- What is the rain/cancellation policy?
- Are there any seats in the shade?
- Where are my seats?
- Who is being inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame this year?
- Who is playing in the tournament?
- How do I know when a particular player is playing? When is the Order of Play released?
- Where is tennis played on the grounds?
- Does my ticket give me access to watch tennis on all courts?
- What seats are available for Bill Talbert Stadium Court?
- Does my child need a ticket?
- Is there handicap seating available on the grounds?
- What time do matches begin? What time do doors open?
- How long does play go each day?
- Can I leave the venue and come back later in the day?
- Where can I park?
- What dining options are available at the tournament?
- Can I bring in a bag?
- What are the prohibited items?
- Is there a bag check on site?
- Can I play on the grass courts during the tournament?
- Is there Will Call?
- Is there a dress code to attend the tournament?
- Can I visit the Museum while I’m attending the tournament?
- Is the Tournament & Induction Ceremony shown on television or a live stream?
- Do you have recommendations for hotels and restaurants in Newport?
VOLUNTEERS, BALL KIDS & INTERNS
- Do you take volunteers to help with the Infosys Hall of Fame Open?
- How do I sign my child up to be a Ball Kid?
- Do you have an internship program?
TICKET & RAIN POLICY: No refunds or exchanges. By purchasing a ticket, you assume the risk of weather-related cancellation or postponement. One completed match on Stadium Court will constitute a complete session. On Sunday July 16, Qualifying Day, one completed match on any of the outside courts will constitute a complete session. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
If a session is canceled before the completion of one match on Stadium Court, ticketholder is entitled to a (1) ticket to the same tournament session the following year. Ticket availability, exchange of equal value or comparable seat location is not guaranteed. NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS. The schedule of tournament play is subject to change for allsessions. Tickets are not eligible for refund or exchange due to one or more changes in the schedule of play. More on the ticket and rain policy.
Are there any seats in the shade?
A limited number of individual box seats in the shade are available, Monday through Thursday. Also, West Court Chairs get some shade in the afternoon as the sun moves behind the building. View the stadium map here.
Weekly Box Seats: Seasonal 6-seat boxes for all 7 days of the tournament, and other benefits. Availability is very limited. Please call the tournament office at 401-849-6053.
Who is being inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame this year?
Wheelchair tennis legends Esther Vergeer and Rick Draney will be inducted on Saturday, July 22. Buy Induction Ceremony Tickets.
How do I know when a particular player is playing? When is the Order of Play released?
The Order of Play is set late afternoon on the day prior. No matches are pre-scheduled. Follow on social media for the most up-to-date information and visit the Order of Play page.
Where is tennis played on the grounds?
During the early rounds of the Infosys Hall of Fame Open, tennis is played both on Bill Talbert Stadium Court and on the Front Lawn Courts, beginning at 11 am daily. Bill Talbert Stadium Court is a ticketed venue. The Front Lawn Courts are best viewed via standing room or from the bleacher seating, on the north side of the grounds, which is first-come, first-served. The Club Courts are used for player practice and various tennis clinics.
Does my ticket give me access to watch tennis on all courts?
Yes, your ticket is valid for a seat in Bill Talbert Stadium Court and for viewing all other courts.
What seats are available for Bill Talbert Stadium Court?
Court Chairs: Located on the sides of the stadium.
Grandstand: The Tom and Mary James South Grandstand is located on the south side of the stadium and features stadium-style seating overlooking the center court.
Individual Box Seats: A limited number of individual box seats in the shade on the west and east sides are available, Monday through Thursday.
Weekly Box Seats: Packages include 6 – 8 tickets for all 8 days of the tournament and other benefits. Availability is very limited.
Does my child need a ticket?
Children 2 years and younger are permitted on-site without a ticket. The child must be able to sit on the accompanying adult’s lap the entire time. Strollers are not permitted on the property.
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Is there handicap seating available on the grounds?
Yes, handicap seating is available in the North court chairs and South Stands. To purchase a ticket with handicap-accessible seating, please call the Tournament Office at 401-849-6053.
What time do matches begin? What time do doors open?
Matches begin every day at 11:00 am (depending on weather), except Sunday finals, which start at 12:00 pm.
How long does play go each day?
Play usually goes until approximately 6 pm, but may end earlier or later depending on the number of matches and their length.
Can I leave the venue and come back later in the day?
Yes, we stamp your hand when you leave, and that allows you to come back onto the property.
Where can I park?
Parking for the Infosys Hall of Fame Open is available at the Gateway Transportation Center, 23 America’s Cup Avenue, Newport, RI. From the center, RIPTA trolley No. 67 leaves every 15-20 minutes and will take you directly to the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s front door. More parking information.
What dining options are available at the tournament?
A variety of delicious dining options are available on-site including sandwiches, salads, snacks, a full bar, and more! Food can be ordered through the TennisONE mobile app, the official app of the Infosys Hall of Fame Open, and delivered right to your seat. Download the app from the Apple App Store or Google Play. There will also be a concession stand located in the Canfield Parking Lot.
Can I bring in a bag?
There is a limit of 1 small bag per person admitted onto the grounds. Bags may not exceed 12” x 18″ x 15”. All visitors to the event must consent to a reasonable search of the holder’s person and belongings for prohibited items. See Full Ticket & Event Policies.
What are the prohibited items?
Hard coolers or like containers; Strollers; Alcohol; Food; Bottles or cans; Pocket knives; Weapons of any kind; Noisemaking devices; Video cameras; Computers or laptops; Laser pointing devices; Drones, or any remote controlled aircraft; Selfie sticks; Animals (unless a service animal); any other items deemed inappropriate or dangerous by the Infosys Hall of Fame Open personnel, in their sole discretion. See Full Ticket & Event Policies.
Is there a bag check on site?
There is no place on-site to check a bag or store other items, including strollers. Please do not bring any of the prohibited items to the property. Otherwise, you will need to return to your car or items will be confiscated.
Can I play on the grass courts during the tournament?
Court reservations are closed to the public and club members during the Infosys Hall of Fame Open. However, there are opportunities for clinics on the grass courts during Infosys Hall of Fame Open week. Please see the listing of daily events for details.
Is there Will Call?
No. Now that all tickets are digital, we will not have a Will Call. There will be a Customer Service desk at the Box Office on Memorial Boulevard to help people access their tickets on their phones.
Is there a dress code to attend the tournament?
There is no dress code. We recommend dressing comfortably and for hot weather as it can get warm in Newport in July! Sunscreen and hats are also recommended.
Can I visit the Museum while I’m attending the tournament?
All ticket holders receive one Museum admission with their Infosys Hall of Fame Open ticket. You must purchase a tournament ticket to access the Museum during tournament dates. More information about the Museum.
Is the Tournament & Induction Ceremony shown on television or a live stream?
The broadcast schedule will be announced prior to the tournament. Visit the How to Watch page for more information.
Do you have recommendations for hotels and restaurants in Newport?
Visit DiscoverNewport.org for resources on places to stay, eat, and play while enjoying beautiful Newport, Rhode Island. You can also call DiscoverNewport at 401-849-8048 or 800-326-6030.
VOLUNTEERS, BALL KIDS & INTERNS
Do you take volunteers to help with the Infosys Hall of Fame Open?
Yes! Volunteer positions are available for the Green Team, as a greeter, or as a driver. Learn more.
Are you a sponsor or want to become a sponsor?
Please contact Hayley Swan, Director, Corporate Partnerships at 401.324.6904 or email [email protected].