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Delray Beach Open Announces Collaboration with Woo Creative Delray Beach Creative Agency Rebrands International Tennis Tournament Delray Beach, Fla. (January 28, 2014) – The Delray Beach Open is proud to announce its partnership with Woo Creative as the official marketing and branding firm for the 2014 tennis tournament. The inventive team at Woo Creative has created marketing materials for both print and web in preparation for the 2014 Delray Beach Open, kicking off on Valentine’s Day/President’s Day weekend and running through February 23. “Working with the Delray Beach Open is a perfect fit for our company,” said Ryan Boylston, founder and CEO of Woo Creative. “It’s the premier Delray Beach event and it needed to look the part. We accomplished this by rebranding the event, and applying an evolutionary approach to their creative.” This year marks the second consecutive year that Woo Creative has been a part...

[frame align="left"][/frame] Canada's Pavel Krainik Wins "Survivor II" Pre-Qualifying Event Top seeded Pavel Krainik defeated No. 2 seed Spencer Papa, 6-2, 7-5, to win the “Survivor II” pre-qualifying tournament at the Delray Swim & Tennis Club on Tuesday. Krainik’s goal now becomes to make it through the next set of qualifying rounds and into the Delray Open , the ATP World Tour event that’s coming up Feb. 14 – 23 at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center. The 21-year-old rising Canadian won his first pro-level tournament in November at the Yucatan Futures event, and is currently is ranked No. 627 in the world in ATP rankings “This would be my only ATP-level event, aside from Toronto,” said Krainik. “I will work hard and play my best.” The Russian-born player lived in Spain for five years before moving to Canada where he has lived since he picked up tennis at the...

One last chance is extended to avid tennis players looking for that once-in-a-lifetime chance to play in the Delray Beach Open , one of only 10 ATP tournaments in the United States. The second and final "Survivor Series" pre-qualifying tournament will be held January 25-27 on the clay courts of the Delray Swim and Tennis Club. The winner receives a wild card to play in the Delray Beach Open by The Venetian's qualifying tournament (Feb. 15-17), and the top four winners from that tournament receive direct entries into the main event (Feb. 17-23). In November, a record 149-player field competed for the "Survivor I" title. The tournament was won by rising 15-year-old star Stefan Kozlov of Pembroke Pines, the No. 7-ranked player in the ITF junior world rankings. Kozlov trains at the USTA Training Center headquarters in Boca Raton and in December added the Orange Bowl runner-up result to...

Community kids can get involved in the Delray Beach ATP event by joining the 2014 Ball Kids team. Ball Kids must be 12 years old, are required to attend three training sessions at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center, and work at least three sessions during the 17-session event. Each participant receives uniforms, meals during working sessions, match tickets for families and friends, and are invited to the popular Ball Kids party. Training dates are scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29 (5 - 7pm), Wednesday, Feb. 5 (5 - 7pm) & Saturday, Feb. 8 (10am - noon). New applicants must attend two of the three sessions. All ball kids information, including an application and release form, can be found at YellowTennisBall.com on the Ball Kids page. ...

[frame align="left"][/frame] Lopez, Pospisil, Matosevic, Karlovic, Querrey Playing In Delray Beach The Delray Beach Open 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...

<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-13054" alt="150x106 Holiday Promo DBO ad" src="http://yellowtennisball.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/150x106-Holiday-Promo-DBO-ad.jpg" width="150" height="106" />Need a great deal on stocking stuffers? Look no further than a pair of promotions that will "net" your special someone a unique gift this holiday - tickets to the 2014 Delray Beach Open .

<strong>Stocking Stuffer #1:</strong> All individual box and reserved seats for the annual ATP event are discounted
by 20%. Promo Code<strong>: HOLI</strong>

<strong>Stocking Stuffer  #2:</strong> "Anytime Vouchers" are being offered for box seats ($70) and reserved seats ($48) and can be redeemed during tournament week for the session of choice.

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Both promotions can be secured by calling the Delray Beach box office at 561-330-6000. Holiday discounted tickets can also be ordered and printed at home through the  <a href="http://yellowtennisball.com/individual-seats/" target="_blank" shape="rect">www.YellowTennisBall.com </a>website using the Promo Code <strong>HOLI</strong> while "Anytime Vouchers" can be purchased online at  <a href="http://yellowtennisball.com/voucher" target="_blank" shape="rect">www.YellowTennisBall.com</a>. Offers expire...

DELRAY BEACH, FL: Mardy Fish, James Blake and Vince Spadea all played for the United States in the same Davis Cup era, but the trio never played on the same team. ...

[frame align="left"][/frame] Kozlov won "Survivor I" over a field of 149 players Stefan Kozlov, the Pembroke Pines (FL) 15-year-old tennis phenom, won the “Survivor Series I” pre-qualifying title over a record field of 149 players at the Delray Swim & Tennis Club. The tournament is a pre-qualifying tournament for the Delray Beach Open Kozlov found himself down 5-2 in the third set to 18-year-old Spencer Papa, but put on a furious rally to claw his way to a 6-4, 2-6, 7-5 win. “I actually don’t know how I got through this match,” said Kozlov, who was born in Macedonia. “It was one of the toughest matches I have ever had. It was a coin flip really, we were both pretty tired. But I gave it my all.” Kozlov is the No. 13-ranked junior in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) world rankings, and along with Papa, trains at the USTA’s Training...

[frame align="left"][/frame] BARON VOTED TO USTA FLORIDA HALL OF FAME Tournament Chairman Reached No. 1 In The World As A Junior DELRAY BEACH, FL: Tournament chairman  Ivan Baron has been named to the USTA Florida Tennis Hall of Fame for his achievements as a junior player, a collegian and an ATP pro. Baron joins fellow junior standouts  Blaine Willenborg and  Mary Pierce in the Hall's Class of 2013. The Hall of Fame was established in 1981 to recognize Florida's former players, administrators or volunteers who have made outstanding contributions or demonstrated a high level of achievement in the sport of tennis. "Ivan was elected based on his level of accomplishments in junior tennis and his career as a young adult," said  Lynne Salus, USTA Florida volunteer manager and Awards Committee staff liason. "But he has also been a great partner with USTA Florida through his work with the Delray Beach tournament." Among Florida's 58 current Hall of Fame members...