The Laver Cup's five sessions drew more than 90,000 people to Chicago's United Center in September. (Courtesy United Center)
United Center’s foray into major professional tennis proved to be a profitable venture for the facility, and it positions the city of Chicago as a host for events at the sport’s highest level, arena officials said.
The second annual Laver Cup, held Sept. 21-23 at the home of the NBA Bulls and NHL Blackhawks, drew 93,584 over the five sessions...
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