Welcome to Longwood Cricket
Welcome to the 85 + 90's National Tennis
Tournament hosted at Longwood Cricket Club. As one of the country's
oldest and most prestigious tennis clubs, Longwood Cricket Club
celebrated its 135th year anniversary in 2012. The club boasts 24
grass courts and 19 clay courts, a pool and snack bar, as well as a
beautiful porch and clubhouse. We encourage you and your family to
take full advantage of our facilities. Lockers may be arranged at
the front desk. Located in Chestnut Hill, MA, a suburb twenty
minutes west of Boston, the club is convenient to the city and the
Players please note the following:
• Singles players: Please be prepared to play on Sunday, August
• Monday, August 26th at 6:00pm -- Dinner Banquet ($45 per person)
RSVP at registration for the dinner banquet.
• Registration is Sunday, August 25th from 10:00 am - Noon
• Monday, August 26th at 9 a.m. registration for those who are only
A discount of 10% valid during the tournament will be offered to
all registered players and guests in the Longwood Pro Shop.
Match Format & Inclement Weather Information
All main draw matches will be the best of three sets. There will be
a feed-in back draw as well as additional opportunities for other
play. If matches are relocated to indoor facilities or clay courts,
pro-sets or third-set tiebreaks may be used at the tournament
The schedule of all matches will be posted at Longwood and players
must report at the time set. Match schedule is subject to change
due to weather. Those not present when matches are called may be
defaulted. In case of rain, or cessation of play for any reason,
players shall not leave the grounds until they have contacted the
referee as to the resumption of play. In all such cases, such
matches may be played which, in the opinion of the committee, will
best advance the whole of such competitions, irrespective of all
previous schedules. At the direction of the committee, matches may
be completed on surfaces other than grass. There will be playoffs
for 3rd and 4th place in the main draw. All matches in the main
draw and feed-in draw will count toward national ranking. Play will
move indoors as last resort to insure tournament completion.
Additional charges will be incurred for indoor play. Please call
the front desk at 617-731-2900 for inclement weather updates.
Practice courts will be available at no extra charge beginning
Saturday afternoon based upon availability.
This website will be updated for court conditions and pertinent
Dress Code & Pro Shop
All-white tennis attire is required. Minor trim or piping on a
collar or sleeve is acceptable. A small "pocket" logo on the upper
right or left front, or on the sleeve, is acceptable. Swatches of
color or large logos across the front or back of the shirt are not
acceptable. Warm ups may be non-white. Tennis shoes must be
predominantly white. Grass shoes are not permitted.
Medical An EMT will be on site and available for the
majority of tournament play.
Directions & Parking Information
Please visit our website for directions www.longwoodcricket.com.
Parking is provided in the parking lot adjacent to the courts.
(Enter via Dunster Street.)
Sheraton Needham (Located four miles west of Longwood)
100 Cabot Street, Needham, MA 02494 (781-444-1110)
• Discounted rate: $125 per night. Special rate valid until August
• Mention Longwood Cricket Club when making reservations by calling
toll free 800- 325-3535.
• Parking is $10 per day, fitness center, and indoor pool.
Marriott Newton (Located at the intersection of I-90 and I-95, six
miles west of Longwood)
2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466 (617-969-1000)
• Features a fitness center and indoor pool.
• Parking is $9 per night.
Red Roof Inn, Framingham (located 14 miles West of the club)
650 Cochituate Rd. Framingham, MA 01701 (508-872-4499)
• This economy hotel features flat screen TVs and complimentary
• The hotel is in need of renovation so is a good fit for cost-
Restaurants and shopping near Longwood
Many restaurants and shops are located adjacent to Longwood on Rte.
9 (Boylston Street). Star Market, Starbucks, and Finagle A Bagel
are all within 1-2 blocks of the club. The area was recently
renovated and includes many restaurants and shops. Shake Shack, The
Cottage, Pinkberry, Lululemon, and City Sports are all within a
half-mile of the club. Fine dining restaurants in the nearby
vicinity include Aquitaine and The Metropolitan Bar.
Player Selection Type
Only Men's 85 is ITF Sanction- Grade 2
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Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Monday, August 19, 2013 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 450017413 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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