Stars Move Into Ownership Roles
The Associated Press
May 6, 2013
New York- Two of the top names in tennis, Venus Williams and Andy Roddick, are joining the business side of World Team Tennis. They are becoming part owners of Billie Jean King's summer league for male and female players. She has run the WTT since the 1970s.
Williams and Roddick will help identify new markets and reach out to potential owners, sponsors, fans and players. In the meantime, they will both keep playing for their WTT teams. Williams leads the two-time defending champion Washington Kastles, while Roddick will compete with the Lasers of Springfield, Mo.