FAQ - Delray Beach Open (2022)

FAQs

WHAT CAN I BRING?

ALL BAGS AND PERSONS MAY BE SUBJECT TO SEARCH.

Safety is one of our highest priorities at the Delray Beach Open, and we will continue to take every reasonable step to ensure the safety of everyone entering the Delray Beach Tennis Center gates. We will once again be implementing several important security measures in conjunction with the local, state and federal law enforcement agencies:

1. We encourage you to arrive early to avoid delays and help speed the entry of all spectators.

2. All fans will go through a screening process before passing through the Delray Beach Tennis Center entry gates.

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE BROUGHT INTO THE FACILITY:
  • Weapons
  • Alcoholic beverages or food
  • Hard coolers or like containers
  • Bottles or cans (glass or metal)
  • Video Cameras or recording devices
  • Animals (unless a service animal)
  • Laser pointing devices
  • Flash photography
  • Drones (UAS-Unmanned Aircraft Systems) or other model aircraft
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE ALLOWED TO BE BROUGHT INTO THE FACILITY:
  • Non-professional cameras
  • One (1) bottle of sealed water per person
  • Umbrellas are permitted on-site, but are NOT permitted inside the stadium or in the seating area on the outside courts
  • Smiling and happy faces and enthusiastic tennis fans

Any other items deemed inappropriate or dangerous by the Delray Beach Open personnel, security, and/or Law Enforcement Officials, in their sole discretion. Delray Beach Open reserves the right to allow participants in event-organized tennis functions (clinics, tournaments, pro-am’s, etc.) access to property with coolers, thermoses and related tennis-playing accommodations.

TICKET FAQs

DO YOU OFFER DISCOUNTED TICKETS FOR GROUPS?

Yes, groups of 15 or more can receive discounts for select seats ranging from 20% – 30% off tickets, Welcome Announcements, and multiple incentives.

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GENERAL TICKET POLICY

ALL SALES ARE FINAL. TICKETS ARE SUBJECT TO TAXES AND PROCESSING FEES. NO CANCELLATION WILL BE PERMITTED AND NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES WILL BE OFFERED*. THIS TICKET IS A PERSONAL LICENSE AND MAY BE REVOKED AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON. SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

Risk of loss or theft of tickets shall pass to the purchaser; management will not be obligated to admit purchaser unless a ticket is presented. Management reserves the right, without the refund of the ticket purchase price, to refuse admission to or eject any person whose conduct is deemed by management to be disorderly, unsafe or a threat to others in any way. The holder of this ticket assumes all risks and danger of personal injury and all other hazards arising from or related in any way to the tournament for which this ticket is issued, whether occurring prior to, during or after the tournament.

By presenting a ticket for admission to the Delray Beach Open, you hereby consent to (i) the reasonable search of your person and belongings for prohibited items; (ii) the use of your image or likeness incidental to any live or recorded video program, photograph or other transmission or reproduction of the tournament for any and all purposes; and (iii) the prohibition against transmitting or aiding another in the transmission of any description, account photograph or reproduction of any aspect of the tournament.

TICKET RESELL POLICY: The resale or attempted resale of this ticket in or on the grounds at any price is prohibited and will result in removal from the premises and confiscation of all tickets in the possession of the violator without refund or compensation. The use or attempted use of lost, stolen or counterfeit tickets is prohibited and such tickets are void. Tickets may not be resold or used for advertising, promotions (including contests or sweepstakes) or other trade purposes without the prior express written consent of the Delray Beach Open. Breach of any of the foregoing conditions will automatically terminate the license granted by this ticket, and shall constitute grounds for denial of admission, removal from the grounds, and confiscation of all tickets in the possession of the violator without refund or compensation.

WILL CALL: Tickets may be left for pick-up by another person at Will Call located next to the Tournament Box office. Person picking up tickets must present photo ID or tickets will not be released.

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DOES MY TICKET FOR THE AFTERNOON SESSION GIVE ME ACCESS TO THE NIGHT SESSION AND VICE VERSA?

No, a ticket for an afternoon session does not allow seating on Stadium Court for the evening session. It will allow you to remain on-site and enjoy the entertainment, food, beverages and the matches on the outside courts. A ticket for the evening session will not allow access to the tournament site until one hour before the evening matches begin.

WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?

If the tournament or a session(s) is postponed or cancelled due to weather or other causes beyond our control, Tournament management will make every effort to reasonably accommodate the individual session ticket holder on a subsequent session, if held. Subsequent session to be determined by Tournament management. The Delray Beach Open cannot guarantee ticket availability, exchange of equal value or comparable seat location. All ticket exchanges are final, and there will be NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS. In addition, patrons are advised that the event Schedule of Play is subject to change for all sessions. Tickets are not eligible for refund or exchange due to one or more changes in the Schedule of Play. Rain delays could last 15 minutes or a few hours. Once it stops raining, it could take 30-45 minutes for the courts to be dried depending on the amount of rain received. Pay attention to local weather forecasts and radar to track any inclement weather that may develop. Announcements and rain-delay updates will be made in the Stadium Court and on our video boards located throughout the site, as well as on our website. Please note that this policy does not apply to any tickets issued on a Complimentary or Trade basis.

Please note that if a match is completed on stadium court during a specific session, than that session is determined completed.

WHAT IS A SESSION?

A session is a designated schedule of multiple matches within a specific period of time. Some days will feature both an afternoon and evening session while others feature solely an afternoon or evening session.

HOW MANY MATCHES ARE IN A SESSION?

A session can be two matches played on one court and as many as eight matches played on three courts. The number of matches planned for each session can be found on the Schedule page.

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DOES MY CHILD NEED A TICKET?

Children 2 yrs and younger are permitted on-site without a ticket. The child must be able to sit on the parents lap the entire time.

DOES MY TICKET ALLOW ME TO WATCH MATCHES ON THE SIDE COURTS?

Yes, your ticket gives you a seat in the stadium and access to the side courts on a first come first serve basis.

IS SMOKING PERMITTED AT THE DELRAY BEACH STADIUM & TENNIS CENTER?

No, smoking is not permitted on stadium grounds as this is a smoke-free-facility. This includes cigars, e-cigarettes, vapes, etc.

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GENERALFAQs

WHERE DO I PARK AND WHAT IS THE COST?

Official parking is available in multiple lots surrounding the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center. We suggest you park only in those specially designated parking areas. Both general parking and valet parking is available. Simply follow the parking directional signs starting on Atlantic Avenue. Fans with parking passes should follow the color-coded signs matching their parking pass. Public parking costs are $5 – $20 – prices subject to change.

WHEN DO THE GATES OPEN?

Gates open one hour before the session begins.

WHAT FOOD AND BEVERAGE OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE ON-SITE?

Fans may choose to enjoy a 4-star dining experience at Mark’s Bistro, the on-site restaurant, or a sampling of local favorites at the extensive Food Court. For quicker “grab n’ go” items, many snack and drink stations are available serving pretzels, popcorn, sodas, espresso, tea, hot chocolate, and desserts. Also popular is the Craft Bar and Raeburn Wine & Champagne Lounge, featuring beer, wine and mixed drinks.

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WHAT ARE THE DATES FOR THE 2023 DELRAY BEACH OPEN?

ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR LEGENDS EVENT (Feb. 10-12, 2023)

ATP 250 EVENT – Qualifying Rounds (Feb. 11-12, 2023)

ATP 250 EVENT – Main Draw (Feb. 13-19, 2023)

WHERE IS THE DELRAY BEACH STADIUM & TENNIS CENTER LOCATED?

201 W. Atlantic Ave. Located in the heart of Atlantic Avenue, welcoming everyone to world-famous downtown Delray Beach, Florida.

DIRECTIONS

PLAYERFAQs

WHERE IS THE MATCH SCHEDULE & HOW DO I KNOW WHEN A PLAYER IS PLAYING?

The ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR LENGENDS event schedule can be seen on the Schedule Page.
Once the ATP Tour draw is made (Friday afternoon Feb. 10, 2023), the tournament committee will schedule Monday’s opening round of matches. Each night following the matches, the tournament committee will schedule the matches for the following day.

SCHEDULE

HOW DOES A PLAYER QUALIFY TO PLAY IN THE MAIN DRAW OF THE ATP 250 EVENT?

Direct acceptance:This accounts for the majority of players in a draw and is based on a players’ ATP Entry Ranking at the entry deadline.

Wild Cards:These are granted at the tournament’s discretion – three are awarded.

Qualifying: The qualifying tournament is for players who were not ranked high enough to get into the main draw via ‘direct acceptance’. The Qualifying draw consists of 16 players. The players that win two rounds are placed into the main draw – four in total.

Special Exempt:Reserved for players who are unable to compete in the qualifying competition because they are still competing in another singles tournament on the date the qualifying competition begins.

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HOSPITALITY & SPECIAL EVENTS FAQs

CAN I HOST A PRIVATE EVENT AT THE DELRAY BEACH OPEN?

Yes, multiple hospitality events take place in the Hospitality Pavilion, the event’s exclusive on-site air-conditioned tent. Private, charitable and corporate events may host between 80 – 200 persons and include Stadium Court Reserved or Box seats.

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WHAT TYPES OF SPECIAL EVENTS ARE HOSTED ON-SITE?

Special Events include: Ladies Day Luncheons, VIP – Sponsor Party, Game, Set, Pour, Tacos, Tequila and Tennis, Box Holders’ Reception, Chamber Bash and corporate and tennis club dinners/fundraisers are held in the on-site Hospitality Pavilion. Adult and junior tennis events include: Legends Clinic, ATP Player clinics, Pro-Am, NCAA College Matches and more are held on the outside tennis courts.

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ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL TICKET PROMOTIONS FOR SENIORS?

Yes, we are proud to offer all seniors special discounted tickets on Senior Days.

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DO YOU HAVE A “FOOD DRIVE?”

Yes, you can donate ten non-perishable food items for one complimentary ticket.

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VOLUNTEERFAQs

HOW DO I VOLUNTEER?

People interested in volunteering can fill out an application on our volunteer page. Applications will not be accepted after December 31st – please follow the directions outlined on the forms.

VOLUNTEER!

WHEN ARE BALLKID TRYOUTS?

Ballkid tryouts are annually held five weeks prior to the event. A child must be at least 12 to be a ballkid. Click here or call 561-330-6000 for more information.

HOW DO I GET A MEDIA CREDENTIAL?

For information on applying for media credentials, please contact the media coordinator, Pete Holtermann, PHoltermann@YellowTennisBall.com. Notification of confirmed or denied credentials will be sent via email.

MEDIA INFO

DO YOU HAVE AN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM?

Yes, we have a 6 month internship program that focuses on sales, sports marketing, special events and administrative work.

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FAQs

Where is the Delray Beach Open? ›

Delray Beach Open

How can I watch Delray Beach Open 2022? ›

ATP Delray Beach Open Live Streaming
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  2. Register with www.bet365.com (or log in to you account)
  3. Pre-fund your account by depositing $10 (or equivalent currency). ...
  4. Select the Delray Beach Open live streaming option by clicking on Live Streaming on the top.

Who is playing in the Delray Open 2022? ›

Six players making their Delray Beach Open debuts (Daniel Altmaier, Jenson Brooksby, Maxime Cressy, James Duckworth, Marcos Giron, Oscar Otte) Three players who won ATP Tour Titles in 2021 (Anderson– Newport, Korda – Parma, Cameron Norrie – Los Cabos + ATP Masters 1000 Indian Wells)

Are Delray Beach beaches open? ›

The beach remains open, however for the safety of our residents and visitors, swimming is prohibited.

What are the beach conditions at Delray Beach? ›

Beach Conditions
Updated Daily
DateNovember 12, 2022
WeatherMostly Sunny / SW winds @ 10-15 mph
Surf Conditions1-3 ft
HazardsShore break , Debris in water
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Is Tennis TV free with Amazon Prime? ›

I am an Amazon Prime Video customer, can I watch on Tennis TV instead? - No, Amazon Prime Video subscribers do not get automatic access to Tennis TV subscriber benefits.

Is ATP Tennis TV free? ›

Tennis TV Premium requires a paid subscription. All subscriptions auto-renew, but you can cancel anytime.

How can I watch tennis TV? ›

Most matches air on Tennis Channel, with Grand Slams on the ESPN family of networks (including ESPN+) and NBC (including Peacock). You can stream Tennis Channel through Fubo TV (sign up) , DirecTV Stream and Sling.

Is Delray Villas 55 +? ›

Delray Villas is a 55+ community in Delray Beach, Florida. The community is made up of both single-family homes and attached homes. The amenities at Delray Villas include multiple clubhouses, a newly renovated gym, and access to a number of outdoor recreational activities.

Who won the Delray Beach Open 2022? ›

Cameron Norrie

Is Hobby Lobby coming to Delray Beach? ›

Hobby Lobby signed a long-term lease with Jacksonville-based landlord Sleiman Enterprises in early 2022 to open at the plaza. Other tenants include tenants at Delray Square include Chipotle, Tropical Smoothie and AT&T. Delray Square was first built in 1987.

What is the Open prize money? ›

The total prize fund for The Open, played from 10-17 July 2022, will be USD14 million, a 22% increase on 2021.

Is Delray Tennis Tournament a masters 250 or 500? ›

The Delray Beach Open is an ATP World Tour 250 series men's professional tennis tournament held each year in Delray Beach, Florida, United States, and played on hard courts.

What is the prize money for the WTA finals? ›

Singles Prize Money: $110,000 participation fee, plus $110,000 for each round-robin win. If a player advances to the semifinals, she adds an additional $30,000. A semifinal win earns an additional $420,000. Winning the final will earn an additional $820,000.

Are beaches open in Florida 2022? ›

The beaches remain open, but wading, swimming and water recreation is not recommended when no swim advisories advisory in place. Some bacteria are naturally present in the environment. However, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found a link between health and water quality.

Why is Ocean One closed in Delray Beach? ›

We note that Ocean Grille told BocaNewsNow.com that it spent a significant amount of money — and was closed for months last year — to install screen enclosures at the restaurant that ended up blocking pedestrian access.

Are the beaches open in Florida right now? ›

America's Best Beaches are open and ready to welcome you.

How is Delray Beach today? ›

The current weather report for Delray Beach FL, as of 8:15 PM EST, has a sky condition of Overcast with the visibility of 10.00 miles. It is 75 degrees fahrenheit, or 25 degrees celsius and feels like 75 degrees fahrenheit.

What is the rainiest month in Delray Beach Florida? ›

The highest recorded temperature was 101 degrees in 1942. The lowest recorded temperature was 24 degrees in 1894. The wettest month of the year is September with an average rainfall of 8.10 inches. The driest month of the year is February with an average rainfall of 2.55 inches.

Is Delray Beach good for retirement? ›

Sun, fun, and great things to eat! Known as “Florida's Village by the Sea,” there are so many advantages to retirement in Delray Beach, and it's no surprise it's such a popular retirement destination.

Can I watch US Open tennis 2022 on Amazon Prime? ›

THE US Open 2022 tournament is kicking off at Flushing Meadows with the final Grand Slam of the year finally here. You will be able to watch every match on Prime Video, and you can see the likes of Rafael Nadal, Ons Jabeur and Iga Swiatek all in action entirely for free by signing up to an Amazon Prime trial.

What is the cheapest way to watch Tennis Channel? ›

The very cheapest way to watch Tennis Channel through a live TV streaming service is Sling TV. However, consumers going the Sling route will also need to subscribe to the Sports Extra add-on to get access to the Tennis Channel.

How can I watch Tennis Channel without a TV provider? ›

You can stream Tennis Channel on: Sling. Fubo TV. DirecTV Stream.

Can I just buy the Tennis Channel? ›

A subscription costs $109.99/year. After signing up, you can stream matches through the Tennis Channel app on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, iOS, and Android devices. You do not need a TV provider with Tennis Channel to subscribe to Tennis Channel Plus.

Do you have to pay for the Tennis Channel? ›

Tennis Channel and Tennis Channel Plus are similar services but they are not the same. Both offer an extensive level of access to Tennis coverage throughout the year and require paid subscriptions.

How many devices can use tennis TV? ›

You can access your account on up to five devices. Please do keep in mind that you may not have more than one access simultaneously as your access can be restricted when our systems detect abuse and will be automatically blocked.

Can I watch Tennis Channel for free? ›

You can watch all of your favorite Tennis Channel shows on the app, free and on demand.

What channel is the US Open tennis 2022 on? ›

The 2022 U.S. Open will be available on ESPN+, ESPN and ESPN2. U.S. Open finals and semifinals matches are scheduled to stream on ESPN+ from noon ET until 7 p.m ET, depending on the date of the match.

What number is the Tennis Channel on TV? ›

Tennis Channel HD is on channel 217.

Is Airbnb legal in Delray Beach? ›

To operate a short term rental in Delray Beach, a landlord permit is required. An application must be submitted for the lease of units within the City for residential purposes.

Is Delray Beach an affluent area? ›

The per capita income in Delray Beach in 2018 was $45,654, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $182,616 for a family of four. However, Delray Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

What is the main strip in Delray Beach? ›

Delrays main strip - Atlantic Avenue.

What is the name of the first black hotel in Delray Beach? ›

Charles & Francenia Patrick

The hotel was built during the time of segregation and provided African Americans with the opportunity to rent a room. It was the only black hotel between Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale and provided a place to stay for seasonal workers.

What is being built on Atlantic and Congress in Delray Beach? ›

Atlantic Crossing

The project will include 82 condos, 261 apartments, 83,000 square feet of office space and 76,000 square feet of shops and restaurants.

Who owns the Delray Beach market? ›

Craig Menin, the food hall's developer and owner, acknowledged the Delray Beach Market's ups and downs. But he said even with the market's challenges, it still was within 10% to 12% of its first-year financial projections.

Is Winn Dixie closing in Delray Beach? ›

The Delray Beach store closure follows openings of two new Winn Dixie stores in Palm Beach County over the past two years. A smaller-scale store opened in Boynton Beach at the corner of Boynton Beach Boulevard and Lyons Road in November 2020.

Who owns Dada in Delray Beach? ›

Scott Frielich - Owner - Dada restaurant group | LinkedIn.

Is the George Bush bridge open in Delray? ›

Three weeks of extensive testing and an inspection period followed while the mechanics of the bridge were continuously adjusted and fine-tuned. The bridge has now been deemed safe and will re-open and be fully operational no later than 5 P.M. on Friday, April 29, 2022.

How much does a caddy make for winning the Open? ›

If a golfer wins a tournament, a caddy will make ten percent of the earnings of the player. For a top ten finish, a caddy will earn 7%, and for anything else, the caddy makes 5% of the earnings.

Do tennis players get paid for each round? ›

Tennis players are paid according to how well they perform in a tournament. Before a tennis tournament begins, the organization establishes the prize money breakdown (how much the champion, runner-up, semi-finalists, etc… will make), and players are compensated according to what round they lose in.

What does a pro caddy make? ›

PGA Tour caddies can earn between $238,000 and $502,000. Professional caddies earn between 5 and 10% of their golfer's winnings, which can vary significantly. Amateur caddies at country clubs start at $20 per hour and can go as high as $75 per hour, not including tips.

What is a Grade 7 tennis tournament? ›

If you are just starting to compete, Grade 7 competitions offer a great opportunity to gain some competitive experience in a local environment. These include local competitions such as club or squad box leagues and ladders. This grade of competition counts for ratings but not rankings.

What is the hardest tennis tournament to win? ›

Between the devilish surface and having to beat the greatest of all time, the French Open is by far the hardest grand slam to win.

What is a Grade 3 tennis tournament? ›

Grade 3 tournaments are higher level regional level competitions. Although they are intended for intermediate and advanced players, anyone is welcome to apply although players who are very new to competitive tennis may find the experience of competition at this level a little challenging.

How much does a WTA player make? ›

The average earnings for a WTA player were $254,394.55 and the median $75,888.
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Average ATP Tennis Player Earnings in 2021.
RankingAverage Earnings in 2021% Difference
901-1000$4,994124%
1001-1500$2,230218%
1501-2000$701
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Does WTA use different balls? ›

The WTA has always utilized regular felt balls for hard-court play, and we have now begun to hear from a select number of our athletes that they would like to consider a change to using the extra-duty ball,” she added, referencing the ball men use.

How are lucky losers chosen WTA? ›

In tennis, the rule for choosing a player to enter the main draw as a lucky loser is as follows: from all players eliminated in the final round of qualifying, the highest-ranked player in the ATP or WTA rankings is the first one to enter the draw, followed by the second highest-ranked player and so on (if more players ...

What is happening with Old School Square in Delray Beach? ›

It was a somber day for Old School Square in Delray Beach as the nonprofit officially closed its doors. DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — It was a somber day for Old School Square in Delray Beach as the nonprofit officially closed its doors. The lease agreement with the city came to an end Wednesday after 32 years in the community.

Is the water in Delray Beach contaminated? ›

City of Delray Beach drinking water meets all health advisory standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Florida Department of Health (FDOH). Our drinking water is tested daily.

Is the water in Delray Beach Clear? ›

Delray Beach

Delray boasts incredibly clear water, just like its Space Coast Neighbors.

Can you drink on the beach in Delray Beach? ›

Picnics are permitted on the beach, however glass containers, alcoholic beverages and barbecue grills/fires are prohibited on the beach.

Are there alligators in Delray Beach? ›

Beachgoers in Florida were shocked to find a monster alligator on the shore of Delray Beach, about 50 miles north of Miami, last week. According to Newsweek, the gator measured almost 12 feet long.

When did Elisabettas in Delray open? ›

When Elisabetta's Ristorante, Bar and Pizzeria opens in downtown Delray Beach on Wednesday, July 24, it will be both new and familiar at the same time. Elisabetta's will reside in the former home of 32 East, the popular eatery that helped usher Atlantic Avenue in as a dining and entertainment destination.

What restaurant took the place of Che in Delray Beach? ›

Taking over the former Che! space, this waterfront Mediterranean concept is Delray Beach's newest restaurant. The much-anticipated opening brings Meso, another New York restaurant brand, to South Florida.

What happened Old School Square? ›

However, on February 7, 2022, the Old School Square nonprofit organization was forced to vacate the premises, and the campus venues went dark.

Can you visit George W Bush? ›

UPDATE: The permanent and special exhibits at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum are open to the public. The Research Room is open by appointment only. Schedule a virtual orientation prior to booking travel.

What time do the bridges go up in Palm Beach? ›

Details. Opens at quarter past the hour except at 8:15 AM and 4:15 PM on weekdays.

Is the Jupiter bridge open? ›

The project is expected to finish in early 2026. The bridge will be completely closed for 20 months and then portions will be reopened as the project is finished. For more information about this project, visit FDOT's current project page.

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