Oracle Challenger Series Houston

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George R. Brown Tennis Center at Rice University

2105 Rice Boulevard

Houston, TX 77005

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Come enjoy a week of FREE professional tennis as we make our return to the George R. Brown Tennis Center at beautiful Rice University!

The Oracle Challenger Series Houston is a combined men's and women's professional event and will feature some of the most promising talent in the sport.

A single FREE ticket will grant you attendance all week long. Join us - whether you're a diehard tennis fan or just looking for a fun, free way to spend an afternoon, all are welcome!

For more information visit our website.


What items are banned from the event?

Alcohol, weapons, illegal substances, glass, open beverage containers and hard-sided bags/containers are not permitted. Prohibited items that are discovered during bag inspections must either be returned to your vehicle or discarded. The Yale University Tennis Center will not provide storage for these or any other items. Guests arriving by public transportation must take particular caution not to bring any prohibited items, as no exceptions will be made.

What times do the gates open?

The gates open at 9:00 a.m. local time each day. Play begins daily at 10:00 a.m. Please note, start time is subject to change.

Will I be able to buy food and drink at the event?

Yes, concession-style food and beverage will be available for purchase the event.

Please note that no outside food or beverage will be allowed on-site.

Where is the George R. Brown Tennis Center?

Rice University

2105 Rice Boulevard

Houston, TX 77005.

How does the draw work and when it made?

Both the men’s and women’s draws consist of 48 singles players; 4 qualifying players; and 16 doubles teams. The WTA draw will be made on Saturday, November 9 and the ATP draw will be made on Sunday, November 10.

When is the daily match schedule released and where can I find it?

The next day’s schedule is determined each late afternoon/evening. As soon as it becomes available, the schedule and match times for the following day will be posted on the Oracle Challenger Series website and social media channels.

What is the rain / wind policy?

Every attempt will be made to play matches as scheduled. In the event of rain or wind, matches will be rescheduled at the discretion of the tournament referee.

Can I take photos at the tournament?

Cameras (without a flash) may be used to capture photos/videos for personal and private domestic use. Videos and photographs may not be reproduced, cannot be exploited or displayed in any manner or in any medium whatsoever without the written consent of the ATP Tour, WTA and the Oracle Challenger Series.

Can I get player autographs?

Fans are welcome to request autographs from players as appropriate, provided that they are respectful of the player’s time and schedule.

Are there reserved seats?

No, the event is general admission and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Which players are competing in the tournament?

The player field will be announced approximately two weeks prior to the start of the tournament, with additional wild card players announced closer to the event. The qualifying round will determine the final players in the main draw.

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