All players who registered for the Midwest Closed and
completed the qualifier, are endorsed as alternates.
Player Selection Type
Times are posted. Consolation rounds start outside at 8:00. If
rain, matches will be pushed back until 10:00 indoors. Call
tournament phone if raining.
FIRST MATCH HAVE BEEN POSTED ... First match times can be found
on the draw sheet ... click on the Draws tab above. Match times
beyond a player's first match are tentative, and must be confirmed
with the tournament director at the conclusion of the previous
DOUBLES: We encourage all players to play doubles. If you didn't
sign up with a partner online, email firstname.lastname@example.org
asap. If you do not have a partner, just let us know and we will
help find one. Again, please consider playing doubles!!!
TOURNAMENT SITE: Matches will be played at Upper
Arlington High School, 1650 Ridgeview Road, Columbus, OH 43221
NOTE 1: Tennis courts are on the north side of the school
building. Courts are on a one way street accessed from Zollinger
Road to the north. NOTE 2: DO NOT use Map It! on the
tournament web site for directions to the tournament site ... you
will end up in a residential area in another part of Columbus. If
you use a mapping program, website, or app, use the address for the
high school listed above.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Starting Friday, June 8, the tournament
contact phone number will be 614-300-0014.(Do not call
614-899-7120, the number listed in the Organization information
above; this is a private residence not associated with the
tournament). In case of emergency, call the Racquet Club of
Columbus at 614-457-5671 and they will help contact the tournament
directors or referee.
PLEASE ARRIVE AND CHECK IN, READY TO PLAY, AT LEAST 15 MINUTES
PRIOR TO YOUR POSTED MATCH TIME.
MATCH SCHEDULE: Weather permitting, we will play 2 rounds of
singles in the main draw, 1 round of consolation singles, and play
at least 1 round of doubles on the first day. The quarterfinal and
semifinal main draw matches will both play on the third day. The
consolation finals will not be played. Players may still be
competing on TUESDAY. Matches begin at 8:00am each day.
SCORING: All singles matches will be the best of 3 sets, with a
match tie-breaker in lieu of a third set. Doubles matches will play
an 8-game pro set, with a 12-point tie break at 7-all. IN THE EVENT
OF RAIN: In the event of rain, matches will be played at the
Racquet Club of Columbus, 1100 Bethel Road, Columbus, OH 43220. All
decisions concerning indoor play will be made by the tournament
director and tournament referee. For indoor matches, players will
be charged $10 per player per match for singles and $5 per player
per match for doubles.
PRACTICE COURTS: We have not made arrangements to use the Upper
Arlington High School courts for practice on Friday, June 9 ...
they may or may not be available.
HOTELS: Listed below are a few reasonably close hotels to the Upper
Arlington High School courts. The closest (a few blocks) hotel is
the recently opened Homewood Suites, 1576 West Lane Avenue,
Columbus, OH 43221, 614-488-1500. Other area hotels (in no
particular order) include:Hilton Garden Inn, 3232 Olentangy River
Road, Columbus, OH 43202, 614-586-4360Fairfield Inn, 3031 Olentangy
River Road, Columbus, OH 43202, 614-267-1111Holiday Inn Express,
3045 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202, 614-447-1212 Hyatt
Place, 795 Yard Street, Columbus, OH 43212,
DRAWS & FIRST MATCH TIMES: Draws and match times for the
first rounds will be posted online by the end of the day, Tuesday,
June 5. Match times will be listed on the draw. IF YOU DO NOT SEE
YOUR MATCH OR MATCH TIME, BE SURE TO CLICK ON THE LINK FOR THE
SECOND HALF OF THE DRAW.
Player Selection TypePlayers are selected manually by the
tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry TypeEntry to this tournament is open to specified
residents only. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, June 03, 2018
11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if
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, June 03, 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: 856307918 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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