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2009 Pilot Pen Holiday Ticket Sale

November 19, 2008 11:20 PM

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Pilot Pen Tennis presented by Schick, an Olympus US Open Series, ATP World Tour 250 and Sony Ericsson WTA Tour event set for Aug. 21-29, 2009, at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale, will conduct a special holiday advanced ticket sale.

Tickets, which normally go on sale in June, will be available today through Friday, Jan. 2. The best seats in the house are available including weeklong box seats, middle tier and box seat multi-session packages and individual sessions. Gift cards are also available and can be redeemed for tickets to the 2009 Pilot Pen. In addition, the first 100 people to purchase a minimum of $100 of tickets will receive a special gift.

"Pilot Pen Tennis tickets are a unique gift idea that will leave a lasting memory with friends or family," said Worcester. "Plus, this is a great opportunity for fans to get the best seats for the 2009 Pilot Pen where they can experience world-class tennis and off-court entertainment."

For more information or to purchase tickets, please call the Pilot Pen Tennis Box Office at 888/99-PILOT, or log on to www.pilotpentennis.com.

About Pilot Pen Tennis presented by Schick

Pilot Pen Tennis presented by Schick, a US Open Series event on the ATP World Tour 250 and Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, will be held August 21-29, 2009 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale. The Pilot Pen is the first ever combined men's and women's summer tournament leading into the US Open. The 2008 Pilot Pen, whose champions are Caroline Wozniacki and Marin Cilic, drew more than 80,000 spectators and was televised nationally for 16 hours on ESPN2 and CBS Sports.

About the Olympus US Open Series

The Olympus US Open Series, launched in 2004, is the cohesive, six-week summer tennis season of 10 North American tournaments linked to the US Open. The Series has produced record attendance, TV viewership and live broadcast hours for the sport. In total, the Olympus US Open Series events -- including the US Open -- generated a record 1.6 million attendees, 128 million TV viewers and over 28 million website visits making it the strongest summertime property in sports. Rafael Nadal and Dinara Safina are the defending Olympus US Open Series champions.