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Connecticut Open Tennis Tournament Looking for Volunteers

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    Connecticut Open Tennis Tournament Looking for Volunteers
    NEW HAVEN, CT: John McEnroe plays Jim Courier as part of the PowerShares series on stadium court during the 2015 Connecticut Open at the Yale University Tennis Center on Friday, August 28, 2015 in New Haven, Connecticut. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Connecticut Open)

    What to Know

    • The Connecticut Open tennis tournament is looking for volunteers.

    • The 2017 Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies will take place August 18-26 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale.

    • All volunteers receive a free uniform, tickets, meal vouchers, and parking.

    The Connecticut Open tennis tournament is looking for volunteers for this year's events.  Some of the roles available include ball persons, in-stadium ushers, player transporters, and general volunteers.

    All volunteers will get a free uniform, which includes two t-shirts, a hat, and a pullover.  Volunteers will also receive tickets, meal vouchers, and parking.  Volunteer hours can count as community service hours.

    “Much of our tournament’s success can be attributed to our dedicated volunteers who help make the event enjoyable for both the fans and players,” said Anne Worcester, tournament director, Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies. “Those involved, receive a behind-the-scenes look at one of Connecticut’s premiere gatherings while obtaining invaluable, resume-boosting experience from an international sporting event.”

    Training sessions will be held July, 5, July 16, August 5, and August 6 at the Yale University Tennis Courts from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  To be a ball person, you have to be at least 12 years of age.

    If you are interested in volunteering, visit the CT Open website or email volunteers@ctopen.org.  You can also call Jean Walker at 203-776-7331, ext. 5842.

    Tickets are also available now for the Connecticut Open.

    NBC Connecticut is proud to be the exclusive local broadcast partner of the Connecticut Open.

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