Found April 10, 2012 on Tennis Panorama :
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Triad native John Isner, winner of the inaugural Winston-Salem Open, and Andy Roddick, a former world No. 1 player, have signed to compete in the second Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University.  The tournament will be held August 18-25, 2012, at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field.   Tickets to the Winston-Salem Open go on sale to the public May 15 and will be available online at www.winstonsalemopen.com, by calling (336) 758-6409 or in person at the Wake Forest ticket office located at Bridger Field House at BB&T Field.  Ticket prices and additional information related to purchasing tickets to the Winston-Salem Open will be available within coming weeks.   “We are extremely pleased that John and Andy have decided to come back to Winston-Salem this year.  Both of them loved competing in the Winston-Salem Open last year and expressed a desire to return at the conclusion of the tournament,” Winston-Salem Open director Bill Oakes said. “We believe our fi...
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