PLAYER OF THE DAY
Each day the G18 Tournament Staff recognizes a player that showed outstanding tennis play from the previous day. Award recipients may stop by the Player Information Tent and receive their prize.
Player of the Day for Sunday July 17th: Kate Paulus
Player of the Day for Monday July 18th: Mbalia Bangaura
Player of the Day for Tuesday July 19th: Samantha Martinelli
Player of the Day for Wednesday July 20th: Peyton Pesavento
Player of the Day for Thursday July 21st: Amanda Meyer
Player of the Day for Friday July 22nd: Chiara Lommer
Player of the Day for Saturday July 23rd: Elysia Bolton
Tournament Champion for 2016: Ann Li
SPORTSMANSHIP OF THE DAY
Each day the G18 Tournament Officials recognize a player that showed outstanding sportsmanship from the previous day. Award recipients may stop by the Player Information Tent and receive their prize.
Sportsmanship of the Day for Sunday July 17th: Mia Rabinowitz
Sportsmanship of the Day for Monday July 18th: Elle Christensen
Sportsmanship of the Day for Tuesday July 19th: Mary Profit and Sophia Edwards
Sportsmanship of the Day for Wednesday July 20th: Lexi Milunovich
Sportsmanship of the Day for Thursday July 21st: Emma Kurtz
Sportsmanship of the Day for Friday July 22nd: Vitorica Flores
Sportsmanship of the Day for Saturday July 23rd: Ann Li
Sportsmanship for the Tournament: Elysia Bolton
Welcome to the 2016 Girls 18 National Clay Court Championships!
The Website is updated for this years USTA Girls 18 Clay Court Championships! The link to the website is at the top of the page at www.g18claycourts.com.
Draw Format for 2016
The Singles Main Draw will begin Sunday July 17th and continue through Sunday July 24th (192 players in a 256 Draw). The Doubles Draw will begin Sunday July 17th (96 teams in a 96 team draw), and the Singles Feed-in Championships will begin Tuesday July 19th.
Singles seeds were based upon ATP, ITF, USTA and UTR rankings/ratings as indicted per the following.
Step 1: Check-In with Maggie Russell on Saturday, July 16 from 3:00-6:00p.m.
Step 2: Pay your entry fee of $140.76 before you can be listed as an On-Site alternate. If you do not play doubles or make it to singles the entry fee will be returned to you.
Step 3: Check your Standing around 10:00pm on Saturday, July 16. After all players have checked in, we order all the
On-Site Alternates according to their standings on the Girls’ 18 Clays National
Alternate List. We will post this list on the web site. Please check the
USTA website (Tournament ID #70001616) on Friday night to determine your
standing on the On-Site Alternate List.
Step 4: Sign in at the tournament desk each morning. Must check in at 8:00am the first two days. All alternates must sign in on the alternate list on board on site.
Step 5: Watch and Wait. If a player no-shows for a match or a player withdraws
before setting foot on the court for her first match, we then call the highest
ordered On-Site Alternate who has signed in on time to the Racquet Club
Tournament Desk, and that player will be placed in the draw.
USTA Wild Card Requests
If players are interested in applying for a wildcard to this event. Please click on the link below and it will take you to National's wildcard online application form. You have 5 days after the registration deadline to complete this application.
USTA National Clay Court Championships
Wild Card Awarded
Girls' 18 Singles Champion - US Open Juniors: Singles Main Draw & USTA Women's $10K or $25K Pro Circuit Event: Singles Main Draw
There will be one
Official check-in this year.
Check-in for the 192 qualified players will
Saturday, July 16 from 3-6 PM, followed by a mandatory players meeting from
You will receive your envelope of instructions
upon check-in. If you are unable to check in between these times, please
contact the Tournament Director by phone. Anyone not heard from by 6:00 PM on
day of check-in will be replaced in the draw by an Alternate.
Order of Play
Please Check the other website for more information.
Doubletree and the Marriott are
the official hotels of the USTA Girls' 18 National Clay Court
Championships. Doubletree is 50 yards from The Racquet Club, has
dining facilities and airport transportation, and has given this tournament a
discounted rate of $119 per night for the girl participants. The Marriott
is located 3 miles from the Club. Rooms have
been blocked off for the tournament. Please
make your reservations prior to Thursday, June 30th (this is the deadline to hold ALL the rooms for the
Player Housing Info.
Request for housing
must be made by calling the Tournament Office at 901-765-4458 no later than
Thursday, June 30. Cost for housing is $100.00. Please send a
separate check to the Tournament Site made payable to The Racquet Club of
Memphis. No housing in private homes will be provided for any
parent or coach. We will try to honor requests where contestants wish to
be housed together. If for any reason you have requested housing and your plans
change before the Tournament, you must contact the Tournament Office
immediately so that your housing family may be notified.
Mandatory Player Meeting
There will be a mandatory meeting
for all players at 6:00 p.m. Saturday July, 16 held
on Court 4 outdoors at The Racquet Club of Memphis. This meeting will only last
30 minutes to an hour. All important information regarding sites, practice
courts, first match times, transportation, club access, etc, will be discussed
at this meeting.The group photo for 2015 will also be taken at this time. Make
sure that you are at this mandatory meeting.There will be NO PRACTICE COURTS
open 6:00 - 7:00 pm on Saturday, July 16. All first match times will be
available at the player meeting. During your check-in, you will be able to
check your time and book your practice court for the next day.No player times
or practice courts for Sunday will be available until after the Mandatory
Player and College Bio Books
The Player and College Bio Books will be available in
color via digital format, and sold for $?35.
If you would like a hard copy, the fee is $45.00 for both. The deadline to submit form is Friday, JULY 8.
The Racquet Club of Memphis (5111 Sanderlin Ave, Memphis,TN 38117)
Memphis Country Club (600 Goodwyn St. Memphis, TN 38111)
University Club (1346 Central Ave. Memphis,TN 38104)
Tournament transportation provided by Lexus. Transportation
from the airport is available upon request by calling the Tournament Office at
901-765-4414 at least TWO DAYS PRIOR to arrival. Transportation will also be
provided between sites for TOURNAMENT MATCHES ONLY. If you need transportation, you must check at The Tournament Desk
to let them know you need transportation. Otherwise, drivers will not
go to the sites. Most hotels will have a shuttle that can get you to and from
The Racquet Club should you need it.
YOU ARE WITHDRAWING BEFORE THE DEADLINE (June 16th)
Go to the tournament's USTA TennisLink Home
Page - ID#700001616. Once on the G18 Clays page,
click on the "Register Now" text in red – which is what you had to do
when you registered for the event. When you arrive at the next page,
click on "WITHDRAW" on the left hand side of the screen. YOU
WILL NEED YOUR CONFIRMATION FROM YOUR ORIGINAL REGISTRATION TO WITHDRAW ONLINE.
Because your credit card has not been charged prior to the entry deadline, no
refund needs to be made. If you cannot locate your confirmation number, contact
YOU ARE WITHDRAWING AFTER JUNE 16:
contact Maggie Russell via phone at 901.765.4458 AND via email at
email@example.com. WE MUST HAVE A WRITTEN RECORD OF
THE WITHDRAWAL VIA EMAIL. Please make sure to email from the same email
account listed in your registration. If you withdraw by JUNE 26, you may be eligible for a full refund of $140.25 for entry fee. However, if a written statement
that the withdrawal is for injury, illness, or personal emergency is NOT
received by June 26, 2015, the player receives suspension points for
withdrawing without a legitimate reason. IF
YOU ARE WITHDRAWING AFTER JUNE 26 no refund is given.
As of June 26th, 2016 there will be no refunds for withdrawals from the Main Draw..
Medical Release Form
Players are selected from a variety of National Lists and generally require Section endorsement.
Entry to this tournament is restricted. To see how entrants will be selected, follow the “Selection Process” link to the left. It is the player’s responsibility to check the selection list(s) after registering online to be sure that a check mark appears beside the player’s name on the list, in order to insure proper registration. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, June 16, 2016 11:59:00 AM 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: 700001616 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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