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Published on : Saturday, February 16, 2013
Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas will be the home venue for The Texas Wild of the Mylan World TeamTennis league. The team is coached by the Resort’s own tennis professional Brent Haygarth. During the season, a stadium will be constructed with seating for approximately 2,100 fans.
Season tickets for the seven home matches will go on sale March 14, 2013.
“We are thrilled to be the host site for the 2013 season of Mylan World TeamTennis and the new Irving team, Texas Wild,” says Luis Argote, general manager at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas. “Our tennis facilities are some of the finest in the country and the property is consistently ranked as a Top 50 Tennis Resort in the US by Tennis magazine. We are excited to welcome Texas Wild to Irving and are deeply committed to providing a world class tennis experience for both the players and spectators.”
In addition to the venue announcement, Texas Wild has also completed its first marquee player draft protecting Bob and Mike Bryan, the 2013 Australian Open Champions and the winners of more Grand Slams than any doubles team in tennis history. The team also announced that former world #1 Venus Williams will make a visit to Irving playing for the Washington Kastles. The team will also host a visit from the Boston Lobsters and their marquee player, former world top 10 Mark Philippoussis.
The team also unveiled its new logo, which plays on the theme of Irving and the city’s wild horses.
“I am extremely pleased to be able to have the Bryan brothers play for the Texas Wild,” said Jeff Launius, co-owner and general manager. “Also having world-class players such as Venus Williams and Mark Philippoussis on visiting rosters will make it a very exciting inaugural year for our fans.”
The 2013 season of Mylan World TeamTennis runs during July in eight US markets. The Texas Wild will play in the Western Conference along with the Orange County Breakers (Irvine, California); Sacramento Capitals (Sacramento, California) and the Springfield Lasers (Springfield, Missouri). The Eastern Conference includes the 2012 Champion Washington Kastles (Washington, DC), Boston Lobsters (Boston, Massachusetts), New York Sportimes (New York, New York) and the Philadelphia Freedoms (Villanova, Pennsylvania).
Source:- Four Seasons