FAST FACTS

When: July 16 - 23, 2017
Where: Dell Technologies Hall of Fame Open, 194 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
Tickets: Range from $23 - $249. 

 

Game, set, match! Hot off Wimbledon, the top ATP World Tour pros have arrived in Newport to compete in the Dell Technologies Hall of Fame Open July 16- 23, 2017. Contested on the historic grass tennis courts of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, which have hosted all the legends of the sport since 1880, the tournament is the only event played on grass courts outside of Europe, and it offers the only opportunity to see professional men's tennis in the Northeast prior to the US Open.

 

Stroll the grounds of the historic Tennis Hall of Fame and savor sweet libations, savory snacks and specialty items from a variety of vendors including Alex & Ani, Del's Lemonade, Honest Tea, Caroyln's Sakonnet Vineyard, Heineken and more. Concessions including sandwiches, hot dogs, salads, pizza and more will also be available. Then grab a seat to watch your favorite players take the court. When you've worked up an appetite, head over to the fan zone where you'll find a food court and a place to sit and relax. 

 

Hall of Fame Tennis Championships

 

 

THE SCHEDULE

Sunday, July 16, 

Family Day & Qualifying Rounds
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, doors open at 9:30 AM.

Features kids tennis clinics, family fun, museum scavenger hunts, and more! Plus, see ATP World Tour players view for a spot in the Main Draw. New for this year - the qualifying draw will have 16 players. Tennis aficionados can test their knowledge of the sport on a five-foot touch table at which they can stand at either end and "serve" tennis history questions back and forth to each other. The "Call the Match" exhibit offers visitors the chance to record themselves taking on the role of broadcast luminaries. 

 

KIDS TENNIS CLINICS

  • Ages 4 - 9:  11:00 AM & 1:00 PM
  • Junior Tennis Clinics, ages 10 - 16: 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM

 

Monday, July 17 - Friday, July 21

Play begins. 11:00 AM, doors open at 10:00 AM.

 

Tuesday, July 18

USTA Member Appreciation Day
11:00 AM, doors open at 10:00 AM. 

USTA Members enjoy complimentary box lunch and a gift. At 3:30 pm, USTA members are invited to an exclusive Q&A with an ATP World Tour pro.

 

Thursday, July 20

Alex & Ani Ladies Day
9:00 AM, doors open at 8:30 AM.

Alex & Ani Ladies Day will feature a runway show hosted on the Hall of Fame grass courts featuring summer looks  by Fila, Brooks Brothers, and Alex and Ani; champagne brunch with libations from Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyards; courtside ticket for the Dell Technologies Hall of Fame Open; and swag bag including a $40 Brooks Brothers gift card and much more.

 

Friday, July 21

AARP Day
11:00 AM, doors open at 10:00 AM.

AARP Day will have a tennis clinic for ages 50 and over; ideal for beginner players, men and women, level 3.0 or complete beginner.

 

Saturday, July 22

Doors open at 10:30 AM.

  • 12:00 PM: Induction ceremony
  • 2:00 PM: Play begins

 

Sunday, July 23

Doors open at 10:00 AM.

  • 11:00 AM: PowerShares Legends Newport
  • 3:00 PM: Singles final
 

 

WHAT TO WEAR

Feel free to dress casual! Nothing fancy here, but you should plan for a warm day. Shorts, skirts and sundresses are recommended while sun hats, comfortable shoes and sunscreen are highly encouraged. 

 

WHERE TO PARK

Parking for the Dell Technologies Hall of Fame Open is available at the Newport Visitor Information Center at 23 America's Cup Avenue in Newport. Once you park your car, step aboard trolley #67 (the yellow line) for a ride up to ITHF. It leaves every 20 minutes Monday - Friday, and every 15 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays starting on the hour. Trolley rides cost $2 each way.  

 

Pro tip: Ask for a receipt when you board the trolley and show it to the Visitor Center staff when you exit so you can park all day for just $2. 

 

SAFETY MUST-KNOWS

As recommended by the International Tennis Hall of Fame:

  • Arrive early to avoid delays
  • Limit of one bag per person admitted onto the grounds
  • Prohibited items: Backpacks, briefcases, bags (with the exception of small hand bags), strollers, coolers, alcohol,bottles, food, animals (excludes service animals), selfie sticks, laptops and video cameras. Note: bag and stroller storage not offered on site. 

 

WHAT ABOUT TICKETS?

Ticket prices depend on which days and packages you would like to partake in. To view pricing and make a purchase, visit halloffameopen.com