Springfield Lasers – 2013 Season on Mediacom

Always a pleasure to share the booth with Don West of Mediacom-22. In the Summer of 2013, the Springfield Lasers made it back to the World Team Tennis Finals. We were there to cover the home matches at Mediacom Tennis Stadium in Springfield, Missouri… World Team Tennis. Halftime Broadcast (2013) On another crazy night of […]

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The Impenetrable Kastles. Three in a row!

During the 2013 season of World Team Tennis, Texas may have snapped Washington’s historic win-streak, and Springfield may have handed the Kastles their first home loss in over two-years; but in the end, no one had the winning combination to take down Murphy Jensen’s seasoned line-up of all-stars including Martina Hingis (league female MVP), Leander […]

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Springfield Lasers – 2013 Western Conference Champions

Without dropping a single event, the Springfield Lasers convincingly won the 2013 World Team Tennis Western Conference Championship on their home court over the Texas Wild, 25-9. Before the match, Jean-Julien Rojer was announced as the league’s Male MVP and Alisa Kleybanova was honored as the league’s Female Rookie of the Year. In Washington, Martina […]

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WTT Conference Championships Tonight

With the Lasers 19-20 Supertiebreaker loss last night in Orange County, and the Wild’s 22-18 win over Sacramento, Springfield and Texas both end the 2013 World Team Tennis regular-season with 9-5 records. Because the Lasers won their only other match 10-days ago, Springfield earned the honor of hosting the Western Conference Championship tonight at Mediacom […]

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Springfield Lasers – Peaking at the right time

It would take more than Sam Querrey’s presence with the Sacramento Capitals to slow the Lasers momentum a night after Springfield captured a spot in the Western Conference Final. With home court advantage on the line and the top-ranked American men’s tennis player on the opposite side of the net – the Lasers played inspired […]

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TIME OUT! Lasers are in the playoffs

With the Lasers convincing 23-15 win over the Boston Lobsters last night, Springfield has secured a spot in the Western Conference Championship! They’ll play Texas, who guaranteed themselves a playoff berth with a 22-20 win over the New York Sportimes last night; a match that featured a tiebreak Mens Singles win from John McEnroe (NY) […]

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Springfield Lasers bounce back at home

While Orange County continues its fall in the absence of Coco Vandeweghe, the Springfield Lasers needed a win over the New York Sportimes Sunday night to fend-off the surging Texas Wild in the Western Conference. While Texas won easily over the Freedoms (the team that defeated the Lasers on Springfield’s home court the night before), […]

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Lasers: The guys step-up while the ladies slump

Saturday night, the Philadelphia Freedoms came into Springfield on a two-game win-streak. They’d beaten Eastern Conference rival New York, and taken down Springfield’s Western Conference rival Orange County. With Orange County’s loss the night before, the Lasers were now in sole possession of first place in the West. Knowing that the Breakers lost to Philly […]

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Keeping up with the Breakers

Down 2-4 in the final event, a game away from losing to the Sacramento Capitals, Springfield Lasers’ Alisa Kleybanova and Vania King dug-in and battled back. After winning the next two games, the best doubles pairing in World Team Tennis won the set tiebreak, forcing a Supertiebreak at 19-all. Momentum favoring Springfield, Sacramento’s Olga Govortsova […]

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Kastles are King with Hingis

Without Martina Hingis, the Washington Kastles are 1-2; with Martina Hingis: 5-0. She wasn’t playing the night Texas snapped the historic 34-match win-streak; nor was she there the following night when Springfield schooled the Kastles 22-15 in D.C. Martina’s elevated play is exciting news for fans ready to witness her WTA doubles come-back at this […]

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