Player Selection Type
12:30 Friday 3/13/20 Update
Due to a decision by USTA National, this tournament has been
I will give updates as soon as possible.
Draws have been taken down to avoid any confusion.
Once again, I apologize for the inconvenience.
Please contact me directly with any questions.
4:00 pm Update
I contacted Tennislink about refunds at 2:30 and they forwarded
my question to the USTA Support Team. I am still waiting for their
response. I hope to hear from them soon.
Tournament will be held at Countryside Country
Countryside Country Club
3001 Countryside Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33761
Check-in will be on the deck area, north of the Tennis Pro
Shop. Please arrive 15 minuets before your scheduled match time.
Once checked in, your match maybe started depending on court
availability. The Point Penalty System Schedule for lateness will
be enforced. You may find the Point Penalty System in the USTA
Friend at Court (Link Below).
2018 FRIEND at COURT - HANDBOOK of TENNIS RULES and
Ball- Penn Marathon balls will be used for all yellow ball
All players are expected to know how to score and the rules of the
ALL DRAWS WILL BE POSTED FRIDAY, MARCH 12th
Please be sure to bring water/Gatorade/ice.
There are water fountains on the courts and an ice machine located
in the breezeway by the Pro Shop.
No cut off shirts or compression short/pants only are allowed per
club rules, however they may be worn under shorts or skirts.
TIPS FOR PLAYERS
1-Introduce yourself to your opponent.
2-Call the balls & score out loud throughout the match. Your
parents or other watching can't help you with the score.
3-Before serving, be sure that your opponent is ready to
4-Be courteous. Talk quietly. Don't walk across the back of another
court to get a ball until the players finish the point.
5-Keep a positive attitude in the game. Don't stall, pout or
complain. Never throw your racquet.
6-No cell phones are allowed on the court.
7-Have a good match!
Don't forget to report the score, give the balls back and find out
your next match time.
TIPS FOR PARENTS
1-Parents must not talk to players during the match.
2-No player may receive any form of coaching by any person while
the match is in progress. Coaching is allowed between the 2nd set
and match tiebreak but the player cannot leave the court.
3-No abusive behavior is permitted toward a tournament official or
player by parents, relatives, coaches, or other persons associated
with the player.
4-Accept the players' line calls, whether you believe they are
correct or not. Clap for good shots on both sides and be
particularly careful not to clap for mistakes (e.g. double
5-Parents should enjoy the company of other parents and support all
6-Let your child play the match and have fun.
7-Enjoy the match!
As a ClubCorp facility, no smoking is allowed at Countryside
Country Club Tennis Center.
AWARDS - 1st and 2nd place.
REFUNDS - No refunds will be given after the entry
Although there is some seating near the courts, spectators may want
to bring chairs for more comfortable viewing, around the fence
line. Players and tournament staff are the only ones permitted on
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 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 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: 150067520 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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