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Chicago Will Host 2018 Laver Cup; Team Europe Wins '17 Edition In Prague

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 25 / 17

Chicago will host the '18 edition of the Laver Cup -- a new, all-star team tennis tournament -- "marking a significant coup for a city that rarely has occasion to stage major events that draw the sport's top athletes," according to Dawn Rhodes of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. The event will be held at the Un...

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