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July 24, 2013 (VILLANOVA, Pa.) – The Philadelphia Freedoms defeated the New York Sportimes in the final match of the 2013 WTT season.

Philadelphia Freedoms’ Sam Groth, record holder for fastest serve, jumpstarted the evening with a win over New York’s Jesse Witten during men’s singles.  Down 1-3, Groth won the next four games to defeat Witten, 5–3.

The women’s doubles set was next with the Philadelphia Freedoms team of Brooke Austin and Sachia Vickery falling to New York’s Anna-Lena Groenenfeld and Kveta Peschke, 5–0.

The Freedoms saw another victory during the mixed doubles set when Jordan Kerr and Brooke Austin beat the Sportime’s John McEnroe and Kveta Peschke, 5–1.  Sam Groth put Philadelphia up 1-0 before Freedoms Coach Josh Cohen inserted Kerr as a substitution for the remainder of the set.

During the women’s singles set, Philadelphia Freedoms’ Brooke Austin finished the set started by Philadelphia’s Sachia Vickery and defeated New York’s Groenenfeld 5–2.

A fast paced and entertaining men’s doubles set completed the night for the Freedoms with Sam Groth and Jordan Kerr defeating John McEnroe and Robert Kendrick, 5–0.