The Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com will be a season-opening event on the ATP Tour following a date change moving the tournament to January 4-13.
All tickets for the “Physically Distanced, Forever Social” event at the historic downtown tennis center are on sale now at www.yellowtennisball.com or by phone at +1 561-330-6000. In order to accommodate spacious conditions in the stadium and throughout the venue, attendance for each session at the 2021 tournament will be capped at 2,000 people, just under 25 percent of the outdoor stadium’s total capacity.
USTA Members have an opportunity to get a 20% discount on box and reserved seats for Sessions 1-14 if they purchase those tickets by Dec. 31. To get this discount, members should call the box office at 561-330-6000 or online at www.yellowtennisball.com with the code USTA.
Originally scheduled for February, the 2021 Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com will feature the ATP Champions Tour legends event Jan. 4-6, which will run concurrently with the ATP 250 qualifying matches on Jan. 5-6. The main draw for the ATP 250 tournament, which will feature 28 players in singles and 16 teams in doubles, will begin Thursday, Jan. 7 with two sessions each day until the finals are contested during a single session on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
Sessions for the 2021 tournament are scheduled as follows:
Session 1: Monday, Jan. 4, 6 pm – ATP Champions Tour
Session 2: Tuesday, Jan. 5, 11 am – ATP Champions Tour and ATP 250 Qualifying
Session 3: Tuesday, Jan. 5, 6 pm – ATP Champions Tour
Session 4: Wednesday, Jan. 6, 11 am – ATP Champions Tour and ATP 250 Qualifying
Session 5: Thursday, Jan. 7, 11 am – ATP 250 Singles and Doubles First Round
Session 6: Thursday, Jan. 7, 6 pm – ATP 250 Singles First Round
Session 7: Friday, Jan. 8, 11 am – ATP 250 Singles and Doubles First Round
Session 8: Friday, Jan. 8, 6 pm – ATP 250 Singles and Doubles First Round
Session 9: Saturday, Jan. 9, 11 am – ATP 250 Singles Second Round and Doubles First Round
Session 10: Saturday, Jan. 9, 6 pm – ATP 250 Singles Second Round
Session 11: Sunday, Jan. 10, 11 am – ATP 250 Singles Second Round and Doubles Quarterfinals
Session 12: Sunday, Jan. 10, 6 pm – ATP 250 Singles Second Round
Session 13: Monday, Jan. 11, 11 am – ATP 250 Singles and Doubles Quarterfinals
Session 14: Monday, Jan. 11, 6 pm – ATP 250 Singles Quarterfinals
Session 15: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 12:30 pm – ATP 250 Singles and Doubles Semifinals
Session 16: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 6 pm – ATP 250 Singles and Doubles Semifinals
Session 17: Wednesday, Jan. 13 – 12:30 pm ATP 250 Doubles Final; 3 pm ATP 250 Singles Final
Match schedule, including number of sessions, dates, times, number of matches and players scheduled are subject to change. Tickets are not eligible for refund or exchange.
Patrons who previously purchased tickets for the February dates will be contacted by tournament staff regarding opportunities to exchange their tickets for the new dates.
Last year, Delray Beach resident Reilly Opelka served a tournament record 99 aces during the week in which he won his second career ATP Tour title. In doubles Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan captured their sixth Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com title and their 119th as a team. It was the final tournament for the twin brothers who announced their retirement in August. In the opening weekend’s ATP Champions Tour matches, Team Europe, led by Tommy Haas and David Ferrer, earned a 5-2 win over the James Blake-led Team World. This marked the third straight defeat for the home nation in ATP Champions Tour competition at Delray Beach.
The entry lists for ATP 250 singles and doubles as well as qualifying will be released the week of Dec. 21. The ATP Champions Tour lineup and schedule will be released later this week.
While these dates mark the earliest that the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com has been held, it will not be first time the tournament has seen action in January. On three occasions, 2005-07, the tournament began in January before concluding in February. The tournament was held in May from 1993 through 1999, in March from 2000-2003, in September 2004 and has been contested in February since 2005.
In an ever-changing world the tournament will maintain the highest level of health and safety standards for fans, players and staff alike. Please remain updated on our measures at https://yellowtennisball.com/faq/.