Dallas Open Hosts Women’s Tennis Classic

The Dallas Open, held February 4 – 12, returns for its second year after a highly successful inaugural tournament last year. The 2023 Dallas Open will feature more than 60 world-class ATP Tour professionals and will be televised worldwide to more than 100 countries. It will be one of only 10 ATP Tour events in the United States this season, and the only indoor championship.

Saturday, the Dallas Open kicked off with the Women’s Tennis Classic. Madison Keys faced off against Sloane Stephens. Keys won the match 7-6, 6-3 before playing in a doubles match with two SMU Women’s Tennis team members Hadley Doyle and Jackie Nylander.

Stephens paired up with Doyle, Keys was with Nylander. Stephens/Doyle took the one-set doubles contest 6-3.

Before the Women’s Tennis Classic, Sloane Stephens was introduced to a young tennis player also named Sloane Stephens. Ten-year old Sloane is part of Buddy Up for Life, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that conducts ongoing tennis and fitness clinics for individuals with Down syndrome. 

Sunday marks the beginning of Singles competition at the Dallas Open, with matches starting at 11 a.m. (gates open at 10 a.m.). There will be eight total matches on Sunday — four on each of the Stadium and Grandstand Courts (being played simultaneously). Winners of Sunday’s matches will play on Monday to determine the four Singles qualifiers who will advance to the Dallas Open Singles Draw of 32 players.

Limited tickets are available at dallas open.com



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