Thank You to all! From the Atlanta Senior Invitational Tournament (ASI) Committee!
Thank you to all the Sponors, Players, Volunteers and Club Facilities for a great 24th year of the Atlanta Senior
Invitational Tournament. We look forward to a great tournament in 2015 as we celebrate the 25th year of the event!
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., and Phillips Baker,.
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
DOUBLES TIMES NOW POSTED
The doubles times have been posted for the first rounds of doubles. Future times will be posted at a later date. The matches that DO NOT have a time listed will not play before Friday afternoon. PLEASE CHECK THIS WEBSITE OFTEN FOR UPDATED MATCH TIMES. THE SCHEDULE CAN CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER, WITHDRAWALS, SINGLES CONFLICTS, ETC.
Tournament Phones starting at 8:00 a.m. each morning.
ASI Tournament Desk - Phone Number: 770-865-6117 or 770-865-6955.(The phones will NOT allow for messages). If for some reason you can not reach someone on these phones then please call Cherokee Tennis Shop at 404-237-5427.
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” for addresses and club. 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
IF THERE IS NO TIME LISTED FOR YOUR CONSOLATION MATCH, YOU WILL NOT PLAY UNTIL FRIDAY. WE MUST HAVE THE MAIN DRAW MATCHES PLAY ON THURSDAY TO FIGURE THE CONSOLATION SCHEDULE. WE WILL POST THE CONSOLATION TIMES FOR FRIDAY ON THURSDAY EVENING.
Match Sites/ Address:
*Cherokee Town Club(CTCC) - 155 West Paces Ferry Road,
Atlanta, Georgia 30305 (404-237-5427)
**Capital City Club(CAPC) - 53 West Brookhaven Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30319 (404-231-6937)
***Ansley Golf Club(ANSL)- 196 Montgomery Ferry Drive
Atlanta,GA 30309 (404-897-7707)
Tennis Center(BGTC) - 2125 Northside Drive Atlanta,GA 30305 (404-609-7193)
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
If you are interested in playing in the Father-Son event please contact Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
PLAYER HOTEL: Wingate by Wyndham Galleria
The Wingate by Wyndham Atlanta Galleria Center at 2762 Cobb Pkwy, Atlanta, GA. 30339. This hotel is about 15-20 minutes from Cherokee Town Club depending on traffic. ASI players rate will be $65 plus tax per night for a "Double or King" room. The ASI block is for April 30 - May 4. All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guarantee with a major credit card. RESERVATIONS must be made by the players individually. Players may contact Willis Blake (Director of Sales) at 404-510-5815/Willis.email@example.com or sales at 678-214-6000x518 or www.wyndhamworldwide.com. Make sure to tell them you are part of the Atlanta Senior Invitational Event. Reservation Offer Deadline: Wednesday, April 16.
Look for a Doubles Partner?
If you are looking for a partner for the event,
email Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Partner: M65D - David Reid (email@example.com); 70D - Ralph Lennen (firstname.lastname@example.org); 40D - Charlie Capp(email@example.com); 50D - Fred Budde(
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.
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)
DRAWS & MATCH TIMES
The match times for singles will be posted late on Friday, April 25. The draws will be posted by Monday, April 28 if not sooner.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Note: if you pay
for doubles and do not find a partner you will be refunded your ASI entry fee
Registration Player's NOTE:
Please note that ALL "Singles" players must have entered the tournament by Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. All DOUBLES players should be paid online by April 13, 2014. The deadline to sign up for doubles will be April 13. You may sign up with your doubles partner up until Sunday, April 27 by emailing Beth at email@example.com. This is for DOUBLES ONLY.***Father-Son Event - if you are playing singles and doubles and would like to play in the Father-Son Event please contact Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
email@example.com 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. depending on the size of the draw they could begin on Thursday afternoon.
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 during the day 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. unless preliminary matches are needed.
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.
Schedule of Play:
Singles Events begin Wednesday, April 30:- round of 32; Thursday, May 1 - singles round of 16 and some doubles events begin; Friday, May 2 - singles - quarterfinals/doubles - quarterfinals; Saturday, May 3 - Semi finals and Sunday, May 4 - Finals. Please note that if there is a smaller draw in doubles and all players agree then the semi finals can be played Friday and the finals on Saturday. There is a first round loser consolation for singles and a third /fourth playoff for singles and doubles.
Weather- for Wednesday Matches
Courts are good. Normal schedule as on draw.
Lunch: Lunch will be provided for ASI scheduled match players April 30 - May 4 from 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Cherokee Town Club. (Spouses/guests may purchase lunch for $20) - Friday Night, May 2 will be the Player's Welcome Party! The "Friday Fiesta" will be down at the Tennis Pavilion (ballroom if raining) and will be from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. (Spouse/guests welcome and are $20 at the welcome desk)
Communication is back up - 4/29/14 - 2:27 p.m.
WE CURRENTLY DO NOT HAVE ANY INTERENET ACCESS AT CTCC DUE TO STORM DAMAGE FROM LAST NIGHT'S STORMS. PLEASE BE UNDERSTANDING TO POSSIBLE SLOW COMMUNICATION UNTIL THE ISSUE IS CORRECTED. THANK YOU
players are required to sign a waiver of liability before play.
Dear Players: Your thoughts are important to us!
Please take a moment to complete the 2014 Tournament Evaluation.
Seeding will be posted for each of the age
groups for player input.
There will be a minimum of $15,000 Prize Money for the tournament.
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 ideally, draws or match times will
be 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.
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