Five-time Grand Slam singles champion Maria Sharapova is returning for her eighth season of Mylan World TeamTennis this July at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa!
SAN DIEGO, CA, June 22, 2017 — Former world No. 1 and five-time Grand Slam Champion, Maria Sharapova joins The Orange County Breakers roster for the 2017 Mylan World TeamTennis season. Sharapova is set to compete at the season opener against the 2016 WTT champions, the San Diego Aviators. The match is scheduled on the Aviators’ home court at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa on Sunday, July 16 at 6pm.
Sharapova made her professional debut in 2001. She established herself as a venerable threat early in her career when she defeated Serena Williams to secure her first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in 2004. She went on to win the US Open in 2006, the Australian Open in 2008 and completed her career Grand Slam in 2012.
World Team Tennis is fast-paced, exciting, and different from what most tennis fans are used to. Fans cheer while the DJ spins, providing a fun & unique sports experience. The San Diego Aviators are the reigning Mylan WTT Champions and the only professional team from San Diego to win a championship.
Match tickets for opening night and all Aviators matches can be purchased at https://secure.sandiegoaviators.com/#/event-details/match-1-orange-county-breakers