| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Tickets for New York City’s only professional tennis team, the New York Empire presented by Citi, will go on-sale on Friday, April 21. The New York Empire’s first home match will be at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 16 on Court 17 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

Featuring world-class tennis, tickets start as low as $10 for children ages 16-and-under and $20 for adults. The New York Empire offers both reserved box seats and general admission seating, along with hospitality and box seat packages, which include food and beverage service. A limited number of VIP tables and “Play with the Pros” clinic spots are also available. 

New York Empire marquee player and the team’s first-round draft pick, John Isner, will play when the Orange County Breakers visit on Thursday, July 20 while Mardy Fish will play in every home match except the opener. Genie Bouchard will join Fish on Thursday and Friday, July 27 and 28, against Orange County and San Diego, respectively.

Philadelphia Freedoms’ marquee players Sloane Stephens and Donald Young will both appear when the team visits Court 17 on Sunday, July 16 and Wednesday, July 19.

Not only will tennis fans witness world-class tennis featuring your favorite pros, but they’ll be treated to an evening featuring specialty food, music and non-stop action when they visit Court 17.

New York Empire Home Schedule


Date                                  Time                    Opponent                                  Marquee Players

Sunday, July 16                5:00 p.m.            Philadelphia                             Sloane Stephens (PHL)

                                                                                                                              Donald Young (PHL)

Wednesday, July 19         7:00 p.m.            Philadelphia                           Mardy Fish (NY Empire)

                                                                                                                            Sloane Stephens (PHI)

                                                                                                                            Donald Young (PHL)

Thursday, July 20             7:00 p.m.            Orange County (Calif.)          John Isner (NY Empire)

                                                                                                                             Mardy Fish (NY Empire)

Thursday, July 27             7:00 p.m.            Orange County (Calif.)         Genie Bouchard (NY Empire)

                                                                                                                           Mardy Fish (NY Empire)

Friday, July 28                  7:00 p.m.            San Diego                               Genie Bouchard (NY Empire)

                                                                                                                           Mardy Fish (NY Empire)

Sunday, July 30               5:00 p.m.            Washington D.C.                    Mardy Fish (NY Empire)

Monday, July 31              7:00 p.m.            Springfield (Mo.)                     Mardy Fish (NY Empire)


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