Delray Beach Open Preview
Feb 02, 2024
It's almost here! Great tennis and lots of fun are what fans have come to expect at the Delray Beach Open, and there will be even more at the 32nd installment of the award winning tournament that runs from February 9-18, 2024.
The ATP 250 tournament will feature three top Americans ranked among the world’s Top 20 pro players. The ATP Champions Tour will showcase fan-favorite legends, and attendees will find an elevated experience with an additional 21,000 square feet of hospitality space that allows for more seating in off-court areas, more VIP events and more food options.
Above: Frances Tiafoe was a recently announced addition to this year's DBO. Photo: ATP Tour.
There will be no shortage of partying at the DBO. Along with the always-popular Ladies’ Day Luncheons, Tacos, Tequila & Tennis and the Ultimate Pairing event - Game, Set, Pour, next year’s tournament is adding Burgers, Bourbon & Brew, and Championship Weekend Brunches to the list of on-site special events.
On the court, reigning Delray Beach Open champion and world Top 10 player Taylor Fritz will return to defend his 2023 title. South Florida resident Tommy Paul, ranked among the world’s Top 15, will be there to challenge him. Another recent addition within the ATP top 20, Frances Tiafoe, is sure to be a fan favorite. Check out the complete lineup here.
Above: Taylor Fritz. Photo: Andrew Patron / Delray Beach Open.
The Delray Beach Open recently revealed the upcoming tournament schedule on its website. After becoming the first player ranked in the world’s Top 10 to win the Delray Beach Open, Fritz moved up to No. 5 in the world. He has since won another title, reached five semifinals and made the US Open quarterfinals. Paul reached the Australian Open semifinals last year and Tiafoe reached the US Open semifinals the year prior.
The 10-day combined event will begin with an ATP Legends event opening weekend Feb. 9-11 featuring Bob and Mike Bryan, the most successful doubles team in the history of the sport. Joining them will be 2006 Delray Beach Open champion Tommy Haas, who reached the No. 2 world ranking. Singles and doubles main draw action for the ATP 250 event starts Monday, Feb. 12 and concludes with the finals on Sunday, Feb. 18.
Above: Tommy Paul. Photo: Andrew Patron / Delray Beach Open.
A few other notables at the ATP Legends event include the Jensen Brothers, Sam Querrey, Jesse Levine, and Ivo Karlovic. In addition, the schedule of matches has been recently updated — find out more on the Delray Beach Open website for details.
While Veranda series tickets have already sold out, a variety of other series packages are still available including on-court “Best Seats in the House” (limited quantity), courtside box seats and reserved seats. Week-long series packages start at $750 and include parking and exclusive amenities, making them one of the best deals around. Finals Weekender tickets for the last five sessions start at $350, and tickets can be shared with clients and family throughout the week. Single session tickets are on sale, as well.
Above: DBO teaser video for 2024. YouTube: Delray Beach Open.
The tournament boasts something for everyone, like USTA Florida Kids Day, Pride Night, Senior Day specials and group discounts, to name a few. Visit the new-look website at DelrayBeachOpen.com or call 561-330-6000 for information on tickets, parties, special events and group rates.
Source: Delray Beach Open. Top Photo: Tommy Paul photographed by Andrew Patron / Delray Beach Open. An earlier version of this article also appears in the November/December 2023 issue of Florida Tennis Magazine. Be sure to subscribe for expanded coverage, exclusive interviews, and in-depth tennis news.