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World TeamTennis poised to set significant precedent for staging events in front of fans 

Mixed-gender league to hold entire season at The Greenbrier in West Virginia this summer Three-week tournament will be one of first in US to be held in front of limited spectators Organization has had increased interest from players and sponsors since unveiling plans  World TeamTennis is poised to lay down a significant marker for the return of live sports competition in front of spectators in North America when the organization stages its 2020 season at a single neutral-site venue this summer. The mixed-gender professional tennis league has announced that it will hold its 45th season as a three-week event at The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. The regular season will take place from July 12-30, with the semifinals and final to follow on August 1 and August 2, respectively. In the regular season, there will be 63 matches over 19 days, with at least three matches per day – due to start at 10am, 2pm, and 7pm ET – at the 2,500-seat outdoor tennis stadium at The Greenbrier. Traditionally, WTT teams play a 14-match, regular-season schedule in a home-and-away format across the United States. They are: expansion team Chicago Smash, New York Empire, Orange County Breakers, Orlando Storm, Philadelphia Freedoms, San Diego Aviators, Vegas Rollers, Washington Kastles, and two-time reigning champions Springfield Lasers.

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