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Springfield Lasers begin 20th season July 12

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John Isner signs an oversized tennis ball for a fan. He will be the marque men's player for the Springfield Lasers in 2015.

John Isner signs an oversized tennis ball for a fan. He will be the marque men’s player for the Springfield Lasers in 2015.

Springfield, Mo. — The Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) Pro League has released its 2015 season schedule, including the Springfield Lasers 20th season.

The Springfield Lasers schedule includes seven home matches (shown in bold), including a July 25 appearance by Lasers marquee player John Isner, America’s No. 1 male tennis player since 2012. The complete schedule is:

  • Sunday, July 12 Philadelphia at Springfield (HOME)
  • Monday, July 13 Springfield at California
  • Tuesday, July 14 Boston at Springfield (HOME)
  • Wednesday, July 15 Washington at Springfield (HOME)
  • Friday, July 17 San Diego at Springfield (HOME)
  • Saturday, July 18 Springfield at Austin
  • Sunday, July 19 Springfield at Philadelphia
  • Tuesday, July 21 Springfield at California
  • Wednesday, July 22 Austin at Springfield (HOME)
  • Friday, July 24 Philadelphia at Springfield (HOME)
  • Saturday, July 25 San Diego at Springfield with John Isner (HOME)
  • Sunday, July 26 Springfield at Washington
  • Tuesday, July 28 Springfield at San Diego
  • Wednesday, July 29 Springfield at Austin
  • Thursday, July 30 Mylan WTT Eastern and Western Conference Championships, location TBA
  • Sunday, August 2 Mylan WTT Finals, location TBA

All home matches begin at 7 p.m. at Mediacom Tennis Stadium at Cooper Tennis Complex, 2331 E. Pythian, Springfield.

The Springfield Lasers are the 2013 and 2014 defending Western Conference Champions, making it to the WTT finals two years in a row. The Lasers also won the western conference in 2009, 2001 and 1999.

Season tickets for the Springfield Lasers are available now at 417-837-5800, with individual tickets available in May.

For more information about the Springfield Lasers, visit springfieldlasers.com or look for Springfield Lasers on Facebook or @SGFLasers on Twitter.

For a complete Mylan WTT schedule, visit WTT.com.

George Freeman is a veteran journalist and photographer. An award-winning writer, editor and columnist in Springfield, Mo., with more than 50 years experience. His preference is for positive and uplifting stories about people, places, traditions and trends that make the Ozarks one of the most livable regions anywhere. A member of the Garden Writers Association of America, he is a past-president of the Society of Professional Journalists of Southwest Missouri, the Kansas and Ohio AP societies; a board member of Friends of the Garden and a member of the Rotary Club of Springfield. In 1976, he traveled to India as a member of a Rotary Foundation Group Study Exchange Team.

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