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The USTA National Men's 55 & 60 Grass Court Championships
will be held at the Wessen Lawn Tennis Club in Pontiac, Michigan.
WLTC is the first major grass court tennis club to be built in the
U.S. in more than 100 years with 24 perennial rye grass courts, 4
hard courts, olympic-size pool, and clubhouse featuring snack bar,
wood-burning pizza ovens and viewing deck.
Player Selection Type
55 and 60 Singles Consolation schedules have been moved back a day
(please verify times as some times have also changed).
Match Times & Schedule
Match schedule has been added to all draws.
*There will be two (2) daily start times: 11:00 am & 3:30
- Matches will be put on using followed-by scheduling with
up to 3 matches for 11:00 am start and up to 2 matches for 3:30 pm
start. 12:30, 1:30 and 4:30 match times indicate not-before
start times; 12:30 matches are second-on for the 11:00 start,
and will go on first open courts (not before 12:30) in top-down
order on the draw; 1:30 matches are third-on for 11:00 start, and
4:30 are second-on for 3:30 start.
Match schedule is based on a week with no rain, and is set to avoid
any player having multiple matches in the same event in the same
day. With no rain delays/interruptions all events will be concluded
on or before Saturday (9/16).
*In the event of rain, schedule may change depending on court
availability. In this case indoor and/or outdoor courts may be used
in lieu of or in addition to grass courts.
Changes to the schedule (if necessary) will be announced with an
update on this page as well as communicated directly to the
Practice Courts and Tournament Start
Practice courts will be available all day Sunday. To book a
practice time please email Peter.WLTC@gmail.com. Players without a
scheduled slot may use available courts on a first come first serve
basis. Dedicated practice courts will be available daily. Players
are free to use the hard courts for the duration of the
Tournament registration will be open from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm
Sunday 9/10. Players practicing on Sunday will register when they
check in for practice. Any player(s) who have not registered on
Sunday can do so Monday or Tuesday when checking in for their first
The player party will be Tuesday, 9/12 from 7:30-10:00 pm. Dinner
and drinks are complimentary for players and one guest. Additional
guests are welcome at a cost of $10/person.
The Courtyard Marriott Auburn Hills has a discounted rate of $105
including breakfast for tournament participants. For reservations
please call the hotel at (800) 321-2211 (must reference USTA
National Men's 55 & 60 Grass Court Championships to receive
player rate), or book online via the following link:
All white attire is required on court. Piping, striping and small
logos are acceptable. Shoes should be predominantly white with
white laces. No grass court shoes allowed.
Players have access to locker rooms, towel service, snack bar, pro
shop, club house and dinner service (Thursday - Saturday) for the
duration of the tournament. Snack bar runs 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Crabel Capital has donated $10,000 in prize money for the 60s
division; breakdown is as follows:
Quarterfinalist (x4): $350
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, August 28, 2017 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: 850109217 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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