Philadelphia Freedoms of World TeamTennis to Hold "Sixers Night" on Tuesday, July 22 at The Pavilion at Villanova University
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PHILADELPHIA, PA. – JUNE 24, 2014 – The Philadelphia Freedoms of Mylan World TeamTennis will host “Sixers Night” on Tuesday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m. when they take on the Boston Lobsters at The Pavilion at Villanova University (800 E. Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA 19085).
As part of the evening, the Sixers will proudly present Freedoms Owner, sports icon and social pioneer Billie Jean King with a personalized Sixers jersey.
"Our partnership with the 76ers is a huge opportunity for us to continue to grow the overall Freedoms fan experience,” said King. “From one great Philly sports team to another, our first ‘Sixers Night’ at the Freedoms will combine the best of Sixers entertainment with the excitement of Freedoms' competition."
Halftime will feature a doubles match between representatives from the Sixers and Freedoms, with participants including Sixers Chief Executive Officer Scott O’Neil and Freedoms Director of Player Personnel and 11-time Grand Slam women’s doubles and mixed doubles champion Lisa Raymond.
“We always look for ways to expand our reach, engage new fans and cultivate partnerships with unique organizations like the Freedoms, who share similar goals and brand values,” O’Neil said. “While this is just the first step in our relationship with the Freedoms, we anticipate it will continue to grow and lead to other opportunities within the city.”
As part of the evening, Freedoms players will wear Sixers shirts during their pre-match warm-ups and the Sixers will provide promotional giveaways to all fans in attendance. Throughout the night, the Sixers Dream Team, presented by Parx Casino®, and Sixers Flight Squad, presented by Lundy Law, will interact with fans, participate in pre-game introductions and provide entertainment between matches.