Changes to G12 Singles Draw:
Due to the withdrawal of the second seed in G12 singles the seeding
has been redone in this division and some adjustments to the draw
have been made, as allowed by Friend at Court and approved by the
Eastern Office. Any players whose match times are affected will be
notified of the change in their match time.
Main draw singles matches are best of three sets with a 10 point
match tie-break played for the third set. There is a 2 minute on
court break if players split sets and coaching is not allowed.
Consolation singles matches are 8 game pro-sets with an end of set
tie-break played at 8-8. All singles matches will be played with ad
Doubles matches are 8 game pro-sets with no-ad scoring and an end
of set tie-break played at 8-8.
Main draw matches will be held on the outdoor courts and the indoor
courts will be used in case of rain or if darkness is likely to be
an issue before matches finish. Matches which go on at 7:30 PM or
later will be held indoors.
A consolation singles round will be scheduled on the indoor courts
as long as we don't need to move the main draw matches inside due
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.
The Reis Tennis Center indoor and outdoor courts are available to
tournament players for practice at no charge on Friday, 6/22 until
4 PM; as well as on Saturday, 6/23 from 7-8 AM and Sunday, 6/24
from 8-9 AM. Courts are available on a first come, first serve
basis with up to four players to a court and a limit of 30 minutes
if others are waiting for a court. Indoor courts can be used for
practice during the tournament as long as there isn't a match on an
adjacent court. There will be no practice court reservations.
Other outdoor public tennis court options for practice during the
Cornell North Campus courts at Appel Commons (186 Cradit Farm Dr.,
Ithaca, NY 14853).
Ithaca High School courts (1401 N. Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY
Ithaca College Wheeler Tennis Courts (161 Lyceum Drive, Ithaca, NY
Tournament held 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.
All doubles pairings need to be confirmed by Saturday, June 16th at
1 PM. Players who do not confirm partners by that time will not be
included in the doubles draws.
Players need to indicate their doubles partner when they register
for the tournament or email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm their
partner by the registration deadline. 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 written approval.
Tennis Recruiting.net National Showcase Series
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 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 $159/night including breakfast. 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 Tournament.
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 $149/night including breakfast. This special rate for suite
rooms can be accessed at www.countryinns.com/ithacany by entering
the PROMO Code TENTOU for dates including June 22-24.
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 $139/night including
breakfast. To make reservations call 607-272-0100 and indicate that
you are affiliated with the Reis Tennis Center USTA
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca (36 Cinema Dr, Ithaca,
NY 14850), is holding a block of rooms for tournament participants
at a rate of $199 per night. This rate is available until June 8
and the link for this rate is below.
Player Selection Type
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.
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
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 Friday, June 15, 2018 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: 100096618 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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