Media Info

Media Info.
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2017 Media Information

CONTACT INFO

Media Director: Lisa Franson, c: 954-290-1326, LFranson@yellowtennisball.com

Public Relations: The Buzz Agency,  Elizabeth Kelley Grace, c: 561-702-7471, Elizabeth@thebuzzagency.net

Delray Beach Open Onsite Media Center: p: 561-330-6037

ATP Representative: Joshua Rey, c: 786-554-5667, jrey@atpworldtour.com

MEDIA CENTER

The Media Center is located in the Delray Beach Community Center on the NE side of the Tennis Center. Work stations and wifi are available.

CREDENTIALS

Parking  passes  will  be  mailed  to  those approved for credentials. Credentials pick-­‐up begins Thursday, February 16 at 12:00 noon  at  the  Credentials trailer  in  front  of  the  Delray  Beach Community  Center  on  NW  1st  Ave.  A photo ID is required for pickup.

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

ATP Champions Tour (Stadium, Also Court 1 on Sunday) Friday, Feb. 17 ­‐ Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017

ATP World Tour Qualies (Courts 1­‐4) Saturday, Feb. 18, 1st round &  Sunday, Feb. 19, 2nd round

ATP World Tour Main Draw (Stadium) Monday, Feb. 20 – Sunday, Feb. 27

MEDIA PARKING

Media  Parking  is  in  the  Green  VIP  lot  in front  of  City  Hall.  Follow  the  signs  from Atlantic Avenue.

SECURITY

Bag searches and “wanding” may occur.

LOCKERS

Lockers  are  available  for  camera  storage on  a  first-­‐come,  first-­‐served  basis.  Media should bring their own locks.

MEDIA STADIUM SEATING

A limited number of printed copies will be available in the Media Center, and a PDF of the  2017 Media Guide  will  be  available  on  the website 10 days prior to the event.

INTERVIEW ROOM

The Interview Room is located in the Delray Beach Community Center and entry is limited to working media. The ATP rep will bring players to the interview room following matches of interest. Please advise Lisa Franson or the ATP of your interest in interviewing a specific player. Note: following high-interest matches, TV stations will be limited to a reporter and cameraman.

PLAYERS LOUNGE

ITWA members should request a credential for Players Lounge access.

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Official Tournament Photographers: CameraSport (Contact: Andrew Patron)

Still/video photographers with credentials coded “CA” (court access) will be permitted  in  the  photo  pit on  the  east  side of Stadium  Court,  with  priority  given  to dailies  and  wire  services.  A  courtside shooting position is not guaranteed. If the area becomes crowded, it may be necessary to rotate positions, as determined by the media director or the official tournament photographer. Please be courteous if asked to yield to another photographer. Photographers walking across the court to the pit during changeovers must walk along the back wall.

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