Non USTA member players welcome!
Player Selection Type
There will be a player/parent meeting at the facility 15 minutes
prior to play, to explain scoring, flights, and schedule of play,
immediately followed by court assignments and beginning play. The
Grand Island Tennis Center is located at: 2204 Bellwood Dr.
What does NET mean? Non Elimination Tournaments or Novice
Entry-level Tournaments.What are NET Singles Challenge
A NET Singles Challenge event is a half day non-elimination format
using round robins and short sets for all ages. Play is offered for
beginning levels of junior play. There are no ranking points given
for NET Singles Challenge. The goal of NET Singles Challenge is to
make this event a fun and enjoyable experience. Players starting
out or those who have more experience but less tournament play will
play others of like ability. Ratings such as NTRP (National Tennis
Rating Program) may or may not be used at the discretion of the
Tournament Director to group players of similar ability. This means
some events may become co-ed, or mixed age groups. If you are an
advanced player this event is NOT for you.
• Players are allowed entry into only one age group event.
• Any event involving 11 to 12 years of age players will use green
balls. Older age groups will use yellow balls.
• Eligibility for youth progression ages will follow your section
youth progression rules, but this event is not for progression
All NET Singles Challenge entry level match scoring:
• For groups of 3 or 4 players: Best of 3, 4-game short sets (first
to win 4 games by a margin of 1 game); no-ad scoring; 7-point
tiebreak in lieu of the 3rd set (first to 7 by 2).
• For groups with 5 players one short set for each match against
every player in their group.
Even though no ranking points awarded for this event, NTRP rating
results for players competing against others with NTRP ratings will
be awarded rating credit to help Identify their ability level. UTR
may also be used in some instances.
More info on ratings at:
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 Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:59:00 PM Central 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: 400044620 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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