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Volvo Car Open Partners with SunTrust to Offer Juniors, 15 and Under, Free Tickets

The Volvo Car Open tennis tournament has continued its 2015 mission to grow the game of tennis. For the second year in a row, the WTA Premier event has partnered with SunTrust to offer juniors, 15 and under, free admission all week into the Volvo Car Open, April 2 – 10, 2016, in Charleston, SC on Daniel Island.

As an added bonus, every junior who receives complimentary tickets to attend the tournament is eligible for a free clinic with MWTennis Academy, an instructional tennis organization based out of the Family Circle Tennis Center. Redemption for the free clinic will be located at the SunTrust booth in the fan area. Kids who sign up for the free clinic Tuesday through Sunday will receive a complimentary deck of Shine Bright Kids Financially Bright Conversation Cards from SunTrust, limited while supplies last.

“We saw great success last year when we initially partnered with SunTrust to offer juniors unparalleled access to our tournament,” said Bob Moran, Volvo Car Open Tournament Director. “It’s our collective goal to inspire the next generation of tennis players and fans, and by giving children the opportunity to be exposed to an international, world-renowned tennis event, we feel that our nine-day tournament can become the catalyst for a lifelong love affair with the sport. None of this would be possible without SunTrust’s commitment to grow the game of tennis.”

“At SunTrust, we’re proud to celebrate our 10th year serving our clients in the Charleston region, and the 9th year of our partnership with this world-class tennis event,” said Mark Lattanzio, SunTrust Region President. “We’re pleased to be a part of this community and event, and through the onUp movement, help our clients and neighbors take steps toward financial confidence.”

SunTrust will also sponsor the City of Charleston’s Tennis in the City event, an annual one-day inner-city youth tennis clinic held at the Jack Adams Tennis Center in downtown Charleston during the Volvo Car Open. Since its inception in 2003, this event has made a profound impact on thousands of local, Charleston children. This occasion brings WTA tennis players, tennis pros, as well as high school and college teams together to introduce the game of tennis to local children, in turn helping them learn basics of the game in an exciting environment.

Complimentary junior tickets can be redeemed via www.VolvoCarOpen.com, by calling 800.677.2293 or via the Box Office, located at 161 Seven Farms Drive Charleston, SC 29492. To sign-up for a free lesson with MWTennis Academy, visit the SunTrust booth on-site during the tournament, located on Sponsor Row.

About the Volvo Car Open:

The Volvo Car Open is the largest women’s only tennis tournament in the world. The tournament receives four days of live broadcast domestically on ESPN2, and is viewed internationally in more than 165 countries, featuring more than 100 hours of live broadcast and more than 3,000 delayed global broadcast time, reaching 10+ million viewers worldwide. The event, formerly known as the Family Circle Cup, moved to Charleston in 2001 from Hilton Head Island and will celebrate its 44th anniversary in 2016.

For more information on the Volvo Car Open, call (800) 677-2293, email info@volvocaropen.com, visit http://www.VolvoCarOpen.com, Facebook (VolvoCarOpen), Twitter (@VolvoCarOpen) or Instagram (VolvoCarOpen).

About SunTrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. is a purpose-driven company dedicated to Lighting the Way to Financial Well-Being for the people, businesses and communities it serves. Headquartered in Atlanta, the company has three business segments: Wholesale Banking, Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, and Mortgage. Its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states, along with 24-hour digital access. Certain business lines serve consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients nationally. As of December 31, 2015, SunTrust had total assets of $191 billion and total deposits of $150 billion. The company provides deposit, credit, trust, investment, mortgage, asset management, securities brokerage, and capital market services. SunTrust leads onUp, a national movement inspiring Americans to build financial confidence. Join the movement at onUp.com.

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