Welcome to the 2010 USTA National Senior Men's Grass Court Championships! We hope you have a great time.
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.
All players are required to register at GCC before they practice or play their first match. Player registration will be open the following hours:
Saturday August 28 2.00 - 5.00 pm
Sunday August 29 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
Monday August 30 9.00 am - 11.00 am
Practice courts will be available at Germantown Cricket Club (only) on Saturday the 28th from 3.00 - 6.00 pm. Additionally, limited practice courts will also be available throughout the week.
Please note that we do not accept advance court reservations. Practice is on a first - come first-serve basis.
Draws and match times have been posted.
Round of 32 doubles will be played on Monday. Round of 16 doubles will be played on Tuesday. Times TBA.
Tennis Attire and Footwear
All white tennis attire is required. Modest colour trim is accepted. This rule applies to shoes, socks, hats, warm-ups and any other attire worn on the court. 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.
2 Event Maximum
Players are limited to 2 events.
Main draw matches will be best of three Tiebreak sets, the Coman tie break will be used.
Consolation matches will feature a 10 point tie break in lieu of a third set.
No refunds will be issued after close of entries. Any request for a refund prior to the close of entries must be submitted in writing.
Release of Liability
By submitting an online entry to the USTA National Senior Grass Court Championships players agree to the following Release of Liability:
I hereby relieve, release, and forever discharge and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Germantown Cricket Club, the United States Tennis Association and participating tennis facilities, and their servants, agents, and employees from any and all claims and demands of any and every kind and character for injury to my person or loss or damage to property as a result of my participation in the 2010 USTA National Senior Grass Court Championships.
Tournament Matches may be played at other sites. Please double check the site of your match on the draw.
In case of inclement weather matches may be played indoors/ at other sites. If this is the case there will be a modest fee charged for each match to help cover the cost of indoor courts. Players will be responsible for finding their own transportation to alternate sites. For weather related schedule updates please call 215 438 9900 x 118.
The Player Dinner will be held on Tuesday August 31st, at 6.30pm. Dress is casual.
The ACE Center
Special rates have been arranged at the ACE Center, located approximately 15 minutes from GCC in Lafayette Hill. The ACE Center has fantastic amenities (including tennis courts, outdoor sundeck, racquetball, croquet, bocci, exercise room, jogging path, volleyball) and rates include a continental breakfast each day. When booking your room please reference The Germantown Cricket Club. Rates per room are as follows: Single Occupancy $80, Double $87, Triple $94, Quad $101. All rates are per room, per night and are subject to 8% tax.
ACE Center 800 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA, 19444. For reservations please call 610-825-8000 or 800-523-3000. For more information please visit www.aceconferencecenter.com. For online bookings use special offer code GermanMT
Crowne Plaza City Ave
Crowne Plaze City Ave
Special rates have been arranged at the Crowne Plaza City Ave. Rooms are available for $99 per night plus taxes (single and double). The Crowne Plaza is a newly renovated hotel featuring free parking and free high speed internet. Crowne Plaza Philadelphia Main Line Hotel 4100 Presidential Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131
(215) 477-0200. To book your room at the discounted rate please click
All official communications will be posted to this website and will be updated frequently as information becomes available.
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 16, 2010 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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