Alternate list as of 10:20 am PT on May 27
Alternate List as of 9:04 am PT on May 25
Alternate List as of 5:24 pm PT on May 16
Alternate List as of 4:50 pm PT on May 2
Alternate List as of 1:21 pm PT on May 1
Congratulations to our Sportsmanship Award Winner: Madison Tattini of Lexington, IL
And to our place finishers:
Singles Champion: Katie Volynets - Walnut Creek, CA
Singles Finalist: Ashley Yeah - Los Gatos, CA
Singles 3rd Place: Lauren Stein - Paradise Valley, AZ
Singles 4th Place: Rena Lin - Northridge, CA
Singles 5th Place: Maia Sung - Rolling Hills, CA
Singles 6th Place: Jillian Taggart - Fair Oaks, CA
Consolation Champion: Audrey Boch-Collins - Las Vegas, NV
Consolation Finalist: Neha Gupta - Elk Grove, CA
Doubles Champions: Katie Volynets - Walnut Creek, CA & Lauren Stein - Paradise Valley, AZ
Doubles Finalists: Ashley Yeah & Sarah Bahsoun - Los Gatos, CA
Doubles 3rd Place: Alexandra Kuo - La Jolla, CA & Rena Lin - Northridge, CA
Doubles 4th Place: Vivian Cheng - Santa Monica, CA & Britt Pursell - Oceanside, CA
IMPORTANT TOURNAMENT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ BEFORE ENTERING
During the registration process, please provide your telephone number (cell phone preferred) and email address. Failure to provide your contact information will limit the tournament's ability to contact you.
Players must meet the eligibility requirements for competing in a USTA National Championship. Click the link that follows for more information.
Entries close for the tournament at 11:59 am Eastern Time/8:59 am Pacific Time on Thursday, April 28th. To avoid potential problems that arise when attempting to register at the last minute, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that players enter well in advance of the deadline. A player that does not enter by the deadline is only eligible to be a Late Applicant and is placed on the bottom of the Singles Alternate List and is prioritized last for selection into the draw.
Note: Doubles entries are due at a later date - see information under Doubles below.
ENTERING CONCURRENT TOURNAMENTS
Concurrent National Tournaments:
Without special permission, the USTA permits players to enter:
• up to age divisions of concurrent USTA National Selection Tournaments
• up to four sites of concurrent USTA National Selection Tournaments
Detailed information on the consequences and responsibilities of entering multiple divisions can be found by clicking the link below. Please contact Andrea Norman (contact information above) if you have any questions regarding the concurrent entry policy.
Concurrent USTA NorCal Championship Age Division Tournament:
This information is for USTA NorCal players only.
A USTA NorCal Junior player MAY NOT be entered in the May Championship Singles-Only Tournament when entries close for that tournament if the player has been accepted into this USTA National Selection Tournament. Players that are on the acceptance lists for both tournaments are in violation of the Concurrent Tournament Rule and will be assessed 5 suspension points.
Players may remain on the list of accepted players for the May Championship Singles-Only Tournament and on the alternate list for this tournament until midnight on Sunday, May 22nd. After such time, a player may not withdraw from the May Championship Singles-Only Tournament to play in this tournament. Doing so shall be considered a violation of the Concurrent Tournament Rule.
Players may remain on the alternate lists of both tournaments, but once a player accepts a position into a draw of one tournament that player may not subsequently withdraw from that tournament to play in another after the Sunday, May 22nd deadline. Doing so shall be considered a violation of the Concurrent Tournament Rule.
MANDATORY USTA WAIVER & RELEASE FORM
All players are required to submit a signed USTA Waiver & Release Form before competing in the tournament. A copy of the form will be sent to all accepted players shortly after selection. Applicants are encouraged to take care of this administrative task as soon as possible after tournament selection.
NATIONAL RANKING LEVEL & POINTS
The May USTA National Selection Tournaments are Level 2 USTA National Ranking Tournaments. Ranking Points are earned based on the player's result in the tournament. Click the link below to view the national ranking point tables:
Singles Table: Feed-in Championship (FIC) through Round of 16 Draw Format
Doubles Table: Single Elimination Draw Format
DRAW AND MATCH FORMAT INFORMATION
Singles Draw and Match Format Information:
The singles draw size is limited to 32 players. A Feed-In Championship whereby players are fed into the consolation through the Round of 16 will be played. The losing quarterfinalists will play off for 5th and 6th place and a playoff for 3rd and 4th place will also be held. All main draw matches and the 3rd/4th playoff will be the best of 3 Tiebreak sets; all consolation matches (including the quarterfinal playoff matches) will be the best of 3 Tiebreak sets with a 10-Point Match Tiebreak played in lieu of the 3rd set.
Doubles Draw and Match Format Information:
The doubles draw size is limited to 16 teams. A single elimination format with a playoff for 3rd and 4th place will be played. All matches will be an 8-game pro set with a 7-Point Tiebreak at 8 games all.
TOURNAMENT SELECTION AND SINGLES ALTERNATE INFORMATION
Tournament Selection Process:
Selection for the four concurrent USTA Girls' 16 National Selection Tournaments will be based on the most recently published National Standings Lists as of the date entries close as follows:
• Up to 24 (6 per draw) that are in the top 100 of the Girls' 14 National Standings List.
• Up to 104 (26 per draw) from the Girls' 16 National Standings List
• If vacancies remain, players that are in the top 400 of the Girls' 16 National Standings List
• If vacancies remain, players that are in the top 250 of the Girls' 14 National Standings List
Players not selected for their first choice shall remain in the pool of applicants for entry into other concurrent USTA National Selection Tournaments.
Singles Alternate List:
Those players who have not been selected after all four USTA Girls' 16 National Selection Tournaments draws have been filled shall be placed in alternate pools at all concurrent USTA National Selection Tournaments for which the players indicated a preference. Alternates will be ordered as follows:
• Players that are in the top 500 of the Girls' 16 National Standings List
• Players that are in the top 400 on the Girls' 14 National Standings List
• From the Girls' 16 National Standings List
• From the Girls' 14 National Standings List
• By Lot
• Late Applicants: A Late Applicant is a player who enters after the entry deadline. Regardless of position on the Girls' 16 or 14 National Standings Lists, a Late Applicant is placed on the bottom of the Alternate List in the order in which it is received. Two Late Entries received at the same time are ordered by lot.
Publication of Selection and Alternate Lists:
The list of players selected for the tournament will be published to the "Players" Tab on this website on or about Monday, May 2nd. All players not selected will be published to the "Alternates" Tab on this website at the same time. As soon as possible thereafter, an ordered list of alternates will be published to the top of this "Important Info" Tab. The ordered Alternate List will be used to replace players that withdraw from the tournament.
Onsite Alternates are those players/teams on the Alternate Lists who have come to the tournament site to be a last-minute replacement for a withdrawing player or team. Onsite Alternates may be admitted into the singles main draw to replace withdrawing players until the completion of the first round of play. Any player receiving a bye in the first round can also be replaced by an on-site alternate in the second round because this player has not yet played a match in the event. This does not apply to players receiving withdrawals or retirements as these are considered matches won. On-Site Alternates may not play in the Feed-In Championship unless they have first played in the singles main draw.
Any alternate player or team desiring admittance must check in and be ready for play no later than 15 minutes prior to the first scheduled match time of the event for which they are an alternate. The order of the alternates is based on the original Alternate Lists published by the tournament, not a more recently published list, and not in the order in which the players check in.
Doubles Entry Deadline - Wednesday, May 25th at 8:00 pm Eastern Time/5:00 pm Pacific Time:
All singles players and alternates (including Late Entries) are eligible to enter the doubles, regardless of whether they registered with as a team with another player by the April 28th TennisLink entry deadline.
• Teams that enter by the April 28th TennisLink entry deadline will be considered entered as a team in the tournament unless the Tournament Director receives in writing notice by Wednesday, May 25th at 8:00 pm ET/5:00 pm PT from both players that they no longer want to be considered for selection as a team.
• Players that did not enter with a partner by the April 28th entry deadline may submit an entry until 8:00 pm ET/5:00 pm PT on Wednesday, May 25th. Entries MUST come from both players as a verification that the players have agreed to compete as a team.
• The Tournament Committee WILL NOT randomly pair players together as a team; pairings are only made when authorized as described above.
Players Looking for Partners:
The Tournament Committee will use its best efforts to facilitate players find partners before the doubles entry deadline. If you're interested in entering, but do not have a partner, please send Tournament Director Andrea Norman an email (see above for email address) with the following information: name, age division(s) desiring to enter, telephone number, city and state of residence, USTA Membership Number, and a statement giving the Tournament Committee the authority to share your contact information with a prospective partner.
Selection of Doubles Teams and Ordering of Doubles Alternates:
The Tournament Committee shall accept 16 doubles teams into the doubles event and order doubles alternates in the following order:
1. All teams comprising two players in the singles draw shall be selected.
2. Teams comprising one player in the singles draw and singles alternate: If more than the maximum number of entries is received, selection order is based on the most recently published Girls' 16 National Individual Doubles Seeding List (see Determining Order Using National Individual Doubles Seeding List below), except that no team comprised of a Late Applicant shall be selected before a team comprised of timely applicants.
3. Teams comprising two singles alternates: If more than the maximum number of entries is received, selection order is based on the most recently published Girls' 16 National Individual Doubles Seeding List (see Determining Order Using National Individual Doubles Seeding List below), except that no team comprised of a Late Applicant shall be selected before a team comprised of timely applicants.
Determining Order Using National Individual Doubles Seeding List:
Teams shall be selected in the order of their combined standings using the most recently published National Individual Doubles Seeding List of the division of the event. For example, Player A holds the #1 standing and Player B holds the #10 standing. The Team of A&B would have the combined standing of 11. A team with a combined standing greater than 11 is selected after Team A&B. If there is a tie, the team with the player that has the highest doubles standing on the list shall be selected in the higher position.
USTA National Selection Tournaments use the Computerized List Method of Seeding as further described below for the singles and doubles events.
Eight players will be numerically seeded in singles. Singles seeding will be based on the most recently published Girls' 16 National Singles Seeding List, except that:
• players with top 50 standing on the Girls' 14 National Singles Seeding List may be considered for seeding positions 5-8;
• players on the Girls' 16 National Singles Seeding List may be moved within seeding groups (1-4 and 5-8) due to direct wins if players are separated by fewer than 100 raking points; and
• players on the Girls' 16 National Singles Seeding List may be moved between seeding groups (1-4 and 5-8) due to direct wins if players are separated by fewer than 50 raking points.
Four teams will be numerically seeded in doubles. Doubles teams shall be seeded in the order of their combined standings using the most recently published National Doubles Seeding List. This is the same method used for selecting teams, except that teams may be moved within major groups (1-4, 5-8, 9-16, 17-32) due to direct wins if the teams are separated by fewer than 100 ranking points and teams may be moved between major groups due to direct wins if teams are separated by fewer than 50 ranking points.
Provide inclement weather does not affect the tournament schedule all matches will be played on the 9 main site tennis courts at Round Hill Country Club and the rounds will be played each day in the order listed below. In the unlikely event that rain impacts play, arrangements have been made to use additional courts; however, no there is no indoor back up available. If necessary, information on alternate scheduling and sites will be communicated on this website.
Saturday (Day 1):
Round 1 Doubles (8 matches) - 8:00 am start time for all matches
Round 1 Singles Main Draw (16 matches) - start times begin at 9:30 am
Round 2 Singles Main Draw (8 matches); Round 1 Consolation Singles (8 matches)
Round 2 Doubles (4 matches)
Sunday (Day 2):
Round 3 Doubles/Semifinals (2 matches) - 9:00 am start time for both matches
Round 2 Consolation Singles (8 matches) - matches may start as early as 9:00 am
Round 3 Singles Main Draw/Quarterfinals (4 matches)
Round 3 Consolation Singles/Quarterfinals (4 matches)
Round 4 Singles Main Draw/Semifinals (2 matches); Quarterfinal Playoff Round 1 (2 matches)
Monday (Day 3):
9:00 am: Singles Final, Singles 3rd/4th Playoff, Quarterfinal Playoff Final, Consolation Singles Semifinal
12:30 pm: Consolation Singles Final
Doubles Final and 3rd/4th Playoff: To be scheduled at the end of Day 2 taking into consideration players in singles matches and the need for appropriate rest.
Inclement Weather Information:
Information on if and how inclement weather affects the tournament schedule will be posted to top of this website as court conditions change. In the unlikely event matches have to be cancelled due to inclement weather, the order of cancellation is as follows: singles consolation, doubles, singles main draw.
Withdrawals Prior to Entry Deadline:
Prior to entries closing, a player may withdraw and automatically receive a refund of your entry fee by clicking on the "Withdrawal" link that is in the Edit Registration box at the top right of this page.
Withdrawals After Entry Deadline:
Immediately contact Andrea Norman (contact information is at the top of this page) if you need to withdraw from the tournament after entries close.
• If the withdrawal is due to a injury or illness, the USTA Regulations require the injured or ill player to submit written verification from a medical professional before the end of the day on May 30th (the last day of the tournament).
• If the withdrawal is due to a personal circumstance, the player must submit a written description of the situation no later than the end of the day on May 25th (the last day of the tournament) and the Referee shall determine whether the situation is a personal circumstance.
Written verification can be emailed or faxed to Andrea Norman (see contact information above).
Entry Fee Refunds When Withdrawal Occurs After Entry Deadline:
The Tournament Committee is required to refund a player's entry fee if:
• the withdrawal is for previously authorized entry into another tournament; or
• the withdrawal is for an authorized change by the player to another site hosting a Girls' 16 division (note that transfer to another site is only permitted when the draw at the other site is not full).
The Tournament Committee has elected at its discretion to refund a player's entry fee if the player's withdrawal is due to illness, injury, or personal circumstance as evidenced by the timely receipt of written verification as described above.
TIME & PLACE OF DRAW; PUBLICATION OF DRAWS AND START TIMES
Singles Draws: All singles draws for USTA National Selection Tournaments taking place May 28-30 are made on Tuesday, May 24th. The singles draw for this tournament on will take place at the home of Tournament Director Andrea Norman and will be published on or about Thursday, May 26th.
Doubles Draws: The doubles draw for this USTA National Selection Tournament will take place at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, May 25th and will be published on Friday, May 27th. All first round doubles matches are played at 8:00 am on Saturday, May 28th.
HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS - May 4th is the Reservation Deadline
A room block has been reserved for tournament participants at the Hyatt
House San Ramon from Thursday through Sunday nights, May 26th-30th. The
group rate is $119 per night for a Studio King that includes a king-size
bed and a living area with a sofa bed. (A $139 rate for a One Bedroom Suite is also available and it includes a living area with sofa bed and
full kitchen.) Reservations must be made by May 4th to receive the group rate. The room includes complimentary wired and wireless
internet access and a morning continental breakfast. Check in time is 3:00 pm; check out time is 12:00 pm. Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance to avoid a cancellation fee. To make a
reservation click the link below or call (866) 974-9288 and request the
USTA National Girls 16 group rate (G-NAST).
Oakland International Airport (OAK)
The Oakland International Airport (OAK) is the airport closest to Round Hill Country Club - approximately 30 miles, but traffic can double commute times. Click the link to view the airlines that serve OAK.
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is approximately 40 miles from Round Hill Country Club, but traffic can more than double commute times. Click the link to view the airlines that serve SFO.
Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
The Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) is approximately 44 miles from Round Hill Country Club, but traffic can more than double commute times. Click the link to view the airlines that serve SJC.
EARLY TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION & WELCOME RECEPTION - Friday May 27th
Players, parents, coaches, and other tournament guests are invited to Round Hill Country Club for early registration and a welcome reception on Friday, May 27th between 3:30 pm and 6:00 pm. Player registration packets and printed draw sheets will be available for pick up and appetizers, snacks and beverages will be served to all attendees. Practice courts will be available for reservation between 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm (see information below under Practice Courts).
TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION ON FIRST DAY OF PLAY
Players that do not attend early registration on Friday evening must check in at least 30 minutes prior to their start time to register.
There will be no charge for practice courts listed below.
Friday, May 27th (Day Before Tournament Starts):
Practice Courts at Round Hill Country Club may be reserved in 45-minute blocks between 1:00 pm and 6:15 pm, one time slot per player. No later than 6:00 pm on Monday, May May 23rd, click on the link that follows to request a practice time. Up to 4 times may be submitted, in preference order. Assignments will be made on a first come, first served basis and announced by Wednesday, May 25th. During high-demand request times, two players may be assigned to a court.
Saturday and Sunday, May 28th & 29th (First Two Days of Tournament Play):
15 tennis courts at Round Hill Country Club will be available for warm
up beginning at 7:00 am until 15 minutes before first match times.
First match start times on Saturday are 8:00 am and first match start
times on Sunday are 9:00 am. No reservations are taken for these courts
- see Practice Court Policies.
The following additional site has been reserved for practice beginning 7:00 am:
4 courts at Monte Vista High School - 3131 Stone Valley Road, Danville, CA 94526 (2 miles/4 minutes).
Monday, May 30th (Final Day of Tournament Play):
9 upper tennis courts at Round Hill Country Club will be available for
warm up beginning at 7:00 am until 8:45 am, 15 minutes prior to the
first match start times. No reservations are taken for these courts -
see Practice Court Policies. Throughout the day, see the Tournament
Desk for practice court assignments at Round Hill.
Additional Practice Courts:
not reserved for exclusive use by tournament participants, below is a
lit of other courts in the area. Practice Court Policies also apply to
• 8 courts at San Ramon Valley High School, 501 Danville Blvd, Danville, CA 94526 (4 miles/8 minutes)
• 3 courts at Rudgear Park, Walnut Creek, 94596 - parking off Stewart Avenue (3 miles/8 minutes)
Practice Court Policies:
• Courts are available on a first come, first served basis.
During high demand times, courts are to have four "Tournament Players"
to a court. Coaches, parents, players not in the draw, and other
tournament guests are NOT considered "Tournament Players."
are available in half-hour blocks. Please surrender your court if you
have had use of it for a full half hour and players are waiting to get
• Please be courteous to other players, parents, and coaches.
Unsportsmanlike conduct should be reported and is subject to penalty
under the USTA Suspension Point System.
HOSPITALITY AND PLAYER SERVICES
All participants are welcome to take advantage of the tennis facilities at Round Hill Country Club. This includes use of the locker room (towels are free and available near the entrance), ice machine, and lounge with television and exercise bikes. The clubhouse features a pro shop with top of the line merchandise and a 2,800 square foot viewing deck overlooking 6 of the 9 competition courts.
Water and Ice:
Water is available in jugs on the courts and the tournament will be providing a limited amount of bottled water to players. The club also has an ice machine available for use by all participants. Although water and ice will be available, players are advised to bring water bottles/jugs to ensure they have ample water for proper hydration.
Contact Round Hill Director of Tennis Sue Leo to inquire about availability and price of hitting pros - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full service stringing is available in the Round Hill Tennis Pro Shop - (925) 837-0558. Contact the Pro Shop for pricing information and turnaround times.
Wilson is the official provider of tennis balls for USTA Junior National Championships. Each match will be played with three Wilson Championship Extra Duty tennis balls. New balls will be provided if a match goes to a 3rd set.
All players are required to wear appropriate tennis attire and dress in a manner consistent with being a participant a USTA Junior National Tournament and a guest at a private tennis club. Compression shorts, sports bras, shirts with inappropriate language, shoes not designed for tennis, and any attire that is recreational and not tennis-oriented is not permitted. T-shirts (other than the tournament shirt) are not acceptable on the final Sunday of the tournament. Tournament guests are also asked to dress in a manner consistent with being a guest at a private tennis club. Players and tournament guests not meeting the dress code may be asked to change prior to going on the court.
PETS PROHIBITED AT ROUND HILL COUNTRY CLUB
Animals are prohibited at Round Hill Country Club, including in the parking lot and in parked automobiles.
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, April 28, 2016 11:59:00 AM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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