Event Guide

Event Info.

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EVENT:

The Delray Beach Open by The Venetian® Las Vegas, the world’s only 10-day ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR & ATP WORLD TOUR event, is televised nationally (Tennis Channel) and internationally in over 125 countries, welcomes over 50,000 spectators and hosts 10-plus hospitality and amateur tennis events.

ATP Champions Tour Event:

  • February 13 – 15, 2015
  • Only ATP Champions Tour Event in the United States. Competitive event featuring players that have been ranked World No. 1, a Grand Slam singles finalist, or a singles player in a victorious Davis Cup team and/or 1-2 Wildcards.
  • Format: Team USA (3 participants) vs. Team INT’L (3 participants) • 9 singles matches in total, first team to win 5 singles matches wins the event.
  • ATP Champions Tour Points (Based upon singles winning percentage): Winner: 400 pts., Runner-Up: 250 pts., 3rd place: 200 pts., 4th Place: 125 pts., 5th/6th Place: 80 pts.
  • Past players: Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl, Mats Wilander, Patrick Rafter, Goran Ivanisevic, Michael Chang, Carlos Moya, Pat Cash, Mark Philippoussis, Johan Kriek, Aaron Krickstein, Todd Martin, Andres Gomez, Mikael Pernfors, Jimmy Arias

ATP World Tour Event (250):

  • Qualifying: February 14 – 16, 2015
  • Main Draw Singles & Doubles: February 16 – 22, 2015
  • One of only 10 ATP World Tour Events in the United States; Featuring many of the current top-ranked men’s professionals in the world
  • Singles Format: 32-player draw • Single Elimination • Best of 3 sets • 12-point tie-break for sets reaching 6-6.
  • Doubles Format: 16-team draw • single elimination • Two sets to 6 games (no-ad scoring) • Regular tie-break for sets reaching 6-6 • Match tie-break at a set apiece (1st team to 10 points, win by 2).
  • Past players: Andy Roddick, Juan Martin del Potro, John Isner, Bryan Brothers, Andre Agassi, Lleyton Hewitt, Mardy Fish, James Blake, Tommy Haas

HOSPITALITY, SPECIAL EVENTS & PROMOTIONS.

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  • Multiple dining and networking events take place in the on-site Hospitality Pavilion (ie Sponsors’/Players Reception, Box Series Holders’ Reception, Chamber Bash, Ladies Luncheons, Dinner Party).
  • Unique and competitive amateur tennis events are held on the grounds of the ATP Events (ie Doubles Club Championships, Legends Clinic, Jr. Championships, Mega-Mixer, College Matches, USPTA Grand Prix, USPTA Woman’s Round-Robin)
  • Multiple ticket promotions held for our loyal fans (ie Senior Days, USTA Member Discount, USTA Kids Day, Food Drive)

VENUE:

Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center (6,000 ticketed capacity). 201 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida 33444. North side of Atlantic Avenue (Exit 52), 1 mile east of I-95, click for Travel & Directions

TITLE SPONSOR:
City of Delray Beach
PRESENTING SPONSOR:
The Venetian® Las Vegas
PLAYER COMPENSATION:
Over $1 million (ATP World Tour & ATP Champions Tour)
STADIUM SURFACE:
Hard-Court (Plexipave)
TELEVISION:
The Tennis Channel (US)
TICKET INFORMATION:
Box Office: 561-330-6000
PROMOTIONAL TEAM:
The VolleyGirls
PARKING:
General: Follow signs to various event parking lots
Valet: Available, follow signs to ‘Valet’ parking
WEBSITES
www.YellowTennisBall.com
www.ATP ChampionsTour.com
www.ATPWorldTour.com

2014 RESULTS:

  • ATP World Tour Singles Final: Marin Cilic (CRO) def. Kevin Anderson (RSA)
  • ATP World Tour Doubles Final: Mike Bryan/Bob Bryan (USA) def. Frantisek Cermak (CZE)/ Mikhail Elgin (RUS)
  • ATP Champions Tour Final: Team USA def. Team INT’L 8-1

CHARITIES (few past & present listed below):

American Cancer Society, Arts Garage, Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, Chris Evert Charities, Delray Beach Public Library, George Snow Scholarship Fund, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, March of Dimes, National Junior Tennis League (NJTL), Sisters of Sunshine, Starlight Children’s Foundation. Click for full list.

EXECUTIVE STAFF:

Mark Baron
Tournament Director
mbaron@YellowTennisBall.com
Ivan Baron
Tournament Chairman
ibaron@YellowTennisBall.com
John Butler
Executive Director
jbutler@YellowTennisBall.com
Marlena Hall
Director of Social Media & Sponsor Liaison
mhall@YellowTennisBall.com
Danielle Kenney
Director of Ticketing & Special Events
dkenney@YellowTennisBall.com

SUPPORT STAFF:

  • Charlotte Cramer, Director of Hospitality
  • Dana Verona, Assistant Sponsor & Volunteer Liaison
  • Lisa Franson, Media Director
  • Tilson PR, PR Director
  • Monica Sica, Ball Kid Coordinator
  • Carmine Sarazen, Operations Manager
  • Alese & Mort Pechter, Official Tournament Photographers
  • Cecil Wise, Official Tournament Photographer
  • Hal Goldman, Official Tournament Photographer

ADMINISTRATIVE & TICKETING ASSOCIATES:

  • Craig Bristow
  • Lisa Gallo
  • Alyssa Liples
  • Alex Bermudez
  • Katie Vrabel
  • Mocha Baron

EXECUTIVE OFFICES:

Match Point, Inc.
30 Northwest 1st Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida 33444
561.330.6000
www.YellowTennisBall.com

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