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EVENT:

The Delray Beach Open, the world’s only 10-day ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR & ATP WORLD TOUR event, is televised nationally (Tennis Channel) and internationally in over 100 countries, welcomes over 50,000 spectators and hosts 10-plus hospitality and amateur tennis events. Click for last year’s Event Wrap-Up, inclusive of ATP World Tour and ATP Champions Tour event, Hospitality and Special Events held in the Hospitality Pavilion, ATP Legends clinics, Event Promotions & more!

ATP Champions Tour Event:

  • February 17 – 19, 2017
  • 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  • Each match consists of two out of three sets, with a 10-point tiebreaker for the 3rd set.
  • 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, James Blake, Mats Wilander, Patrick Rafter, Goran Ivanisevic, Michael Chang, Carlos Moya, Pat Cash, James Blake, Mardy Fish, Mark Philippoussis, Johan Kriek, Aaron Krickstein, Todd Martin, Andres Gomez, Emilio Sanchez, Mikael Pernfors, Brad Gilbert, Jimmy Arias, Justin Gimelstob, Wayne Ferreira

ATP World Tour Event (250):

  • Qualifying: February 18 – 19, 2017 (16-player draw)
  • Main Draw Singles & Doubles: February 20 – 26, 2017
  • 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, Grigor, Dimitrov, Andre Agassi, Marin Cilic, Lleyton Hewitt, James Blake, Tommy Haas, Mardy Fish

HOSPITALITY, SPECIAL EVENTS & PROMOTIONS.

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  • Multiple dining and networking events take place in the on-site Hospitality Pavilion (ie VIP Sponsors’ Reception, Box Series Holders’ Reception, Chamber Bash, Ladies Luncheons, VIP Dinner Party).
  • Unique and competitive amateur tennis events are held on the grounds of the ATP Events (ie Legends Clinic, ATP Pro-Am, Jr. Championships, Tennis on Campus Collegiate Challenge, 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, Kidz Day, Food Drive)
  • Mark’s Too Restaurant: A delectable-deli-dining experience, enjoy table-side service at the event’s on-site restaurant. After dining, enjoy your Stadium Court seats to see the best & brightest stars of the ATP in action. Click for menu.

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
OFFICIAL AUTO SPONSOR:
Champion Porsche
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

2016 RESULTS:

  • ATP World Tour Singles Final: Sam Querrey (USA) def. Rajeev Ram (USA)
  • ATP World Tour Doubles Final: Oliver Marach (AUT)/Fabrice Martin (FRA) def Mike Bryan/Bob Bryan (USA)
  • ATP Champions Tour Final: Team USA def. Team INT’L 6-3

CHARITIES:

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EXECUTIVE STAFF:

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

SUPPORT STAFF:

  • Charlotte Cramer, Director of Transportation & Assistant Volunteer Coordinator
  • Lisa Franson, Media Director
  • The Buzz Agency, PR Director
  • Monica Sica, Ball Kid Coordinator
  • Carmine Sarazen, Operations Manager
  • Hal Goldman, Official Tournament Photographer

ADMINISTRATIVE & TICKETING ASSOCIATES:

  • Alayna Shelton
  • Patrick Lally

EXECUTIVE OFFICES:

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

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