Mercury Insurance Open ticket packages
Carlsbad, Calif. — The Mercury Insurance Open presented by Tri-City Medical Center will be held July 14-22, 2012 at the La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California, it was announced today by Steve Simon, tournament director. Additionally, Full Series ticket packages are now on sale for the annual WTA Premier level event, which is part of the Emirates US Open Series, a six-week summer tennis series leading up to the US Open.
“The 2012 Mercury Insurance Open will feature some of the best women’s tennis players in the world in a 28-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw at one of the most beautiful resorts anywhere,” said Simon. “Full series ticket packages, which range from $305 - $1,200, are the most popular, provide the top value and offer the best box seat locations to get close to the action for every session of the tournament.”
After undergoing a $50 million renovation in 2011, the La Costa Resort and Spa features freshly designed rooms and a new Champions Golf Course, plus the Spa at La Costa was recently named the “#1 Wellness Spa in the Nation” by Spa Magazine.
“I think it’s one of the best tournaments,” said World No. 5 and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska. “I won last year and two years ago I was in the final, so I really play well there. It’s a great tournament with great fans as well. The resort is nice, the city is beautiful and I really enjoy playing tennis there.”
Mercury Insurance returns as the title sponsor and will continue to showcase its “Don’t Text and Drive” initiative at this year’s event.
“The Mercury Insurance Open has become such an important part of the community and we are delighted to be able to bring championship tennis to the tens of thousands of fans who attend each year,” said Erik Thompson, Mercury’s director of advertising. “We have always taken an active role in the community and the tournament is the perfect opportunity to get involved with tennis fans.”
“The Mercury Insurance Open will once again deliver a great fan experience - the best players, an incredible venue and fun memories the fans will not forget,” said Simon. “The tournament has a long-standing tradition of excellent women’s tennis and that will continue in 2012.”
For more information about the tournament and tickets, visit mercuryinsuranceopen.com or call 760-930-7032.
About Mercury Insurance Open
The Mercury Insurance Open, a WTA Premier event that is part of the US Open Series, will be held July 14-22, 2012 at the La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, California. The event features some of the best women’s tennis players in the world in a 28-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw. The tournament is prominently featured domestically on ESPN2 and Tennis Channel. For more information about the tournament and tickets, visit mercuryinsuranceopen.com or call 760-930-7032.
About Mercury Insurance
Mercury Insurance (MCY) is a multiple-line insurance organization predominantly offering personal automobile and homeowners insurance through a network of independent agents and brokers in California, Florida, New Jersey, Texas, Arizona, New York, Georgia, Oklahoma, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Founded in 1962, Mercury specializes in providing quality insurance at affordable prices - core values that distinguish Mercury in the marketplace. For more information about Mercury Insurance, visit www.mercuryinsurance.com.
About Tri-City Medical Center
Tri-City Medical Center is a Joint Commission gold seal accredited, full-service, acute care hospital with three advanced clinical institutes and physicians practicing in 60 specialties. Administered by the Tri-City Healthcare District which includes Oceanside, Vista, and most of Carlsbad, Tri-City is celebrating 50 years caring for the community. For more information about Tri-City Medical Center, please visit tricitymed.org.
About Octagon Tennis
Octagon has a rich and proud history in the sport of tennis, having managed the careers of 63 Grand Slam Champions and 11 Olympic gold medalists over three decades. In addition, Octagon owns or manages more professional tennis events than any other agency with WTA and ATP events including the Kremlin Cup, Brasil Open, the Movistar Open and the Western & Southern Financial Group Masters & Women’s Open among others. For more information on Octagon Tennis, please visit octagontennis.com or via Twitter at @OctagonTennis.
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