Player Selection Type
There were some changes to the draw as a seeded player pulled
CHECK YOUR MATCH TIME AS IT MAY HAVE CHANGED.
USTA Junior Player Oath:
All players must abide the USTA Junior Player Oath as
"I recognize that tennis is a sport that places the responsibility
for fair play on me. I promise to abide by the rules of the game,
which require me to give the benefit of the doubt to my opponent.
At all times I shall strive to compete with the true spirit of
sportsmanship, recognizing that my behavior on the court is a
direct reflection of my character. Whether my matches end with my
victory or defeat, I promise to conduct myself in a way that honors
my opponents, those who support me, and the game of tennis."
Welcome National Players to Seminole Lake Family Tennis Center! We
are secluded back in Seminole Lake Estates on the water with a
relaxing inviting family atmosphere.
We have 13 newly resurfaced clay courts with a breezy 2 story
upper deck overlooking the courts for easy spectating,
restaurant, locker rooms, pro shop etc....
ALL PLAYER'S MUST HAND IN A SIGNED
USTA WAIVER, BY THERE, PARENT/OR GUARDIAN BEFORE PLAY COMMENCES.
WITHOUT THE WAIVER YOU CANNOT PLAY
Please bring your completed Release and Waiver form (found in the
"more information" link below) IT IS MANDATORY,
You can get it here:
Players wishing to sign-up as an on-site alternate must do so
Saturday morning at the tournament desk by 7:30 AM. Sign-in will
close at 7:30 AM.
The alternates will then be ordered according their seeding based
on the alternates that are on site.
Alternates can still play doubles even if they are not playing
singles IF there is a spot.
*Singles: best 2 of 3 tiebreak sets with a Match Tiebreak in
lieu of a 3rd set, regular scoring
Doubles: 8-game pro set with a tiebreak at 7-games all, no-ad
scoring (SINGLE ELIMINATION)
Match Balls-Wilson US OPen will be used, these are available
for sale in the pro shop prior to the
Draw will be made and posted 4 days prior to start of tournament
This division will be a draw-size of 32 with a Feed-in
Championship through the Round of 16. The FIC shall be played to
completion. The quarterfinal losers will be fed into a separate
draw to playoff for 5th and 6th place.* The semifinals losers will
playoff for 3rd and 4th place. The FIC shall be considered part of
the tournament and participation is mandatory for all singles main
Consolations are mandatory; if your drop out you must let the
tournament director know OR penalty points will be assessed,
DEFAULT NO SHOW
Doubles Deadline will be February 13th by 6:00 pm.
Sign up for doubles: Both players need to send an email to the
tournament director by the 13th of February.
If you need help finding a partner please EMAIL the tournament
director (NEEDS PARTNER).
*If we help you get a partner:
1.you understand it is at random and you are willing to play with
2. we can NOT give out information about another player unless
permission is given by the player and/or family
All first round doubles will be played Saturday morning 8:00
You are automatically eligible for doubles if you are selected
Alternates not playing singles, can play doubles if there is a
DOUBLES PLAYED FIRST THING SATURDAY
PLEASE MAKE SURE TO LOOK AT DOUBLES DRAW FIRST . DOUBLES FIRST
ROUND WILL BE PLAYED AT 8:00 AM. SINGLES TO FOLLOW
Entry and Selection process:
Withdrawal/Entry Refund Policy
Eligibility for USTA National Junior Tournaments, USTA
National Level 3 Tournaments, and Additional USTA Junior National
National Ranking Point Tables: Although not required, it is
helpful to provide players with information on the ranking points
they will be earning for the draw type(s) being played.
Courts and Practice courts
HarTru Courts will be available for practice from 12pm-8pm on
"First come first serve" Reservations (727) 394-1733
There will be 2 hard courts and clay courts for practice throughout
the tournament "first come first serve reserve"
Stringing stringer will be available on property;
$20 stringing only;
$25,$30,$32 string provided
St. Pete/Clearwater International Airport (PIE)
Tampa International Airport (TPA)
OUR Brand new hotel!: HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS, Come see why
they are number 1 on "Trip Advisory"
FREE Hot American breakfast buffet
(Tell them your are with the "USTA NATIONAL"
(Tell them your are with the "USTA
NATIONAL" GROUP)from the Seminole Lake Family Tennis
((RESERVATIONS DEADLINE JANUARY 15th, 2019))
((CANCELLATIONS MUST BE MADE BY FEBRUARY 14TH 3PM))
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Doubletree Redort by Hilton- 17120
Gulf Blv N Redington Beach 33708- 727391-4000
Hampton inn Suites 100 East Bay Dr Largo Fl 33770
Marriott , 12600 Roosevelt Blv N, St Petersburg, Fl
Lunch will be provided Saturday and Sunday for Players
Ranking more info
National Selection Tournament
Entry to this tournament is restricted. To see how entrants will be selected, follow the “Selection Process” link to the left. It is the player’s responsibility to check the selection list(s) after registering online to be sure that a check mark appears beside the player’s name on the list, in order to insure proper registration. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, January 17, 2019 11:59:00 AM 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: 150001219 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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