Los Angeles Strings

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Los Angeles Strings
Los Angeles Strings logo.gif
Founded 1974
League World TeamTennis
TeamTennis
Team history Los Angeles Strings (1974–1978)
Los Angeles Strings (1981–1993)
Arena The Forum
Owner(s) Jerry Buss

The Los Angeles Strings were a team tennis franchise in the World TeamTennis (1974–1978) and later TeamTennis (1981–1993) leagues. They were owned by Jerry Buss.[1][2][3] They played at The Forum, and featured Chris Evert as a player and Ilie Năstase as the coach.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Team Tennis is Threatened". Lodi News-Sentinel. United Press International. November 8, 1978. p. 19. Retrieved February 21, 2013. 
  2. ^ Mullins, Brock (July 6, 1988). "TeamTennis Set Not Ready for Centre Court Showing". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on February 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ Lidz, Franz (November 2, 1998). "She's Got Balls". Sports Illustrated. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. 
  4. ^ Pucin, Diane (March 3, 2013). "Jerry Buss used team tennis, roller hockey to train his children". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on March 4, 2013.