Events - Alternates by Event
Events - Alternates by Event
Events - Alternates by Event
Events - Alternates by Event
MONDAY OUTDOOR PLAY
Monday matches will be played outdoors.
Weather looks to be clear, though cooler in the morning hours. Players, parents and coaches, please dress and prepare appropriately for outdoor matches.
MONDAY PRACTICE COURT ASSIGNMENTS
Practice courts are not mandatory, but available as a convenience for players to warm-up for the day. Courts later in the day are unlikely due to scheduling and court availability. Courts will be available from 8-8:50AM. Thank you
Monday matches will be played outdoors. Courts will be available indoors and outdoors for warm-up.
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On-site alternates must check in prior to the mandatory player meeting and announce their intention to register as an on-site alternate. After the player meeting, if spots are available, players will be added to the draw in the order of the alternate list.
MANDATORY PLAYER MEETING / CHECK IN
There is a mandatory players meeting 7:40-7:55AM on Saturday, May 18 at the Baseline Tennis Center. All players are required to attend and all check in will be done at that time. Player gifts and more information will be distributed.
Players are encouraged to prepare a USTA Medical Waiver prior to check in. This helps expedite the check-in process. Medical Waiver forms will be made available at check-in.
We suggest being on site early to help facilitate the check-in process. Check in will be available as early as 7a.
SCHEDULE OF PLAY
8-8:50a: Assigned warm-up courts with doubles partner for 25 minutes per player/team
9a: Doubles round of 16
10a: Doubles quarterfinals
Singles round of 32, Singles round of 16 and back draw round 1 to follow
8-8:50a: Assigned warm-up courts for 25 minutes per player
9a: Doubles semifinals
Not before 9a: Singles quarterfinals and back draw round 2
To follow: Singles semifinals and back draw quarterfinals
8-8:50a: Assigned warm up courts
9a: Doubles Final and Doubles 3/4th Playoff as well as any back draw semi, 5th place playoff, 1st or 3rd place singles matches as available
To follow: Consolation Final
PRACTICE COURTS SATURDAY-MONDAY
Each player will be assigned warm-up courts Saturday through Monday of the event. Assignments will be published to this homepage the evening prior.
Saturday will have designated warm up courts free of charge in two waves; 8-8:25a and 8:25-8:50a. Sunday will have designated warm up courts free of charge from 8-8:50a. Monday warm-up courts will be assigned from 8-8:50a.
Practice courts are available prior to Saturday at a junior rate of $28/hr. More information on how to book practice courts will be released the week prior to the competition. Please check here for more info.
FRIDAY PRACTICE COURTS
Practice courts for Friday, May 17 can now be reserved by calling the Baseline front desk: 612-625-1433.
Indoor courts are available at our Junior rate of $28 per court hour. Outdoor courts will be available free of charge to tournament players. Please give your last name and a phone number to reserve a court in or out. If you are reserving a court indoors, you will be required to provide payment via credit card at the time of the call. No cancellation or refunds will be available for indoor court reservations.
Practice courts for Saturday-Monday will be assigned by the the tournament director free of charge and posted to the homepage.
DOUBLES PARTNER - DOUBLES ENTRIES
All players in the draw are assumed to be playing doubles and will be paired up as advised.
If you are planning to play singles only, kindly send an email to tournament staff. We do our best to update doubles partners on the homepage as timely as possible. With often several requests per day, we appreciate your patience in updating partners online.
Due to data privacy, we do not release other player's contact information when requested. We will consistently try to put interested partners in touch, withdrawals and partner changes make this a moving puzzle. Please know that we will pair everyone playing doubles with someone else if possible and will not make that draw until after the mandatory players meeting and check in. In case of an odd number, we would hope there would be an on-site alternate to fill that spot.
MATCH AND DRAW FORMAT
Singles: Best 2 of 3 tiebreak sets with a Match Tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set, regular scoring; The singles draw is a full feed-in through the round of 16. Consolation is mandatory and will be played to completion.
Doubles: 8-game pro set with a tiebreak at 7-games all, no-ad scoring. Doubles draw is single elimination with a playoff for 3rd/4th place.
This event is scheduled to be played on outdoor hard courts. Baseline has indoor hard courts courts available on site in case of inclement weather. Priority will be given to play matches outdoors as much as possible. Matches may be moved indoors or rain delays may occur if inclement weather will clear quickly. Baseline tournament staff will make decisions with assistance from USTA National staff on when to delay matches versus moving indoors.
Wilson US Open Regular Duty will be the ball used.
WHO TO CONTACT
Please direct all questions to Mason Hemmer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-625-2444 (email is preferred).
1. Seeding Criteria
https://www.usta.com/content/dam/usta/pdfs/Junior Competition_Seeding Criteria.pdf
2. Eligibility for USTA National Junior Tournaments, USTA National Level 3 Tournaments, and Additional USTA Junior National Tournaments
3. Withdrawals and Entry Fee Refunds at USTA National Junior National Tournaments
https://www.usta.com/content/dam/usta/pdfs/Junior Competition_Withdrawals and Entry Fee Refunds.pdf
4. National Ranking Point Tables
5. Entry and Selection Process
*** IMPORTANT to ALL PLAYERS***MATCH TENNIS APP
We are excited to provide our entrants with the highest quality tournament experience!
Please register for Match Tennis App. We will be using Match Tennis App during our tournament for the following:
1. Important Tournament Notifications- you must register to receive automatic email messages for (rain delays, schedule changes, draw changes etc.) instead of having to check the website over and over.
2. "Doubles Pairing" - Privatized Service (Find a doubles partner for our tournament. Register, add your name to the list, and connect with others looking)
3. "Find a Warm-Up Partner" Privatized Service (Find a partner to warm-up with before your matches. Register, Add your name to the list, and connect with others looking)
Please register now to use any of these free services. Enter promo code "mn-25789” during registration for free access. You must register through the website before you can use the mobile app. No Credit Card Required. Please click the "more info” link to register.
TOURNAMENT HOTEL INFO
The Graduate Hotel Minneapolis, is the official tournament hotel of the Baseline Tennis Center.
To book a room, please visit the link below by clicking "More Info."
General info on the hotel can be found at this link: https://www.graduatehotels.com/minneapolis/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI0_bFlPHk2AIVy7fACh0dOwuEEAAYASAAEgKGofD_BwE
The Graduate Hotel is within walking distance of the Baseline Tennis Center. It is also located on the Twin Cities Metro Transit Light Rail System. The light rail system allows passengers to board at the MSP International Airport and be dropped off right at the front door of the hotel. i.e. No rental car is necessary for your trip to Minnesota.
Any hotel listed in the downtown or University areas would be the closest options. Anything in the Roseville area would be about a 15 minute drive to campus. The closest options are as follows:
A stringer will always be on site during business hours. We are able to turn around any racquet within 24 hours. For most requests, we are able to complete in a couple hours. If players provide their own string, we charge only $21 per racquet. If you require string, we carry most Babolat synthetic string brands.
PARKING AROUND THE TENNIS CENTER
Due to the close proximity of the Baseline Tennis Center to 4 major athletic venues, parking may be at event rates (up to $10.00/car) with no in/out privileges. Metered parking is available behind the building at $1.25/hr as available. Please consider carpooling, walking a longer distance, etc. to minimize the impact of these events. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes. A campus map is at the link below to help facilitate your travel around the tennis center.
Baseline proudly hosts 10 indoor courts and 12 outdoors courts. Throughout the event, we will have 1 official for every 4 courts. Meaning during peak times of operation, we will have 3 roving officials. The doubles final, singles semifinals, singles final and and singles 3rd place match will all be chaired.
A trainer will be on-site throughout the competition.
TOWELS AND ICE
Ice is provided for any injury and water is available at all levels of Baseline. We do not have a towel service on site, please bring your own court towels.
Please contact Dana Young at email@example.com to arrange for a hitting partner.
WHO TO CONTACT DURING THE EVENT
A tournament hotline is available to contact the tournament desk and referee immediately with any concerns or questions: 612-363-9331
FINDING A DOUBLES PARTNER
Dear Player, This google sheet has been set up to aid players in need of a partner for the USTA National L2 - G16s - Minneapolis. If you are looking for a partner and are interested in pairing up, please provide your name and any contact info you'd like (such as an email or phone number) so other players can reach out to you and ask to play. If you are still unable to find a partner, please register for doubles without a partner. This will notify tournament staff that you intend to play doubles, and you will be paired at random. Doubles partners must be submitted or confirmed by Noon (Central Time), Monday, May 13, 2019. Once both players have confirmed pairing up, simply add your partners info to your online registration and/or email the tournament director directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 25, 2019 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: 550000219 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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