TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

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ABOUT CONNECTICUT OPEN PRESENTED BY UNITED TECHNOLOGIES: Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies is owned by the State of Connecticut and is a not-for-profit 501c3 chartiable organization.  The event has always existed to give back to the community, and has always been much more than a tennis tournament; it is a leading example of leveraging a large-scale international sporting event to generate $10 million dollars in regional economic impact and maximize support for women's, youth and other causes.  The women's-only WTA event will be held August 21-29, 2015 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale, and features five different competitions including WTA qualifying, WTA singles, WTA doubles, Men's Legends Event presented by Pow, and the US Open National Playoffs Championship.  The Connecticut Open is prominently featured domestically on ESPN2 and is also broadcast in 160 countries around the world.
   
MISSON: A WTA event that leverages the excitement of world-class women's tennis to benefit the community and maximize support for women's, youth and other causes in Connecticut
   
TOURNAMENT SITE:

Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale

45 Yale Ave, New Haven, CT 06515

   
QUALIFYING: Friday, August 21 - Saturday, August 22, 2015
   
MAIN DRAW: Sunday, August 23 - Saturday, August 29, 2015
   
DRAW SIZE:
 WOMEN
32 Singles Main Draw
48 Singles Qualifying Draw
16 Doubles Main Draw
   
2014 PRIZE MONEY:

$710,000.00
 

2015 PLAYER FIELD: Click here to view the 2015 Main Draw player entry list
   
2014 CHAMPIONS:
Singles: World #4 Petra Kvitova (CZE)
Doubles: Andreja Klepac / Silvia Soler-Espinosa 
   
2014 SCHEDULES & DRAWS: Click Here to view the schedules and draws from 2014
   
PRESS ROOM Click here to read about Connecticut Open in the news
   
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 eight summer tournaments to the US Open.  Milos Raonic and Serena Williams won the 2014 US Open and Emirates Airline US OPen Series men's and women's titles, each earning a record tennis paycheck of $3.6 million.  In 2007, Roger Federer collected $2.4 million for winning the US Open and Emirates Airline US Open Series.  In 2005, Kim Clijsters also captured both the US Open and the Series, winning $2.2 million and equaled that amount in 2010, winning the US Open and finishing the Emirates Airline US Open Series in second place
   
2014 TELEVISION:
Domestic: 16 hours combined ESPN2 (8), Tennis Channel (8)
Global: 9.32M viewers worldwide for 2,000+ hours of coverage on six continents.  1.5M viewers watched via mobile, web, PC, Apple, Roku, and other digital devices. 
   
2014 ATTENDANCE: 47,140
   
   
VOLUNTEERS:
Click here for information on how to volunteer at the Connecticut Open
   
DIRECTIONS: Click here for directions.
   
STAFF CONTACT INFO: Click here for a staff directory and employment opportunities.
   
 
Mailing Address and Off-Site Offices:
Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies
900 Chapel Street, Suite 622
New Haven, CT 06510
   
  Call: 855-464-8366 or 203-776-7331
   
  www.ctopen.org
 
 
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