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IT’S A “TENNISGIVING” FEAST Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com Offering Rare Discount on Tickets to See ATP Tennis Stars & Legends in February NOVEMBER 25, 2019, DELRAY BEACH, FL – Today, the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com (https://yellowtennisball.com/) announced a Thanksgiving-week promotion on tickets for the February 14-23, 2020 event. From Mon., Nov. 25 – Sun., Dec. 1, the Thanksgiving special offers the following rare discounts on individual courtside box and reserved seat tickets - the ideal stocking-stuffer, gilt and gift for the tennis fan in your life: 50% off ATP Champions Tour legends team matches. Promo Code: CHAMPION Session 1 (Fri. night, Feb. 14) Session 2 (Sat. day, Feb. 15) Session 4 (Sun. day, Feb. 16). 20% off select ATP 250 sessions. Promo Code: THANKFUL20 Presidents Day:  Session 5 (Mon. day, Feb. 17) and Session 6 (Mon. night, Feb. 17) 2nd round matches: Session 11 (Thurs. day, Feb. 20)...

STEFAN KOZLOV OVERCOMES OPPONENT’S TIRADES TO WIN DELRAY TENNIS TOURNEY   By: Chris Nelsen, Palm Beach Post NOVEMBER 19, 2019, DELRAY BEACH, FL — Stefan Kozlov, who reached No. 115 in the world before injuries set him back, rarely finds himself rattled by an opponent. But even he got flustered at Tuesday’s final of the Delray Beach Open Wildcard Survivor tournament at the Delray Beach Tennis Center. Kozlov, who lives in Delray, had to keep his cool while beating Lucas Renard, 6-2, 6-0, as his opponent slowed the match down several times, yelling at Kozlov and arguing calls. At one point, Kozlov turned to his supporters in the crowd and told them Renard was “getting in my head.” Still, he remained focused and picked up the easy win, securing a berth in the Delray Beach Open qualifier in February. “I’ve played a lot of tennis, and I don’t think...

TOP TENNIS TALENTS NICK KYRGIOS AND MILOS RAONIC ADDED TO STAR-FILLED FIELD AT THE 2020 DELRAY BEACH OPEN BY VITACOST.COM James Blake Heading up Team World vs. Team Europe in ATP Champions Tour Team Play NOVEMBER 7, 2019, DELRAY BEACH, FL – Today, the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com (https://yellowtennisball.com/) announced that ATP Tour tennis sensations Nick Kyrgios and Milos Raonic have committed to the already star-studded line-up of players for their 2020 ATP 250 event, joining Juan Martin del Potro, Kei Nishikori and Bob & Mike Bryan. To accommodate the number of “All-Star” level players, the tournament is scheduling a Super Tuesday of tennis with Raonic – the 2017 singles finalist in Delray Beach – getting things underway on February 18th at 12:30 p.m. (session 7) followed by Nishikori (world no. 13) who was the 2008 Delray Beach singles champion. In a blockbuster Tuesday night starting...

ATTENTION TENNIS FANS AND PLAYERS: ARE YOU GOOD ENOUGH TO PLAY THE PROS? Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com Announces Pre-Qualifying “Survivor” Event for November; Winner Earns Wildcard to Play the Game’s Best in February OCTOBER 30, 2019, DELRAY BEACH, FL – Today, the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com (https://yellowtennisball.com/) announced that their “Survivor” event will be returning this November 16-19th and is making its annual tennis casting call to all local tennis players to sign up by Wednesday, November 13th, at 11:59 p.m. If you are a junior star, college player, rising ATP pro, local club champion, tennis hack or just a believer, this is your chance to play your way into the Delray Beach main event and play the game’s best on the ATP Tour including former Delray Beach Champions Juan Martin del Potro and Kei Nishikori. Taking place at Boca Lago Country Club, and known as “Survivor,” the pre-qualifying...

SEPTEMBER 5, 2019, DELRAY BEACH, FL – Today, the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com (https://yellowtennisball.com/) announced that former world no. 8 Marcos Baghdatis has been added to Team World for their ATP Champions Tour legends event.Joining Tommy Haas (former world No. 2) and David Ferrer (former world No. 3), he will round out the international squad’s line-up in an action-packed holiday weekend of “Americas vs. World” team matches. The former world No. 8 Baghdatis (CYP) is making his first appearance in Delray Beach after playing his final match on the ATP Tour at Wimbledon this past July. Earlier in his career, Baghdatis boldly announced his arrival to the game in 2006 when making the Australian Open finals at 20-years-old after beating Roddick, Ljubicic and Nalbandian in five set matches to make him the youngest Australian Open finalist since Moya (in 1997) and the lowest ranked Grand Slam finalist (No. 54) since...

AUGUST 30, 2019   FORMER TOP 10 ATP TOUR STARS TOMMY HAAS AND DAVID FERRER TEAM UP FOR ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR EVENT AT 2020 DELRAY BEACH OPEN BY VITACOST.COM AUGUST 30, 2019, DELRAY BEACH, FL – Today, theDelray Beach Open by VITACOST.com(https://yellowtennisball.com/)announced that their2006 ATP Tour Singles Champion and former World No. 2 Tommy Haas will be returning in 2020 for theirATP Champions Tour legends event.Joining Haas inan action-packed holiday weekend of “Americas vs. World” team matches will be recently retired David Ferrer– ranked as high as No. 3 – who will be making his ATP Champions Tour debut in Delray Beach. Getting underway President’s Day Weekend on Friday, February 14, 2020, the two international stars, part of Team World, will battle Team Americas – soon to be announced – to defend Team World’s 2019 title in a format consisting of six singles matches and two doubles matches in...

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...

By STEVE DORSEY DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Radu Albot already is one of the most recognized athletes in his home country of Moldova in Eastern Europe. He’s going to be even more famous now. Albot became the first Moldovan to ever win an ATP Tour-level tournament Sunday when the 29-year-old defeated Daniel Evans of Great Britain 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(7) in a compelling singles final at the Delray Beach Open. “I think a lot of people were watching for sure,” Albot said. “My parents watched all my matches and they didn’t sleep for a week, so I hope they are very, very happy now.” Suffice it to say that Albot truly earned the championship trophy presented to him following the grueling three-setter that took 2 hours, 51 minutes – not including a 56-minute rain delay – to determine a winner. It was Albot’s fourth three-set victory here this week, and he rallied...

By STEVE DORSEY DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – As the winningest doubles tandem in ATP Tour history, the Bryan brothers have a boatload of trophies, but what they accomplished at the Delray Beach Open this week certainly ranks among their fondest memories. Bob and Mike Bryan hoisted an ATP championship trophy for a record 117th time Sunday afternoon at the Delray Beach Stadium and Tennis Center after holding off a strong challenge from another brothers team, Ken and Neal Skupski of Great Britain. The Bryans’ 7-6(5), 6-4 win gives them their fifth title in seven finals appearances in Delray Beach and their first this year since the return of Bob from hip replacement surgery he had last summer. “We’re very, very pleased with how this one’s gone,” Bob Bryan said. “Expections, I think for me have been a little lower than they have in the past. We’ve just been...

By STEVE DORSEY DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – There are come-from-behind wins, and then there is the stunning one that Radu Albot of Moldova orchestrated Saturday night at the ATP Tour’s Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com. Albot won 12 consecutive games after dropping the first set to defeat American Mackenzie McDonald 3-6, 6-0, 6-0 in the singles semifinals, sending Albot to his first career ATP Tour final. “I think a lot of players come back (from deficits). It’s tennis, you have to win two (sets), lose one (and) it’s a fight. This is an achievement that I’ve never done before,” Albot said following his milestone victory. Albot will face Daniel Evans of Great Britain in Sunday’s championship match at 3 p.m. EDT. It will be a matchup of two 5-foot-9 players who have made up for what they lack in height with gritty, inspired tennis this week at the...