Better route into CHTC
To avoid most of the ice and Westbrook Drive crazy hill, please go past the club if you are coming from Raleigh, Durham go to Jones Ferry exit take that, at the bottom of the exit take left. Go past food lion light, and at the top of the hill take a left at the light Berryhill that road will take you to a four way stop sign Westbrook Drive, then take a right at that four way stop sign and you are at the club.
Tournament is on schedule
Despite the 12 inches of snow here at CHTC we are ready for the indoor doubles tournament
Our scoring system has proven to work in past years where it has provided for competitive match play but not forever matches. We play two out of three sets and a super breaker instead of the third set. One difference from other places is in the first two sets, we play a no add games at the second deuce, with returning side getting to choose who returns, so another way of thinking is a maximum of 9 points in each game. This keeps our tournament running on time. In mixed doubles it is same gender serve to same gender on the no add point or game point, this is where the returning team does not pick who returns that point for it is decided for you.
Draws are up please note they may change due to players withdrawing
We will have a beer from Carolina Brewery during the tournament, it is free for the participants and their many fans.
1. ALL PLAYERS MUST HAVE A NTRP RATING TO PLAY IN THIS
Player Selection Type
NTRP SELF-RATING All players need to have an NTRP rating prior
to playing this tournament. If you do not have a rating, you can
2. COMBO MIXED DOUBLES ELIGIBILITY
Mixed Combo 5.0-9.0 doubles with the players combined ratings not
exceeding the combined NTRP level and with no more than ONE (1)
point difference in players NTRP ratings.
3. FORMAT AND SCORING
The format for all divisions is FMLC (First Match Losers
Consolation). All matches will play a 10-point match tiebreaker
instead of a 3rd set.
4. PLAYER'S RESPONSIBILITY
It is the PLAYER'S responsibility to know their next match time and
show up in a timely manner. Check the website often for updated
match times. PLAYERS MUST CHECK IN FOR EACH MATCH 30 MINUTES PRIOR
TO ITS SCHEDULED START TIME. ALL USTA RULES WILL BE ENFORCED FOR
This tournament's seeding will be done in accordance with USTA
Regulations. They will be compiled and examined by the Head
Referee, Tournament Director, and members of the Tournament
Committee. Factors to consider in seeding (taken from "USTA Friend
at Court"): Seedings merely represent the Committee's subjective
ratings of the various players' chances of winning the tournament.
These ratings may not be based on whim, caprice, or hunches, but
instead shall be justified by a reasonable amount of factual
evidence, including, but not limited to, rankings, current records,
types of surface, and particularly head-to-head encounters. Two
outstanding doubles players playing together for the first time
should be considered for a place on the seeded list.
If you need to withdraw before entries close, you must do so
online. Click on "Edit Registration," then "Withdraw." You will
need your original confirmation number. All withdrawals after
"Entries Close" must be sent BOTH in writing via email (to the
Tournament Director's address above) AND by phone to the tournament
site. Players withdrawing after the tournament deadline will not be
refunded the entry fee.
7. LIMITED DRAWS/EVENTS AND SELECTION PROCESS
Limited Draws/Events: Draws may be limited in some divisions. A
player may enter up to 2 divisions but not in the same category
(ex: two singles divisions) Selection Process: The top players
applying from the USTA/NC most current standings list will be
selected into the draw. The names of players who have been selected
will appear as "Competitors."
8. JUNIOR AGE RESTRICTIONS
This Adult NTRP tournament allows Juniors to play. However, the
Junior must be at least 18 years old before the start of the
tournament. If you have questions about this, please contact the
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Friday, January 12, 2018 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: 700065518 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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