Tickets on Sale for New York Open at NYCB LIVE, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Beginning Aug. 17Aug 15, 2018
ATP World Tour 250 Tournament to Take Place February 9-17 on Long Island
- Kevin Anderson, Sam Querrey, and Bob and Mike Bryan to Play in New York Open -
LONG ISLAND - Individual tickets for the second annual New York Open, an ATP World Tour 250 tournament, go on sale Friday, August 17 at 10:00 a.m. for all sessions February 10-17, 2019. Fans who purchase by Monday, September 10 will receive a special 25% early bird discount. The tournament will launch with the New York Tennis Expo on Saturday, February 9 beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Exhibition Hall of NYCB LIVE.
Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com, NewYorkOpen.com and NYCBLIVE.com, or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Ticketmaster Box Office at NYCB LIVE beginning Monday, August 20 at noon. Individual ticket prices start at $15 for the main draw during the early bird period.
GF Sports, a live events and sports media entertainment company, acquired the former Memphis Open in 2015 and partnered with BSE Global to move the tournament to Long Island for the first time earlier this year. The event is one of the longest-running American tournaments on the ATP World Tour and the only indoor championship contested in the United States.
The 2019 New York Open is set to feature Kevin Anderson, Sam Querrey, and Bob and Mike Bryan once again. More information on player commitments and tournament details will be announced in the coming months. Previous champions include legends Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori, Ryan Harrison, and most recently, Kevin Anderson.
“GF Sports and BSE Global are ready to bring the black courts back to New York and NYCB LIVE for the 2019 New York Open with the goal of making it bigger and better,” said Tournament Director and GF Sports Executive Vice President, Josh Ripple. “We already have the commitment of the world’s No. 5 ranked Wimbledon Finalist, and our defending champion, Kevin Anderson. With further advanced nods from our ‘18 finalist Sam Querrey, and current Wimbledon doubles champion Mike Bryan as well as his brother Bob Bryan, we are confident that we will have an exceptional player product for the New York fans.”
“Winning the inaugural New York Open was one of the great moments of this 2018 season, and I am excited to announce that I will officially return to defend my title in 2019,” said Kevin Anderson. “We truly enjoyed playing at NYCB LIVE and look forward to being back on the black courts in February.”
The New York Tennis Expo on February 9 is a free lead-in event to the New York Open where attendees will have a first-hand look at the matchups, and even take part in selecting the players’ names. There will be professional players on hand to sign autographs, and a viewing area where fans can to watch them practice. Face painting, balloon animals and a bouncy house will be located in the Kids Zone and Activity Zone.
The full tournament schedule is as follows:
|New York Tennis Expo||Saturday, February 9||10:30 a.m.|
|Session 1 (Qualifying)||Sunday, February 10||11:00 a.m.|
|Session 2||Monday, February 11||11:00 a.m.|
|Session 3||Monday, February 11||7:30 p.m.|
|Session 4||Tuesday, February 12||11:00 a.m.|
|Session 5||Tuesday, February 12||7:30 p.m.|
|Session 6||Wednesday, February 13||11:00 a.m.|
|Session 7||Wednesday, February 13||7:30 p.m.|
|Session 8||Thursday, February 14||11:00 a.m.|
|Session 9||Thursday, February 14||7:30 p.m.|
|Session 10||Friday, February 15||12:00 p.m.|
|Session 11||Friday, February 15||7:30 p.m.|
|Session 12||Saturday, February 16||2:00 p.m.|
|Session 13||Saturday, February 16||7:00 p.m.|
|Session 14||Sunday, February 17||2:00 p.m.|