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When the players took the court at Kastles Stadium at The Wharf on Tuesday night, the fans were greeted by unfamiliar faces.
Tennis matches at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London begin on July 28. On Sunday night, Venus Williams was still stateside as she took the court with the Washington Kastles.
In a thrilling overtime victory over the Sacramento Capitals, the Washington Kastles extended their undefeated streak to 23 matches Wednesday night at Kastles Stadium at The Wharf.
Venus Williams lost an Olympic tuneup Monday during a World Team Tennis match attended by first lady Michele Obama.
Arina Rodionova returned for her second season with the Washington Kastles with her sister Anastasia by her side.
Martina Hingis and the New York Sportimes visit the Washington Kastles on Thursday night at Kastles Stadium with hopes of ending their 18-match undefeated streak. But before she took the court, she addressed several topics in a press conference.
Following an undefeated season, the Washington Kastles are hungry for more in 2012.
Athletic royalty visited the District's Southwest waterfront Sunday for a charity soccer game to raise awareness about bone-marrow donations and give a boost to the growing business district.
While Mia Hamm was leading the U.S. women's soccer team to Olympic gold, her brother Garrett sat quietly in the stands. After fighting a rare blood disorder called aplastic anemia for nearly 12 years, his health was worsening and doctors advised him to stay at home for the 1996 Olympic Games.
The Washington Kastles opened their season and inaugurated Kastles Stadium at The Wharf in style Tuesday night, defeating the defending World TeamTennis champion Kansas City Explorers 21-18.