MATCH TIMES HAVE BEEN UPDATED ON THE DRAWS
As of Saturday at 10am: All match times have been updated on each draw.
IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ!!! MATCHES CANCELLED TONIGHT DUE TO RAIN!!! Saturday schedule below
IF you had a 5:30pm match scheduled for Friday then that has been rescheduled for Sat at 9am.
IF you had a match scheduled for 6:30pm, 7pm, 8pm, or 8:30pm, then that has been rescheduled for Sat at 11:30am.
IF you had a match originally scheduled for 9am on Saturday, then that has been rescheduled for 1pm.
IF you had a match originally scheduled for 11:30am on Saturday, then that has been rescheduled for 2:30pm.
Draws will be posted on this tournament website no later than noon on Thursday, July 30th.
Get Ready for a Fun Weekend of Tennis!
The NC State Closed Hard Court NTRP Championships is sure to be an amazing weekend of tennis, food, prizes, and the beach is just a few minutes away!
Sponsors: Greater Wilmington Tennis Association, Omega Sports, Starbucks, Planet Smoothie, Snyders Pretzels, Tom's of Maine, Chick fil A, and Lance crackers.
Food: Fruit platters, bagels, bananas, and coffee will be available every morning. Bottled water and Gatorade will be available throughout the tournament. Lunch will also be provided on a daily basis: more details coming soon.
Play for the tournament will start on Friday at 5:30pm and go through Sunday.
Must book by July 17th to get the discount! Click the link to make the reservation: $139/night
Hampton Inn-Medical Park. 2320 S. 17th St. Wilmington, NC 28401. 910-796-8881.
NC State Closed Residency Eligibility
registering online for this tournament, I certify that I am in compliance with the following statement.
“I hereby certify
that I am domiciled in, and a resident of, the State of North Carolina and will
have been so for 30 days preceding the start of this tournament; and that
during the current ranking year, I have not entered, nor do I intend to enter,
any closed tournament in any other USTA District (State) or in any other USTA
Section, other than the Southern Section; and that this certification is made
to determine eligibility for this tournament and is made under penalty of
disqualification by the Tournament Committee from entry, suspension, denial of
any ranking or any other appropriate action by the North Carolina Tennis
In addition, the
entrants for all State
Closed tournaments in North Carolina
must meet the following criteria:
be a US
Citizen or meet the resident alien requirements
only one USTA membership card, residency for which must be NC
may not play in State Closed tournaments of other states (districts) or
Sections of the USTA if they play in a NC State Closed.
students who live in another state or country must meet requirements #2 and #3.
NEW this Year
We have a new USTA logo
that we would love to see our players wear! USTA North Carolina will
raffle off one men’s and one ladies clothing item at this state closed
event. Don't miss this opportunity to win
NTRP Self Rate
NC requires all participants to have a rating prior to playing this tournament
If you do not have a rating, you can
self-rate yourself by following the directions below:
1. Go to www.nctennis.com.
2. Click on TennisLink under Quick Hits on the
right side of the page.
3. Log in to your USTA account or CREATE an
account (right side of the page in RED) if you do notcurrently have one. Player will need his
4. Click on "Self Rate" under the
"Find NTRP Rating Info" search box.
5. Follow the instructions and answer the
If your minimum rating allowed
is higher than you anticipated, make sure to click on the link to file a self-
DIRECTIONS: The tournament will be held at the Althea Gibson Tennis Complex at Empie Park. It is located at 3405-A Park Avenue. Wilmington, NC 28403.
If you are driving from the Raleigh/Chapel Hill/Durham area: Take I-40 East. Then merge onto US-117/S/NC 132 S/N. College Rd. Turn right onto Oleander Dr/US-76. Turn right onto Independence Blvd. Then make your first right onto Park Avenue. You will see Empie Park on your left and make your first left. At the stop sign, make a left and you will see the tennis courts and tennis clubhouse where the check-in is on your right.
From Charlotte area: Merge onto US-74 E towards NC-27. Then merge onto US-76 East via the exit on the left toward Wilmington/State Port/Carolina Beach/Kure Beach. Make a slight right onto US-76. Left onto Independence Blvd. Then make your first right onto Park Avenue. You will see Empie Park on your left.
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 Monday, July 27, 2015 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: 700082415 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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