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Top Ten Highlights of the NY Empire’s Inaugural Season 


1. Brought pro tennis back to Forest Hills Stadium at The West Side Tennis Club

 


2. Kicked things off with a great coach – Patrick McEnroe 

 


3. Welcomed our team, Billie Jean King, USTA President Katrina Adams, former NYC Mayor David Dinkins, Virginia Wade, and Hamilton star Sydney James Harcourt on Opening Night

 


4. Took on former World No. 1s Caroline Wozniacki, Martina Hingis, and Leander Paes

 


5. Got our first win in franchise history with the help of Long Island native Noah Rubin

 


6. Welcomed Andy Roddick to the team for his debut appearance at Forest Hills Stadium

 


7. Got our second win in franchise history, taking down the defending champion Kastles in their home arena

 


8. Welcomed Wimbledon darling Marcus Willis to the team for the win and second half of the season 

 


9. Honored strong women including Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Olympians Sara Hughes and Erinn Smart, former WNBA star Kym Hampton, and Franklin Templeton Investments co-president Jennifer Johnson 

 


10. Had a great first season with all of our fans, sponsors, and special guests!

 

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