No rain but courts are wet. LAUREL PARK ONLY matches are in a 1hr delay. Lost Mountain will start as scheduled.
We will update in the morning the weather conditions and courts. Please check the site to make sure there is no delay.
CHECK IN WHERE YOU PLAY!
If this is your first match in the tournament go ahead and check-in where you are scheduled to play. You may have to go to Laurel Park to get your t-shirts or the special towels for the finalists. (Towels are given to the finalists in the singles draws with 4 or more players entered.)
NEW TIMES ON DRAWS FOR EVERYONE/ NEW FACILITIES FOR SOME 930PM
6 matches that were on court today at 5pm will return to finish at 8am at LPTC. The times should be right on the draws. 6 other matches are scheduled to follow upon the completion of the first matches on Saturday.
Later in the day the 16's & 18's will play some matches at Lost Mountain Tennis Center in order to catch up. The Lost Mountain Tennis Center will be (LM) on the draws.
The 10's - 14's will continue playing at the LPTC. Please check the draws. The Laurel Park Tennis Center (LPTC) is denoted as such on the draws.
635 PM WEATHER UPDATE
The rain came back. We are done for the night. We will take the draws offline and we will begin working on rescheduling for Saturday now. No more play today. Please check the website again later tonight for updates to the draws.
630 WEATHER UPDATE
WE NOW HAVE A 3 HOUR RAIN DELAY. WE WILL BE OUTSIDE ATTEMPTING TO DRY THE COURTS DURING THIS TIME. IF YOU WANT TO HELP YOU CAN. WE WILL ATTEMPT TO GET THE MATCHES THAT WERE ON COURT WHEN THE RAIN STARTED BACK ON COURT BEFORE 8PM. WE WILL UPDATE AGAIN AT 715 PM.
6PM FRIDAY WEATHER UPDATE
RAIN IS ENDING AT LAUREL PARK. WE NOW HAVE A 2 HOUR RAIN DELAY. IF YOU WERE ON COURT WHEN RAIN STARTED COME BACK AT 7PM. ALL OTHERS ADD TWO HOURS TO YOUR START TIMES.
5PM FRIDAY WEATHER UPDATE
IT IS RAINING AT THE PARK. WE HAVE A 1.5 HOUR RAIN DELAY. ALL MATCHES THAT WERE ON COURT RETURN TO PLAY AT 630 PM. NEXT UPATE WILL BE AT 6PM. PLEASE CHECK HERE AND DO NOT CALL TENNIS CENTER.
DRAWS AND SCHEDULES ARE VISIBLE 5PM JULY 4TH!
The draws and schedules are out Thursday, July 4th, 2019. Please understand there are numerous factors going into scheduling. This weekend there is ALTA concerns, rain and other court limitations we have to work with. Hopefully the rain stays away and we will not have too much waiting for the courts to dry.
We also took into consideration a late start on Friday to compensate for the fireworks happening later tonight for all players. Hope this all works out for everyone.
If you are interested in playing doubles we need to hear from you very soon. We need to be able to make the draws and we need to know if anyone has interest in playing. So please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to see if you can get in the doubles draw and need a partner. WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DOUBLES BEFORE 10 AM JULY 4TH!
The deadline has passed but we can accept late registration into the tournament. We will accept them up until 4PM on Tuesday. We can accept the registration into your age group if the registration does not affect the seeding. Call the tennis center and if no answer leave a message before 4pm and we will call you back to pay and register your player when we are off the courts.
If the registration affects the seeding then we will automatically move the child up to the next age group where the seeding is not affected.
***The additional cost for a late registration is $10.00 per player. You will need to call LPTC before 4PM on Tuesday afternoon at 770-919-8602 and pay over the phone by credit card.
This is indeed a summertime tournament that will be played throughout the day on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. So if you think you are not going to be able to play any of those days perhaps this is not the tournament for you. There are numerous factors which we have to consider when running these tournaments and how we schedule. Weather can play a huge role as well as the number of entrants. We cannot guarantee the ability to work around any schedule. You can request an avoidance but there is no guarantee we can honor it. Play will start as early as we can on Friday.
There are two park close to Laurel Park where players can go to warm-up.
The link is to Lewis Park and the one on this page is to Tumlin Park.
SUBSCRIBE TO TOURNAMENT COMMUNICATIONS - PLAYERS MUST "OPT IN"
In order for us to send to you texts during this tournament we need you to follow the instructions below to subscribe:
Tennis Link (Tournament Directors) are now able to send emails and/or texts straight to you! You must "opt in" during registration in the Event Communications area or you may also do so on your "My Tennis page" after event registration (detailed instructions are provided). Communication is limited to 30 days after the close of the event and to only the players who have opted in.
The link for instructions is here:
This is an intermediate-level tournament sanctioned by USTA
Georgia as a Level 4 (Southern Level 5 points). Registration must be completed
online. In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the
tournament identification number: 700012519 from the
searchable schedule homepage.
Boys and Girls registered for 12 and under division will play on a full court with yellow balls.
Boys and Girls 10 and under that are eligible for green balls in Youth
Progression will play on a full court with green dot balls.
Boys and Girls 10 and under that are eligible for orange balls or new to Youth Progression will
play on a 60’ court with orange balls.
USTA Georgia tournaments do not offer Orange Level 2
divisions. All players that register for Orange 2 will be automatically moved
to Orange 1 before the draws are posted.
(for children ages 7-10)
If this is your child’s first time playing a tournament,
please email Eva Marie McCravy (email@example.com) or Susan Pierce (firstname.lastname@example.org)
to activate their USTA number in the Youth Progression program. For more
information about Youth Progression, visit our webpage.
New for 2019
USTA Georgia is publishing two separate standing lists for
10 and under players: Orange Ball standings and Green Ball standings. Players will receive same level points
for this tournament but will be listed in separate standing lists according to
their ball color.
This tournament is open for junior players regardless of
ranking. You will receive an automated email if your player is selected and
your credit card is charged. Southern
and then Georgia rankings will used for seeding.
USTA Georgia will allow late entrants to be accepted into
all USTA GA tournaments 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
Draws will be published by Thursday at 5 pm. It is your
responsibility to check this tournament webpage for the players’ draws, match
times and any other updates.
Limited draw of
16. This tournament offers a full feed-in consolation to the quarterfinals.
There will be a 3/4 playoff for semifinalists. Awards will be provided for 1st
through 6th place finishers. T-shirts will be provided for each participant. Scoring
format for BG 10 Under use 2 out of 3 short sets (sets to 4) with a 7-point tie
break for the 3rd for Main Draw and Consolation. BG 12-18--(MAIN DRAW) 2 OUT OF
3 SETS REGULAR SCORING. CONSOLATION MATCHES WILL BE PLAYED USING A 3RD SET
MATCH TIEBREAK. Any draw with fewer than 6 players entered will become a round
robin event. This is true even with 2 players. The 2 players will have to play
one another two times.
absolutely no refunds after the entry deadline. If there are weather issues and
no matches are played, then your 75% of your entry fee will be refunded in the
form of a credit to another Tennis Dynamics tournament: (Note: $3.50 The USTA
Tennislink service fee will not be refunded) If there are weather issues and
you begin play for a match, we will do our very best to get you back on court.
the entry deadline, withdraw on-line thru TennisLink. After the deadline,
withdraw via e-mail.
Medical Release Form
Download your Medical
Release Form and bring it with you to the Registration desk.
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on our survey.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Monday, July 1, 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: 700012519 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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