Ball Persons



Registration to be a 2017 Winston-Salem Open ball person is now open! Interested volunteers can follow the link below to submit their registration form: 

If you have any questions please email


2017 Ball Person Information


•   Ball persons play a very important role in the overall operation of each match. Their primary job is to retrieve balls when they are out of play.
•   Must have working knowledge of the game of tennis (Example: Scoring, change of ends, etiquette, etc.)
•   Can stand and run for one hour or more
•   Can concentrate for extended lengths of time
•   Must be at least 12 years old by August 1, 2017


Who is required to try out? 

•   Those who have not been a ball person at a prior Winston-Salem Open.
•   Any prior Winston-Salem Open ball persons who the training team require to try-out again.

Tryout Location

Wake Forest University Indoor Tennis Center
100 W. 32nd Street, Winston-Salem, NC  27105

When are tryouts?

Friday, August 4th, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Training Sessions

How many training session are required?  

•   At least 3 out of the 4 sessions, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on the following dates:
         1.      Monday, August 7th, 2017
         2.      Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
         4.      Monday, August 14th, 2017
         5.      Wednesday, August 16th, 2017