Ball Persons



Registration to be a 2018 Winston-Salem Open ball person is now open! Interested volunteers click here to submit their registration form:

If you have any questions please email us here.

2018 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, 2018


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 3rd, 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:
  At least 3 out of the 4 sessions, from 4 to 6:00 p.m. on the following dates:
         1.      Monday, August 6, 2018
         2.      Wednesday, August 8, 2018
         3.      Monday, August 13, 2018
         4.      Wednesday, August 15, 2018