Please recheck your draws as seeding so may have affected times.
Draws have been temporarily pulled down due to errors on the committees part. These will be back up shortly - JS 12/24/2019 8:30AM EST
Important! Late Entries / Doubles Pairing
All 10U matches will be played at Bluegrass Racquet Club
A handful of additional matches may be played there if time becomes an issue. We will let you know in advance if this becomes a factor.
- Initial Seeds released at 2pm will be updated with Updated Draws this evening.
Seedings & Draws will come out on the 23rd.
**** Just because you are accepted into tournament doubles does not mean you will be in the draw. You MUST have a doubles partner by the 19th at 5pm to get put in the draw. The Tournament Director WILL NOT be pairing people up for this tournament ****
Lexington Tennis Club & Bluegrass Racquet Club will be offering practice courts throughout the tournament for $30/Hr. Please contact them directly to book courts.
2019 Tournament Information
MAIN SITE: Top Seed Tennis Club, 777 E. Brannon Road, Nicholasville, KY 40356 (859-523-7474)
Secondary Site for 10U: Bluegrass Racket Club: 151 Meadow Way, Nicholasville, KY 40356
Lexington Tennis Club: 410 Redding Road, Lexington, KY 40517
ORMAT and SCORING
64 draw with feed-in through Quarters. Main Draw will be best two out of three tiebreak sets in Boys and Girls 14 & under. Boys and Girls 12 & under will be playing a 10 point match tiebreaker in lieu of a third set. Feed in will be best of three sets playing a 10 point tiebreak in lieu of a third set. Doubles is single elimination with an 6 game pro set with a set tiebreaker to be played at 6 all.
The BG(10)s will play 2 Short Sets * NO ADD SCORING* with a (7 point) Tie Break as a 3rd set if needed. A Short Set is "The first player who wins 4 games wins the set, provided there is a margin of 2 games over the opponent. If the score reaches 4 games all, a Tie Break game shall be played."
Practice courts will be available on December 26th all day at $30.00 per hour per court. These courts MUST be booked in advance by calling 859-523-7474 pls ask for Jon. Please specify that you are with the tournament.
During tournament play, Top Seed Tennis Club will be open at 6:00am each day of the tournament. We will have 10 courts reserved for tournament warmup and practice starting at 6:30am. We will have times available from 6:30-7:00, 7:00-7:30am, and 7:30-8:00am. Due to the limited practice courts, the warm ups will be 4 players per court for $5.00 each. You must reserve your spots and PAY IN ADVANCE for the morning warmup times. We will only allow coaches and/or parents to take a spot on the court if space allows.
Other clubs may have court time available during the tournament for booking. Please call them directly. Rates and hours of operation vary by club. We do not reserve or negotiate other club rates.
Lexington Tennis Club (859-272-4546)
Bluegrass Racquet Club (859-280-2208)
All players must have a copy of a Birth Certificate or Green Card on file in the Southern office.
Players should go to this link to see if their name is on file.
If your name does not appear here please fax it to 770-368-9091.
You must register with a partner before Sunday December 15th at 6:00 pm. If you are not registered with a doubles partner by December 19th you will be removed from the doubles draw. Doubles will start at 8:00 am Friday morning Dec. 27th. You must play doubles in the same division as you are playing singles !
Link for Facebook page to find doubles partners:
Tournament Director WILL NOT be partnering people for doubles. You need to find your own doubles partner.
This is a Southern Level 2 Tournament. Selections are based on current Southern standings. Draws are limited to the top 64 applicants. USTA Southern office will provide the tournament director with a Selection List for the tournament. These are the results from the most recent publicized USTA Southern Standing Lists in order in which the player appears on the list. Tennis Director’s will receive selection list on Tuesday after Sunday deadline by 5:00 pm. Selection is done right off the list.
December 19th @ 6:00pm, must be registered with a doubles partner
December 23rd @ Draws are posted - No refunds after this date.
December 27th @ 8:00am, play begins. Doubles will start first followed by singles
December 28th @ 8:00am, play begins. Doubles will start first followed by singles
December 29th @ 8:00am, play begins. Doubles will start first followed by singles
December 30th @ 8:00am, play begins. Doubles will start first followed by singles, Award Ceremony upon completion of play.
Seeds are done straight off the Selection List provided by USTA Southern.
The Primary Host Hotel will be the Embassy Suites at Lexington Green.
The link to book rooms is: https://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/L/LEXLGES-TST-20191226/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
Guest Suite Rate – $119/Night plus tax. Complimentary made-to-order breakfast, Complimentary evening reception included with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and light bar snacks , Complimentary Parking and Wi-Fi , Free Self Parking , Complimentary Airport Shuttle, Shuttle within 2 mile radius of the hotel .
Contact is: Kobe Johnson
Any questions please contact Jon Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org
No Curtis Consolation
This tournament will NOT be using the Curtis Consolation. We will have a FIC -16. This is due to the length of the tournament.
This Tournament for 10U wlll be Green Dot not Orange Ball
Parent Code of Conduct
No parent, coach or spectator should have involvement in any junior's match. Additionally, other than a greeting or saying good match, no parent should have any comments towards another junior player or parent.
All participants and spectators are expected and required to abide by both the USTA & Top Seed Tennis Club Code of Conduct. Any behavior deemed in violation of Top Seed Tennis Club or USTA Code of conduct can and will result in immediate removal from the tournament for both the spectator and / or the participant.
MEDICAL RELEASEThe USTA Southern Section requires a signed release covering all entrants in USTA Southern Section events. The release must be signed by the entrant and parent or guardian of any entrant who is a minor. Click on "more info" to access the release. more info
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, December 15, 2019 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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