Greater Midland Tennis Center is pleased to host the 2017 USTA National Level 2
and we are happy to have you participating! The following information has been
provided to help make your tournament experience a great one, so please take a
few minutes to read it. Results will be posted daily on the USTA website: www.midwest.usta.com, TennisLink,
Tournament ID# ID: 850005018
tournament desk will be behind the welcome center through the main entrance. Please check-in with the Tournament Desk at
least 15 minutes prior to each scheduled match (30 minutes before 1st
match) so that we know you are on-site and will be ready to play when your
match is called. You will need to be within hearing distance of the Tournament
Desk at match time. Matches will not be put out early unless both players agree
to it. The USTA Point Penalty System for Lateness for Match rules are in effect
for this tournament. Please do not be late!
TENTATIVE MATCH TIMES
match times posted for the 2nd round and beyond are TENTATIVE. At the end of each match, both players must
report scores to the tournament desk and receive a match card with their next
scheduled match time on it. Minimum rest time between matches is 1 hour after
singles and 30 minutes after doubles.
May be reserved as soon
as first match times are posted, I will not take any warm up courts until then.
6 – 9 pm, up to 1 hour may be reserved ($20/hr).
Saturday: 7:30 – 8:30 am, 30 minute courts ($10/half
Saturday: after play starts, we will only have a few
courts available for practice courts ($10/half hour)
7:30 –?, 30 minute courts ($10/half hour). (Reserve Saturday after last match).
7:30 am and later courts available at no
charge see tournament desk.
is Feed In Consolation, all players losing in the main draw feed to the
consolation draw or a playoff. Players
are expected to play and complete all scheduled matches. There are playoffs for 3rd and 4th,
5th and 6th.Doubles is singles elimination, with a 3rd
NOT PLAYING A SCHEDULED
There are main
draw and consolation draw matches on Monday. Players are expected to play and complete all
scheduled matches. Players who leave the tournament early (do not play
scheduled matches, for any reason) must speak directly with the Tournament
Director or Referee, and will need to complete a form detailing the reason for
Main Draw: 2 out of 3 sets with a set tiebreak at 6 all,
and a 10 minute break between 2nd and 3rd sets. Consolation
Draw: 2 out of 3 sets, with a Match Tiebreak (first to 10, must win by 2
points) in lieu of a full third set, with and a 3-minute rest period before the
3rd set Match Tiebreak (please
read the coaching information posted on the tournament score board). NEW scoring format for doubles for 2017: 6 game pro set with a 7-point
tiebreak at 6 games all: no-ad scoring.
5-minute warm-up will be allowed at the beginning of each match.
pro shop is open 8:30-1pm on Saturday. If you need stringing done past 1
contact the tournament desk to arrange. Sunday the shop is closed but stringing
can be arranged. Rackets must be dropped off by 5pm to guarantee completion by
the next morning. Tournament stringing is $22 if you provide string and regular
shop prices for purchased string.
is a USTA-sanctioned tournament, and USTA-certified officials will be on-site
throughout the tournament. Players- if you need any assistance during a match
and an official is not on your court or nearby, please have both players go to
the net and raise your racquet. An official will assist you as quickly as
possible. Remember, in USTA-sanctioned tournaments there should not be any
communication between players and spectators (parents, coaches, friends, etc)
during a match (other than authorized rest periods). And, unless your match is
finished, you should not leave the court for any reason without notifying an
would like to recognize players for their good sportsmanship throughout the
tournament. There will be a sportsmanship
award for the tournament. Players and parents may nominate other players for
this award if you think they deserve it.
Please see the tournament desk with your nomination.