NEW YORK (AP) -- Martina Hingis will join Venus Williams on the Washington Kastles in World Team Tennis.
Hingis will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on July 13 and join the Kastles in the final nine matches of the regular season July 15-24. The two-time defending champions picked up the rights to Hingis in a trade with the New York Sportimes.
Also Tuesday, WTT announced Alisa Kleybanova was selected by the Springfield, Mo., Lasers with the first pick in the roster draft. Kleybanova, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in May 2011, will make her debut on July 8, when Springfield hosts the Boston Lobsters.
Taylor Townsend was selected by the Sacramento Capitals, new franchise Texas Wild picked up Eugenie Bouchard and Boston took Jill Craybas.
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