The format of the tournament is as follows:
- All rounds prior to the semi-finals will play a match tie-break in case the players split sets. There is NO 10 minute rest period between the end of the 2nd set and the start of the match tie-break
- Starting with the semi-finals, all matches will play out the 3rd set and there is a 10 minute rest period between the 2nd and 3rd sets for the 16 division (not for the 18 division).
- Doubles rounds consist of 8 game pro sets with regular scoring and a set tiebreak at 8-8.
Matches will be played at the Beren Tennis Center and the Murr Center. All players must checkin for each match at the Beren Tennis Center. The Murr Center is in the same location.
Directions to the Tournament
From the West
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike east to Exit 18 (Allston-Brighton/Cambridge). After paying toll, bear left at fork towards Brighton. Turn right at second set of lights (Hess gas station on corner) onto North Harvard Street. Proceed approximately 1/2 mile until you reach Harvard Stadium. Turn left into Gate 6 (just as you reach the football stadium).
From the North
Take Route 93 south to Storrow Drive exit. Take Storrow Drive west for approximately five miles. Exit at Harvard Square/North Harvard Street. At top of exit, turn left onto North Harvard Street . Go approximately 1/16 mile and turn right into Gate 6 after reaching the horse-shoe end of the stadium.
From the South
Take Route 95 north to Route 93 north. Take Route 93 until The Mass Turnpike (Massachusetts Turnpike). Take Mass. Pike west to Exit 20 (Allston-Brighton/Cambridge). After paying toll, bear left at fork towards Brighton. Turn right at second set of lights onto North Harvard Street (Hess gas station on corner). Proceed approximately one mile until you reach Harvard Stadium. Turn left into Gate 6 (just as you reach the football stadium).
Restaurants and Hotels
There are many places to eat and stay in the Harvard Square area. Please see http://www.harvardsquare.com/ for more details.
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, July 13, 2008 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: 450414408 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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