Springfield Lasers announce 2016 season home schedule July 31-Aug. 13
Springfield, Mo. — The Springfield Lasers Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) Pro League team has announced its 2016 season schedule.
The Lasers schedule includes six home matches at the Mediacom Tennis Stadium, in Springfield’s Cooper Tennis Complex, 2331 E Pythian St.
Lasers marquee player John Isner returns to Springfield Thursday, Aug. 11.
The complete schedule is:
Sunday, July 31 Philadelphia @ Springfield (HOME)
Monday, Aug. 1 Springfield @ Washington
Tuesday, Aug. 2 Springfield @ Philadelphia
Wednesday, Aug. 3 Springfield @ New York
Thursday, Aug. 4 Springfield @ Philadelphia
Saturday, Aug. 6 Philadelphia @ Springfield (HOME)
Sunday, Aug. 7 Springfield @ San Diego
Tuesday, Aug. 9 Springfield @ Orange County
Wednesday, Aug. 10 Orange County @ Springfield( HOME)
Thursday, Aug. 11 San Diego @ Springfield with John Isner (HOME)
Friday, Aug. 12 Washington @ Springfield (HOME)
Saturday, Aug. 13 New York @ Springfield (HOME)
Friday, Aug., 26 Mylan WTT Finals at Forest Hills, New York
All home matches begin at 7 p.m. at Mediacom Tennis Stadium at Cooper Tennis Complex.
John Isner, America’s No. 1 male tennis player, returns for a second consecutive season with the Lasers this summer. The Lasers roster includes Canadian doubles specialist Daniel Nestor, an eight time Grand Slam winner and the first ATP tour player ever to achieve 1,000 wins. The roster also includes German tour veteran Benjamin Becker, rising Australian star Daria Gavrilova and versatile Dutch player Michaella Krajicek. Coach John-Laffnie “JL” de Jager returns for his 10th season with the Lasers.
The Springfield Lasers have won the Western Conference Champions five times, making it to the WTT finals in 2014, 2013, 2009, 2001 and 1999.
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