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Welcome to the 35th Annual Marin Senior LII National Championships
This Super Category II National tennis tournament will start on Wednesday June 8 with most Finals scheduled for Sunday, June 12. From Wednesday through Friday, play will take place at three venues: Mill Valley Tennis Club (MV), the Club at Harbor Point (HP), and Scott Valley Swimming and Tennis Club (SV), Saturday and Sunday play will be at MV. The tournament has $15,000 minimum in prize money.
GOLD: Piazza D'Angelo Ristorante, The Club at Harbor Point, Macys.com, Maher Advisors, Mill Valley Tennis Club, Pacific Union International and Christies Great Estates- Kathleen Clifford, Post Street Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Polo's Pro Shop, and State Farm Insurance- Tony Arnold Agency SILVER: Bank of Marin and M/W General Contracting BRONZE: Merrill Lynch- John Riley, Nike Sports Camps- Charlie Hoeveler, and RPM Mortgage- Gina Seaborg.
There have been a few changes made to the match schedule since it was furst published. Please check to be sure about your start times.
Times for Weekend Matches
Times for matches on Saturday and Sunday may be adjusted. Be sure to check with the Tournament Desk for final match times.
Schedule of Events
Wednesday, June 8- 8am- Play begins at MV, HP & SV,
Thursday, June 9- 8am- Play continues at MV, HP & SV,
Friday, June 10- 8am- Play continues at MV, HP & SV, 5pm- Buffet at MV hosted by Piazza D'Angelo,
Saturday, June 11- 8am- semi-finals (and some selected finals) at MV,
Sunday, June 12- 8am- Remaining finals at MV.
HP and SV have lighted courts, but play at MV will be restricted by darkness. Players must be available to play every day at 8am. Players are responsible for obtaining match times and locations by either checking the USTA website, tennislink.usta.com, Tournament ID 500009611. We will do our best to notify you by telephone or email of any changes. Be sure to give the Tournament Desk your local contact information/ cell phone number at check-in so that we can notify you of any changes.
USTA rules will be followed. The tournament is single elimination, best 2 of 3 sets, 12 point tiebreaker at 6-6 (Coman format), regular scoring. Depending on numbers of entries, some events may be a round-robin format. Singles sticks will be used. Matches will be called at posted match times, not when courts are available. 10-minute warm-up which includes serves. Foot faults will be called. Proper tennis attire is required. Electronic devices such as cell phones and headsets will not be allowed during play. No refunds will be given after the draw is made. A roving referee will be at each venue. Some of the finals matches will be chaired. Players are to check in at the location of each of their matches. Prizes awarded for all finalists and winners only in round robins.
Locations and Directions
The play will be at the three locations listed below. There will be a tournament desk at each location.
Mill Valley Tennis Club (MV). 285 Manor Drive, Mill Valley CA 415/388-2010. From 101 take E. Blithedale/Tiburon Blvd exit. Go west on E. Blithedale toward the town of Mill Valley. Turn right onto Carmelita after passing the Boyle Park tennis courts on the right. At the second stop sign, turn right onto Buena Vista. When the road divides, stay right and turn into the MVTC parking lot.
The Club at Harbor Point (HP). 475 East Strawberry Drive, Mill Valley CA 415/383-3448. From 101 take E. Blithedale/Tiburon Blvd exit, Go east on Tiburon Blvd. At 3rd stop light, turn right onto East Strawberry Drive. Drive about 1 mile, then turn left into the HP parking lot.
Scott Valley Swimming & Tennis Club (SV). 50 Underhill Rd, Mill Valley CA 415/383-3483. From 101 go west on E. Blithedale toward Mill Valley. 1/2 mile, right onto Camino Alto. 1/2 mile, turn right onto Vasco (becomes Underhill). Continue for approximately 1 mile to the club. At the bottom of the hill, turn right into the SV parking lot. Courts are on the upper level.
We have made arrangements with the Four Points Sheraton in San Rafael for a special rate for tournament players. They will offer you a $103.00 rate.
Every room includes:
- complimentary parking
- complimentary wireless internet
- complimentary daily bottle of water
- guest laundry
- onsite Business Center with internet, printing, copying and faxing
- fitness center
- restaurant, bar and room service
Contact information and the address for the hotel is:
- Shannon Harrison- Sales Manager
- Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael, 1010 Northgate Dr, San Rafael CA 94903
- Hotel main line- 415-479-8800
- Hotel office- 415-479-6142
- Hotel fax- 415-479- 6739
- Website- www.fourpoints.com/sanrafael
In addition, there are several other hotels/motels in close proximity to all three sites. Here are some: Mill Valley Inn- 800/595-2100, Acqua Hotel- 888/662-9555, Waters Edge- 877/789-5999, Travelodge- 415/383-0340, Corte Madera Inn- 415/383-0340, Marin Suites Hotel- 800/362-3372.
The tennis balls for the tournament will be Penn provided by State Farm Insurance- Tony Arnold Agency
****REMEMBER TO CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR POSSIBLE UPDATED DATES,
TIMES, AND SITES BEFORE PLAY
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, May 26, 2011 11:59:00 PM Pacific 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: 500009611 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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