New York, NY (PressExposure) July 02, 2012 -- NY Sportimes captain and Tennis Hall of Famer John McEnroe will compete in an additional match for his WTT squad when the Sportimes take on the Boston Lobsters in a World TeamTennis match at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, N.Y., on July 24. John Isner, originally scheduled as Marquee Player for that night will instead prepare for his appearance representing the United States at the upcoming London Olympics.
McEnroe, who will be making what is believed to be his first appearance in the Capital Region in more than 15 years, will be joined by Sportimes star Martina Hingis for the second of two matchups in the team's alternate home near Albany. Hingis and the Sportimes are scheduled to battle Venus Williams and the defending champion Washington Kastles at HVCC on July 21.
McEnroe will also anchor the Sportimes for their Randall's Island WTT matches on July 19 against Andre Agassi and the Boston Lobsters, which also serves as a benefit for the Johnny Mac Tennis Project, McEnroe's not-for-profit foundation, and on July 25 in the Sportimes regular season home finale vs. Washington. Single match tickets for the July 19 Mac vs. Andre showdown are now available.
"We are proud and pleased that our longtime captain John McEnroe has stepped up to help make this a memorable night for our Capital Region fans," said Sportime Clubs and NY Sportimes CEO Claude Okin. "Every night that Mac leads our team is a big win for the fans and for the spirit and motivation of our squad."
Tickets for Sportimes matches are available by calling 888-WTT-NYC1 or by visiting http://www.nysportimes.com. For more information on matches in Albany, visit [http://www.NYSportimes.com/Albany] or call 518-393-0440.
The 2012 WTT regular season runs from July 9-28, with the top two teams from both the Western and Eastern Conference advancing to the WTT Finals Weekend presented by GEICO, September 14-16, at the Family Circle Tennis Center in Charleston, S.C.
2012 SPORTIMES Home Schedule
July 10 Springfield Lasers, 7 p.m., at Sportime/Randall's Island (Sportimes - Martina Hingis)
July 13 Philadelphia Freedoms, 7 p.m., at Sportime/Randall's Island (Sportimes - Martina Hingis; Philadelphia - Ryan Harrison)
July 18 Philadelphia Freedoms, 7 p.m., at Sportime/Randall's Island (Sportimes - Martina Hingis)
July 19 Boston Lobsters, 7 p.m., at Sportime/Randall's Island (Sportimes - Hingis, McEnroe; Boston - Andre Agassi)
July 23 Washington Kastles, 7:30 p.m., at Hudson Valley Community College/Troy, N.Y.(Sportimes - Hingis; Washington - Venus Williams)
July 24 Boston Lobsters, 7:30 p.m., at Hudson Valley Community College/Troy, N.Y.(Sportimes - Hingis, McEnroe)
July 25 Washington Kastles, 7 p.m., at Sportime/Randall's Island (Sportimes - Hingis, McEnroe)