Welcome to Longwood Cricket Club
Welcome to the 93rd annual Father & Son National Tennis Tournament.
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
• Sunday, July 13, at 5 p.m. Complimentary BBQ for all players and family
• Monday, July 14 at 6 p.m. Dinner banquet in the clubhouse for all
players and family at a charge of $36 per adult and $18 per child (RSVP
at registration for the dinner banquet).
• Sunday, July 13 from 3-5 p.m.
• Monday, July 14 at 9 a.m.
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
(round of 16 and quarter final play-offs). Each team will play a minimum
of three matches unless playing conditions prohibit. If matches are
relocated to indoor facilities or clay courts, pro-sets or third-set
tiebreaks may be used at the tournament director’s discretion.
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 then 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 or check the Longwood website HERE
for weather updates.
Practice courts will be available at no extra charge beginning Sunday, July 13 at 3 p.m. Courts are based upon availability.
Please note there is a club event on Saturday afternoon so there will be no practice courts available during this time.
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.
Players please note:
A discount of 10% valid during the tournament will be offered to all registered players and guests in the Longwood Pro Shop.
Restaurants and shopping near Longwood
Many restaurants and shops are located adjacent to Longwood on Rte. 9
(Boylston Street). These include Star Market, Starbucks, Shake Shack,
The Cottage, Pinkberry, Lululemon, and City Sports. All are within a
half-mile of the club. Fine dining restaurants in the nearby vicinity
include Aquitaine and The Metropolitan Bar.
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
A special Thank You
To Bob Leach for his support and longstanding
commitment to the success of Longwood’s annual Father Son &
Grandfather Grandson National Tournament.
Dear Players: Your thoughts are important to us!
Please take a moment to complete the 2014 Tournament Evaluation.
Weather and Court Conditions
In the event of rain, please call the Longwood Cricket Club front desk at 617-731-2900. This website will be continuously updated if conditions change.
For Adult & Senior National Rankings:
This tournament will calculate as a Category I (10x).
Champions will receive 1000 points.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Monday, July 07, 2014 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: 450017614 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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