Winston-Salem Open - August 20-27, 2016
Now in its sixth year, Winston-Salem proudly hosts the Winston-Salem Open (WSO) at the Wake Forest Univeristy Tennis Complex. The WSO is the last ATP World Tour 250 event prior to the US Open. Each year more than 40 of the world's top 80 players compete for a chance to be named champion. Past atheletes to play include Sam Querry(already committed to 2016 event), Steve Johnson(already committed to 2016 event), Jurgen Melzer and John Isner, a North Carolina native who has won the WSO twice. The Open is held August 20-27, 2016 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field.
“If you want to see the next generation of American tennis, the Winston-Salem Open will be the place to be this August,” Oakes added. “That speaks volumes about the Winston-Salem Open, which is just four years old. We will fill the remaining slots with other incredible players and look forward to having another blockbuster tournament this year at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex.”
Wake Forest Tennis Center
100 West 32nd Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27105
The tournament is a nationaly televised broadcast on Tennis Channel and ESPN2, including the singles final broadcast by CBS. For more information please visit www.winstonsalemopen.com.
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About the Emirates Airline US Open Series
Now in its 12th season, the Emirates Airline US Open Series continues to serve as a true regular season of hard court tennis, linking seven summer tournaments to the US Open. In 2014, Serena Williams won the US Open and Emirates Airline US Open Series women’s title for the second consecutive year, earning a record tennis paycheck of $4 million. Rafael Nadal (2013), Roger Federer (2007) and Kim Clijsters (2005) also accomplished the feat of winning the Emirates Airline US Open Series and US Open singles title within the same year.