The World Team Tennis Finals are returning to Daniel Island in 2012. WTT officials announced that the Family Circle Tennis Center on Daniel Island, will once again host the WTT Finals Weekend presented by GEICO, on September 14-16, 2012.
The Road to the Family Circle Tennis Center begins when the 37th season of the WTT Pro League kicks off with regular season action, July 9-28. The top two teams from the Eastern and Western Conference advance to Daniel Island for the WTT Finals Weekend. The Conference Championship matches will be Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15, with the winners facing off in the WTT Finals on Sunday, Sept. 16.
The WTT Finals Weekend is the culmination of three weeks of intense coed team tennis competition featuring some of the biggest names in tennis playing in the WTT Pro League. In 2011, the Washington Kastles made WTT history at the Family Circle Tennis Center by completing the first undefeated season and winning their second King Trophy, named after WTT co-founder Billie Jean King.
The WTT Finals Weekend will also feature a national grassroots WTT Recreational League event.
Tickets for the WTT Finals Weekend presented by GEICO go on sale during the Family Circle Cup, scheduled March 31 – April 8, 2012. Weekend packages will range from $45 to $150, with single session tickets $15-$50. Tickets will be available through the Family Circle Tennis Center Box Office at (800) 677-2293 or through Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets can be purchased online at www.FamilyCircleTennisCenter.com or www.Ticketmaster.com.
By Rosie Crews, World TeamTennis