2019 Tournament Information
MAIN SITE: Top Seed Tennis Club, 777 E. Brannon Road, Nicholasville, KY 40356 (859-523-7474)
ORMAT and SCORING
64 draw with feed-in through Quarters. That format is first two rounds that lose feed into each other and the rd of 16 and quarters feed into each other. 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 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. If you are in need of a partner, please use our Facebook page to find a partner. You must play doubles in the same division as you are playing singles !
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 22nd @ 2:00pm, 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 email@example.com
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.
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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