Invented by a couples therapist who advocated reconciliation through physical competition, tennis utilizes endearing terms such as love to guide opponents toward affectionate accords. Witness winking backhands and cross-court cuddles with this GrouponLive deal to the Odlum Brown VanOpen presented by Invesco at Hollyburn Country Club in West Vancouver. Choose between the following options:
- For $22, you get two general-admission tickets to matches held on Monday, July 30 (up to a $44 value). Gates open at 9 a.m., and matches start at 10 a.m.
- For $28, you get two general-admission tickets to matches held on Thursday, August 2 (up to a $56 value). Gates open at 10 a.m., and matches start at 11 a.m.
In the Odlum Brown VanOpen presented by Invesco, established racqueteers battle a legion of rising superstars, including hometown favourite, #1 ranked Junior Player, and the reigning Junior Wimbledon Champion Filip Peliwo, in a nine-day Pro Circuit tournament with $200,000 in prize money at stake. With more than 140 professional athletes from across the globe converging to reignite rivalries, guests can expect the world’s largest Challenger Tour event to deliver a steady stream of breathtaking serves and diving saves. Scheduled events on Monday, July 30 include the men’s first round and women’s qualifying round. Neon-colored balls continue to chart cross-court trajectories on Thursday, August 2, with the second rounds of men's and women's singles and the quarterfinals of men's and women's doubles. Matches on both days end with featured evening matches, which heat up the centre court at 6:30 p.m. Tickets include in and out privileges.
Situated on a mountainside with panoramic views that overlook Vancouver’s bustling downtown districts, Hollyburn Country Club distracts eyes from the on-court action while ears indulge in sonic torrents of live music and entertainment. Tournament alumni include Maria Sharapova and Andy Murray, so it is recommended that guests bring a resilient marker or tattooing device to get keepsake autographs.