Thank you very much for playing the 2018 Kroc Center Junior Open!!!
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10 & Under Divisions: Scoring Format-10U Sanctioned Tournament Play
The required scoring format for singles shall be the best of two
short sets (first to four and win by two), with a set tiebreak (first to seven (7) and win by two) at
4-4 in each set, and a set tiebreak (first to seven (7) and win by two) for the third.
They will play on a court size of 60 feet with orange low compression balls for Orange Level 1
and 78 feet court with green dot low compression balls for Green Level 1. They should be using
up to 25" junior racquets for Orange play and up to 29” for Green play.
They must be able to serve out of the air.
DRAWS WITH MATCH TIMES ARE NOW POSTED - THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 20 10:00AM
PLEASE PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO YOUR MATCH TIMES. PLAYERS ARE TO ARRIVE 15 MINUTES EARLY PRIOR TO EACH MATCH.
DUE TO THE LARGE DRAWS NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE TO THE SCHEDULE OR COURT SURFACE. PLAYERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING THEIR OWN MATCH TIMES AND FOR REPORTING ON TIME. NO ALLOWANCES WILL BE MADE FOR LATE ARRIVALS.
PLEASE NOTE YOUR MATCH LOCATION & SURFACE IS INDICATED WITH THE ABBREVIATIONS BELOW
KRCLA - KROC CLAY COURT
KHARD - KROC HARD COURT
KR10 - KROC 10 & UNDER (HARD COURT)
SPORT - SPORTSCLUB GREENVILLE (CLAY COURT)
THORN - THORBLADE TENNIS CENTER (CLAY COURT)
SCHEDULE AND DRAWS WILL BE POSTED AT 10am THURSDAY
FIRST ROUND OF SINGLES MATCHES FOR DIFFERENT DIVISIONS WILL BEGIN FRIDAY AT 4:30pm
WE WILL USE TWO ALTERNATE SITES, SPORTSCLUB GREENVILLE and THORNBLADE CLUB
712 CONGAREE RD
GREENVILLE SC 29607
THORNBLADE TENNIS CENTER
1212 THORNBLADE BLVD
GREER, SC 29650
ATTENTION PLAYERS AND PARENTS
THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS IN SCHEDULING OR CHANGE OF MATCH LOCATION SO BE PREPARED TO PLAY AT YOUR SCHEDULED TIME AND LOCATION. SOME MATCHES WILL BE PLAYED AT ALTERNATE SITE. (SPORTSCLUB GREENVILLE OR THORNBLADE TENNIS CENTER). MATCHES WILL BE PLAYED ON BOTH HARD AND SOFT COURTS. PLAYERS MOVING INTO THE CONSOLATION BRACKET WILL NEED TO BE PREPARED TO PLAY ON MULTIPLE SURFACES. THE TOURNAMENT REFEREE WILL HAVE DISCRETION AT ALL TIMES TO MAKE CHANGES.ALL PLAYERS ARE TO REPORT 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO THEIR SCHEDULED TIME FOR EACH MATCH. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE ALLOWED FOR LATENESS.
The Kroc Tennis Center is located in downtown Greenville (Half-a-Mile from Main Street).
Kroc Tennis Center
205 Gibbs Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Directions from the West........
Take 123/Academy into Greenville. Make left on W. Washington Street. At the second traffic light make a left on Hudson Street. Drive two blocks and make a left on Gibbs Street. The tennis center will be on your right.
Directions from the North.......
Take Poinsett Highway south into Greenville. Make a left on Buncombe Street. Make a right on Academy. Make a right on W. Washington Street. At the second traffic light, make a left on Hudson Street. Drive two blocks and make a left on Gibbs Street. The tennis center will be on your right.
Directions from the South.....
Take I- 85 North to I-185 North toward downtown Greenville. It becomes Mills Avenue. Make a left on Augusta Street. Cross Main Street. Augusta becomes River Street. Make a left on Camperdown Way. Make a left on Academy Street. Make an immediate right on Westfield Street. Make a left in 2/10 mi on Gibbs Street.
EACH DIVISION WILL WAS SEEDED USING THE SOUTHERN STANDING LIST UPDATED ON SEPTEMBER 12. IF THERE ARE NO RESULTS OR HISTORY FOR A DIVISION OR PLAYER NO SEEDS WERE ASSIGNED.
This year’s event will offer singles (first round losers consolation) and doubles (main draw only). Doubles players are required to sign up with a partner.
Singles will play best two out of three sets with a 10-point tie-breaker for the third set, and doubles will play one regular set (U12-U18).
For Boys and Girls 10 and under, the required scoring format for singles is the best of two short sets (first to four and win by two), with a set tiebreak (first to seven (7) and win by two) at 4-4 in each set, and a set tiebreak (first to seven (7) and win by two) for the third. Regular (Ad) scoring will be used.
Must be received by Monday, September 17 at 11:59pm. To sign up, please go to tournaments.usta.com. The tournament ID # is 700020218 . No phone entries will be accepted.
AWARDS AND AMENITIES
Awards will be presented for main draw champions and finalists, and for consolation champions. Each player will receive a T-Shirt. A lunch will be provided to players on Saturday, September 22, from 11:30am to 2:00pm.
U12 through U18: $38.13 for singles and $13.00 for doubles
U10: $23.00 for singles and $13.00 for doubles
South Carolina Tournament Level 3 and Southern Level 5
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Parents of 10 and
Under Players: If this is your child’s first USTA tournament and you are
having trouble registering, please contact USTA South Carolina at 803-781-2574
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 Monday, September 17, 2018 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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