Match Schedule Info - Match Schedule Info
Match Schedule Info - Match Schedule Info
We are using two sites this weekend. If "JEFF" is next to your match day/time, your match is at Jefferson District Park. If "MASON" is next to your match day/time, your match is at Mason District Park. Addresses and directions are below.
TOURNAMENT UPDATES VIA TEXT
To receive tournament updates via text (in particular if there is any rain), please text 84483 with the following message: DLTennis If you have signed up successfully, you will receive a confirmation text within a few minutes.
Match Losers Consolation/Sign Up Consolation:
Tournament is a FMLC,
which means that any player that loses in his/her first match will be
scheduled for a consolation match if he/she chooses. This ensures that every player in the tournament will be scheduled for at least two matches (unless there is inclement weather).
Consolations are Sign Ups - If a player loses in his/her first match, he/she will be asked if he/she wants to play in the consolations.
A new backdraw will be created with players that "sign up" by indicating they would like to play.
Please return to the tournament desk after your first match and, if
you lost, let the tournament director know if you do/do not want to play
Please Be On Time!
should check in and be ready to play (warmed up, stretched, and been to
the restroom) at least 15 minutes before the match start time.
If a court is open, we will get the match started asap in order to avoid any delays later in the day!
Notes are VERY important, please be sure to read them thoroughly! New
Notes may be posted throughout the week and weekend, please check
tournament website for new notes, as well as confirm start times of next
match on the draw, well before your coming match!
10&U Orange Ball Level 1 and Level 2 tournaments will be played on 60' courts with orange balls and racquets that are 25" or shorter. Director will be checking racquets before first matches.
If it rains and matches have not yet begun for the day, matches may need to be delayed by one or more hours, or even cancelled for the day. If this happens, an update will be posted on the tournament homepage at least one hour before the time for the first matches of the day. If it rains and matches are already being played, players will be called off the courts. Tournament director will take scores and tell players when to return to finish matches. An update will then be posted on the tournament homepage. Please continue to check the tournament homepage. If you cannot get online or aren't sure, please contact Teresa at firstname.lastname@example.org or via call or text at 703-862-8702.
If there is rain on a tournament weekend, match formats may be shortened, consolations may be cancelled, worse case tournament may be considered complete.
TWO TOURNAMENT SITES!!
Jefferson Park (JEFF): 7900 Lee Highway Falls Church VA 22042
Notes: Once you get to the park, go left at the mini golf to get to the
tennis courts. If you need to use the restroom, go right at the mini
golf to the main golf center. Restrooms are in the front door to the
From the South: Take 495 towards Tysons (West). Take Exit 50B, Route
50/Arlington Blvd East. Keep right to take the Fairview Park ramp.
Take left onto Fairview Park Drive. Take Fairfview Park through traffic
light at Lee Highway and turn left into Jefferson Park.
From the North: Take 495 to Exit 50A, Route 50/Arlington Blvd West.
Merge onto Gallows Road towards Lee Hwy/Route 29. Take Gallows Road 4
to 5 traffic lights, make a right onto Lee Highway. At second light,
make a left. Turn left into Jefferson Park.
Match Formats -
BG12-18 and Mens main draw matches will best two out of three sets, regular scoring (with adds). If players split sets, they will play a supertiebreaker, first to 10 points win by 2 points, as the third set.
Consolation matches will be best two out of three short sets, no add scoring. A short set is when each set starts at 2-2 and goes up to 6 like a regular set (tiebreak first to 7 points win by 2 points if they get to 6-6). If players split sets, a supertiebreaker is played in leiu of a third set.
B10's matches will be best two out of three short sets. A short set is the first to 4 games. At 3-3, one additional game (not a tiebreaker) is played and the winner of that game wins the set. If players split sets, a tiebreaker first to 7 points win by 2 points will be played. No add scoring will be used throughout the matches.
Doubles seeding will be done using the most recent combined Mid-Atlantic rankings.
TWO TOURNAMENT SITES!
Mason District Park (MASON) - 6621 Columbia Pike Annandale, VA 22003 Notes: Once you turn into the park, go right and up the hill. Courts are in the back right corner of parking lot. Bathrooms are the building at the end of the lot. From 495, take Little River Turnpike East towards Annandale. After a couple of miles, make a left onto John Marr Drive (there is a large KMart on one side and a Popeyes on the other side). Make a right onto Columbia Pike. Mason District Park is about one mile down Columbia Pike on the right. From 395, take Rte 7/Leesburg Pike Northwest. Approximately 2-3 miles, take 244/Columbia Pike West. Mason District Park is about 3 miles down Columbia Pike on the left.
DIRECTIONS FROM MASON DISTRICT TO JEFFERSON DISTRICT PARK:
Take a left onto Columbia Pike. At the traffic light, make a right onto Gallows Road. At the next traffic light, turn right to stay on Gallows Road (sign may read Annandale Rd, it turns back into Gallows Road). Approximately 5 miles on Gallows Road, make a right onto Lee Highway. Turn left onto Fairview Park Road at the 4th traffic light. Turn left into Jefferson District Park. Turn left to get to tennis courts parking lot.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Tuesday, September 13, 2016 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: 300015716 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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