Player Selection Type
SUNDAY UPDATE 8/18/18 8AM:
ALL MATCHES ARE ON FOR 10AM. THE 10AM MATCHES WILL BE PLAYED ON THE
INDOOR HARD COURTS. THE 11:30AM MATCH WILL BE DETERMINED AFTER A
LATE MORNING REEVALUATION OF THE COURT SURFACES.
BREWER ROWE -TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR
We look forward to hosting you on the grass courts for the USTA
National Grass Courts Open, August 13-August 19, at the
International Tennis Hall of Fame. Please read below carefully and
call the pro-shop at 401-849-4777 with any questions.
Tournament Dates: The duration of this tournament runs from
Monday, August 13th to Sunday August 19th. Check-in will be next to
the flag pole near the outdoor porch and grass courts.
Tournament Attire: All players are REQUIRED to dress in
white tennis attire for the duration of the tournament; as well as
for practice courts. NO GRASS COURT CLEATS/SHOES ARE ALLOWED.
Registration Deadline: Online Registration will CLOSE
Tuesday, August 7 at 11:59pm (EST). On-site Doubles and Mixed
Doubles Registration deadline will be closed at 4:00pm on Monday,
August 13th. The tournament will post on-site if players are
interested in doubles/mixed doubles and looking for a
Doubles Start Date & Time: Men's and Ladies Doubles will
begin on Tuesday, August 14 not before 2:00pm. Mixed Doubles will
begin on Wednesday, August 15th not before 2:00pm. Match times for
men's and ladies doubles will be posted online Monday, August 13th
and Mixed Doubles start times will be determined and posted online
Tuesday, August 14th after on-site registration closes, based on
Draw/Start Times: Men's and Ladies Singles Draw will be
finalized and posted online on Thursday, August 9 by 4:00pm. No
refunds will be given once the draws are posted.
Surface: Grass Courts. (Back-up hard courts may be used in
the event of persistent rain and play on the grass courts is not
Format- Single Elimination Draw with Consolation Draw for
first match losses in the Men's and Ladies Singles. Best of 3 sets
using regular scoring.
Location & GPS: Hall of Fame Tennis Club, Newport, RI.
GPS location is 19 Memorial Boulevard, Newport, RI 02840.
Parking: Player parking is available in the surrounding area
at the Hall of Fame Tennis Club. Street parking is available off
Freebody Street, Memorial Boulevard, and Chapel Terrace. The
Bellevue Parking plaza directly across from the main entrance of
the Hall of Fame is a pay per hour lot and the Hall of Fame Tennis
Club does NOT validate.
Referee: Roaming referees will be available for the
Practice Courts: Practice courts will be available for
players in the three days preceding the tournament. Practice courts
will be discounted 50% off the posted regular rate for players in
the tournament and can be booked directly with the Pro-Shop and a
credit card on file. Public hard courts are available for practice
at no cost across the street behind the CVS at the City's Pop Flak
Tournament Hotels: Visit gonewport.com.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Tuesday, August 7, 2018 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: 450065718 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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