The Reis Tennis Center front desk/foyer is currently being
remodeled, so the front entrance is blocked off. Please enter the
tennis center through one of the side doors.
Practice courts are now available on Friday 1/5/2018 until 5
Due to the number of matches which needed to be scheduled over the
weekend on six courts
matches are scheduled at all possible match times starting on
Friday at 4 PM. We are not able to accommodate requests to switch
Main draw singles matches are best of three sets and a 10 point
match tie-break will be played for the third set. There is a 2
minute on court break if players split sets and coaching is not
allowed. Doubles matches are 8 game pro-sets with an end of set
tie-break played at 8-8. Singles matches will be played with ad and
doubles matches will be played with no-ad scoring.
Player Check-In for Matches:
Players are requested to check-in at the tournament desk at least
15 minutes prior to each scheduled match. They should be prepared
to play at the time that they check in.
Players may reserve available indoor courts for Friday, January 5th
by calling the Reis Tennis Center front desk at 607-254-8922. The
court fee is $26 per hour. Please note that there is only indoor
court availability until 3:30 PM on Friday.
Players may reserve indoor practice time for half an hour on
Saturday, January 6th and Sunday, January 7th through the Reis
front desk (607-254-8922). The charge is $5 per PLAYER for indoor
Indoor courts have been set aside for practice on:
Saturday, January 6th 7-8 AM
Sunday, January 7th 7-8 AM
The indoor practice court reservations Saturday and Sunday morning
are restricted to 30 minutes per player with up to four
players to a court. If there are open courts players may sign
up at the front desk that same morning to practice for an
additional half hour. When making an indoor court reservation
please mention that the court reservation is for the USTA
Tournament, indicate the names of the players warming up on the
court and provide a cell phone contact number.
We are not able to add late entrants to this tournament. If you
missed the deadline you can email email@example.com to be placed on
an alternate list. If players withdraw alternates can take their
place in the draw as long as their inclusion doesn't affect the
Doubles Pairing Deadline:
All doubles pairings will need to be confirmed by 1 PM on January
1, 2018 in order for teams to be included in the doubles
Tournament held on indoor hard courts at Reis Tennis Center, home
of the Cornell Men's and Women's tennis teams.
A consolation round will be scheduled for players who lose their
first singles match as long as we have enough court space.
Players need to indicate their doubles partner when they register
for the tournament or email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm their
partner. Once both players indicate their partner in the applicant
list or confirm by email that they'll play together the doubles
team will be entered in the competitor list. We'll be happy to
forward emails to players who you want to contact about doubles,
but USTA does not permit giving out contact information without
Tennis Recruiting.net National Showcase Series
We're pleased to announce that this tournament has been designated
as part of the Tennis Recruiting.net National Showcase Series.
Tournaments in the National Showcase Series are USTA sanctioned
junior tournaments open to players from all sections. Eastern
players who win matches earn regular L1 ranking points for this
tournament. These tournaments are designed to give a broad range of
players the chance to compete outside their districts and sections
- and results from these tournaments are guaranteed to count toward
TRN rankings. Players who compete in these tournaments and win at
least one match will become national players on TRN.
The article below provides more information on the National
The Best Western University Inn (1020 Ellis Hollow Rd,
Ithaca, NY 14850), which is within walking distance of the tennis
center, is offering a rate of $105/night. Tournament participants
can register for rooms at this rate through the website
http://bestwesternuniversityinnithaca.com/ or call the hotel
directly at 607-272-6100 and request the group rate for the L1 USTA
The Country Inn & Suites Ithaca (1100 Danby Rd, Ithaca,
NY, 14850) which is a 10-15 minute drive to Reis, is offering a
rate of $89/night to tournament participants. This special rate for
suite rooms can be accessed at www.countryinns.com/ithacany by
entering the PROMO Code JANTEN for dates including Jan 4-7.
The Quality Inn (356 Elmira Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850), which is
a 10-15 minute drive to Reis Tennis Center, is holding a block of
rooms for tournament participants at a rate of $89/night. To make
reservations call 607-272-0100 and indicate that you are affiliated
with the Reis Tennis Center USTA tournament.
The Hampton Inn Ithaca (337 Elmira Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850) is
holding a block of rooms for tournament participants at $99/night.
Rooms can be booked by calling 607-277-5500 or online under USTA
tournament using the code UTS.
Player Selection Type
USTA Eastern Tournament Information:
USTA Eastern strives to provide quality competitive opportunities for players to contest their skill against other players. Courtesy and sportsmanship are expected of all participants and spectators at all times; and players are required to know and understand all other rules and regulations detailed at: usta.com
Code Of Conduct:
By registering for this tournament you agree to abide by the Rules & Regulations set forth in the USTA Friend at Court, the USTA Standards of Conduct, as well as the USTA Eastern Section's Rules & Regulations. The rules apply to parents & spectators as well; the player is responsible for their entourage. Poor behavior by the spectators may result in point penalties for the players. Poor personal behavior, bad sportsmanship or any acts detrimental to the game could prevent section endorsement. Further information on conduct requirements of USTA Tournament participants can be found here.
Registration and Withdrawals Withdrawals can be done online before registration closes. Select "Withdraw" under the blue Edit Registration Menu on the lower left of this tournament homepage. Refunds will not be given after the close of registration.
Please Note: Playing in Concurrent Tournaments is not allowed. For more information on our rules and regulations please visit our website: usta.com
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, December 31, 2017 1:00:00 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: 100032718 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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