Events - Alternates by Event
THANK YOU TO ALL THE PLAYERS, PARENTS, AND COACHES FOR PLAYING THIS YEAR'S DUNLOP JUNIOR TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
CONGRATULATIONS TO GIRLS 18s CHAMPION ELLIE HALBAUER
Congratulations Ellie on receiving a Wild Card into the Qualifying Rounds of the 2015 Family Circle Cup.
Directions to Alternate Sites fromFamily Circle Tennis Center
Charleston Tennis Center (CTC) 19 Farmfield Avenue Charleston,
left onto Seven Farms Drive. At first light, turn right and continue straight onto
I-526 going east.
526 East onto US17 South via Exit 30 towards Charleston
straight through Mt. Pleasant crossing over the Ravenel Bridge into Charleston
Continue straight on US17 South (Savannah Hwy) past St. Andrews Shopping Center. Go through lights for Magnolia Avenue and Coburg Avenue staying in left lane. Turn left onto Farmfield Avenue. Courts are on the right.
Gaud School (PORT) 300 Albemarle
Road Charleston, SC 29407
left onto Seven Farms Drive. At first light, turn right and continue straight
onto I-526 going east.
526 East onto US17 South via Exit 30 towards Charleston
straight through Mt. Pleasant crossing over the Ravenel Bridge into Charleston. Continue on US17 South toward Savannah keeping left as you cross over the Passailaigue Bridge and onto the Ashley River Bridge.
Stay in the left lane and bear left at the fork towards Folly Beach continuing straight through traffic light onto Albemarle Road.
Continue staright and tennis courts will be on the right just past the football field.
Pleasant Rec Kerr Tennis Center (WHIP) 889
Whipple Rd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Family Circle Tennis Center, turn left onto Seven Farms Drive. Go ¼ mile to the
stoplight and turn right onto River Landing Drive. This road will take you onto
I-526 going east. Go 3 miles and take the Long Point exit. Make a left at the
light. Go to the 4th stop light (1/2 mile) and turn right onto Whipple Road.
Continue straight through first traffic light, then turn right into tennis
DIRECTIONS TO SATELLITE SITES
DANIEL ISLAND CLUB 715 Island Park Drive
From the Family Circle Tennis Center parking lot, you turn right. Go about a
1/8 of a mile and make your next right turn at the light onto Island Park Drive.
Go straight through two round-abouts. Take next right into the Park Club. Tennis
courts on your left.
DANIEL ISLAND CLUB DRESS CODE Proper tennis
attire is required. If you are scheduled for matches at the DI Club, you cannot
wear a cotton tee shirt on the tennis courts. Dry fit crew neck and collared
tennis shirts are allowed. No outside food is allowed.
LIVE TO PLAY (LTP) 1513 Mathis Ferry Road Mt. Pleasant
From Family Circle Tennis Center, turn left onto Seven Farms Drive. Go ¼ mile
to the stoplight and make a right hand turn onto River Landing Drive. This road
will take you onto I-526 going east. Go 3 miles and take the Long Point exit.
Make a left at the light. Go to the 4th stop light (1/2 mile) and turn right
onto Whipple Road. Continue straight turning right at 2nd traffic light onto
Mathis Ferry Road. Live to Play will be on the left.
WILD DUNES TENNIS CENTER 5757 Palm Boulevard on Isle of Palms
Allow 30 minutes driving time from FCTC to Wild Dunes Tennis
Center.From FCTC, take a left out of parking lot onto Seven Farms Drive.
Take a right at the first stop light onto Daniel Island Drive (ramp to 526
East). Take the second exit which is Highway 17 North towards Georgetown. Stay
in the lefthand lane bearing left on the Hungryneck flyover. Continue about 2
miles (just past the Towne Center on the left) and at the fourth light make a
right onto the Isle of Palms Connector. At the second light, take a left on Palm
Boulevard (Hwy 703 - You are now on the Isle of Palms.) Continuing straight
through the S curve on Palm Blvd., approximately 2 miles down the road, turn
right at the stop sign (still Palm Boulevard). The entrance to Wild Dunes Resort
will be on the left. Turn in and stop at the gate and let the guard know you are
going to the Tennis Center. Take the first right after the gate. Tennis Center
is on the left.
PLAYERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR MATCH TIMES
We are looking forward to seeing all the players and parents for this year's Dunlop Junior Tennis Championship. The forecast for the weekend looks to be clear and on the
chilly side. Saturday night temperatures could be in the low to mid 20s.
If this occurs, there is potential for the clay courts to freeze and matches would be changed to hard courts for play at additional facilities. It is imperative that everyone keep a close eye on the
tournament homepage for updates. There will be a Sunday update at 7:00 am. To receive the most up to date weather information, check the tournament home page or sign up to receive text messages from rainedout.com by texting 84483 and enter keyword Dunlop.
PLAYER FIRST MATCH CHECK-IN
All players must initially check in at the Family Circle Tennis Center at
least one half hour PRIOR to their first scheduled match. First matches will
begin at 5:00 pm on Friday for doubles and 9:00 am on Saturday morning for singles. Early check-in is encouraged and will be
available on Friday, February 13th from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm. If you do not
arrive on Friday before 7:00 pm, you MUST check in at Family Circle Tennis
Center at least one half hour prior to your first match. After initial check-in,
all players should report directly to designated sites for scheduled matches.
MANDATORY USTA and FAMILY CIRCLE TENNIS CENTER RELEASE forms must be signed by
each player's parent/guardian prior to first match.
FAMILY CIRCLE TENNIS CENTER WAIVER
All players' parent/guardian must sign a Family Circle Tennis Center waiver prior to first match. Please download, complete, and bring signed form to expedite player check-in. GPS directions will send you to the Family Circle Cup stadium. The tournament is run out of the tennis center. FCTC is to the left of the stadium by 500 yards. It is a yellow building. 161 Seven Farms Dr Danial Island SC 29492
USTA SOUTHERN MEDICAL RELEASE FORM
USTA requires a medical release SIGNED BY THE
PARENT OR GUARDIAN for every player prior to their first match. Please
download, complete, and bring signed form to expedite player check-in.
DEWEY's DELI OPEN SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT FAMILY CIRCLE TENNIS CENTER
Stop by Dewey's Deli for a quick snack or meal between matches onsite at Family Circle Tennis Center.
THANK YOU TO OUR TITLE SPONSOR DUNLOP SPORTS
All Dunlop Junior Tennis Championship players are eligible for Dunlop
sponsorships. Additional information is available on the Dunlop Details sheet in
the player gift bag. Please contact Kim Eppelsheimer at
email@example.com for further details.
WILD CARD INTO THE 2015 FAMILY CIRCLE CUP QUALIFYING DRAW
The Family Circle Cup has long been recognized as a professional event
where young stars make their mark and what better opportunity for a young girl
than to experience the thrill of playing in one of the top pro events on the
women's tour. That is exactly what will happen to the winner of the Girls' 18s
Singles when she receives a wild card into the 2015 Family Circle Cup qualifying
draw held Saturday, April 4th and Sunday, April 5th. She will get her chance
to make her own mark on a tournament where legends abound and new ones can
suddenly be born. Congratulations to our previous Girls' 18s Singles Champions:
Ellie Halbauer (2014), Hayley Carter (2012 & 2013), Josie Kuhlman (2011), Shelby Rogers (2010),
Alison Riske (2009), Mallory Cecil (2008), Nina Pantic (2006 & 2007), Inga
Beernann (2005), Katrina Tsang (2004), and Shadisha Robinson (2003).
FAMILY CIRCLE CUP TICKET SPECIAL FOR DUNLOP JR. PLAYERS
Use special code DJTC2015 and receive 15% off any single session purchase for 2015 Family Circle Cup tickets. Discount cannot be combined with any other offer. Contact the Box Office at 800-677-2293 or visit www.familycirclecup.com for more details.
THANK YOU TO THESE HOTELS OFFERING SPECIAL RATES
HAMPTON INN & SUITES MT. PLEASANT Isle of Palms Connector
1104 Isle of Palms Connector Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843-856-3900
by January 30 for $124 rate for Double, $134 for Suite. Includes
CROWNE PLAZA Charleston Airport - Convention Center
4831Tanger Outlet Boulevard Charleston, SC 29418 843-744-4422
Rate of $129 using group code DJT
WILD DUNES RESORT
5757 Palm Boulevard Isle of Palms, SC 29451
reservations at 800-845-8880 and reference the Dunlop Junior Tennis Championship group reservation id: 3H44CQ for 20% off of the best available rate.
WYNDHAM GARDEN MT. PLEASANT
1330 Stuart Engals Boulevard, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 (843) 352-5100
Reserve by January 20 for rate of $129 for King or Queen/Queen
MUSC HEALTH SPORTS MEDICINE
An Athletic Trainer Certified from MUSC Sports Medicine will be available at the Family Circle Tennis Center throughout the tournament.
GIRLS' 18s DRAW SIZE OF 32
Players eligible for Girls 16s are limited to entering
either the Girls 16s OR Girls 18s division, but NOT both due to the
of these divisions are sanctioned. Girls' 18s will be open to all ITF,
regional, and state level players and have a draw size of 32. First
Match Losers Consolation and 3/4 playoff with the best two out of three
sets with a ten point tiebreak in lieu of a third set will be played.
Current Southern standings shall be used to determine the entries with 1/8 of
the draw coming from the next lower age group in the top 40 in a selection of
32, and the remainder from the age group of the event. One exception will be for
the Girls18s draw which will be one 32 draw using current G18s standings including WTA, ITF, college records, National, and Southern and
will not select four players from the G16s age group. USTA Southern will
provide the acceptance list.
GIRLS' 18s SEEDING CONSIDERATION
Girls' 18s seeding will consider first WTA ranking in the top 750 with amateur status, followed by ITF in the top 500, college records, National top 250, and Southern rankings.
11 & under GREEN BALL DIVISION
Southern has initiated a new 11 & Under Green ball division for Level 3s as of January 1, 2015.
* January 1 to September 1 is a “grace period” where players have the
opportunity to play green ball or yellow to try to reach a 12 &
Under standing of 300.
* After September 1, all 11 & under players will be required to play green ball to reach the benchmark of 300 .
* Once a player reaches the 300, they are out of the green ball play.
(They will still be eligible for their state’s 12 and Under green ball
events if they do not feel comfortable with the yellow ball.)
* The point table being used for 11 & Under points is a bit different (fewer points) to be posted soon.
* One player from the top 20 of the 10s will be included in the draw of eight.
PLAYING FORMAT FOR BOYS' 12-18s AND GIRLS' 12-16s SINGLES
For Boys' 12s, 14s, 16s, 18s and Girls' 12s, 14s, and 16s draws, 32 players
will be selected for each event and then be split into two Draws of 16 players
using the Waterfall System for selection with a full feed in Consolation through
the Quarters and 3/4 playoff. The best two out of three sets with a ten point
tiebreak in lieu of a third set will be played for all Boys' 12s, 14s, 16s, and
18s and Girls' 12s, 14s, and 16s matches.
PLAYING FORMAT AND SCORING FOR BOYS' AND GIRLS' 10s and 8s
Boys' and Girls' 10s will play the best of three short sets (first to
four and win by two) with a set tiebreak (first to 7 points and win by 2) played
in lieu of a third set and full feed in through Quarterfinals. Play will be on a
court size of 60 feet with orange low compression balls and players must use 25"
Boys' and Girls' 8s Round Robin format is the best of
3 games with the first to score 7 points winning the game. An additional game to
7 points will be played if players split. Matches will be played on 36 foot
courts with red low compression balls using 23" racquets.
SITES and SURFACES
Boys and Girls 16s & 18s Family Circle Tennis Center and Daniel Island Club CLAY
Boys and Girls 14s and 11s Green Dot Wild Dunes Resort CLAY
Boys and Girls 12s Live to Play CLAY
Boys and Girls 10s and 8s Family Circle Tennis Center and Daniel Island Club HARD
DUNLOP, THE OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT BALL
LOOKING FOR A DOUBLES PARTNER
If you have not connected with a doubles partner, try visiting the Dunlop Jr facebook page and let other players know by posting your name and division of play so other players can communicate with you through your facebook page.
PLAYER PARTY ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, at 5:30 pm
Join us for dinner featuring a build your own taco bar.
FRIDAY NIGHT DOUBLES MATCHES
Friday night doubles matches will be played at two sites Family Circle Tennis Center and LTP.
Doubles play will begin at 5pm on Friday, February 13. Every player who signs up for doubles must be available to play 5pm matches on Friday. Doubles points have increased from 15% to 25% as of January 1, 2015. Doubles format will be 8 game pro set with single elimination. All players who register for Singles and Doubles must play in the same age division. If you were selected in Singles, you were also selected in Doubles IF
you entered online in the same Singles age group for Doubles. If you
were selected for Doubles and the partner you signed up with online was
not selected, please email the tournament referee Meg Farrelly at firstname.lastname@example.org to advise her of your doubles plans.
South Carolina Tournament Level 2
Southern Tournament Level 3
Please take the time to fill out our tournament survey.
MEDICAL RELEASE FORM
USTA requires a medical release SIGNED BY THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN for every player prior to their first match. Please download, complete, and bring signed form to expedite player check-in. Turn in the release at the tournament check-in desk. Click USTA SC Medical Release Form to download the USTA SC Medical Release Form. http://s3.amazonaws.com/ustaassets/assets/576/15/usta_sc_medical_release_10.5.11.pdf
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is restricted. Please consult your Section or District rules and regulations for entry requirements for this tournament. If you enter this tournament and are not eligible, any refund is as the discretion of the Tournament Director. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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