All Session Tickets on Sale, College Night Wildcard Awarded

 

2022 Atlanta Open: All Session Tickets on Sale, Gauff in Sunday Showdown delivered by UPS, College Night Wildcard

Tickets On Sale

 

May 17, 2022 – All single session tickets are now on sale for the 2022 Atlanta Open at Atlantic Station. The Atlanta Open is one of 10 ATP World Tour events in the United States, and annually takes place to start the road to the US Open. This year’s tournament will run from July 23-31, in Midtown, Atlanta.

 

The Atlanta Open will feature many of the top singles and doubles players in the world including six-time champ, and UGA alumnus, John Isner, along with top Americans, Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka. This year, fans will have an opportunity to see an exciting women’s exhibition, featuring the rising American, Coco Gauff.

            

As previously announced, Gauff will face off with the Canadian star, Leylah Fernandez on Sunday Night, July 24 in our Sunday Showdown delivered by UPS.

 

Tickets On Sale Now

 

Individual session tickets are now on sale for tournament week. 

 

Coco Gauff spent many of her young tennis years playing in Atlanta. Gauff’s rise started in 2019 when she was 15 and defeated five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon. That year Gauff also reached the third round of the U.S. Open and won her first singles title at Linz. In 2021, she added a second singles title to her name and reached the quarterfinals of the French Open. Gauff was added to the U.S. Olympic team in June 2021, but didn’t play. She is currently ranked No. 15 in singles and No. 10 in doubles.

 

“It will be great to be back in Atlanta and play in front of friends who haven’t been able to see me play professionally yet in my early career,” explained Gauff. “I feel a connection to the Atlanta community and its great tennis fans."


In addition to single session availability there is a special Sunday Showdown ticket package available. The package includes a ticket to the Sunday Showdown, along with a choice of a Tue – Thu night session and a FREE Mon-Fri day session ticket. This special package is available at: https://seatgeek.com/atlanta-open-tickets/ticket-packages

 

 

Tickets are on sale now at www.atlantaopentennis.com.

 

“All-session tickets are on sale now,” stated Eddie Gonzalez, Tournament Director, GF Sports and Entertainment. “I couldn’t be more excited about the men’s draws we will have this year and our annual Sunday Showdown delivered by UPS, featuring Coco Gauff, is historic!. Our stadium will sell out!”

 

College Night “Buzz”

 

College Night 2022 is setting up to be one of the biggest yet. Georgia Tech men’s tennis team member, Andres Martin has been awarded the main draw singles wildcard this year. 

 

"College Night, Tuesday, July 26, is always a highlight of Atlanta Open week,” offered Gonzalez. “With the popularity of college sports in the Metro Atlanta area and around the state of Georgia, it's always fun to watch a local college star play one of the best players in the world. We always have "College Night" themed specials and a few surprises thrown in for fans."

 

Opening the night session of Tuesday, July 26, Martin will face an ATP pro in the featured singles match. 

 

Martin, from Flowery Branch, Ga. finished his redshirt sophomore regular season campaign and has been ranked as high as No. 9 in the ITA singles rankings earning ACC Co-Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on February 15 after beating the then No. 25 ranked Phillip Henning. During the fall season, Martin won the singles draw of the ITA Southeast Regionals. He also is part of the doubles tandem that has ranked as high as No. 3 in the ITA doubles rankings earning ACC Doubles Team of the Week on March 22 after earning the highest ranked doubles win in the conference that week. During the fall season, Martin/Marcus McDaniel won the doubles draw of the ITA Southeast Regionals and made it to the semifinals of the ITA Fall Nationals.

 

This is not Martin's first time playing in the Atlanta Open. In 2021, Martin and fellow Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket, Keshav Chopra received a wildcard into the main draw of the doubles and lost a close first round match.

 

Gonzalez adds, “The Georgia Tech Football team or men’s basketball team are not able to play against the Atlanta Falcons or Hawks, other than an exhibition. Andres gets to play for real against top ATP World Tour professionals from around the world, as our College Night feature match!”

 

About the Atlanta Open

The Atlanta Open is held each year in July in Atlantic Station and is one of the summer tournaments in the US Open Series. The tournament features men’s top world tennis players in singles and doubles competition. Approximately 40,000 fans attend the tournament and bring an estimated economic impact of $10.3 million to Atlanta. John Isner won the 2021 title along with the 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014 and 2013 titles. Andy Roddick won his last ATP World Tour title when he defeated Gilles Muller at the 2012 BB&T Atlanta Open. Mardy Fish holds the title for 2011 and 2010. The tournament website is www.atlantaopentennis.com.

 

About SeatGeek

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About U.S. Open Series

Now in its 18th season, the world's best players on the WTA and ATP Tour are coming together for the US Open Series. Linking seven summer WTA and ATP Tour tournaments to the US Open, the US Open Series serves as a true “regular season” of hardcourt tennis. Featuring a cohesive schedule, the Series centralizes the way tennis is viewed in North America, across multiple television and digital platforms. Fans will see today's top champions go head-to-head with tomorrow's emerging stars, as storylines develop throughout the summer season. Each tournament also engages its local community with a variety of outreach initiatives, including grass-roots youth tennis clinics and activities.

 

About GF Sports and Entertainment

GF Sports and Entertainment is a live events and sports media entertainment company created by New York-based private equity firm GF Capital Management & Advisors, LLC. Formed in July 2015, GF Sports and Entertainment owns two of the ATP World Tour's longest running American tournaments, the Dallas Open and the Atlanta Open, as well as the New York National Lacrosse League team the New York Riptide. In addition, GF Sports is partnered with the American Kennel Club (AKC), the leading registry and governing body of canine events in the United States, to further develop and expand the AKC Meet the Breeds® event platform. GF Sports also incubates new and emerging sport concepts utilizing its global expertise and network to help develop niche sports.  Such concepts include Wolf Pack Ninjas, which operates ninja-focused events globally. 

 

About The ATP

The ATP is the governing body of the men's professional tennis circuits - the ATP Tour, the ATP Challenger Tour and the ATP Champions Tour. With 63 tournaments in 30 countries, the ATP 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 the 2019 ATP Tour will battle for prestigious titles and ATP Rankings points at ATP Masters 1000, 500 and 250 events, as well as Grand Slams (non ATP events). At the end of the season only the world’s top 8 qualified singles players and doubles teams will qualify to compete for the last title of the season at the Nitto ATP Finals. For more information, please visit www.ATPTour.com.

 

Visit us on www.atlantatennisopen.com

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For more information, contact:

 

Rick Limpert

Media and Communications Manager, Atlanta Open

rlimpert@gfsportsandentertainment.com

 

Becky Robinson for Atlanta Open

678.516.2669

becky@chatterhousecommunications.com

 

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