PRIZE MONEY DISTRIBUTION
Tiebreaker System 2nd Best Team
Sachez-Casal Club Information
Academia Sanchez-Casal is the home of one of the most well known tennis academies in the world. Under the management of it’s CEO Emilio Sanchez Vicario it is the largest tennis facility in Southwest Florida with 38 courts, acting as a tennis hub in the whole region. Outstanding first class facilities makes the club an ideal place for families and tennis lovers of all levels in a unique tennis atmosphere. An active social life and lot of year round activities makes a real difference in the sunny city of Naples, FL. ES International School is also located in the facility and offers outstanding global education for all of our international students. Tournaments, exhibitions, restaurant and main bar are open to the public and member guests. Great season atmposhere!. Extensive operating hours for the convenience of our members and guests: 7:30 am to 9 pm (Monday through Friday), 8 am to 6 pm on Saturday and 8 am to 4 pm on Sunday.
Match Formats & Schedule
Matches in the round robins will be 2 sets with a 10 point Match TB for the third. Matches after round robin will be full two out of three sets.
Play begins Wednesday, the 9th and teams will play two matches per day depending on draw size. Tournament is scheduled to last four days unless rain. Example: in full 16 draw teams play two round robin matches first day, one round robin on the second day, semi's on the third day, and finals on the fourth, Saturday. day.
Note: players may only enter one division
NSMTA Doubles Champs awarded Cat III Status
its new round robin format, the NSMTA (National Senior Men’s Tennis
Association) Super Senior Doubles Championships was awarded Category III (300
points) status by USTA National. The
unique format will put all players in a round robin group to start with
guaranteeing them two to three matches with the winners of each group advancing
to the next round. A perfect
example is a draw of 16 teams would have 4 groups of 4 with each team playing
three matches. Winners of the groups
then advance to the semi’s.
unique feature is that in some draws where there are fewer players the best second
place team in the groups will advance as well.
Thus giving a team who has lost a match a chance to still win the tournament! In this tournament we will also add a consolation
round(s) to try to ensure at least three matches if round robin group is only
This year perpetual trophies will be awarded in the name of honorees who either as player or tournament director have made a significant contribution to senior tennis. The following are the honorees:
Men's 55 - Ron Homberg
Men's 60 - Toby Crabel
Men's 65 - Steve Solomon
Men's 70 - Alan Messer
Men's 75 - George Wachtel
Men's 80 - Clem Hopp
Men's 85 - John Powless
Saturday after all the 10am finals are finished the Cups will be awarded.
Senior Men’s Tennis Association
of the National Senior Men's Tennis Association is to promote tennis among
senior men over the age of 35. Our primary goal is to raise awareness,
increase interest, improve the quality of senior tennis events, and provide
local support to tennis communities in the United States. Our aim also is to
provide a forum for communicating with members, for exchanging information and
ideas amongst members, and to provide input to the United States Tennis
Association that would be of benefit to senior men's tennis.
NSMTA.NET website: - Simple direct links to upcoming tournaments. - Links to
results of completed tournaments with pictures and human-interest stories. -
Informational videos about practice drills, stretching and strengthening
exercises, diet and health, etc. We hope you will join us in supporting senior tennis and be a member of the NSMTA.
PLAYERS CAN ENTER ONLY ONE DIVISION
Sorry with teams playing two matches a day for the first two days it would be extremely difficult have players playing in two divisions.
Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of three matches. Teams placed in a group of 3 teams no advancing to a bracketed draw will play a consolation draw.
Happy Hour Daily / 4 to 6pm
Join us daily for free beer, refreshments, snacks and good fellowship.
ABBREVIATED LINE SWEEP SYSTEM
ALSS - Abbreviated Line Sweeping System In order to speed up turnover time of courts and improve line calling (leaves better mark) the tournament will use as in the past the ALSS. This is where only the service and baselines are cleaned leaving the sidelines uncleaned. The service & baselines are cleaned for depth perception but not needed on sidelines. In turn the ball makes much clearer mark when line is unswept. This also saves valuable turnover time of courts when there are full schedule of matches all day using 12 courts (saving approx. 3 minutes per court x 12 x 4 court turnovers = 148 minutes of line sweeping). Once you get used to it you'll wonder why we don't use it all the time (I know not as pretty). Play well & good luck - Larry Turville - Tournament Advisor
Wilson Regular Duty. 4 new balls will be provided for each match with no ball change.
Food & Drinks
Reasonably priced lunch,
dinner and beverages will be available throughout the week. No outside food or
alcoholic beverages are permitted on the grounds.
Players will be given a free TOURNAMENT SPECIAL MENU on Wednesday 9th for lunch.
Main bar menu also available (see link below)
Main Bar Tournament Specials
Hotel Rates & Information
Please note that Naples is in high season during the tournament and players are encouraged to make hotel reservations as soon as possible at the preferred tournament hotels offering reduced rates.
Players needing transportation by automobile please contact HELP ON WHEELS to get you to or from destination on time.
Call DAVE COOK at (973) 715-5787 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
HELP ON WHEELS can get you to or from:
RSW Southwest Florida Airport in Fort Myers - $50
Punta Gorda Airport - $85
Fort Lauderdale Airport - $175
Miami International Airport - $225
During your tournament stay, HELP ON WHEELS can also handle your local automobile transportation needs to and from restaurants, to the beach, and visits with friends and other players.
Trips or hourly rates are available based upon distance and/or time involved.
Players and their guests are
welcome to stay in the clubhouse and use the services of the restaurant and the
main bar. Food or drinks from outside are not allowed in the clubhouse,
restaurant and main bar.
The fitness center and locker rooms can be used
by players only.
Daily single passes will be available for
players guests for $15 at the front desk with full access to the club including
olympic-sized swimming pool, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and fitness
Stringing will be available at
the pro shop ($18 own strings)
Sanchez-Casal Academy Information
A successful model created by
Emilio Sánchez Vicario and Sergio Casal in 1998.
Using tennis and education within the 'Academy' framework as
the vehicle for personal development, our student athletes will continue to be
good citizens of the world, long after they leave our care.
The Sánchez-Casal Academy is considered as a well known
reference for its unique training system established by coaches with worldwide
reputation and for developing elite players such as Kuznetsova, Murray,
Dimitrov, Hantuchova, Mónaco, among others.
At the Academia Sánchez-Casal Academy our Mission is creating
opportunities in tennis, in education, and lifeWe focus on teaching and
harnessing our core values of education, competitiveness, enthusiasm and
Our philosophy is developing successful young people in all
aspects of life, using tennis and education as the vehicle for personal
development.Our Academy is more than a facility or regular training
environment; it is a family and thriving community. For our international,
national students and staff, it is their home away from home.
Nearest airport: Southwest
Florida International Airport (RSW) - 20 miles
Directions from the airport: I-75 SOUTH. EXIT 107 (NAPLES).
TURN RIGHT ON PINE RIDGE. AFTER 2 MILES TURN LEFT ON
AIRPORT PULLING ROAD. NAPLES BATH AND TENNIS CLUB IS ON THE
RIGHT 0.5 MILES AHEAD.
Sanchez-Casal Athlete Mind Program
Academia Sánchez-Casal (ASC) Florida provides all kind of sports players the mental training to go over limits, growing the mindset and reaching goals. The goal of a player is to enjoy, compete and perform always showing the best potential and version everyday.
Each athlete is different and will be treated according to their specific needs.
* manage stress during and before matches
* improve concetration
* get stronger mindset
* face difficult situations in a match
Contact our Mental Coach (Eva Borras - email@example.com) to get more information about on-line & on-site sessions, packages and any specific questions/requests you may have.
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 Tuesday, January 01, 2019 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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