Originally written February 12, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
(February 12, 2013) NEW YORK, N.Y. – Andy Roddick is returning to the tennis courts this summer. The former world number one was the top pick in Tuesday’s World TeamTennis Marquee Draft. Roddick, who first started with Mylan WTT in 2000, will play for the Springfield Lasers. This will be Roddick’s 7th Mylan WTT season and his first since 2010. “I first played World TeamTennis when I was just starting out and have played throughout my career so I’m excited to be back,” said Roddick. “I’ve always liked the competition and the fan energy. I love being on a team and am looking forward to playing for the Springfield Lasers this July.” Sloane Stephens, a young American who is currently ranked No. 17 on the WTA Tour, was selected by the Philadelphia Freedoms with their first-round pick. The 20-year-old Stephens first played Mylan World TeamTennis in 2009 as part of an all-amateur USTA team. The newest Mylan WTT franchise, Texas Wild, will bring the world’s best doubles team to their new ho...
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