BB&T OPEN update

Individual session tickets to Atlanta’s premier tennis tournament – the BB&T Atlanta Open – are now available for purchase. The BB&T Atlanta Open will be played July 20 – 28 at Atlantic Station in the heart of Midtown Atlanta.

Tickets are available for purchase in each of the 11 sessions from qualifying weekend July 20-21, starting as low as $6, through the two finals on Sunday, July 28. Weeklong Ticket Packages, Weekend Ticket Packages, and Individual Session Tickets are available at http://www.bbtatlantaopen.com.  Special discounts for groups of 10 or more are also available for select sessions by calling 404-881-2000, visiting http://www.bbtatlantaopen.com or emailing foxgroup@foxtheatre.org.

Ticket options this year include Market Street Suites, Lexus Inner Circle, Platinum, Gold and Silver seats.  All Suite, Inner Circle and Platinum ticket purchasers will receive access into the indoor, air-conditioned VIP lounge.  Weeklong and Weekend ticket packages are also available, which offer tickets in the same location for each match for a discounted price.

Tournament Director Bob Bryant also announced today that NUSSLI, a leading international supplier of temporary stadiums, will make their United States debut with the construction of the BB&T Atlanta Open Stadium Court. NUSSLI will transform the main court with their customized, aluminum modular stadium forming a bowl with no breaks. For the first time at the tournament, all of Stadium Court’s nearly 4,000 spectators will enjoy individual seats with backs. Lexus Inner Circle and Suite seats will feature padded, tip-up seats.

Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, NUSSLI has worked with numerous sporting events, trade fairs and exhibition across the world, including the Davis Cup in Spain, the London Olympics and the FIFA World Cup.

It is our goal to make each fan’s experience at the BB&T Atlanta Open this year even more entertaining and memorable than last year,” Bryant said. “Our focus is on great tennis, a fun festival-like environment, fan comfort and convenience. The new BB&T Atlanta Open Stadium Court will have all the advantages of a permanent seat venue while still being in one of the most unique sites on the ATP World Tour.”

For the first time the Bryan brothers are scheduled to play the tournament. The Bryans are recognized as the best men’s doubles team of all time, holding the records for Grand Slam victories, tour crowns and end-of-the-year No. 1 rankings. Returning players include two-time champion Mardy Fish, former Georgia Bulldog John Isner and defending doubles titlist Ryan Harrison.

An ATP World Tour event, the BB&T Atlanta Open is the first men’s event in the Emirates Airline US Open Series. Last July, the BB&T Atlanta Open set a new standard for tennis events during its inaugural year at Atlantic Station, which was universally praised as an outstanding site for fans, players, and sponsors.

Connect with the BB&T Atlanta Open on their social media networks by liking their Facebook Page, www.Facebook.com/BBTAtlOpen, and following on Twitter, www.Twitter.com/BBTAtlantaOpen with the hashtag #ATLOpen. For more information about the BB&T Atlanta Open, visit www.BBTAtlantaOpen.com.

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