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Singles and Doubles Registration
Southern requires that a player must play singles and doubles in the same age division. We will not allow a player to play 12 Singles and 14 Doubles.
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Late entry Fee Charge
A $10 fee will be charged to
players who register after the deadline.
A Stringer will be at John
Drew Smith Tennis Center each day of the tournament.
John Drew Smith Tennis Center (JDS)
3280 North Ingle Place, Macon GA 31210
Tattnall Tennis Center (TAT)
1155 College Street, Macon GA 31210
Stratford Academy (STRAT)
6010 Peake Rd, Macon, GA 31220
Practice Facility when the Mercer Tennis Teams
are not practicing
Mercer University (MER)
GPS will NOT take you to the courts.
Please use directions below**:
Mercer University Campus, Macon, GA 31207
USE THESE DIRECTIONS * * From JDS: Turn right on Northside Dr. * Turn left on Riverside
Dr., travel to first red light. * Turn right on Arkwright Rd., travel 1/10
mile. * Turn right on I-75 South, travel 7 miles. * Take Exit 163, Mercer
University Blvd. * Turn left on Mercer University Blvd., travel 4/10 mile
(second red light). * Turn left into Mercer University Campus. * Tennis courts
are on the left, parking lot is on the right.
Tennis courts are located next to the
Dunlop Balls will be used for
Level 2 Southern Tournaments.
• Prior to Entry Deadline: If
entries have not yet closed, a player may withdraw by going to the tournament’s
USTA TennisLink Home Page - the same web page that the player registered for
the tournament. Once in the system, click on the "Register Now" text
in red. When taken to the next page, click on "Withdraw" on the left
hand side of the screen. You will need your confirmation number from your
original registration to withdraw. Because your credit card will not be charged
prior to the entry deadline, no refund needs to be made. If you cannot locate
your confirmation number, contact email@example.com.
• After Entry Deadline: Immediately contact the tournament if to
withdraw from the tournament - email addresses of the Tournament Director
and/or Referee will be posted on the tournament’s USTA TennisLink Home Page.
* NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN ONCE THE ENTRIES
Late entry information
A 10 dollar processing fee will be added to all
late entries after the deadline has passed. A player will not be added into the
tournament until all fees are paid. Late entries are listed in the order they
are received. If your name comes up and the seeding has been posted, late
entries can not be added if they affect the seeding.
64 Singles draw and 32 Doubles draw.
64 Draw will have Curtis Consolation Draw. 1st and 2nd round losers will go into Consolation # 1. Losers of the round of 16 and quarterfinals will feed into Consolation # 2. There will also be a semi-final playoff. There will be NO 7/8 PLAYOFF.
Main draw scoring for G/B 14's will be best 2 out of 3 sets. All playoffs and Consolation scoring formats will be 2 of 3 sets with match tie break in lieu of third set. Main draw, Consolations and playoffs G/B 12’s will play 2 out of 3 sets with a Match tie break in lieu of a third set.
Doubles will consist of a 32/single elimination draw with an 6 game set with add scoring.
All Players must have a Birth Certificate on file in the Southern Office for proof of US Citizenship. Green cards will be accepted, but passports will not. This event is restricted to the following Jr. players: U.S. Citizens; Permanent Resident Aliens; Diplomats, Refugees/Asylees; CTA. Refer to USTA Regulation III.A.2a. For questions regarding if your player’s Birth Certificate is on file, or to submit a Birth Certificate, email firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to include the players’ name, USTA number, and current City/State.
FRIDAY - Check in will Start at 3:30 pm at JDS
FRIDAY- Starting at 5:00 pm -2 Rounds of Doubles
SATURDAY - Starting at 8:00 am - 2 Rounds of Main Draw; 1 Round of consolation, 2 Round of Doubles
SUNDAY - Starting at 8:00 am - 2 Rounds of Main Draw, 2 Rounds of Consolation #1, 1 Round of Consolation #2, Doubles Finals
MONDAY - 2 Rounds of Main Draw, 2 Rounds of each consolation.. (We will not play 7&8 or the Consolation Finals)
LATE ENTRANTS - USTA Georgia will allow late entrants to be accepted into all USTA GA tournaments, Levels 1-5, in the event that the draw is not full, provided that such late entrants do not affect the seeding and further provided that late entrants do not prevent timely entrants to be accepted into the draw under any circumstances. Accepting late entrants is at the discretion of the Tournament Committee. Seeds must be posted by 12 noon following close of registration. Once draws are posted, the tournament is closed and can no longer accept late entries.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, February 10, 2019 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: 703411719 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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