CONTACTING THE TOURNAMENT:
Before the tournament starts, you can call the Tournament
Director at (858) 454-6500 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or you can reach
the Referee at (949) 374-3524.
When matches are in progress please call the Club's main line, (858) 454-7126
and ask for the Tournament Desk.
After hours you may call the Beach Club's main line (858) 454-7126 to leave a
general message for the Tournament Desk.
If you have a particularly urgent matter, please call the appropriate person
Conan Lorenzo .... (619) 846-3094.
Bill Kellogg .......... (858) 735-6500
Marylynn Baker ... (949) 374-3524
You may also email Bill Kellogg at email@example.com or Marylynn Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org
EXPECTED MATCH SCHEDULE:
Although a few matches will be scheduled for Thursday afternoon, in most cases, the FIRST MATCHES are expected to take place on Friday. We will hold
three rounds of play on Friday, using a shortened match format (8-game Pro Set).
On Saturday and Sunday the match format will be the best two of three sets with Coman Tiebreakers being played at 6-6.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SCHEDULE IS BASED ON THE SIZE OF LAST YEAR’S DRAWS AND
IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
Entry fees include automatic entry in the associated
consolation event. The consolation event is open only to those players who
lose their first match.
The San Diego International Airport is located just a 20
minute drive from the club. Transportation between the club and the airport
is easily arranged at the airport by simply visiting the transportation
stands outside Baggage Claim. A taxi costs approximately $35-$40.
For getting around town when you are here, a car is the best way to go. Train
stations are located at Solana Beach and downtown San Diego. Bus service is
located a few blocks from the club.
The draws will be posted at the Beach Club and online by
Tuesday evening during the week the event begins. Changes in the draws and
schedule will occur as circumstances dictate (injured players, partner
substitutions, withdrawals, etc). We post these changes onsite and on the
internet frequently so please be sure to check the draws at least daily to be
sure that you have the latest information.
While the tournament is in progress, the draws posted on the official
bulletin boards at the site are the official draws. Therefore, it is
especially important to check the posted draws onsite to verify times,
opponents, etc after each match. When changes occur, we make every attempt to
contact the affected players. However, sometimes it happens that we do not
have updated contact information or simply cannot reach players for various
reasons. Therefore, please be sure to check for changes on a regular basis.
Prior to playing your first match in the tournament you
must visit the Registration Desk and obtain your Player Registration Card.
You must have a current USTA membership to play in this tournament. If your
USTA membership has expired or you don't have one you may purchase a USTA
membership onsite at the Registration Desk.
At the Registration Desk you will need to sign a Waiver of Liability.
The Registration Desk will have lots of information available for you about
practice courts, the facilities and the most current draws. Please feel free
to ask general questions about the tournament at this desk.
Please note that you must Check-in at the Tournament Desk prior to each match
you have in the tournament. It is recommended that you Check-in at least 15
minutes prior to the scheduled time of your match. After checking in, you
must remain within earshot of the tournament desk since failure to respond to
the official announcement of your match could result in a default. You should
automatically present your Registration Card to the volunteers at the
Check-in desk for each match.
When possible, two complimentary practice courts are set
aside at the Beach Club (courts # 13 & 14). Players may reserve them in
15 minute increments by contacting the Beach Club front desk (858-454-7126).
In addition, we have made arrangements for complimentary practice courts
offsite for our tournament players at the La Jolla Tennis Club, 7632 Draper
Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 454-4434. They are on a "first-come,
first-served" basis. Additionally, players may use the Barnes Tennis
Center, 4490 W. Point Loma Blvd., San Diego, 92107 for longer hitting
sessions at modest rates. Players looking for a quick warm-up before their
match may always use our double-sided backboard.
Racquet stringing and repair services are available
onsite. Just contact our Tennis Shop to make these arrangements. (858)
Locker rooms are available onsite for all tournament
participants with complimentary towels, toiletries and appropriate changing
Don Debaun, our great trainer, will be back by popular
request. His services are complimentary to the players and he will be located
in a room very near the tournament desk. Massage services are available
onsite at prevailing rates and we have EMT's onsite to handle emergency
medical situations that might occur during the tournament. Just contact the
Tournament Desk, any official, the Registration Desk or the Front Desk for a
quick response to emergency situations.
Complimentary parking is available onsite for all
tournament participants. Spectators arriving separately will be required to
pay a $10 parking fee per day.
Engraved trays will be awarded to the first and second
place finishers in the main and consolation draws. Winners of the main draw
will have their names inscribed on our perpetual trophy.
INCLEMENT WEATHER PROCEDURES:
If we experience inclement weather during the tournament
it is quite likely that some matches will be delayed or rescheduled. We will
post notices to this website at frequent intervals to keep you advised about
rescheduling plans, etc.
Special room rates at the Beach Club and the La Jolla
Shores Hotel are available to those participating in the tournament based on
Call our Reservations Hotline: 800-624-2582 to take advantage of this these
great rates and be sure to mention that you are playing in the tournament.
For hotel amenities we recommend visiting our website at the link attached to
this message www.ljbtc.com.
Please note that we do not accept credit card payments at
our outlets. Purchases must be paid in cash or charged to your room.
Players are required to wear appropriate tennis attire for
their matches. Shoes that leave excessive marks on the courts (such as track
shoes) are not allowed.
COURTS & LIGHTS:
We have 14 hard courts available onsite, 12 are lighted.
We try to avoid scheduling matches under the lights but in many cases, it is
unavoidable. There is no charge for the lights.
The Wilson US OPEN Extra Duty ball is the official ball of
REGISTRATION FEE CALCULATION:
A processing fee is charged by the company that
administers the online registration process. The fee charged is calculated as
Entry Fee ............ Processing Fee
$0 - $149.99 ....... 6.75% plus $1.25
$150 - $499.99 .... 3.75% plus $5.75
$500 and up ........ 2.75% plus $10.75
*There is a $3.25 minimum per registration per person.
Player Evaluation of the Tournament
Players: Please take a moment to evaluate the tournament by going to the attached link and answering the questions. The San Diego District Tennis Association is committed to providing a top quality tournament circuit for players and your input will help achieve that goal.
This is the second-oldest tennis event in the United States and
has a rich tournament history. First held in 1890 at The Hotel Del
Monte in Monterey, California, the event was created to promote the
sale of real estate on the Monterey peninsula.The original concept
pitted the best players from the East versus those from the West.
This coast to coast rivalry was the inspiration for the Davis Cup.
Past Winners include Jack Kramer, Ted Schroeder, Bobby Riggs,
Pancho Segura, Don Budge, Tony Trabert, Stan Smith, Bob Lutz,
Arthur Ashe, Dennis Ralston, and John McEnroe and many other
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, February 23, 2020 8:59:00 PM Pacific Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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