The Delray Beach Open is seeking ballboys and ballgirls for the 2017 event, held February 17 – 26 at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center
The Delray Beach Open is the world’s only ten-day event including both an ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR EVENT (Feb. 17 – 19) featuring tennis legends and Grand Slams stars & ATP WORLD TOUR event (Feb. 20 – 26) featuring many of today’s top-ranked men’s professionals. Past players include Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Andre Agassi, Juan Martin del Potro, Ivan Lendl, the Bryan Brothers, Lleyton Hewitt, John Isner, Patrick Rafter, Carlos Moya, Mats Wilander, James Blake and more.
Ballkids must be 12-years-old and are required to attend training sessions and work the matches on Saturday, Feb. 18 or Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Ball kids who work at least three main draw sessions will receive consideration to work the semifinals and finals.
Ball kids receive uniforms, meals during working sessions, as well as match tickets for families and friends. Interested individuals should call the tournament office at 561-330-6000, call Monica Sica (Ballpersons’ Coordinator) at 561-653-1417 or e-mail Monica at ITCBallkids@aol.com.
2017 Training dates (Delray Beach Tennis Center):
- Wed., Feb. 8 (5- 7pm), Thu., Feb. 9 ( 5 – 7pm) and Sat., Feb. 11 (10am – Noon; uniform pickup to follow)
- First-time Ballkids (no experience): Must attend all sessions.
- Experienced Ballkids (been involved with 2 or more tournaments): Must attend one session.
- All others: Must attend two sessions.
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“Thank you immensely for the opportunity to ballgirl at the Delray Beach Open. I have always enjoyed my time at the tennis matches and love being a ballgirl for the pros. You run a very efficient and productive operation – thank you again for the experience, it is greatly appreciated.”– Lauren Paolino & Family