Match Schedule Info - Daily Schedule
Match Schedule Info - Daily Schedule
IMPORTANT NOTICE - ENTRY DEADLINE
Telephone entries will be accepted for those categories with less than 16 teams until Friday, January 4th at noon. Please call Larry Turville for telephone entries (239) 207.6604
Sachez-Casal Club Information
Academia Sanchez-Casal is the home of one of the most well known tennis academies in the world. Under the management of it’s CEO Emilio Sanchez Vicario it is the largest tennis facility in Southwest Florida with 38 courts, acting as a tennis hub in the whole region. Outstanding first class facilities makes the club an ideal place for families and tennis lovers of all levels in a unique tennis atmosphere. An active social life and lot of year round activities makes a real difference in the sunny city of Naples, FL. ES International School is also located in the facility and offers outstanding global education for all of our international students. Tournaments, exhibitions, restaurant and main bar are open to the public and member guests. Great season atmposhere!. Extensive operating hours for the convenience of our members and guests: 7:30 am to 9 pm (Monday through Friday), 8 am to 6 pm on Saturday and 8 am to 4 pm on Sunday.
Match Formats & Schedule
Matches in the round robins will be 2 sets with a 10 point Match TB for the third. Matches after round robin will be full two out of three sets.
Play begins Wednesday, the 9th, and teams will play two matches on the first day, Wednesday, depending on draw size. Tournament is scheduled to last four days unless rain. Example: in full 16 draw teams play two round robin matches first day, one round robin second day, one semi's the third day, and finals on Saturday , the final day. Teams that are eliminated in the round robin will go into consolation draw. Please let us know if you don't want to play in the consolation draw.
Note: players may only enter one division
NSMTA Doubles Champs awarded Cat III Status
its new round robin format, the NSMTA (National Senior Men’s Tennis
Association) Super Senior Doubles Championships was awarded Category III (300
points) status by USTA National. The
unique format will put all players in a round robin group to start with
guaranteeing them two to three matches with the winners of each group advancing
to the next round. A perfect
example is a draw of 16 teams would have 4 groups of 4 with each team playing
three matches. Winners of the groups
then advance to the semi’s.
unique feature is that in some draws where there are fewer players the best second
place team in the groups will advance as well.
Thus giving a team who has lost a match a chance to still win the tournament! In this tournament. This year we will also add consolation draws to ensure at least three matches for everyone.
will officially start on January 1, 2018, and we hope that you will want to
join and support the organization (below mission statement). Good luck and enjoy the tournament.
Senior Men’s Tennis Association
of the National Senior Men's Tennis Association is to promote tennis among
senior men over the age of 35. Our primary goal is to raise awareness,
increase interest, improve the quality of senior tennis events, and provide
local support to tennis communities in the United States. Our aim also is to
provide a forum for communicating with members, for exchanging information and
ideas amongst members, and to provide input to the United States Tennis
Association that would be of benefit to senior men's tennis.
NSMTA.NET website: - Simple direct links to upcoming tournaments. - Links to
results of completed tournaments with pictures and human-interest stories. -
Informational videos about practice drills, stretching and strengthening
exercises, diet and health, etc.
Hotel Rates & Information
Please note that Naples is in high season during the tournament and players are encouraged to make hotel reservations as soon as possible at the preferred tournament hotels offering reduced rates.
PRIZE MONEY & TROPHIES
20% of entry fees will go towards prize money. The year the NSMTA is establishing perpetual trophies for the winners (keep for a year) in all categories honoring a few of the players who have made a significant contribution to senior tennis. Below are the honorees:
55's Toby Crabel
60's Steve Solomon
65's Alan Messer
70's Ron Homberg
75's George Wachtel
80's John Powless
85's Clem Hopp
PLAYERS CAN ENTER ONLY ONE DIVISION
Sorry with teams playing two matches a day for the first two days it would be extremely difficult have players playing in two divisions.
Player Welcome Party on Wednesday, the 9th , 4 to 6pm
Join us for the Player Welcome Party on Wednesday afternoon for free beer, refreshments, snacks and good fellowship. There will a Happy Hour on Thursday and Friday as well.
ABBREVIATED LINE SWEEP SYSTEM
ALSS - Abbreviated Line Sweeping System In order to speed up turnover time of courts and improve line calling (leaves better mark) the tournament will use as in the past the ALSS. This is where only the service and baselines are cleaned leaving the sidelines uncleaned. The service & baselines are cleaned for depth perception but not needed on sidelines. In turn the ball makes much clearer mark when line is unswept. This also saves valuable turnover time of courts when there are full schedule of matches all day using 12 courts (saving approx. 3 minutes per court x 12 x 4 court turnovers = 148 minutes of line sweeping). Once you get used to it you'll wonder why we don't use it all the time (I know not as pretty). Play well & good luck - Larry Turville - Tournament Advisor
Food & Drinks
Reasonably priced lunch,
dinner and beverages will be available throughout the week. No outside food or
alcoholic beverages are permitted on the grounds.
Main bar menu also available (see link below)
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Wednesday, January 3, 2018 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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