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Since tennis is one of the most electrifying and intense sports around, it needs a venue worthy of all its accolades and audience-attracting athletes. That’s why selecting Midtown’s Atlantic Station as the site for the 2012 BB&T Atlanta Open couldn’t be more perfect. In just seven short years, Atlantic Station has become one of the most sought after destinations for Atlanta residents and visitors alike. So put on your tennis whites and head on down to see your favorite athletic stars in action!
On Saturday July 14th through Sunday July 22nd, tennis fans are in for a real treat as the BB&T Atlanta Open stops here with such superstars as Andy Roddick, John Isner, Kei Nisikori and Kevin Anderson competing for the top prize in their respective divisions. This will be the inaugural BB&T Atlanta Open to be held at Atlantic Station, but it won’t be the last, as a multi-year partnership was just signed for the Midtown hot spot to continuously play host.
According to the event website, "To transform Atlantic Station into the BB&T Atlanta Open site, a minimum of three competition and three practice tennis courts will be built on the 138-acre complex. Stadium Court and the Grandstand Court will be located in the site's northeast corner. Two hard courts will be laid down with two large sets of grandstands that will accommodate more than 4,000 fans on Stadium Court and more than 900 on the Grandstand Court. The main tennis area will have exposure to more than 500,000 vehicles per day. Court 1 and at least three practice courts will be built just south of 17th Street."
With accommodations and fans of this magnitude, the city of Atlanta is in for a true athletic spectacle. Tickets for this event can be purchased a number of ways. You have the option of week-long tickets, weekend tickets or individual session tickets. Week-long ticket packages range from $345 - $16,000, weekend packages range from $200 - $600 and individual session tickets are $15 to $155. They are available on the event website.
Atlantic Station is located at 1380 Atlantic Dr. Suite 14250 Atlanta, GA 30363 404-733-1221
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