The USTA Midwest Section is currently working on the selections for the USTA Midwest Closed.
You will be notified by email if you are selected or if you are an alternate no later than Monday, June 17th.
Click link for info.
POINTS PER ROUND
This tournament carries with it Level 1 USTA/Midwest points per round and Level 3 USTA National points per round. For more information on USTA/Midwest points per round, please visit the following link:
1) If your credit card has been declined, please contact the tournament director immediately. You have until noon Monday to pay the entry fee. The tournament director has the option to withdraw you from the competitors list if you have not communicated with them. 2) No refunds after player selection.
PLAYER CONTACT INFORMATION POLICY
If you do not provide an email address and/or cell number(s) when you register for this tournament, then we will not be able to notify you about any possible changes in the tournament.
Please see link if you have signed up for two tournaments on the same weekend.
MATCH SCORING/DRAW SIZE
The Singles Draw will play best 3 tiebreak sets. Consolation singles matches are 2 of 3 tiebreaks with a 10 point tiebreak in lieu of a third set. The Doubles Draw will play a 8 game pro-set until the Semifinal round and the semis and finals will be played as best of 3 sets with the first 2 sets being tiebreak sets and a 10 point tiebreak in lieu of a third set.
Singles 128 FIC draw;
Doubles 64 single elimination.
ALTERNATES AND TOP 10 STAND BY ALTERNATES
ALTERNATES and STAND-BY
If you do not make the tournament but are in
the top ten alternates you can be considered an on-site alternate. I will
continue to update the Alternate list daily so I will always have 10 alternates
if available per age division.
If you choose to come off the alternate list
to enter another tournament you must email the tournament director
at:email@example.com and let me know.
Anyone one not sending an email and are
enrolled in another tournament (after that tournament selections have been made
for that event) will be subject to suspension points.
After Friday, June 21 at 12:00 noon I will no
longer call alternates on the list and I will only use those players that chose
to be on site for the tournament.
1). Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2). If you are going to the Friday night early check in at Court One Athletic
Clubs, 2291 Research Circle, Okemos, Mi 48864 when you come in please Check-in
with the Tournament Director, Sue Selke ONLY so I know you are in town, need
age group, a cell phone number and where you are staying.
3). If you cannot check in on Friday night you will need to be at Court One
Athletic Clubs (same address as above) at 7:30 am to check in with the
Tournament Director, Sue Selke.
4). All Stand by alternates will meet at 7:30 am at the club and we will wait
at the club until the first round of play is on the court for your age group.
5). It will be the order of alternates that have check-in according to the
updated alternate list.
6). If you wait as a stand by alternate and do not get into the singles draw
and there are still opening in the age division doubles group you were a top 10
standby alternate for you will have an opportunity to play doubles and can be
inserted into the draw but the tournament will not put partners together so you
will need to know who you are playing with. Once the doubles draw begins there
will be no more teams inserted into the doubles draw.
ORDER OF PLAY
Saturday, 1 singles and 2 Doubles rounds
Sunday, 1 Singles Main Draw, 1 Singles FIC and 2 Doubles rounds
Monday, 1 Singles Main Draw, 2 Singles FIC, Semis of Doubles
Tuesday, 1 Singles Main Draw, 2 Singles FIC, Finals of Doubles
Wednesday, 2 Singles Main Draw, 2 Singles FIC
Thursday, Finals and 3/4 Playoffs of Main, 2 Singles FIC
AFTER SELECTIONS HAVE BEEN MADE FOR SINGLES BY THE USTA/MIDWEST OFFICE I WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE DOUBLES TEAMS THAT HAVE SUBMITTED IN TENNISLINK:
PLEASE FOLLOW THESE STEPS IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PLAY DOUBLES AND DID NOT SIGN UP WITH A PARTNER ONLINE:
ALL FINAL DOUBLES ENTRIES DEADLINE is TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019 AT 12:00 NOON EST & AFTER THE SINGLES DEADLINE IS BY EMAIL ONLY.
PLEASE EMAIL ALL DOUBLES PAIRINGS to Sue Selke at email@example.com with the following information:
1. Both players names. Both players must agree to play with each other.
2. age group (for example boys 14)
3. all players MUST play in the same division in singles and doubles.
All EARLY doubles information sent to me will be updated on tennislink tournament website after the selections for singles have been made by the USTA/Midwest office and I have access to tennislink. I will then update daily. The entry deadline for doubles teams is Tuesday, June 18 at 12:00 noon EST.
LOOKING FOR A DOUBLES PARTNER
PLEASE EMAIL ME AT SELKE.SUE@COURTONE.COM IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A PARTNER AND THE AGE GROUP.
If I have someone looking I LET YOU KNOW BY EMAIL.
If both payers then agree to play together I will put them in.
THE TOURNAMENT WILL NOT PUT PLAYERS TOGETHER. IT IS UP TO YOU TO FIND A PARTNER OR AGREE TO PLAY WITH THE PLAYER ON THE LOOKING FOR A PARTNER LIST. THE TOURNAMENT WILL NOT ACCEPT MULTIPLE REQUEST TO LOOK FOR A PARTNER IF YOU ELECT NOT TO PLAY WITH A LOOKING FOR A PARTNER LISTED. You need to start getting players names and phone numbers and or emails when playing other tournaments to plan for your doubles ahead of time for future tournaments
This tournament is a flat fee tournament and includes singles and doubles. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PLAY DOUBLES. If you do not want to be considered for doubles also email me so when players ask I can tell them you are not interested in playing doubles
ALL doubles times will be played after the singles match for the day and the times will be given out at the site where the singles are playing.
TOURNAMENT HOTEL INFORMATION
Comfort Inn-Lansing 525 N. Canal Rd., Lansing, MI 48917 (517) 627-8381 •$99.00 - double •6/14/19 - deadline Complimentary Breakfast Fitness Center Indoor Pool Business Center
Country Inn & Suites 6511 Centurion Rd., Lansing, MI 48917 (517) 827-7000 •$99.00 – 2 queen •$114.00 Executive two queens •6/14/19 deadline Complimentary Breakfast Fitness Center Indoor Pool Business Center
East Lansing Marriott at University Place 300 M.A.C. Ave., East Lansing, MI 48823 (517) 337-4440 $150.00 •13.00 per day parking- self-park 6/7/19 - deadline •48-hour cancellation Fitness Center Indoor Pool Restaurant/Lounge Business Center
Fairfield Inn-East Lansing/Okemos 2335 Woodlake Drive Okemos, MI 48864 (517) 347-1000 •$91.00 • 6/14/19 deadline Complimentary Breakfast Fitness Center Indoor Pool Business Center
Holiday Inn Express Okemos - University Area 2350 Jolly Oak Rd, Okemos, MI 48864 (517) 999-8700 •$119.00 •6/14/19 - deadline Complimentary Breakfast Fitness Center Indoor Pool Business Center
Homewood Suites by Hilton 2201 Showtime Dr., Lansing, MI 48912 (517) 882-2000 •$139.00 – king studio w/sofa sleeper •$159.00 – 2 queen bdr suite 6/7/19 deadline •48 Hour cancellation policy Complimentary Breakfast Fitness Center Indoor Pool Business Center
SpringHill Suites 111 S. Marketplace Blvd., Lansing, MI 48917 (517) 627-0002 •$109.00 •6/14/19 deadline Complimentary Breakfast Fitness Center Indoor Pool Business Center
University Quality Inn 3121 East Grand River Ave., Lansing, MI 48912 (517) 351-1440 •$107.00 •6/14/19 deadline Complimentary Breakfast Fitness Center Indoor Pool Business Center
PLAY SITE LOCATIONS
Address of the sites are listed below: Sites will condense after Monday play to St, John's High School, Okemos High School, Waverly Middle School, East Lansing
High School and St Joseph Park. All Doubles Semis (Mon) and Finals(Tues) will
be played at Okemos High School. All singles play for main draw and FIC on Thursday
will be played at Okemos High School.
Boy'14: East Lansing High School and St. Johns High School and MSU Outdoor
Boy's 12: Mason High School and Holt High
School and St. Joseph Park
Girl's 14: Waverly Middle School and Michigan
State University Outdoor Tennis Courts
Okemos High School and Michigan State University Outdoor Tennis Courts.
EAST LANSING HIGH SCHOOL (ELHS), 509 Burcham
Dr., East Lansing, MI 48823, B 14 (Sat - Tues)
HOLT HIGH SCHOOL(HOLT), 5885 W. Holt Rd, Holt,
MI 48842, B 12 (Sat - Mon)
MASON HIGH SCHOOL (MASON), 1001 S Barnes Street,
Mason, MI 48854, B 12 (Sat - Mon)
Follow Okemos Rd into town and at the second
light ASH ST. turn left and then go to Barnes St and turn right. a few blocks
down turn left on Bonds St. The tennis courts are behind the Mason Aquatics
center and Robotics.
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY OUTDOOR (MSU) G 12,
G14 and B 14 (Sat & Sun) corner of Chestnut and Wilson on campus, across
from Case Residence Hall Chestnut Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823, Parking will be on the East side of the
tennis courts enter into lot 57 and then go through the small lot which opens
into a larger lot. Please do not park in any University vehicle only spaces as
you will be ticketed and or towed. Any play on Monday will be 11:15 am and
you must park in LOT 79 (on Shaw lane in front of football stadium which is a
PAID parking lot as school is in session).
OKEMOS HIGH SCHOOL (OHS), 2800 Jolly Rd.,
Okemos, Mi 48864 (Courts are behind the school), G 12, (Sat - Thurs) All age divisions main draw Singles Finals
and FIC on Thursday. All age group Doubles semis (Mon) and (Tues) finals.
St. JOSEPH PARK (StJOE), 2125 W Hillsdale,
Lansing, Mi. B 12 (Sat-Wed).You will enter the park off of Michigan Ave. Go
through the neighborhood area and the tennis court parking is off of Clare St.
The tennis courts as another reference are behind the Sexton High School
football stadium. If you go behind the stadium the school gate may be locked if
so you will need to enter through the park entrance.
St. JOHNS HIGH SCHOOL (SJHS), 501 W. Sickles
St., St. Johns, Mi 48879. B 14 (Sat-Tues)
WAVERLY MIDDLE SCHOOL (WAV), 620 Snow Rd.
Lansing, Mi 48917 G 14 (Sat-Wed) (courts are off of St. Joseph Hwy just west
of the corner of Snow Rd and St. Joseph Hwy. enter the parking lot from St.
Joseph Hwy and courts are in the back)
All warm-up courts are outdoors on a first come
NO WARM-UP COURTS ARE AVAILABLE INDOORS as we
will be using those courts for matches.
All sites that are running matches will only
have warm-up courts until 8 am when matches begin.
Lansing Catholic High School, 501 Marshall St,
Lansing, MI 48912
Williamston High School, 3939 Vanneter Rd.,
Williamston, MI 48895
Fee Hall Tennis courts on the East side of the
Michigan State campus off of Fee rd and Hagadorn Rd in East Lansing.
Sharp Park, 1399 Elmwood Rd., Lansing, Mi.,
Slater Park, 2700 Mark Ave., Lansing, MI
John M Patriarche Park, 1100 Alton Street, East
Lansing, MI 48823
Hillbrook Park, 1747 Lake Lansing Road, Haslett,
OPTIONAL CHECK IN FRIDAY, JUNE 21 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 PM
CHECK IN FRIDAY,
June 21 is available!
OPTIONAL Check-in will be Friday evening, June 21 from 5:00-8:00 p.m.
est. Players will be able to pick up their t-shirt (which is printed at
registration) and player packet at Court One East, 2291 Research Circle,
Okemos, MI 48864 (517) 349-1199.
IF YOU CANNOT MAKE THE OPTIONAL EARLY
CHECK-IN ON FRIDAY EVENING at the club THEN you will need to REPORT to your playing site 15 minutes prior to
your first match time. After your first match or any time between 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday, Sunday, Monday or Tuesday 9 am - 12 noon you can stop by Court One
Athletic Club, 2291 Research Circle, Okemos, Mi 48864 to pick up your
tournament T-Shirt and player packet. The tournament T-shirts are being
printed on-site at the club to assure the right fit and an opportunity to
upgrade your shirt at an additional cost. After 12:00 noon, Tuesday, June 25, T-SHIRTS
WILL NO LONGER BE AVAILABLE and T-SHIRTS WILL NOT BE SHIPPED.
All racquets need to be
dropped off and picked up at Court One Athletic Club, 2291 Research Circle,
Okemos Michigan. 48864. A stringer will be on site from Friday, 6-pm - 9 pm,
Saturday - Wednesday, 8 am- 8 pm and Thursday 8 am - 12 pm. Own string cost is $18.00.
Tournament string will vary in price if using the Court One string.
Video tapping is NOT allowed at this tournament by anyone other than TENNIS
The USTA/Midwest Section has approved this
company to videotape at the MSU outdoor tennis court site Okemos High School. If you do not
want to be videotaped you must let the representative know and he will delete
Doubles matches will be videotaped only upon
Matches can be ordered either on-site or
online at www.tennisanalytics.net/store
Thank you for your cooperation.
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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 Thursday, June 13, 2019 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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