Frostbite Open Wrap-Up
Thank you for playing! It lived up to its name in the mornings. We hope you had a good experience in Waco. All pictures will be on WacoTennisAssociation Facebook page.
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Draws are Posted
Please check the draw now and throughout the week. If your opponent withdraws, it will affect your first match time.
Call the tournament director with any questions about your draw. 254-717-8789.
All Saturday matches will be played at Waco Regional Tennis Center (WRTC).
All Sunday matches will be played at Robinson High School (RHS).
Draws will be posted at 8:00am Tuesday morning. No matches will be played on Friday. Matches to be played at Waco Regional Tennis Center (WRTC) and Robinson High School (RHS).
Where you play is on the draw before the date. WRTC Stand for Waco Regional Tennis & Fitness. RHS stands for Robinson High School. Driving directions and maps to each site are provided below.
Directions to Waco Regional Tennis & Fitness (WRTC & WTA)
Located at 900 W. Lake Shore Dr. , Waco, TX 76708.
(It shares a parking lot with Hawaiian Falls.)
From I35, take Exit 339 (Lake Shore Dr) on the right. Turn right onto Lake Shore Dr for 3 miles. Turn left into River Bend Park. Waco Regional Tennis & Fitness is on the right.
From I35, take Exit 335C (MLK Jr. Blvd) on the right. Turn left onto MLK for 4 miles. Turn left onto Lake Shore Dr. for 1/2 mile. Turn left into River Bend Park. Waco Regional Tennis & Fitness is on the right.
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Directions to Robinson High School (RHS)
700 W Tate St / Robinson TX 76706
Matches check in at the 8 Varsity Courts on the left behind the High School.
From I35 S take Exit 325 (Hewitt Dr / Moonlight Dr) to the right. Turn right on Moonlight Dr. Take a left on Old Robinson Road. Take a Left on Tate.
From I35 N take exit 330B on the right.Take the Loop 340 / Highway 6 Exit. Follow signs toward Marlin (East). Take a right on Highway 77/Robinson Road. Take a Right on Tate.
Format of Play
Best 2 out of 3 tie break sets with a 10 point breaker in lieu of a full third set. Regular scoring. Consolation in all divisions-Singles, Doubles, Mixed.
Round Robin Informatiom
You must play your first round match in a round robin in order to be able to play in subsequent rounds. If you don't play your second round match, you can't play the third round. The only exception is a default due to lateness. This is a USTA rule, not ours.
Downtown Area: Hilton Waco, 113 S. University Parks Dr. Waco TX 76701, 254-754-8484; Hotel Indigo, 211 Clay Ave, Waco, TX 76706, 254-754-7000; Courtyard Waco, 101 Washington Ave, Waco TX 76701, 254-752-8686 ; Residence Inn, 501 S University parks Dr. Waco, TX, 254-714-1386 South & West: Hampton Inn & Suites Waco South, 2501 Market Place Dr. Waco, TX 76711, 254-662-9500 - Springhill Suites Waco Woodway, 200 Colonnade Pkwy Woodway TX, 254-732-7979 - La Quinta Inn & Suites Woodway, 6003 Woodway Dr Woodway TX, 254-772-0200
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ONLY LARGE DIVISIONS WILL START FRIDAY.
POINTS: TX Section: Adult-100; Senior-200; Super
National: Adult, Senior, Super Sr-Local: 1x. Champs-Level 2 Ranking
TEXAS JUNIOR POINTS: Super Champs- Tier 5 Standing points;
Champs-Level 2 Ranking points.
SEEDING: USTA Texas recommends the "All Factors
Method" of seeding for Ad/Sr/SS divisions and that Committees use
the Texas 12 Month Rolling Standings List for initial
considerations. If other information is to be considered (such as
head-to-head wins), emails must be sent to the Tournament Director
immediately after entry deadline.
REGISTRATION: Players must register at first match playing site 30
minutes prior to start of match.
NO REFUNDS after the entry deadline or for inclement weather.
10 & Under Regulation - Junior Other Tournaments
All junior other sanctioned tournaments offer 10 & Under Orange Ball Division (orange ball, 60 foot court and 25 inch racquet) and 10 & Under Green Ball Division (green dot ball, 78 foot court and 27 inch racquet). Please register for the correct division based upon age, Challenger tournament credit / wins, etc. All tournament entries are verified by the section office. For the full 10 & Under regulation, please click here
Excessive Overrule Guideline: The USTA Texas Officials Committee along with the Competitive Department has established a guideline in reference to excessive overrules as clarified in the Friend at Court. This guideline states "Once a player has been overruled for a second time in a match, they will be cautioned that after another overrule, they will be penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct under the point penalty system."
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, January 14, 2016 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: 809725516 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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