This tournament is not sanctioned and will not count for ranking by the governing organization.
Player Eligibility and Tournament Organization
tournament is open to any players. All players will be separated into Round
Robin groups of 4 players. The four players in a group will be, as much as
possible, at the same skill level. These four players will play each other in
short (see Scoring) back-to-back matches that should all be completed in
roughly three hours.
As the tournament is intended for players that played matches
on the Auburn area singles ladder the players from the ladder will, in most
cases, be in their own round robin groups with other players at close to the
same level on the ladder.
is important that we continue to take all practical actions to reduce the risk
of COVID-19 infection. Each player MUST sign a waiver prior to the start of play that asserts the
following for that player:
- Player has not been outside the country for the 14 days
prior to the tournament
- Player has not been experiencing coughing spells,
difficulty breathing, nor loss of taste at the start of the tournament
- Player does not have a temperature of 100.4 degrees or
- Player has not been in contact with someone that has a
confirmed case of COVID-19 in the 14 days prior to the tournament
- Player agrees to exit the facility immediately after
completing round robin, reporting scores and receiving award.
- Player agrees to maintain a 6 foot distance from other
people at the tennis center when not competing in a round robin
- Player will wear a mask if they enter the tennis center
(only for use of bathrooms or touch-free water bottle filler)
- Player agrees that if it begins to rain they will shelter
in their car (NOT inside the tennis center)
of each match will be two 4 game sets with a five point tie breaker played at
3-all in a set. If players split sets then a seven point tie-breaker will be
played in lieu of a third set. Players will play three of these short matches
in a row against the three other players in their group to complete the round robin the day of the tournament.
will be given to the 1st and 2nd place finisher in each round robin group of
Schedule of Match Times
exact time for the start of each round robin group will be posted on this
tournament page no later than 3:00pm on 6 November. It is intended that each
round robin group will start in the morning on 7 November.
there is rain the tournament will be moved back one day to Sunday, 8 November.
The indoor courts are not available for use by this tournament.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to USTA Members, USTA Members who have an expired membership and Non-USTA Members. Entries must be submitted by Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:59:00 PM Central Time.
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