Winston-Salem Sports and Sporting Events : wake forest

Winston-Salem Sports and Sporting Events : wake forest

"Beat the Heat" 5K Race to be held in Winston-Salem
"Beat the Heat", a 5K road race will be held on Saturday, July 17 on the grounds of Wake Forest University's BB&T Field/Groves Stadium. A one-mile Fun Run/Walk will begin at 6:30pm with the feature 5K run at 7:00pm.

ATP World Tour Event Relocated from New Haven to Winston-Salem
The USTA and ATP World Tour today announced the sale of the ATP World Tour event previously located in New Haven, Conn. to Winston-Salem Professional Tennis. Beginning in August 2011, the 48-draw tournament will take place in a to-be-constructed tennis facility on the campus of Wake Forest University. The newly-designed state-of-the-art tennis facility will be constructed to host both professional and collegiate tennis events. The facility will be located between the current indoor tennis training center and BB&T Field, home of the Wake Forest Demon Deacon football team. Plans call for the construction of 10-12 Deco-Turf II courts, and will include center court seating with a minimum of 3,500 and two additional show courts which will hold at least 1,500 each.

Winston-Salem Open Releases Player Field
Nine Players Ranked in the Top 37 The Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University announced today the player field for the inaugural tournament taking place August 21-27. As of today’s announcement, 38 of the 48 slots have been filled in the men’s singles competition through the ATP’s tournament acceptance process. Additionally, the tournament has granted its first "wild card" to previously announced rising young American Ryan Harrison. The deadline for players to submit their interest in playing in the Winston-Salem Open was Monday, July 11.

Berdych Named Third Wildcard for Winston-Salem Open
Tomas Berdych will compete in the Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University Aug. 18-25. He is the third wildcard player named to the tournament and is currently ranked No. 7.

NCAA Taps Winston-Salem to Host Tennis and Track Championships
Visit Winston-Salem announced today Winston-Salem was awarded the bid to host NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championship in 2015 and the NCAA Division I Men's & Women's Tennis Championship in 2018 totaling 4,000 hotel room nights and generating more than $2 million dollars in combined economic impact.

Tickets to Winston-Salem Open Available Beginning June 9
Tickets to the 2014 Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University go on sale to the public June 9. The Winston-Salem Open will be held August 16-23, 2014 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field. Ticket pricing and package details are now available at winstonsalemopen.com.

Winston-Salem Open Announces 2014 Player Field - All 38 Competitors among Top 76 in the World
The Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University announced today the player field for the tournament, which will be held August 16-23, 2014 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field. The field of competitors announced today will occupy 38 of the slots in the tournament’s 48-player singles draw.

Winston-Salem Open Engage Evolution Sports Partners to Implement Fangauge™ to Drive Fan Experience
Damon Evans, founder and managing director of Evolution Sports Partners (“ESP”), and former athletic director at University of Georgia, has announced that the Winston-Salem Open, the final tour stop of the Emirates Airline US Open Series before the US Open, will be implementing its FanGauge™ program this summer to drive fan engagement and experience for the Winston-Salem Open.

North Carolina’s John Isner to Headline Winston-Salem Open
Greensboro’s John Isner has never lost a match at the Winston-Salem Open, and he’ll be looking to continue that streak when the fourth annual ATP World Tour 250 event gets under way on Saturday, August 16 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex.

Winston-Salem Open to Feature Special Events during Tournament
The Winston-Salem Open begins with qualifying on Saturday, August 16 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex. In addition to big-time tennis served Southern style, the Winston-Salem Open is featuring a number of public special events, including Military and Uniformed Personnel Appreciation Day, a “Take it on the Rise for Ta-Tas,” charity clinic, Ladies Day and a film screening.

Fifth Winston-Salem Open Set for August 22-29, 2015
The Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University will be held August 22-29, 2015 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field. Tournament officials have moved the start time of the day sessions to 3 p.m. instead of noon to make it easier for fans to seamlessly enjoy both day and evening sessions.

Winston-Salem Open Lands Three, Including Early Commitments from Two Top 15 Players
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, David Goffin and Sam Querrey have committed to play in the 2015 Winston-Salem Open, which will be held August 22-29 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field. Tsonga, Goffin and Querrey are the first players to join what is expected to be another strong field at Winston-Salem’s ATP World Tour 250 event. Tsonga will be ranked No. 14 with Goffin close behind at No. 15 when new ATP rankings are released on June 8.

No. 11 Ranked Gilles Simon to Compete in Winston-Salem Open First Time in Tournament History to Have 5 Top 20 Players
ATP World Tour No. 11 ranked Gilles Simon will compete in next week’s Winston-Salem Open, which begins Saturday, August 22. He is joining Tommy Haas and Kevin Anderson as a wild card entrant to become the 41st player named to the tournament field.

Troicki, Garcia-Lopez and Johnson Join Ranks of Players Coming to Winston-Salem Open
Coming on the heels of the announcement that Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, David Goffin and Sam Querrey would play in the Winston-Salem Open, three additional players – Viktor Troicki, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Steve Johnson – also have committed to compete. The 2015 Winston-Salem Open will be held August 22-29 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field.

Winston-Salem Open Announces 2015 Player Field
The Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University announced today the player field for the tournament, which will be held August 22-29 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field. The field of competitors announced thus far will occupy 38 of the slots in the tournament’s 48-player singles draw.

Be Part of the Winston-Salem Open! Ball Person Tryouts July 31 and August 1
The Winston-Salem Open will hold tryouts for ball persons on Friday, July 31 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, August 1 from 10 a.m. to noon. The tryouts are open to the public and will be held at the Wake Forest University Indoor Tennis Center at 100 West 32nd Street (adjacent to BB&T Field).

Winston-Salem Open and Lowes Foods Announce Community Hero Award Program
The Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University, which will be held through August 29 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field, is pleased to announce a new program at the 2015 tournament – the Community Hero Award.

The Champ Will Be Back! Defending Champion Kevin Anderson First to Commit to 2016 Tournament
Kevin Anderson – champion of the 2015 Winston-Salem Open – is the first player committed to return for the 2016 tournament. Anderson is through to his first Grand Slam quarterfinal at the US Open after derailing 2012 US Open champion and World No. 3 Andy Murray 7-6(5), 6-3, 6-7(2), 7-6(0) on Monday night. Anderson will compete against Stan Wawrinka in the US Open quarterfinals later today in the third match of the afternoon session on Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Winston-Salem Open Releases 2016 Player Field
Less than 40 days away from the start of the 2016 Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University, the tournament announced its player field for the sixth annual WSO on Wednesday, July 13. The field, which in total will have 48 singles players, features five players scheduled to return to Winston-Salem for the fifth time and six players returning for the fourth time while nine are set to make their first appearance.

Indian Wells, London-Queen's, Stockholm & Winston-Salem Voted 2016 ATP World Tour Tournaments of the Year
The ATP has announced the Tournaments of the Year in the 2016 ATP World Tour Awards presented by Moët & Chandon, with the BNP Paribas Open and Aegon Championships joined by the If Stockholm Open and Winston-Salem Open as the most favoured ATP World Tour events in their respective tournament categories.

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