York Sportimes, Philadelphia Freedoms and Washington Kastles.  Western Conference teams are Orange County Breakers, Sacramento Capitals, Springfield Lasers and Texas Wild.  The top two teams from both the Western and Eastern Conference advance to their respective Conference Championships on July 25.  The Mylan WTT Finals presented by GEICO, will be contested on July 28 on the home court of the Eastern Conference Champion.

Team lineups will be finalized next week in Indian Wells at the Mylan WTT Roster Draft on Tuesday, March 12 at Noon EST on WTT.com.  Marquee players typically play a limited schedule while roster players play the full 3-week season.
For a full schedule and list of marquee player dates, visit www.WTT.com.

2013 SCHEDULE - Mylan World TeamTennis presented by GEICO
including Marquee matches in parentheses - subject to change (as of March 6, 2013)

Sunday, July 7
New York Sportimes @ Boston Lobsters           
Philadelphia Freedoms @ Orange County Breakers
Texas Wild @ Sacramento Capitals               

Monday, July 8
New York Sportimes @ Washington Kastles        
Boston Lobsters @ Springfield Lasers           
Texas Wild @ Orange County Breakers            
Philadelphia Freedoms @ Sacramento Capitals

Tuesday, July 9
Springfield Lasers (Andy Roddick - SPR) @ New York Sportimes#   #in Albany
Boston Lobsters @ Washington Kastles (Venus Williams - WAS)

Wednesday, July 10
New York Sportimes @ Boston Lobsters
Springfield Lasers (Andy Roddick - SPR) @ Philadelphia Freedoms
Washington Kastles (Venus Williams - WAS) @ Texas Wild
Orange County Breakers @ Sacramento Capitals (Mardy Fish - SAC)

Thursday, July 11
Springfield Lasers (Andy Roddick - SPR) @ Washington Kastles   
Orange County Breakers @ Texas Wild

Friday, July 12
Philadelphia Freedoms @ New York Sportimes#             #in Albany     
Orange County Breakers @ Springfield Lasers (Andy Roddick - SPR)
Boston Lobsters @ Sacramento Capitals (Mardy Fish - SAC)

Saturday, July 13
Boston Lobsters (Mark Philippoussis - BOS) @ Texas Wild
Springfield Lasers (Andy Roddick - SPR) @ Orange County Breakers       
Washington Kastles @ Sacramento Capitals (Mardy Fish - SAC)

Sunday, July 14
Philadelphia Freedoms @ Boston Lobsters
Sacramento Capitals @ Texas Wild

Monday, July 15
Washington Kastles @ Boston Lobsters
Philadelphia Freedoms (Sloane Stephens - PHL) @ New York Sportimes#     #in Albany
Texas Wild @ Springfield Lasers        
Sacramento Capitals @ Orange County Breakers

Tuesday, July 16
Boston Lobsters @ New York Sportimes#   #in Albany
Washington Kastles @ Philadelphia Freedoms (Sloane Stephens - PHL)
Texas Wild (Bob & Mike Bryan - TEX) @ Orange County Breakers

Wednesday, July 17
New York Sportimes @ Philadelphia Freedoms (Sloane Stephens - PHL)
Springfield Lasers @ Washington Kastles
Texas Wild (Bob & Mike Bryan - TEX) @ Sacramento Capitals

Thursday, July 18
Orange County Breakers @ New York Sportimes#    #in Albany
Sacramento Capitals @ Springfield Lasers

Friday, July 19
Sacramento Capitals @ Boston Lobsters
Orange County Breakers @ Philadelphia Freedoms 
Washington Kastles @ Texas Wild

Saturday, July 20
New York Sportimes @ Washington Kastles
Philadelphia Freedoms (Sloane Stephens - PHL) @ Springfield Lasers     
Orange County Breakers @ Texas Wild (Bob & Mike Bryan - TEX)

Sunday, July 21
Washington Kastles @ Boston Lobsters
Texas Wild (Bob & Mike Bryan - TEX) @ Philadelphia Freedoms    
New York Sportimes @ Springfield Lasers
Sacramento Capitals (Sam Querrey - SAC) @ Orange County Breakers

Monday, July 22
Springfield Lasers @ Boston Lobsters
Texas Wild @ New York Sportimes*                *at Randall's Island
Philadelphia Freedoms @ Washington Kastles
Orange County Breakers @ Sacramento Capitals (Sam Querrey - SAC)

Tuesday, July 23
Washington Kastles @ New York Sportimes* *at Randall's Island
Boston Lobsters @ Philadelphia Freedoms
Sacramento Capitals (Sam Querrey - SAC) @ Springfield Lasers

Wednesday, July 24
New York Sportimes @ Philadelphia Freedoms     
Boston Lobsters @ Washington Kastles
Sacramento Capitals (Sam Querrey - SAC) @ Texas Wild
Springfield Lasers @ Orange County Breakers

POST-SEASON:
Thursday, July 25
Mylan WTT Western Conference Championship  presented by GEICO - #1 vs. #2 Western Conference teams, location TBD
Mylan WTT Eastern Conference Championship  presented by GEICO - #1 vs. #2 Eastern Conference teams, location TBD

Sunday, July 28
Mylan WTT Finals presented by GEICO - at home court of Eastern Conference Champion
Mylan World TeamTennis - TEAM VENUES
TEAM            Match Venue / Match Start Time

WESTERN CONFERENCE:
Orange County Breakers  Bren Events Center at UC Irvine Campus, Irvine, Calif.  / 7:00pm PT
Sacramento Capitals     Sunrise Marketplace Outdoor Pavilion, Citrus Heights, Calif. / 7:35pm PT
Texas Wild      Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Irving, Texas / 7:35pm CT
Springfield Lasers      Mediacom Stadium at Cooper Tennis Complex, Springfield, Mo. / 7:05pm CT

EASTERN CONFERENCE:
Boston Lobsters The Joan Norton Tennis Center at Manchester Athletic Club, Manchester, Mass. // 7:00pm ET
New York Sportimes      *Sportime Stadium at Randall's Island, New York, N.Y. and #SEFCU Arena, Albany, N.Y. / 7:30pm ET
Philadelphia Freedoms   The Pavilion at Villanova University, Villanova, Pa. / 7:00pm ET
Washington Kastles      Kastles Stadium at the Wharf, Washington, D.C.  / 7:10pm ET
               
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