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Operation Pride/Berkeley Junior Tennis League
City of Berkeley Parks & Recreation
Welcome you to the Berkeley Open & NTRP
This tournament will help provide scholarships
for the 10 & Under Tennis and Teen After School programs offered year round
at the San Pablo Tennis courts from 4:30-6:00pm on MWF. All programs are held at the
San Pablo Park tennis courts. The instructors are PTR and USPTA certified
Tournament Format -- Single Elimination
The format for the tournament reads NEF on the home page and should have read SE.
*** Tournament Sites: San Pablo Park Tennis Courts and Willard Tennis Courts ***
San Pablo Park Tennis Courts - SSP
2800 Park Street,
Berkeley, CA 94702
Directions: from 580 take Ashby exit. Go up
Ashby, cross San Pablo Ave, make a left at the light on Mabel St, tennis courts
are right in front of you. For directions please use the link to Google Maps.
Willard Tennis Courts - WP
2730 Hillegas Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702
Directions: from 580 take Ashby exit. Go up Ashby, cross San Pablo Ave, Sacramento St, Martin Luther King St, Shattuck St, turn left on College St, turn right onto Hillegas, courts on the right.
*** Warm-up Tennis Courts ***
Willard Tennis Courts: 2730 Hillegass Ave,
Berkeley 94702 - 2 courts - AVAILABLE AFTER 4:00 PM on Saturday.
** Contact the Tournament Director and Referee for any Issue or Concern ***
For any question about the tournament, please contact the Tournament
Director by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or cell at 510.459.6015 and Referee at email@example.com or cell at 510.384.7255.
*** Important Registration Information ***
When registering to the tournament, please make
sure to provide your contact information--phone #s and email address. Otherwise, we will not be unable to reach you when needed--registration issues, schedule
changes, withdraws, weather issues, etc.
*** Player Selection Type ***
Players are selected manually by the Tournament Director after the close
*** Contact the Tournament Director and Referee for Registration Issues, Withdrawals ***
 Until the closing of the registrations, you
can withdraw yourself online with your confirmation number.
 After closing of registration, and until the posting
of the draws, please submit any withdrawal in writing first by emailing BOTH
the Tournament Director (TD) and the Referee.
 Then, CALL and/or TEXT the Referee 510.384.7255.
 After the posting of the draws, please FIRST CALL the
TD and then email BOTH the Tournament Director and the Referee
 Withdraws are only excused if they are for illness, injury,
 Withdrawals made before entries close can be handled by the
player by going into your TennisLink record and deleting your entry.
 Your credit card will not be charged. Withdrawals at least 7
days before play starts are eligible for a refund. That refund will be
processed once the tournament receives their final tournament fees, about a
week or two after play is complete.
 If you must withdraw after entries close, immediately
contact the Director and Referee by email.
 If it is the day before matches begin (Friday) or any of the
tournament playing days, please ALSO phone the tournament immediately (510) 384-7255.
Give your line number on the draw if you can. Speak slowly and clearly and
spell the player name if necessary be sure to give a return phone number.
 For any withdrawal after entries close, please include a
reason so we may pass it on to the USTA if necessary.
*** Event Draws Information and Match Formats***
 When signing up for a doubles event, you MUST identify your
doubles partner (be sure that this person has entered the tournament) by
using this person's USTA #.
 All singles Main Events: Format will be Best of 3 TB Sets with a match
tiebreak (10 points) in lieu of a third set.
In each event, a mandatory playoff match will determine the 3rd and 4th
 All Doubles Events: Format will be Best of 3 TB Sets with a match
tiebreak (10 points) in lieu of a third set.
 All events: Regular scoring will be used.
 Be on time for your matches: Check-in at the tournament desk 15 minutes
BEFORE your scheduled match times and be ready to play. Penalties for
lateness will be enforced.
*** Check Your Draw Closely***
 All draws are subject to change. Please recheck
draws for changes in time and or withdrawals.
 Remember that both players on a team must sign
up for doubles before the deadline
*** Awards ***
Winners will receive trophies for 1st and 2nd
places in the main events.
*** Amenities ***
Water and healthy snacks will be provided.
*** Parking ***
On-street parking is available next to the tennis
*** Entry Type ***
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members.
Entries must be submitted by Sunday, October 1, 2016 at 11:59:00 PM Pacific Time.
Only USTA members can register online.
Hotel - The Claremont Hotel and Spa
Address: 41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley, CA, -
510-843-3000. The hotel is about 4.7 miles from the tournament site.
Hotel: The Doubletree Hotel
Address: 200 Marina Blvd, Berkeley, CA, -
(510-548-7920). This hotel is about 4 miles from the tournament site.
Please Provide Your Feedback
Please tell us about what we
did right and what we can improve for providing you with the best tournament
environment that we can in giving your feedback.
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 Sunday, October 2, 2016 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: 500013416 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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