The three closest hotels are The Double Tree Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, and Hampton Inn on BLVD South & South Memorial Parkway, at 5 minutes away. The next two closest hotels are the Springhill Suites and Embassy Suites at 5-10 minutes away. The remaining hotels on the visitor guides link are 10-15 minutes away.
Selection Process for Level 1A
Draw size will be 128 for singles and 64 for doubles, Saturday through Tuesday. This event will be played on clay. Players will be selected off the most current Southern standings list. Players from lower division will be considered on their lower division standing. 1/8 of the draw is taken from the younger age players in the top 80 who are still eligible in the younger age group.
Birth Certificate or Green Card
All players must have a BIRTH CERTIFICATE or GREEN CARD on file with the USTA Southern office for proof of citizenship. You must do one of the following before you begin play in the tournament.
Fax to: USTA Southern office at 770-368-9091 or
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Southern Championship level 1, 1A, or 2
“This event is restricted to the following Jr. players: U.S. Citizens; Permanent Resident Aliens; Diplomats, Refugees/Asylees; CTA. Refer to USTA Regulation III.A.2a.”
PROCESS WHEN DEADLINE CLOSES
Singles registration closes Sunday, August 20th, 2017 11:59 PM (Central Time) .
After registration closes ...
To enter send email to: Joc@huntsvilletenniscenter.com
Late entries will be processed on a first come - first serve basis.
Late entries that effect the seeding are NOT allowed.
Late entries will be taken until 12:00 midnight, Thursday Aug. 24th.
Please include the player's name and usta# with request on email.
Please call JOC (tournament director) 256-883-3988 regarding questions
RANDOM DOUBLES PARTNER SELECTION
If you signed up for doubles, and do not have a partner, we will randomly pair the remaining participants together once the deadline ends. If there is an odd number, one player will be left out of doubles.
128 draw for singles
FIC through the RD of 16 with Quarterfinal playoff.
In 1A Championships, the quarterfinalist losers automatically go into their own back draw. The four losers will play and then the two winners for 5th & 6th place. The 7th & 8th place do not play.
64 player draw for doubles
Single elimination for doubles draw.
8 game pro set will be played with a tie break at 8 games all.
A 3/4 playoff shall be played in both singles and doubles.
SAT - 2 rounds of main draw singles, 1 round cons singles, 1 round doubles
SUN - 2 rounds of main draw singles, 2 rounds of cons singles, 2 rounds of doubles
MON - 2 rounds of main draw singles, 2 rounds of cons singles, 2 rounds of doubles
TUES - 1 round of main draw singles, 2 rounds of cons singles, 2 rounds of doubles
Main Draw Singles: Best 2 of 3 Sets.
Consolation Singles: 10 point Tiebreak in lieu of a third set.
Doubles: Single Elimination 8-game Pro Set with at 7 point tiebreak at 8 games all.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, August 20, 2017 11:59:00 PM Central 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: 700083117 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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