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Welcome to the Atlanta Senior Invitational Tournament (ASI)!
Welcome to the 24th year of the Atlanta Senior
Invitational Tournament. Thank you to all the members, sponsors, club
facilities and players for your continued support of the ASI Tournament.
We look forward to a great tournament in 2014!
The 24th Annual Atlanta Senior Invitational is presented by Richard Bowers & Co.
Gold Sponsors: Georgia Commerce Bank, United Retail, The Hardie Family Cup, Conway Turville and the Georgia Tennis Foundation.
Silver Sponsors: Wilson Sporting Goods, Groth & Makarenko, Harshman Philliips & Co., Smith,Gambrell & Russell, LLP, Clear Choice, Phillips Baker, and REMS Group.
New Sponsorship: If you would like to be a sponsor for this prestigious tournament please contact Curt Dashiell at firstname.lastname@example.org or Manny Guillen at Guillenmc@aol.com for more information.
Tournament Chairmen: Curt Dashiell and Manny Guillen. Questions regarding prize money for the ASI can be addressed to Curt Dashiell at Curtdashiell@gmail.com.
Tournament Director/ Tournament Referee:
TD-Beth Clay/ TR-Craig Hanson
Entries and Deadline:
Entries will be done through the on-line tennislink
registration system at www.USTA.com. Registration is open to all eligible USTA
members. Entries must be submitted by April 13, 2014 for SINGLES and DOUBLES.
Only USTA members can register online if available. The final selection of entries
will be made by the ASI Tournament Committee.
The online DEADLINE for entries will be Sunday, APRIL 13, 2014 at
11:59 p.m. If you are interested in playing DOUBLES you must sign up and
pay for doubles and you can sign up with your doubles partner by Sunday, April
27, 5 p.m. by emailing or contacting Beth. Contact Beth before April 27 so
we may post it on the website that you are looking for a doubles partner. Please contact Beth at email@example.com Note: if you pay
for doubles and do not find a partner you will be refunded your ASI entry fee
The age groups for the men's events will be: 30sd, 35sd,
40sd, 45sd, 50sd, 55sd, 60sd, 65sd, 70sd and 75sd and father/son open division.
Players may ONLY enter two* events, but may ONLY
play in one singles event. Players may play in a third event if that third event
is the Father-Son Event. You must contact the Tournament Director if this is
your third event. Players are asked to play in their appropriate
age group. A player is eligible for specified divisions provided he attains
that age by December 31, 2014. There will be a “first match losers” consolation
for the singles tournament. There will be third and fourth play-off for both
the singles and doubles events.
Tennis Attire at the ASI Tournament
ALL players will be required to wear collared tennis shirts. T-shirts
and sleeveless shirts will be NOT be allowed on the court for practice or
play. Tennis attire & tennis shoes will be expected for play.
PLAYER HOTEL: SpringHill Suites Atlanta Buckhead
SpringHill Suites Marriott at 3459 Buckhead
Loop, NE, Atlanta, GA 30326. This hotel is about 5-10 minutes from Cherokee
Town Club depending on traffic. ASI players rate will be $99.00 plus tax per
night for "standard single/king rooms" or $109 for "two queen
size beds" with breakfast and free parking. There is a hotel shuttle that
runs to a limited area that is on a first come first serve basis.
HOTEL RESERVATIONS must be made by the players individually. The ASI block for the tournament is for April
29 - May 3. All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or
guarantee with a major credit card. Players may contact reservations
at 1-888-287-9400 or directly with the hotel at 404-844-4800. Make sure to tell
them you are part of the "Atlanta Senior Invitational Tournament Room
***RESERVATION OFFER DEADLINE: Tuesday,
April 5, 2014.
Please pay for doubles through the online registration date
of April 13 for Doubles. You can sign up with your partner by Sunday,
April 27 at 5:00 p.m. by contacting Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you DO NOT find a partner the tournament will refund your portion of the
tournament entry fee. If you would like for us to list you on the tournament
website as looking for a partner please let Beth know. If the event is full you
will go on the wait list for doubles.**If you would like us to pair you up
please let us know. Please note that the doubles draws will be limited to 12 teams
and if needed, we will look for an opening in a lower age group.
Look for a Doubles Partner?
If you are looking for a partner for the event,
email Beth at email@example.com your contact information (phone/email/age
group) and we will post your name and age group on this site prior to the doubles
deadline. If you would like to have people contact you as a partner you will
have to give Beth your contact information to give to other players looking for
a partner: If you would like to be listed contact Beth: Looking for a Doubles
First event fee is: $91.88 per player singles OR doubles---
Second event fee is $65.00 per player. NOTE: You are charged a processing fee
by the USTA that has been added to the entry fees. IF you are put into the
tournament AFTER the online deadline for singles or doubles or are batched in -
the ENTRY FEE will be $91.88 for the first event and $65.00 for the second
event. (This is for the entry plus the processing fee by USTA)
Tournament Balls and Scoring:
The Wilson US OPEN regular felt ball will be used. Scoring
for all matches will be 2 out of 3 regular set scoring and a 12 point tie break
used in any set at 6 all. Consolation Format will be 2 sets and a 10pt Tie
Break in lieu of the third set**The Tournament Committee reserves the right
to change scoring in case of inclement weather. The Point Penalty system will
be enforced. Roving umpires will be on site at all times.
Court Surface and Inclement Weather:
Events are scheduled to be on clay. Events, as
required due to inclement weather, may be played at night, on hard courts
and/or indoors at available facilities.
Tournament Selection and Match Times:
The Tournament Committee will list players for
the tournament beginning April 25. Players
may inquire about their match times online beginning April 25 after 4 p.m. There
will be an effort to post sooner if possible. Players may email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404-237-5427 if needed but times will be posted
Tournament Start Times for 30s, 35s, 75s and Father-Son Events:
Tournament matches for ages: The 30s, 35s. 75s and Father-Son will begin on Friday, May 2 as early as 8:00 a.m.
Match Time Requests:
Please notify the Tournament Director – Beth
Clay of any time/day requests by Friday, April 18 or they will not be considered.
Please note that all efforts will be made to “try” and honor the time requests
as long as it does NOT affect the continuation of play of the tournament/ There
is NO guarantee that time requests will be honored. Please note that if your
time request is such that you cannot play at all on certain days and you are in
an age group that will play starting Wednesday or Thursday then you need to reconsider
entering the tournament. If you have any questions please contact Beth.
Draws, Times and Locations:
Age Groups: 30's, 35's and 75’s singles and doubles and Father-Son Event will
not be begin before Friday, May 2 at 8:00 a.m.
All other age group "Doubles Events" will start on Thursday, May 1 starting as early as noon.
All other age groups "Singles Events" may begin as early as Wednesday, April 30. Please register at Cherokee 1 hour before your first match unless approved by
the Tournament Director. **Depending on the number of entrants in the
division will determine if the top two seeds have to play before Thursday.
Check-In for ASI Matches:
Check-in the day of your match at Cherokee Town Club (CTCC)
unless told by Tournament Director that you can go to first match site before
coming to Cherokee. Please check out “Facility Codes”. Thanks.
Location Facility Codes:
The following are the codes used for each tennis facility.
ANSL- Ansley Golf Club
BGTC-Bitsy Grant Tennis Center
CAP-Capital City Club
CTCC-Cherokee Town and Country Club
DHCC-Druid Hills Country Club
PDC-Piedmont Driving Club
players are required to sign a waiver of liability before play.
Seeding will be posted for each of the age
groups for player input.
This is a been designated a "Super" CATEGORY II National
Tournament and a prize money tournament. The ASI tournament is
April 30 - May 4, 2014. Deadline: April 13, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.
Players for the tournament are limited due to hosting ten age
divisions(M30sd-75sd) plus the father-son open event, limited play
time and court availability and it is requested that players play
in their respective age group. If your age group is full, the
tournament committee will check for slots in a lower age group.
Players are expected to register on-line and players will be
selected by the ASI tournament selection committee and competitors
will be posted by April 23 and draws posted by April 25, 2014.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is by invitation only. Only USTA members can register online if available.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 703431914 from the searchable schedule homepage.
* For tournaments with start dates between today and December 2013 the fees displayed
include a non-refundable processing fee and apply for events entered in one transaction.
Additional fees may apply for events entered in separate transactions.
For tournaments with start dates after December 2013 the total fee will be displayed
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