World TeamTennis joins forces with Athletic Sports Group ahead of 2020 season



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World TeamTennis joins forces with Athletic Sports Group ahead of 2020 season

The 45th edition of the World TeamTennis will rumble between July 12 - August 1, 2020, and it guarantees to be one of the most exciting three weeks in the history of the prestigious event. Orlando Storm and Vegas Rollers joined the action in 2019, with two more teams ready to become a part of the family in 2020, opening doors for more players to experience the unique magic of the WTT.

Using the well-known multi-colored court, WTT was the first professional sports league to feature men and women in the same team, all under the guidance of the WTA legend Billie Jean King. Andre Agassi, Kevin Anderson, Tracy Austin, Victoria Azarenka, Boris Becker, James Blake, Bjorn Borg, Bob and Mike Bryan, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick are among the names who embraced the action in the World TeamTennis, with plenty of more to come in 2020 as well after further improvements by the organizers.

The WTT Playoff returns to Orleans Arena at The Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on July 31 and August 1, assembling four best teams that would fight for the prestigious title and a tremendous $5 million of prize money, with the added $1 million awarded in WTT Playoffs compensation, including a $500,000 bonus to the team that wins the King Trophy!

To raise the level of the competition even more, the organizers have signed a multi-year deal with Sports entertainment agency, Athletic Sports Group (ASG), that will now serve as the agent and distributor. Athletic Sports Group is an international sports entertainment agency, encouraging broadcasters, publishers, rightsholders and producers connected to this segment of the sports industry.

"As we look toward the future of World TeamTennis, we do so knowing that increasing our international footprint is paramount to our success and growth," said Carlos Silva, WTT CEO and President. "We are proud to partner with ASG, a global leader in representation and distribution, to realize our goals of making tennis more accessible and enjoyable for fans across the globe."

"We are very excited about our new partnership with WTT. We at ASG believe that WTT revolutionized the world of tennis with their dynamic and entertaining set-up. We look forward to offering this new property to international broadcasters," said Nino Ockhuysen, Group CEO of ASG.