Venus Williams, John Isner and a total of 10 ATP and WTA Tour pros will be part of the inaugural San Antonio International Team Tennis Championships at Freeman Coliseum from November 10-12, 2023.
San Antonio Sports will organize the event. The San Antonio Smash will be led by Williams, Isner, Elina Svitolina, Bob Bryan and JJ Wolf and captained by Wayne Bryan. The Austin Capitals will be headed up by Sloane Stephens, Peyton Stearns, Gael Monfils, Mike Bryan and Jack Sock.
“San Antonio has a rich tennis history and we are excited to make this an annual event,” said Jenny Carnes, executive director of San Antonio Sports. “The San Antonio International Team Tennis Championships will provide tennis fans the opportunity to see world class tennis at the only professional event in Texas to feature both top ranked men and women professionals.”
College players from Baylor, UT Austin, Texas A&M, UTSA, UTPB, Trinity and Southwestern along with top juniors from John Newcomb’s Tennis Ranch and Austin Tennis Academy will also be part of the team event.
“We are excited to welcome so many great players to San Antonio and look forward to world class tennis at Freeman Coliseum,” said Tim Stallard. “The three-day event will benefit SA Sports iPlay Program, Bush ACE Outreach Program and several of the players’ nonprofit foundations benefitting children from Compton to Kyiv and throughout Texas.”