Matches for this tournament will be held on Saturday, January
5 and Sunday, January 6 on all courts starting at 8 AM on both
days. Matches will not be scheduled on Friday, January 4, in an
effort to accommodate players' travel schedules.
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 and consolation singles 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.
In this tournament a consolation singles round is scheduled for
players who lose their first match. A goal of TRN National Showcase
tournaments is for all participants to compete in a minimum of two
singles matches and we hope that everyone will play their
consolation singles matches. If players do not participate in
scheduled consolation singles matches a default or walkover will be
Players may reserve practice time for half an hour on Saturday,
January 5 and Sunday, January 6 from 7-7:30 AM or 7:30-8 AM through
the Reis front desk (607-254-8922). The charge is $5 per PLAYER.
When making a court reservation please mention that the reservation
is for the USTA tournament, indicate the names of all players on
the court and provide a cell phone contact number.
The only times during the tournament that courts are available for
Saturday, January 5 from 7-8 AM
Sunday, January 6 from 7-8 AM
The practice times listed above 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 for
an additional half hour.
All players must indicate their partner in the applicant list or
email email@example.com to confirm their partner by Monday, 12/31
at 1 PM. We can forward email requests to other applicants who
haven't indicated partners yet. Once both players confirm that
they'll pair up it will be indicated in the competitor list.
Tournament held at Reis Tennis Center, home of the Cornell Men's
and Women's Tennis teams.
In this tournament a consolation singles round will be scheduled
for players who lose their first singles match, as long as we have
sufficient court space.
If you want to play doubles and don't have a partner you can send
an email to firstname.lastname@example.org in advance and we'll be happy to
forward your partner request.
TennisRecruiting.net National Showcase Series
This tournament has been designated as part of the
TennisRecruiting.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
College Coaches Attending
For this January's TRN tournament we've contacted College Tennis
coaches from the east coast to see if they plan to attend the
tournament. As of 1/4/2019* coaches from the following programs
have confirmed that they plan to attend: Alfred Men's and Women's;
American International College Women's; Colgate Men's and Women's;
SUNY Cortland Women's; Hobart Men's; Houghton Men's and Womens;
Ithaca College Men's and Women's; Marist Men's and Women's;
*Additional college coaches may attend as they review our sign ups.
As we hear from additional coaches, this list will be updated
The Country Inn & Suites Ithaca (1100 Danby Rd, Ithaca,
NY, 14850) which is a 10-15 minute drive to Reis, is offering a
block of rooms at $99/night. This special rate is for suite rooms
and includes breakfast and transportation. Reservations can be
accessed at www.countryinns.com/ithacany by entering the PROMO
Code:TENSTR for dates including January 4-6. Rooms can also be
booked at 607-256-1100 and referencing the above code.
Cut Off Date: December 28. Reservations after the cut off date
will be provided on a rooms available basis.
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 $109 per night.
Cut Off Date: December 4 (reservations can be canceled up
to 48 hours in advance). The rate includes breakfast and rooms are
spacious and have kitchens. The link for this rate is
The Best Western University Inn (1020
Ellis Hollow Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850), which is within walking
distance of the tennis center, is offering a block of rooms at a
rate of $119/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
Cut off date: December 25 (24 hour cancellation
The Quality Inn (356 Elmira Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850), which is
a 10-15 minute drive to Reis Tennis Center, is offering a block of
rooms for tournament participants at a rate of $109/night including
breakfast. To make reservations call 607-272-0100 and indicate that
you are affiliated with the Reis Tennis Center USTA
Cut off date: December 25 (24 hour cancellation policy).
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 30, 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: 100012719 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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