Below is a list of Daily and Weeklong event which took place in 2014. The 2015 schedule will be released in the Spring.
COME EVERYDAY & DO IT ALL:
SUNDAY, AUGUST 17
AETNA KIDS DAY (Session 1) 10:00am-Join WTA pros for a fun-filled day of tennis clinics, giveaways and autograph sessions. Tickets start at just $13 (all day activities/matches included). First 1,000 kids receive an Aetna backpack!
JUNIOR DEMO DAY HOSTED BY WILSON (Session 1) 1:00pm-3:00pm
MONDAY, AUGUST 18
USPTA FREE LESSON (Session 2) 1:00p.m.- Get in on the tennis action yourself! Join the USPTA (United States Professional Tennis Association) pros at they offer FREE tennis lessons and fun for the entire family. in the Aetna FitZone. Play games, win prizes, and get some exercise between matches!
ZUMBA KIDS AND ZUMBA JR by BEyond FITness (Session 2) 11:00am-12:00pm- A fun and exciting fitness program with emphasis on teaching kids to lead healthy active lives, combating childhood obesity, improving body coordination, developing friendships and encouraging the exploration of the world of dance and fitness. To learn more click here
MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT presented by UNITED TECHNOLOGIES (Session 3)-United Technologies honors our nation's service members on Stadium Court with a special ceremony prior to the start of the first evening match. Active duty military members and veterans receive one free ticket with every full price ticket purchased. A free tennis clinic will also be offered in the Aetna FitZone exclusively for active duty military, veterans and their families.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 19
USTA MEMBER APPRECIATION DAY/NIGHT(Sessions 4 & 5)-USTA Members receive special ticket savings and VIP Hospitality in the Courtside Club overlooking Stadium Court with appearances by WTA pros and a complimentary gift from 11:00am-2:00pm. Special ticket savings also applies for the evening session.
GIRL SCOUT NIGHT (Session 5) 5:30pm - All Girl Scouts are invited to enjoy a private Q&A sessions with a WTA pro! Advance ticket purchase only.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20
ADAPTIVE CLINIC (Session 6) - See the Connecticut Hornets Wheelchair Tennis Team and other local athletes showcase their skills as they demonstrate their skills in the Aetna FitZone
FIRST NIAGARA NIGHT (Session 7)- Join First Niagara for an exciting night of tennis and fun! First 1,000 fans will receive a gift at the gate, courtesy of First Niagara
MEN'S LEGENDS EVENT (Session 7)
- Connecticut's own tennis legend James Blake returns to the Connecticut Open to take on legend Jim Courier on stadium court following the women's action. To learn more click here
THURSDAY, AUGUST 21
ADULT DEMO DAY HOSTED BY WILSON (Session 8) 12:00pm-2:00pm
FAMILY CLASSIC FINALS (Session 8 & 9)- Come watch and cheer for the finalists of the 2014 Family Classic as they compete in true championship style to determine the winners of all nine divisions!
AETNA NIGHT (Session 9) Dramatic quarterfinal action. First 1,000 fans receive an Aetna backpack.
MEN'S LEGEND EVENT (Session 9)
- Connecticut's own tennis legend James Blake returns for a second night to set up match against legend Andy Roddick on stadium court following the women's action. To learn more click here
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22
ADULT DEMO DAY HOSTED BY WILSON (Session 10) 12:00pm-2:00pm
YALE NEW HAVEN HEALTH SYSTEM NIGHT(Session 11) Spectacular semifinal action. Special gift at gate to first 1,000 fans.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 23
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES DAY (Session 12) United Technologies is proud to present the finals of the 2014 Connecticut Open, promising an afternoon of hard-hitting action on Stadium Court as we crown new Singles and Doubles Champions!
FOOD, FUN & SO MUCH MORE:
AETNA FITZONE Get active, stay fit and win prizes at interactive stations for fans of all ages
WEEKLONG GIVEAWAYS All week long, fans onsite can enter to win a variety of prizes and giveaways, including Citizen Watches, trips to Curtain Bluff-Antigua, Wimbledon-courtesy of The Wimbledon Experience, and more!
US OPEN NATIONAL PLAYOFFS CHAMPIONSHIPS The Us Open National Playoffs Championships is the culmination of 13 men's and women's singles and mixed doubles sectional events across the United States. Singles winners earn a spot in the US Open qualifying while mixed doubles winners earn a spot in the US Open main draw. To learn more click here
FOOD COURT Enjoy a wide variety of options, featuring the Aaron May's Lobster Shack serving burgers, salads, and seafood, Caseus Grilled Cheese Trucks, Valencia Luncheria, Spuds Your Way, La Petite France Crepe Truck, Tony's Orangeside Donuts, and Ben & Jerry's ice cream.
PLAYER AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS Get up close and personal with your favorite WTA stars! Check for daily updates in the drawsheet or at Guest Services for the schedule of upcoming player autograph sessions.
AFTERNOON CHATS & NIGHTLY MUSIC Talks and tunes! Check out the entertainment stage for interviews with WTA players and special guests, followed by nightly live music.
SHUTTLE TO DOWNTOWN NEW HAVEN Leave the car behind and shop, dine, and explore New Haven by riding the FREE shuttle, courtesy of the City of New Haven. The Shuttle also serves the Tennis Center every hour! Visit the on-site INFO New Haven Booth for more information.
MAYOR'S PASSPORT TO DOWNTOWN DINING Continue the fun throughout New Haven and catch some of your favorite players at some of New Haven's award winning restaurants. Players will be dining throughout the week at more than twenty of New Haven's award winning international restaurants.
All pricing and scheduling subject to change.