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Williams set to play for Washington Kastles

Updated: April 30, 2008, 6:21 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Since World TeamTennis began in the 1970s, Billie Jean King was often approached about setting up shop in the nation's capital. Well, in a nearby suburb, anyway.

Finally, someone came forward with a plan to put a team right smack dab in the heart of downtown D.C. -- and that made it a perfect fit, as far as King is concerned. So the Washington Kastles will join World TeamTennis this summer, playing home matches in a 2,020-seat temporary stadium set up in a parking lot where ...

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