Doubles partners need to be finalized by Wednesday 10/28 5:00 pm. Please use the Match Tennis app if you are looking for a partner. Draws will be posted by Thursday 3:00 pm. Doubles will play on Friday evening beginning at 5:00 pm. If you are not able to play Friday, please do not sign up for doubles. Thank You
Virtual Tournament Desk Registration **MANDATORY FOR ALL PLAYERS** by Oct 28 at 9 PM
In response to the COVID-19, we will be using Match Tennis App’s Virtual Tournament Desk technology to help facilitate CDC best practices.
In order to compete in this event, all competitors MUST click the below link to fill out the check-in form, and sign the waiver for this tournament.
FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES TO ENSURE YOU'LL RECEIVE COURT ASSIGNMENTS VIA TEXT
* When setting up your Match Tennis App account, all family members should sign in with the same username and password.
* Make sure you add three DIFFERENT contact numbers during the Pre Tournament Virtual Check-In THAT WILL BE ON during the tournament. They all should be cell numbers since messages will be in the form of texts. When you are called to court, all your contact phones will receive the message. * If you need to add or change contact numbers go to “My Account” in Match Tennis App and click “Completed Waivers” to add or change contact numbers. Please click the “more info” link to learn how we will be using VTD to keep you SAFE during the tournament:
Players will be called to the court via match tennis app.
*Players will play match and then report score on app and directly exit the facility.
*The facility will be closed. The only reason to enter the facility will be to go to the restroom or drop a racquet with the stringer.
*Players will need to bring everything they need for the match. Water and Ice will not be available due to Covid Safety Procedures.
*The Pro Shop will be open for players. No more than 5 people will be allowed in the pro shops.
*The upstairs and Balcony will be closed.
*Player and 2 guest are allowed at match site. No others will be permitted.
Matches will be played at:
John Drew Smith Tennis Center
3280 North Ingle Place
Macon, GA 31210
This is an
advanced-level tournament sanctioned by USTA Georgia as a Level 3 (Southern
Level 3 points). Registration must be completed online. Players may register
for two age divisions. Players will automatically be selected for the older age
and Girls registered for 12 and under division will play on a full court
with yellow balls.
and Girls 10 and under that are eligible for green
balls in Youth
Progression will play on a full court with green dot balls.
This tournament is
open for junior players regardless of ranking. You will receive an automated
email if your player is selected and your credit card is charged. USTA Southern
standings will be used for seeding and selections. Selections will be made by the
The USTA Southern
late entry policy will be followed and is stated below.
Draws will be
published by Thursday at 3 pm. It is your responsibility to check this
tournament web page for the players draws, match times and any other updates.
Draw size: Singles: 32 draw; Doubles: 16 draw. Single draws will be divided
into two balanced draws of 16 unless the division has less than 24 players.
For all USTA
Southern 10 and Under, Level 1-3 tournament play (not including Jr. Team
Tennis), the required scoring format for singles matches, shall be the best of
two short sets (first to four (4) and win by two), with a set tiebreak (first
to seven (7) and win by two) at 4-4 in each set, and a set tiebreak (first to
seven (7) and win by two) for the third set. No-ad scoring.
Scoring for BG 12-18
- Main Draw and Consolation (FIC): Best of 2 sets with a 10 pt. Match
tiebreaker in lieu of the 3rd set. Consolation finals may not be played.
Doubles - All
doubles players must play in the same age division as they do in singles. BG
12-18 - 6 game set with a 7 point set tiebreak at 6 all. Ad scoring. BG 10 - 6
game set with a 7 point set tiebreak at 6 all. No-ad scoring.
Withdrawals and Refund Policy
Before the deadline,
withdraw through TennisLink. After the deadline, email the tournament director.
Refunds are only available for players who do not complete a match due to
inclement weather or cancellation of the tournament. If there is a refund, it would
be minus the fixed costs of the tournament. Note: the TennisLink fee is
Late Entry Policy
draws are not full, late entries can be accepted. Late entries may be accepted
or placed on the alternate list in the order received after entries received by
the deadline. Entries received at the same time are ordered randomly. If the
draw has been made the Tournament Committee may accept only late entries of
players who do not invalidate the seeding. Tournament Directors may charge an
additional $25 for a late entry.
Junior tournament changes for 2021
USTA National is changing the tournament structure starting
in 2021. For more information, visit the USTA webpage
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tournament on our survey.
Wilson US Open Balls will be used for the tournament
Tentative Match Schedule
Friday - 5:00 pm start - Doubles Matches 2-3 rounds.
Saturday 8 am start - 2 rounds of singles finish any doubles
Sunday 8 am start - 2 rounds of singles
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 Sunday, October 25, 2020 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: 700019220 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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