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Sep 28 2016

Tickets To Spring’s 2017 Volvo Car Open On Sale

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection

Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig and Madison Keys, ranked No. 9 in the world, have already entered the 2017 Volvo Car Open.

Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig and Madison Keys, ranked No. 9 in the world, have already entered the 2017 Volvo Car Open.

Tickets for the 2017 Volvo Car Open are on sale for the tennis tournament, which returns to Daniel Island April 1-9.

Patrons have the option to choose from individual tickets, ticket packages and travel packages. Ticket prices range from $25 for an individual session to $525 for the all-inclusive weeklong package. The Volvo Car Open will provide six special ticket packages in 2017, each offering more tennis at a greater value.

Puig, Keys commit early for 2017 Volvo Car Open.

Puig, Keys commit early for 2017 Volvo Car Open.

New in 2017, the tournament will roll out the Volvo Ace Club, an exciting membership program for box and ticket package holders. The Volvo Ace Club is a recognition program providing unparalleled amenities and benefits during the tournament. In addition, members have the option to receive access into the Ace Lounge, an exclusive hospitality tent providing first class accommodations including, live entertainment, air-conditioning, elevated food options and more.

As a tournament, we strive to elevate the experience for our fans every year, from hospitality to technology to in-stadium entertainment,” said Bob Moran, tournament director and general manager. “We have many exciting improvements that we will be announcing throughout the year that we know our fans will enjoy and benefit from.”

The nine-day Volvo Car Open is the largest women’s-only tennis tournament in the world, attracting an average of 90,000 attendees and more than 70 of the top tennis players.

Top tennis players Monica Puig and Madison Keys have already committed to play in the 2017 event.

Puig will return to the Volvo Car Open in 2017 for her fourth tournament in Charleston. The World No. 34 made headlines this year when she won the Olympic gold medal in women’s singles in Rio, the first ever for her home country of Puerto Rico. She also reached the semifinals in Florianopolis, Eastbourne and Nottingham, as well as the finals in Sydney.

Madison Keys, the 2015 finalist in Charleston and World No. 9, will also join the player field for her fifth consecutive Volvo Car Open. She holds an 8-4 record.

The 21-year-old American broke into the top 10 WTA rankings in June 2016, and is in the midst of her best tennis season to date.This year, she won her second WTA title in Birmingham, reached the semifinals of the Olympics and made it to the fourth round of every Grand Slam. In addition, she made the finals in Montreal and Rome.

I’m so excited to be returning to Charleston,” said Keys. “I love the atmosphere of the tournament and how the crowd is really behind me. I want to come back and have another shot at winning the title!”

For more information on the tournament and ticket options, visit volvocaropen.com or call 800.677.2293.

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