*******RAIN DELAY FOR WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23, 2017 AND LATER MATCHES*******
All matches are pushed back 2 hours and we are not starting before noon today due to heavy rain at the Germantown Cricket Club last night. therefore if you had a 10:15am match, it will play at 12:15pm. As we get later in the day, it may be possible to put some of the matches on closer to their original start time, so please try to be at Germantown AN HOUR EARLIER!
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The Germantown Cricket Club is located approximately 15 minutes
from downtown Philadelphia. Our facilities include 45 tennis courts
(24 grass), swimming pool, squash, fitness, bowling, cricket and
beautiful dining facilities located within our historic clubhouse.
During the tournament we invite you to make use of all that GCC has
to offer. For directions please visit our website -
****Please note that the Grass Courts at GCC have been completely
redone for this year! We have heard nothing but great things from
the Women's tournament in July****
45 and 50 singles: Sunday, August 20
40 singles: Monday, August 21
40, 45 and 50 doubles: Tuesday, August 22
Silverstone Bed and Breakfast has extended an offer of
$125.00/night (less for 3+ nights), and is one of our sponsors this
year! Call (215) 242-3333 to book your stay. Rooms are
We have secured a rate of $134.00/night at the
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia City Ave. When booking please
mention the room block for the National Men's Grass Court
Championships. Reservations for the group rate must be made
prior to Monday, July 31 2017!
All white tennis attire is required. Modest color trim is accepted.
This rule applies to socks, hats, warm-ups and any other attire
worn on the court. GCC no longer requires all-white tennis
shoes. Tennis specific shoes are required. Soles must have a
flat surface and may not have anything protruding from the soles.
Grass court, clay court, cross training or running specific shoes
are not permitted. All players will be subject to a shoe check
prior to each match. Players found to be wearing incorrect footwear
risk default from their match. Please note that the Adidas Feather
shoe is not permitted.
Practice courts will be available August 19 and 20 after 2:00pm.
Please email tournament director Melanie Hittinger at
email@example.com if you plan on using the practice
The Player Dinner will be held on the Ballroom Porch on Tuesday,
August 22 at 6:30pm. Cocktails to start with dinner to follow.
Attire is casual. Dinner is complimentary for Tournament Players.
Guest tickets are $35 per person.
No refunds will be issued after close of entries. Any request for a
refund prior to the close of entries must be submitted in
All match times are subject to bad weather. In the event of
inclement weather, please check the internet first or call the Pro
Shop after 11:00am to confirm match times. The number is
Seeds and Draws:
Seeds will be posted no later than Monday, August 14. Draws will be
posted no later than Thursday, August 17.
Prize Money (singles and doubles, per team)
128 Draw: 1st - $1,280.00, 2nd - $640.00, 3rd -
64 Draw: 1st - $640.00, 2nd - $320.00 3rd - $160.00
32 Draw: 1st - $320.00, 2nd - $160.00, 3rd - $80.00
16 Draw: 1st - $160.00, 2nd - $80.00, 3rd - $40.00
8 Draw: 1st - $80.00, 2nd - $40.00, 3rd - $20.00
Player Selection Type
For Adult & Senior National Rankings:
This tournament will calculate as a Category I (10x).
Champions will receive 1000 points.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Monday, August 7, 2017 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: 350025317 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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