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Directions to Olde Providence Racquet Club
The tournament will be played on the historic 27 clay courts at Olde Providence Racquet Club, 5630 Sharon View Road, Charlotte, NC 28226. The club is located on 55 acres in south Charlotte. Click below for a YahooMap -- you can navigate closer or in any direction on this map. Enter your address on this map to get directions. NOTE: the club main entrance road from Sharon View Road that leads to the clubhouse and tournament desk is indicated as Alexander Hall Road on this map. Please click here>>> more info
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.
Format and Scoring
The format for all main draw singles matches is best of 3 regular sets, with a
feed-in consolation through the quarters.
The format for all consolation
singles is best of 3 sets with a 10-point tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd
The format for all main draw doubles matches is best of 3 regular sets, with a
first match loser consolation.
The format for all consolation doubles is best
of 3 sets with a 10-point tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set.
Selection of Players
Nothing to lose so register to play. If a division in this tournament does
not have sufficient entries, your credit card will not be
charged the entry
fee or the tennislink service/processing fee.
All matches will be played on outdoor clay courts. In the case of inclement
weather matches will move to indoor hard courts.
It is the PLAYER'S responsibility to know their next match time and show up
in a timely manner.
Check website often for updated match times.
MUST CHECK IN FOR EACH MATCH 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO ITS SCHEDULED START
ALL USTA RULES WILL BE ENFORCED FOR LATENESS.
Players are eligible to enter 2 events: singles, gender doubles, and mixed
We will be using the All Factors Method
with a heavy emphasis on State and Southern standings list.
We will seed on a 1:3 ratio and the number of players shall equal a power of two
(For example, 1,2,4,8,16 or 32) Some divisions may not have seeds because they
are round robins or because there was not enough information to determine a seed
Draws will be posted at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tournament
Winners and finalists in each division will receive Champion gift.
Thursday and Friday Play
Matches may begin as early as Thursday morning. If you have a schedule
conflict any day please make the tournament director aware before registration
All players will be selected. Your credit card will not be charged until
Selections will be posted no later than the Tuesday after the
The names of players who have been selected will appear as
If you are not selected, you will be on the alternate list.
Please contact the TD if you wish to be removed from the alternate list.
If you need to withdraw before entries close, you must do so online.
on "Edit Registration," then "Withdraw." You will need your original
Players withdrawing after the tournament
deadline/selection will not be refunded the entry fee.
Welcome... to Olde Providence Racquet Club
Rich in Tradition. Renown for Excellence. The Carolinas' most
treasured tennis club awaits you!
For more than half a century, we at Olde Providence have made it
our mission to create the ideal environment for tennis lovers. We
cater both to the tennis-obsessed and to more casual players who
enjoy our full range of family-friendly programming and fellowship.
It's a job that keeps us smiling - whether we're watching one of
our talented pros teach a youngster to put spin on her serve, or
staring amazed at the celebrity players we proudly help bring to
Charlotte as the host of several prestigious tournaments.
Our landmark club is tucked into 55 wooded acres and features 32
outdoor and five indoor courts, a Junior Olympic-size pool and
state-of-the art fitness facilities. We are close enough to the
city's bustle to be convenient, but removed enough to give a sense
of sanctuary. Call us biased, but we think we have the formula just
Come join us and start your own traditions at Olde Providence!
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 Sunday, October 14, 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: 700072518 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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