Top 10 Reasons to Go to the Connecticut Open

1. Accessible world-class tennis action.
The Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies, is a premier WTA tennis tournament and warm-up for the USOpen. It’s an amazing chance to see the stars up-close… Some of the greats who played in 2014 were World No. 3 Simona Halep, World No. 2 Petra Kvitova, and World No. 5 Caroline Wozniacki. This year Petra Kvitova returns and Rising Star Madison Keys joins in along with many others!

World No. 12 Caroline Wozniacki at an interview in front of Baseline Tap House at CT Open.

2. Watching the top players compete will improve your game.
I don’t know about you, but my game would improve watching any of the women in the top 1000, never mind the top 20, 10 or 5.

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3. You’ll be watching at the pristine Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale.
Everything is well maintained, with easy parking and comfortable walking distance.

4. Easy on the wallet.
It’s affordable and there are now tickets available.

5. They have Cuban sandwiches, lobster rolls and beer on tap.
A chance to sample some of the best gourmet food trucks around… Don’t worry, you can burn calories just watching tennis.

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6. This is your chance to get to know your favorite players up-close and personal.
Did you know that Petra Kvitova never watches other players’ matches while she’s in tournament?

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7. The kids will be tired of the pool, their siblings and you; camp will be out and school still weeks away. Connecticut Open to the rescue!
Connecticut Open falls on the last week in August (21-29). It’s family friendly with fun events planned daily—giveaways, ball signings, and more…

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World No. 19, Andrea Petkovic signing autographs at CT Open.

8. It’s a win-win.
You will get inspired to play better, and your coach will get to give you more and more lessons.

9. Watching 55+ year-olds compete in the club championships isn’t cutting it anymore.

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10. Seriously, just go. Its fun!

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Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies, August 21-29, 2015 Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale, New Haven. For more info and tickets visit ctopen.org

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