WHEN YOU GO: THE 25th ANNUAL DELRAY BEACH OPEN
(February 17 - 26)
Contact: Lisa Franson, Cell: (954) 290-1326, firstname.lastname@example.org
When: ATP Champions Tour Event: Friday, Feb. 17 - Sunday, Feb. 19
Stadium matches start Friday @ 6 pm, Saturday & Sunday @ 12:30 pm
ATP World Tour Qualifying: Saturday, Feb. 18 - Sunday, Feb. 19
Starts @ 11:00 am Saturday & Sunday
ATP World Tour Event: Monday, Feb. 20 - Sunday, Feb. 26
Monday - Friday: Day Session starts @ 11:00 am, Night Session @ 6:00 pm
Saturday Semifinals: Day Session starts @ 1:00 pm, Night Session @ 6:00 pm
Sunday Finals: 1:00 pm (doubles), 3:00 pm (singles)
Where: The Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center, 201 W. Atlantic Avenue. I-95 exit 52
(Atlantic Ave), Florida Turnpike: Exit 81 (Atlantic Ave). Head east using either exit and look
for the tournament signs.
The ATP Champions Tour Field : Six "legends of the game" are playing eight matches (7
singles, 1 doubles) in a USA vs International format. The USA team includes Mardy Fish,
James Blake & former Boca Raton resident Vince Spadea vs the International trio of
Fernando Gonzalez of Chile, Boca Raton resident Sebastien Grosjean of France, and
Vero Beach resident Mikael Pernfors of Sweden.
The ATP Champions Tour Schedule: All eight matches are pre-scheduled and the lineup
can be found at ATP Champions Tour Lineup.
The ATP World Tour: The field is led by world No. 4 Milos Raonic of Canada and 2009
US Open champion and 2011 Delray Beach champion Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina.
Del Potro is one of five former Delray Beach singles champions in the field, joining
defending champion Sam Querrey (2016), Ivo Karlovic (2015), Delray Beach resident
Kevin Anderson (2012) and Tommy Haas (2006). Also in the mix is American Jack Sock,
now world No. 19, and Australian Bernard Tomic. The four-time Delray Beach doubles
champion Bryan Brothers will battle for the doubles title with defending champions Oliver
Marach and Fabrice Martin.
The ATP World Tour Draw: The 2017 singles draw will be made Friday (Feb. 17) at 2:00
pm, with Monday's matchups announced when the draw is completed. There are a pair of
pre-scheduled matches on Tuesday, Feb. 21: No. 1 seed Milos Raonic plays his first round
match at 12:30 pm, with Juan Martin Del Potro opening his 2017 season in the nightcap at
8:00 pm. The Bryan Brothers play their first-round doubles match on Wednesday at 8:00
TV Coverage: Starting Tuesday, Feb. 21, The ATP World Tour event will be televised
domestically on Tennis Channel and internationally in more than 110 countries.
Tickets:Ticket prices range from $25.25 to $85.25 for individual seats. Tournament
packages (sessions 1-17), Weekender packages (sessions 13-17, quarterfinals,
semifinals, finals), on-court Best Seats in the House and covered Stadium Veranda seating
are also available. Tickets can be purchased by phone (561-330-6000), on the website at
Delray Beach Open Tickets, or at the on-site box office.
Special Admission Offers:
Military, Police, Firefighters & Emergency Personnel: Two complimentary
tickets per session with official department ID for Sessions 1 - 6 (Friday, Feb. 17-
Monday, Feb. 20)
Senior Days BOGO Presented by the Delray Medical Center: Offer available on
reserved and box seats for Monday (Feb. 20), and Wednesday (Feb. 22) day
sessions for seniors 55-and-older.
Food Drive Presented by Champion Porsche: (Monday, Feb. 20), donate eight
canned non-perishable items and receive a complimentary ticket for the day session.
USTA Kidz Day: On President's Day (Monday, Feb. 20) there are on-court and off-court
activities for kids ages 6 to 16 plus a ticket to the ATP World Tour day session. Prices range
from $10-$20 with accompanying adult tickets $10. All registration must be completed online:
Kidz Day Registration.
Gates: Open an hour before play, with the exception of those holding passes or tickets for
on-site special events.
Official Parking: Follow signs to $5 parking in South County Courthouse Parking Garage
(Atlantic & SW 2nd Ave) or Old School Square Parking Garage (Entrance on NE 1st Ave),
Valet Parking $20. $10 discounted valet parking available for Porsche drivers.
Downtown Roundabout Trolley: Service runs between the Delray Beach Tri-Rail station
and the tournament weekdays (Monday through Friday) from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm and on
weekends (Saturday and Sunday) from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm. The trolley stops near the
tournament entrance on W. Atlantic Ave.
Security/Items Disallowed: In conformance with local requirements and facility rules, the
following items ARE NOT allowed on the premises: Backpacks, large handbags, coolers,
laser pointers, aerosol cans or weapons of any kind. All bags or other items will be subject
to search. All persons entering venue will be subject to wanding. The following items ARE
allowed in the facility: Cameras and one (1) sealed bottle of water per person. Umbrellas are
permitted on-site, but the use of umbrellas is NOT permitted in the stadium or in outside
court seating areas.
Information: Visit YellowTennisBall.com or call 561-330-6000.
About The Delray Beach Open: The only tournament in the world featuring an ATP Champions Tour event
and an ATP World Tour event in the same week at the same venue is held in Delray Beach, Florida February
17 - 26 at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center.The ATP World Tour's first North American hard court
event of the outdoor season is one of just 11 ATP World Tour events in the United States. In 2017 it will be
celebrating its 25th year overall and 19th in Delray Beach. The ATP Champions Tour event is in its 8th year
and was the first-ever event played on US soil. Each year the Delray Beach Open brings world-class tennis
players and thousands of visitors to Delray Beach and Palm Beach County. In 2010, the tournament received the Discover The Palm Beaches Florida's annual Providencia Awardfor its extraordinary contribution to tourism. The City of Delray Beachwas also a finalist for the USTA's "Best Tennis Town" Award and in 2003, the tournament was the recipient of an "ATP Award of Excellence." For more information please visit www.YellowTennisBall.com.
About ATP: The ATP is the governing body of the men's professional tennis circuits - the ATP World Tour ,
the ATP Challenger Tour and the ATP Champions Tour. With65 tournaments in 30 countries, the ATP World
Tour showcases the finest male athletes competing in the world's most exciting venues. From Australia to
Europe and the Americas to Asia, the stars of th e 2017 ATP World Tour battle for prestigious titles and
Emirates ATP Ranking Points at ATP World Tour events (including Master Series 1000, 500 and 250 events),
as well as Grand Slams (non ATP events). The ATP Champions Tour brings together many of the greatest
tennis players in history for nostalgic, competitive and entertaining tournaments around the world. Players are
either formerly ranked No. 1 in the world in singles, a Grand Slam singles champion or finalist, or a singles
player on a winning Davis Cup team. Players must be retired from ATP World Tour competition and each
event can invite wild card entrants of its choice.
About The City of Delray Beach: In the southeast corner of Palm Beach County on the Atlantic seashore,a
Village by the Sea that began as an agricultural community in 1895 has become one of Florida's most popular
destinations for visitors, newfamilies and seasonal residents. The City of Delray Beachencompasses slightly
over 16 square miles with a permanent population of nearly 65,000 and growing. Renewal and redevelopment
efforts have resulted in recognition as the All-America City in 1993 and 2001, the Blue Wave
designation for clean and beautiful beaches, and hailed by city planners around the nation as a model for
growth management. In 2012 during the nationally televised "Best of the Road" special, Delray Beach was
chosen by Rand McNally, USA Today and the Travel Channel as the "Most Fun Small Town" in America.
In 2014, USA Today also named it as one of the "Best Atlantic Beaches in Florida."