Lopez, Pospisil, Matosevic, Karlovic, Querrey Playing in Delray Beach Open


The Delray Beach Open by The Venetian® Las Vegas has received the Official Entry List for its 2014 ATP World Tour event coming up Feb. 17-23 at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center. The event is in its 22nd year, and 16th in Delray Beach. The latest stars to join the 32-player field included Top 30 players Feliciano Lopez of Spain and Vasek Pospisil of Canada, No. 2 American Sam Querrey, and former Delray Beach finalists Marinko Matosevic (2012) and Ivo Karlovic (2010). Overall, four Top 20 players and six of the world’s Top 30 will make up the Delray Beach field. Singles stars who committed early to play include Top 20s Tommy Haas (No. 12), American John Isner (No. 14), Kei Nishikori (No. 17) and Kevin Anderson (No. 20) as well as 2012 world No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic, former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt, and former world Top 10s Marin Cilic and Marcos Baghdatis. Isner looks to move up in the rankings after winning his eighth career ATP title at the Heineken Open last week. Hewitt, the two-time Grand Slam champion, beat Roger Federer in the 2014 opening-week Brisbane final. Hewitt (1999), Haas (2006), Nishikori (2008) and Anderson (2012) are all former Delray Beach champions, while Tipsarevic was the 2011 runner-up. The world No. 1 Bryan Brothers doubles team is going for its third Delray Beach doubles titles after winning titles in 2009 and 2010. Two singles wild cards remain for tournament director Mark Baron, and the top four players in the Delray Beach Open by The Venetian qualifying tournament also receive direct entries into the tournament. Two special exemptions are also held by the ATP to round out the 32-player draw. Tickets to the 17-session event, which includes an ATP Champions Tour event starring Andy Roddick and Goran Ivanisevic (Feb. 14- 16) in a “USA vs International” team format, range in price from $30 – $60 for reserved seats and $65 – $85 for box seats. ON-court “Best Seats in the House” as well as covered Stadium Veranda seating are also available. 2014 SPECIAL OFFERS & EVENTS VALENTINE’S DINNER PARTY. Fri. Feb. 14, 6pm: Bring your loved one to an evening of fine dining and superior tennis… Event to include Gourmet Cuisine, Full Open Bar, Delicious Dessert, Premier parking, and Stadium Court Box seats for the evening’s ATP Champions Tour matches. $99pp LEGENDS CLINIC featuring Andy Roddick, Goran Ivanisevic & Mats Wilander. Sun. Feb.16, 10am: Want to be coached by the best of the best? Sign up for this exclusive and extremely limited clinic taught by ALL 6 ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR PLAYERS! Participants also receive Box seat for the day’s matches, Premier Parking, Lunch in the Players’ Lounge, Gift bag, and Professional Photos. Limited availability. $750pp. USTA KIDZ DAY. Mon. Feb.17, 10:30am: Since the kids are off for Presidents Day, treat them to a day of fun-filled tennis activities! Event is FREE for kids 12 & under, but you must RSVP to Janet Sprague (USTA) at Sprague@florida.usta.com or 561-385-7399. On-court activities will include 78’, 60’, and 36’ tennis games. Off-court activities will include arts & crafts, face painting, door prizes and more! BRYAN BROS CLINIC. Sold Out! Mon. Feb.17, 4pm: Delray Beach is serving up a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from the most successful doubles of all time – the World #1 Bryan Brothers! $600pp USTA MEMBER APPRECIATION RECEPTION & TICKET DISCOUNT. Mon. Feb.17, 1 – 2:30pm: Present your membership card to enjoy a complimentary lunch, drinks and gifts while hanging out alongside ATP pros. A valid ticket for that session is necessary to enter the tournament grounds. Fri. Feb.14 – Fri. Feb.21: USTA Members can receive 20% Off Box or Reserved Tickets (sessions 1-14). Offer expires Dec.31, 2013. VIP – SPONSORS’ RECEPTION. Tue. Feb. 18, 6:30pm: It’s time to party and kick off the event in style… Exclusive to Marquee Sponsors, evening to include fine cuisine catered by Gourmet Expressions, Wine Tasting, Full Open Bar, Live Entertainment, and ATP player appearances. Rumor has it; some players might even play a few tunes! Please call for sponsorship information. DOUBLES CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS presented by New Balance. Tue. Feb.18, 4pm: Men’s & Women’s 4.0 teams compete in a one-of-a-kind round robin event. Teams receive: 2 Reserved tickets to the evening matches & Two Official Tournament T-shirts. $120 per team. LADIES DAY LUNCHEONS presented by Altier Jewelers. Wed. Feb.19 & Thurs. Feb.20: Spend the day with your gal pals… Start with a fabulous luncheon (11am-12:30pm) in the Hospitality Pavilion, which includes a delectable menu, wine, gift bag, raffle, & ATP pro player appearances. Then, head over to Stadium Court for the day’s matches. Buy early! Sold out in 2013! $63 – $78pp. BOX HOLDERS’ SERIES RECEPTION sponsored by Tilson PR, Unique Travel of Palm Beach, Regent Seven Seas Cruises & Altier Jewelers. Wed. Feb.19, 5:30-7pm: One of the highlights to Delray Beach’s social scene, this exclusive event is for Delray Beach elite week-long series ticket holders. Complimentary beer & wine, player appearances, and tasty food provided by local restaurant favorites: City Oyster, Ziree Thai, Shake Shack & Gourmet Expressions. SENIOR DAYS sponsored by the Delray Medical Center & National Pain Institute. Wed. Feb.19 & Thurs. Feb.20 – Day Sessions only: For our friends, our seniors, BUY 1 Reserved or Box seat, get 1 FREE. (55+).