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CRABEL 2016 MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 12 top singles players and 8 outstanding doubles teams will be invited to compete in a Round Robin format for the entire week. at Mission Hills CC. Players are selected from the winners and finalists of our four Nationals, the remaining spots will be filled by wildcard players that demonstrated exceptional performance as judged by the USTA all-factors method during 2016. The doubles requirement is slightly different as some qualified players may pick a partner.That partner as a minimum must have played at least one major United States 60s event in 2016 and have a history of exceptional play.
We will start play on the exceptional Grass courts at Mission Hills on Monday, November 28th at approximately 10 am, The singles champion will have to win seven matches against the best players of 2016.
The tournament will follow the format developed for the ATP final in London. Players and teams will be divided into two divisions and play a match within their division each day against every player in their group. The two players in each group with the best results will then compete for the title In addition to the prestige of competing in the event there will be $25,000 of prize money donated by Crabel Capital and spread among all the payers based on results. The minimum payout for singles should be $750 per player and doubles should be $900 per team.
The tournament also will provide mini suites at the Marriott Residence Inn for players who request accommodatio.We expect that this event should be the highlight of this or any other senior tournament in the world. There should be great tennis, camaraderie, gifts, dinners and an opportunity to compete in a superior match daily.
THERE WILL BE 12 SINGLES PLAYERS AND 8 DOUBLES TEAMS INVITED TO ENTER THE COMPETITION THE PLAYERS WILL BE DIVIDED INTO 2 GROUPS AND PLAYED DOWN TO THE SEMIS AND FINALS. DOUBLES WILL ALSO PLAY FOR 5TH & 6TH PLACE
PRIZE MONEY BREAKDOWN
The prize money breakdown as follows Grand total $25,000
W 2500, F 2000 3rd 1500, 4th 1200 QTR X4 950 (3800 LT 4 750 (3000) =$14,000
W 2200, F1700, 3rd 1500,4th 1300 5th.1200 6th 1100 7th & 8th 2@ 1000 (20000) =$11,000
WEEKLY PLAY INFORMATION
Singles will start on the grass, Monday, November 28th at about 10 am depending on the grass condition Doubles are scheduled to begin on Tuesday Afternoon November 29th and will end December 3rd. The Semifinals singles should be on grass 1 and 2 starting at 10 am on Saturday. Dec 3rd
The singles final will play on Sunday morning around 10 am The doubles semi finals will play Friday afternoon Dec 2nd and those finals will start on Saturday afternoon around 1-1:30
PLAYERS HOTEL..MARRIOTT RESIDENCE INN NOV 27-DEC 3
COMPLIMENTARY ROOMS AT THE MARRIOTT RESIDENCE INN
ADDITIONAL CHARGES ARE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY
38305 COOK STREET, PALM DESERT CA 92211 1 760 776-0050
CORNER OF FRANK SINATRA AND COOK
DIRECTIONS FROM THE HOTEL TO MISSION HILLS
FROM THE HOTEL GO WEST ON FRANK SINATRA DRIVE TO PORTOLA ( STOP SIGH) TURN RIGHT AND STAY ON PORTOLO WHICH TURNS INTO DINAH SHORE TILL YOU REACH MISSION HILLS CC ON THE LEFT (TRAFFIC LIGHT) ABOUT 10 MINUTES AT THE MOST.
EASIEST WAY FROM AIRORT TO HOTEL
LEAVE AIRPORT GO LEFT ON EL CIELO TO THE END THEN RIGHT TO LIGHT HWY111. GO LEFT TO FRANK SINATRA GO LEFT AND STAY ON SINATRA TILL COOK STREET ABOUT 5 MILES HOTEL ON THE CORNER OF SINATRA AND COOK. ENTRANCE ON COOK
TOTAL TRIP ABOUT 9 MILES
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is by invitation only. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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