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WELCOME to the PACIFIC COAST SR. & FAMILY TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
This is a USTA sanctioned Category II National Senior tennis event to be held at the Berkeley Tennis Club, starting May 24 and ending Monday May 31 (Memorial Day), 2010. There are 40 events, from Women's 35-75 S/D and Men's 35-85 S/D. In addition, there will be 4 family events Father/Son, Father/Daughter, Mother/Son, and Mother/Daughter.
Last year the tournament attracted nearly 400 men and women participants and included world senior champions and many national champions. The historic club consists of 10 hard tennis courts including one championship center court and the spacious clubhouse has locker rooms and eating facilities. The landmark Claremont Resort and Spa is a few minutes walk from the club and has a beautiful view of the San Francisco Bay Area. Players are wecome to make reservations at the hotel at 510-843-3000. Shops and restaurants are across the street from the club. Come play this tournament and enjoy the surrounding area. Your family and friends will have a great time. San Francisco is just 30 minutes from the club and famous Napa Valley wine country is 60 minutes away, so there is plenty to do, win or lose. Come early or stay late and enjoy the area. This tournament is a fund-raising event and last year, the Berkeley Tennis Club Foundation made contributions to YTA, Nor-Cal Wheelchair Association and Berkeley High School.
Mon. May 24-Play begins for M65-85 and W65-75
Wed. May 26-Play begins for M35-60 and W35-60. M & W 35-40 will start not before 4:00 pm on Wed.
Thu. May 27- 5pm Player Reception
Fri. May 28-Family Doubles events begin not before 4:00 pm.
Sat. May 29- 5pm BBQ Complimentary for players, $20 for guests.
If you have any questions, please contact Lynne Rolley at 510-841-9023 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ANY SCHEDULING REQUESTS MUST BE IN WRITING AND RECEIVED NO LATER THAT 2 DAYS AFTER THE CLOSE OF ENTRIES. SEND THESE TO TOURNAMENT REFEREE BARD RICKEY AT email@example.com
During the tournament, you can contact the Tournament Desk at 510-841-4125 or the Berkeley Tennis Club at 510-841-1380.
Complimentary continental breakfast each morning for players. Complimentary T-shirts.
Prizes awarded to each Finals Match
Allow time to park. Metered and non-metered 2-hour parking zones are enforced. non-regulated parking is available 3 blocks SE of the club, off Domingo, or paid parking is available at the Claremont Resort and Spa.
Appropriate Tennis attire shall be worn by all participants.
We have a limited number of rooms reserved for the tournament. Specifically mention that you are playing in the Pacific Coast Senior Tennis Championships. Rates and availability may change so we recommend that you make reservations prior to April 24.
Claremont Resort and Spa, starting at $169/night, 510-843-3000 or www.claremontresort.com, 5 minutes walk from the club.
Berkeley City Club, 510-848-7800, starting at $145/night Sun-Thu and $165/night Fri & Sat. They ask you to call for reservations and you can see the hotel online at www.berkeleycityclub.com 10 min. driving distance from the club.
Rose Garden Inn, 510-549-2145 or 800-992-9005, starting at $99/night with a 2 night minimum. Visit their website at www.rosegardeninn.com 15 min. driving distance from the club.
For a B & B place, visit www.bbonline.com/ca/berkeley-oakland or call 510-547-6380
Players are responsible for obtaining match time by either checking the USTA NorCal website at www.ustanorcal.com, then click tournaments, the click schedules and scroll down to Pacific Coast Seniors, or by calling the club at 510-841-1380 or the tournament desk at 510-841-4215. The tournament ID# is 508355010. Be sure to give the Tournament Desk your local contact information/cell phone no. at check-in, in the event we need to contact you.
USTA Rules/Regulations will be followed. The tournament is single elimination, best 2 of 3 sets using regular scoring, tiebreak at 6-6 in each set, 10 minute warmup including serves. Play is continuous for the first 3 games of each set. Foot faults will be called. Proper tennis attire is required. Electronic devices such as cell phones and headsets are not allowed during match play. No refunde after draw is posted online. Certified USTA Roving Umpires will be used.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, May 13, 2010 11:59:00 PM Pacific 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: 508355010 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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