Delray Beach Open tennis tournament is on

The annual Delray Beach Open announced their event will happen February 12-21, 2021. The ATP Champions Tour Legends event may include (though not confirmed at time of publishing) Tommy Haas, David Ferrer, Vince Spadea, James Blake, and others. The ATP 250 event may include notables such as Nick Kyrgios, Milos Raonic, the Bryan brothers, Frances Tiafoe, among others (though not confirmed at time of publishing). The event will host several special events including Ladies Day Luncheons by Lilly Pulitzer on February 17th and 18th.

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 way to the title, while Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan captured their 119th tour-level – and final – title as a team. The greatest doubles team of all-time, who proclaimed their retirement last week, lifted the trophy for a record-extending sixth time last year.

In a prior event, Delray Beach native Coco Gauff made more history when she and reigning NCAA singles champion Estela Perez-Somarriba of the University of Miami faced off in the first women’s match ever to be played at the event, while Tommy Haas, David Ferrer and Marcos Baghdatis led Team Europe to a repeat win in the ATP Champions Tour competition.

The Delray Beach Open has previously seen Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, Ivan Lendl among others play over the years.

They hold the only tournament in the world featuring an ATP Champions Tour event and an ATP Tour event in the same week at the same venue in Delray Beach, Florida, February 12-21 at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center. The ATP Tour’s first North American hard court event of the outdoor season is one of just 10 ATP Tour events in the United States. 2021 will be its 23rd year in Delray Beach, and 29th overall. The 3-day, ATP Champions Tour team-event is in its 12th year and was the first-ever ATP Champions Tour event played on US soil. Each year the Delray Beach Open by brings world-class tennis players and thousands of visitors to Delray Beach and Palm Beach County. In 2010, the tournament received the Discover The Palm Beaches Florida’s annual Providencia Award for its extraordinary contribution to tourism. The City of Delray Beach was also a finalist for the USTA’s “Best Tennis Town” Award, and in 2003, the tournament was the recipient of an “ATP Award of Excellence.”

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