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Bryan Brothers Painting Available at 30 Day Silent Auction for Charity Don’t miss your chance to add a one of a kind piece to your art collection. Artist and 17-year Delray Beach resident William DeBilzan painted “Bryan Brothers” live during the 2020 Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com, the Bryan Brothers’ farewell Delray Beach appearance where they eventually won their 6th Delray Beach title. Proceeds for this painting will be split 50% to “Delray Citizens for Delray Police” (assisting with the college cost for the police children) and “Delray Chamber Education Fund” (help kids with education costs) with the other 50% going to DeBilzan. There will be a silent auction that will run for 30 days. The painting is a 39x67 acrylic and oil with a retail value of $17,200. Interested parties can speak with John Rawley at the Debilzan Gallery in downtown Delray Beach at 38 E. Atlantic Ave.,...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 CONTACT: Pete Holtermann Email: pete@holtermediainc.com   2021 DELRAY BEACH OPEN BY VITACOST.COM TICKETS NOW ON SALE DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 4, 2020) – The US Open is underway in New York, bringing back international tennis action, which means it is time to start planning for the sport to return to South Florida with tickets going on sale now for the 29th edition of the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com, which will take place from February 12-21 2021. Socially-distanced seating options are available in series packages and individual sessions for the ATP 250 tournament at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center and if last year's epic event is anything to go by, tennis fans are in for a treat. Hometown hero Reilly Opelka claimed his second ATP Tour trophy in the 2020 final with victory over Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka, serving a tournament-leading 99 aces on his...

JUAN MARTIN DEL POTRO WITHDRAWS FROM DELRAY BEACH OPEN BY VITACOST.COM JANUARY 23, 2020, DELRAY BEACH, FL – Today, the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com announced that Juan Martin del Potro is withdrawing from the 2020 event. The tournament still holds three wildcards and two special exempts that will round out the 32-player ATP 250 main event. “Our positive thoughts are with Juan Martin as he continues his recovery,” said Mark Baron, Tournament Director. “We look forward to many years of seeing him play healthy tennis in Delray Beach.” Delray Beach’s complete singles acceptance list includes the following ATP Tour stars: Radu Albot (MDA), Damir Dzumhur (BIH), Kyle Edmund (GBR), Taylor Fritz (USA), Ugo Humbert (FRA), Steve Johnson (USA), Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB), Soonwoo Kwon (KOR), Nick Kyrgios (AUS), Adrian Mannarino (FRA), Mackenzie McDonald (USA), John Millman (AUS), Kei Nishikori (JPN), Yoshihito Nishioka (JPN), Reilly Opelka (USA), Tommy...

TWO-TIME DELRAY BEACH CHAMPION ERNESTS GULBIS GRANTED WILDCARD FOR 2020 DELRAY BEACH OPEN BY VITACOST.COM QUALIFYING EVENT Singles Qualifying Field Announced Including Top 100 Player Cameron Norrie JANUARY 30, 2020, DELRAY BEACH, FL – Today, the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com (https://yellowtennisball.com/) announced the singles qualifying field for their ATP 250 event and that two-time singles Champion Ernests Gulbis will be receiving a wild card into the Feb. 15-16 16 player draw. Capturing his first singles title in Delray Beach in 2010 (defeating Iv Karlovic), Gulbis (No. 256) won his second title in 2013 after advancing through the qualifying rounds and defeating James Blake, Tommy Haas and Sam Querrey en route to the finals. In addition, Gulbis has won four other ATP titles and reached a career-high ranking of No. 10 in June 2014 after defeating Roger Federer in five sets to advance to the semifinals of Roland...

Setup All-Lefty Semifinal Clash By STEVE DORSEY DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan and Frenchman Ugo Humbert continued their scorching hot play this year by winning their respective quarterfinal matches Friday afternoon to secure their first semifinal appearances at the ATP Tour’s Delray Beach Open. Nishioka, ranked No. 63 in the world, stopped an impressive ATP Tour debut by 18-year-old American Brandon Nakashima after Humbert, the No. 6 seed here, ousted American and 2018 Delray champion Frances Tiafoe. Nishioka battled back from a set down and had to win a second-set tiebreaker to take down Nakashima, who turned pro only two months ago but defeated two Top 100-ranked players to become the first player in Delray Beach Open history to reach the quarterfinals in his ATP tournament main draw debut. Nishioka’s 3-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 victory against Nakashima and Humbert’s 6-1, 6-2 win against Tiafoe sets up an...

by VITACOST.com Saturday at the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com is semi-finals day with four exciting matches scheduled for the day. The Bryan brothers will open the day’s play at 12:30 p.m. against Marcelo Arevalo and Jonny O’Mara. The first singles semi-final will follow and will feature two Young ATP stars as No. 6 seed Ugo Humbert tackles Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan. Two literal giants of the game will play first in the night session not before 6 p.m. as Milos Raonic takes on fellow big server Reilly Opelka. The nightcap will feature the second doubles semi-final between No. 4 seeds Luke Bambridge and Ben McLachlan against Nikola Cacic and Hugo Nys. Here is a breakdown of the matches: [6] Ugo Humbert (FRA) vs Yoshihito Nishioka (JPN) – not before 3 p.m. Saturday’s first semi-final will feature Frenchmen and Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com No. 6 seed Ugo...

By STEVE DORSEY DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – Reilly Opelka overwhelmed another opponent with his powerful pinpoint serve Friday night at the ATP Tour’s Delray Beach Open. Opelka delivered 16 aces with no double faults en route to a 6-3, 6-4 quarterfinal win against Soonwoo Kwon of Korea in extremely blustery conditions at the Delray Beach Stadium and Tennis Center. The victory sends the lanky 6-foot-11 American to his first semifinal in Delray Beach. Opelka, ranked No. 54 in the world and the No. 4 seed here this week, has registered 53 aces in seven sets over three matches – the most of any player here this week -- that has propelled him to his first semifinal since last October at Basel. He improved his record at Delray Beach to 6-2, having also advanced to the quarterfinals here in 2018. “I was lucky. It was kind of a crapshoot today,”...

AUGUST 24, 2019   TOP 20 ATP TENNIS STARS JUAN MARTIN DEL POTRO, KEI NISHIKORI AND THE BRYAN BROTHERS COMMIT TO 2020 DELRAY BEACH OPEN BY VITACOST.COM Exhibition: Local WTA Teenage Tennis Sensation Coco Gauff vs NCAA Champion Exhibition Match on February 15thfor her Hometown Fans DELRAY BEACH, FL – The Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com (https://yellowtennisball.com/) announced that ATP TOUR tennis stars Juan Martin del Potro, Kei Nishikori and Bob and Mike Bryanhave committed to playing Delray Beach in 2020, the 28thedition of the event. In addition, local Delray Beach teenage sensation Coco Gauffwill be making an appearance at the hometown event in an exhibition match on Saturday night, February 15th. Getting underway February 14-23 at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center, Juan Martin del Potro will be making his sixth appearance in Delray Beach, including winning the 2011 singles title, while 2008 singles Champion Kei Nishikori will be...

Carlos Moya Tops Idol Ivan Lendl For His 5th Champions Tour Title By Steve Dorsey Carlos Moya’s professional tennis career was dealt a blow two years ago when a foot injury forced his retirement from the ATP World Tour. But Moya, who captured 20 ATP World Tour titles, has made a comeback of sorts on the ATP Champions Tour. Moya defeated eight-time Grand Slam champion Ivan Lendl, his boyhood idol, 6-4, 6-4 Tuesday night at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center to claim his fifth title since joining the ATP Champions Tour last year. “It was a strange feeling to see him across the net. I used to watch him a lot,” Moya, 35, said of Lendl, who turns 52 next week. “He played great.” Moya, who finished the 2011 Champions Tour ranked No. 1, won all four of his matches in the eight-player tournament that was part of this...

By STEVE DORSEY DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – Reilly Opelka rallied from a set down and staved off a match point to defeat Milos Raonic 4-6, 7-6(6), 6-3 Sunday to reach his first final at the ATP Tour’s Delray Beach Open. The 6-foot-11 American will have very little time to celebrate the accomplishment, however. The semifinal match was postponed Saturday night because of rain and moved to Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The championship final between Opelka, the No. 4 seed here this week, and Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan will be contested Sunday afternoon not before 3:30 p.m. after suitable rest for Opelka. Raonic, ranked No. 37 in the world, was leading 6-5 and had a chance to close out the match in the second-set tiebreaker, but he hit a forehand long on match point and Opelka went on to win the tiebreaker and closed out the match by registering...