Ball Persons



At this time, registration to be a ball person for the 2016 Winston-Salem Open is closed. Please be sure to visit this page again in 2017 for your chance to be a part of the tournament next year!

2016 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, 2016


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, July 22, 2016 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Training Sessions

How many training session are required?  

•   At least 3 out of the 5 sessions 4-6 pm on the following dates:
         1.      Wednesday, August 3, 2016
         2.      Monday, August 8, 2016
         3.      Wednesday, August 10, 2016
         4.      Monday, August 15, 2016
         5.      Wednesday, August 17, 2016