This event will provide tennis fans of all ages with the opportunity to see some of their favorite players up-close and personal as this international-level of women’s professional tennis comes back to the Metroplex for the first time since the mid 1980s.
Grapevine, TX (PRWEB) June 09, 2011
Individual tickets and sponsor ticket packages are on sale now for the 2011 Texas Tennis Open, which will feature many of today’s top WTA professional tennis stars including Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium, Alisa Kleybanova of Russia, Shuai Peng of China, and Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Melanie Oudin. This inaugural event, which is part of the WTA Tour, is considered an ‘International Level’ tournament with prize money of $220,000, and features a singles draw of 32 players and a doubles draw of 16 teams. The tournament, which will play host to an international field of players, will take place August 20 through August 27, 2011 at the Hilton DFW Lakes Hotel in Grapevine, Texas.
“We are very pleased to bring women’s top-tier professional tennis back to the Metroplex,” said Chris Giordano, Texas Tennis Open tournament director. “This event will provide tennis fans of all ages with the opportunity to see some of their favorite players up-close and personal as this international-level of women’s professional tennis comes back to the Metroplex for the first time since the mid 1980s.”
Texas Tennis Open tickets and ticket packages are currently being sold through Ticket Master, or through the Texas Tennis Open Ticket Office at http://www.texastennisopen/tickets, or by calling (817) 313-3428. In addition, discounted ticket pricing is being offered to United States Tennis Association (USTA) members and Texas Competitors of Dallas (TCD) members through a ticket promotion that runs through June 22.
About the Texas Tennis Open
The Texas Tennis Open, an International level Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) event offering $220,000 in prize money, will feature a 32-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw in 2011. The inaugural event will be held one week prior to the prestigious US Open, and will feature an outstanding field of international players including Yanina Wickmayer, Alisa Kleybanova, Dominika Cibulkova, Shuai Peng, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Gisela Dulko, Melanie Oudin, Sabine Lisicki and Irina Falconi. For more information about the Texas Tennis Open go to the tournament’s website at http://www.TexasTennisOpen.com or follow us on Twitter or Facebook.