Thank you ladies for spending the week with us. We hope you enjoyed the tournament, will be back next year and will bring a friend with you. Check back next week as we will have a link to our Facebook page with all the photos from the week.
Thursday NIght Banquet
Thank you to everyone for coming to the banquet! The food was great, the comraderie was fun to watch and I think everyone had a really good time!
NBC Sports Coverage Links
To see the NBC Sports Coverage on the Wednesday night mews copy and paste these links into your web browser http://www.nbcactionnews.com/dpp/news/region_kansas/johnson_county/high-level-tennis-competition-here-in-town and also http://media.vmsnews.com/MR.pl?id=060211-11801355-S061973419 and also on utube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeV1x5gsChw
Thank you Brenda Carter
Brenda Carter took time out of her schedule on Thursday, after a long 3 set match to spend some time with Alisa, one of young junior players that is headed to St. Louis for the Supers this weekend. She gave great words of encouragement and hit some balls with her! Something she will not forget!
I have posted the rest of the match times for the rest of the week. Match times are subject to change and are OFFICIAL by tournament desk only! PLease check with tournament desk before making plans.
Lunches served for players only Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 11:30a.m. - 1:00p.m. Wine and Cheese Party for players only and is complimentary by the USTA Wednesday 5:30 - 7:00P.M. and Player's Annual Banquet Thursday Social Hour 5:30-6:15p.m. and Dinner at 6:15p.m. Thursday dinner is complimentary for all players, guest are $20 per person.
There will not be a practice court left for the tournament on Wednesday or Thursday as we need all courts for the tournament. Players may check at the front desk for a walk on court but may not reserve a court. Players may reserve a hitting lane in 30 or 60 minute increments.
Match Check In
Players will be expected to check in 30 minutes prior to all matches.
85's Begin Play June 1st not June 2nd
Our entry form that was mailed out states that the 85's division will start June 2nd
**It may begin June 1st** in accordance with the same start times as last year.
I apologize for the confusion.
Here is a list of local hotels in the area. unfortunately, Nascar has a new race event the weekend of June 3-5 and hotels are not blocking off rooms for our tournament.
Pear Tree Inn (by Drury)
Next to the club
Drury Inn & Suites
Nex to the club
approximately 5 minutes from club
6300 West 110th Street
Overland Park, KS 66211-1527
approximately 5 minutes from club
Holiday Inn Hotel
8787 Reeder Road
7400 West Frontage Road
Merriam - (913) 722-0800
7508 Shawnee Mission Parkway
10601 Metcalf Avenue At I-435
6601 East Frontage Rd.
6801 West 112th Street
Hilton Garden Inn
5800 College Boulevard
Hotel Update 4/1/11
Thank you Chase Suites!
We have secured a few rooms at Chase Suite, 2 minute car ride from club. These rooms will go fast so call soon.
All the Comforts of Home with all the Amenities of a Hotel…
Value Added Amenities
•Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet Every Morning
•Monday – Thursday Complimentary Reception featuring light dinner
•Complimentary High Speed Wireless Internet
•Complimentary Grocery Shopping Service
•24 Hour Front Desk, Business Center, and Food Pantry
•Admittance to the Midtown Athletic Club within 2 Blocks
•Dry Cleaning Service & Coin Operated Laundry Facility
•Shuttle Available M - F to take you within 5 Mile Radius
Common Areas to Mix & Mingle
•Common Gatehouse for Visiting with Family
•Outdoor Seasonal Pool with Hot Tub
•Common Patio with Bistro Tables, Chairs, & Grills
•Common Gazebo Adjacent to the Patio Area
•Full Sized Kitchen Equipped for Four
•Spacious Suites with Fireplaces Available
•Pillow-Top Mattress and Flat Screen TV with HBO
Studio Queen Suite
$85 Two Bedroom/Two Bath Suite
$109 Women’s National Tennis Tournament
? For Reservations Call 888-433-9765 ? Ask for the Women’s National Tennis Block
Looking for a doubles partner? e-mail me and I will try my best to pair you up with another player. No guarentees but we can see what we can come up with. email@example.com
Club Hours Monday May 30th
The club will be open Monday May 30th from 9:00a.m. - 3:00p.m. Players may reserve and pay for courts during posted hours.
If you arriving after 3:00 there are tennis courts at 103rd and Marty just north of the club going up Metcalf - take metcalf north to 103rd and take a left (west) courts will be on your left.
2011 will be the 31st annual event of this tournament.
Only Women's 65 & 75 divisions are ITF Sanction- Grade 2
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Tuesday, May 24, 2011 11:59:00 PM Central 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: 404305111 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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