PALM BEACH COUNTY'S PRO TENNIS EVENT
OFFERS SPECIAL SPORTS COMMISSION MEMBER PRICING
Special Palm Beach County Sports Commission Member Pricing
Delray Beach, FL (February 11, 2009)—One of Palm Beach County’s largest and most prestigious professional sporting events will be held February 21-March 1 at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center, a venue lauded by the ATP in 2002 for “Best Atmosphere.”
Professional players such as Mardy Fish, Marcos Baghdatis, Guillermo Canas, Tommy Haas, The Bryan Brothers are scheduled to play. The Bryan Brothers have won six Grand Slam titles. Baghdatis has reached an Australian Open final. Haas has played in three Australian Open semifinals and three US Open quarterfinals (not to mention winning Delray Beach in 2006) while Canas and Fish have also reached Grand Slam quarterfinals—Canas three times at the French Open and Fish has a US Open appearance to his credit.
13 sessions are on tap with day and evening sessions starting Monday, February 23 and running through Saturday, February 28. The doubles final is Sunday, March 1 at noon followed by the singles championship at 2:00 pm.
Senior Days are Monday and Tuesday when it’s buy one ticket, get one free for the day sessions. Ladies Day luncheons—a popular way to meet the players up-close and in-person— are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday (Wednesday is sold out) while the VIP Dinner Party prior to Friday night’s quarterfinals is a natural for entertaining before the evening action gets underway. Then there’s the serious tennis fan who can take part in Saturday’s Ultimate Pro-Am with a real shot to play on center court.
Face-painting, interactive games and a clinic will once again be part of Semifinal Saturday’s Kidz Day where, for 90 minutes, kids are in control. Then it’s off to the afternoon matches where kids get in free with the purchase of an adult ticket.