BBT Open1Former ATP World Tour player Ronald Agenor, “The Haitian Sensation,” hits with members of the media during the BB&T Atlanta Open media day, presented by Lexus. Qualifying play begins July 20 on the special tennis stadium erected at Atlantic Station and continues through July 28. For tickets and the tournament schedule, visit

Journalists inspect the tennis stadium during a behind-the-scenes tour at Atlantic Station on Monday, July 15, 2013 during the BB&T Atlanta Open media day.

Tim Bliss, general manager of Lexus Southern Area; Bob Bryant, tournament director for the BB&T Atlanta Open; Mark Toro, managing partner, North American Properties; Brant Standridge, group/state president, BB&T, North Atlanta region, stand in front of a 2014 Lexus IS sedan before the BB&T Atlanta Open media day. Lexus has signed a three-year agreement with the BB&T Atlanta Open to be the official tournament vehicle for the 2013, 2014 and 2015 tournaments.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.