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The Courtyard Marriott in Brookline
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The Sheraton Needham Hotel
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Players please note:
* Saturday, August 6 from 3-5 p.m.
* Sunday, August 7 at 9 a.m.
* The buffet lunch is provided complimentary to all players and
guests Sunday, Monday & Tuesday in the Clubhouse.
* Dinner banquet is in the clubhouse for all players and family
Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 6 p.m. (RSVP at registration for the
dinner banquet). Guests are welcome.
A discount of 10% valid during the tournament will be offered to
all registered players and guests in the Longwood Pro Shop.
Match Format & Inclement Weather Information
All main draw matches will be the best of three sets. There will be
a feed-in back draw as well as additional opportunities for other
play (quarter final play-offs). Each team will play a minimum of
three matches unless playing conditions prohibit. If matches are
relocated to indoor facilities or clay courts, pro-sets or
third-set tiebreaks may be used at the tournament director's
The schedule of all matches will be posted at Longwood and players
must report at the time set. Match schedule is subject to change
due to weather. Those not present when matches are called may be
defaulted. In case of rain or cessation of play for any reason,
players shall not leave the grounds until they have contacted the
referee as to the resumption of play. In all such cases, matches
may be played which, in the opinion of the committee, will best
advance the whole of such competitions, irrespective of all
previous schedules. At the direction of the committee, matches may
be completed on surfaces other than grass. There will be playoffs
for 3rd and 4th place in the main draw. All matches in the main
draw and feed-in draw will count toward national ranking. Play will
move indoors as last resort to insure tournament completion.
Additional charges will be incurred for indoor play. Please call
the front desk at 617-731-2900 for weather updates.
This website will be updated for court conditions and other
Practice courts will be available at no extra charge beginning
Saturday, August 6 at 3 p.m. Courts are based upon
Dress Code & Pro Shop
All-white tennis attire is required. Minor trim or piping on a
collar or sleeve is acceptable. A small "pocket" logo on the upper
right or left front, or on the sleeve, is acceptable. Swatches of
color or large logos across the front or back of the shirt are not
acceptable.Women: Please, no halter tops, no bare midriffs, and no
short shorts. Warm ups may be non-white. Tennis shoes must be
predominantly white. Grass shoes are not permitted.
An EMT will be on site and available for the majority of tournament
Directions & Parking Information
Please visit our website for directions www.longwoodcricket.com.
Parking is provided in the parking lot adjacent to the courts.
(Enter via Dunster Street.)
Official & Recommended Hotels
We have chosen two hotels that are within five miles of the club to
be the "official" tournament hotels. We have reserved a block of
guest rooms at a discounted rate at each. As Boston is a bustling
city, we recommend that you make hotel reservations prior to your
Sheraton Needham (Located four miles west of Longwood)
100 Cabot Street, Needham, MA 02494 (781-444-1110)
• Discounted rate: $149 per night. Special rate valid until July
• Mention Longwood Cricket Club when making reservations by calling
toll free 800- 325-3535 or click the link provided at the top of
• Parking is $12 per day, fitness center, and indoor pool.
Courtyard by Marriott, Boston/Brookline (Located four miles east of
Longwood in the Coolidge Corner-neighborhood of Brookline)
40 Webster Street, Brookline, MA 02446 (617-734-1393)
• Discounted rate: $229 per night.
• Call 866-296-2296 and mention Longwood Cricket Club or click the
link provided at the top of this page.
• Cutoff for discounted rate 7/13/16
• Parking is $35 per night
• Fitness center, indoor pool, mini-fridges in all guest
Other hotel options:
Marriott Newton (Located at the intersection of I-90 and I-95, six
miles west of Longwood)
2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466 (617-969-1000)
* this full service Marriott features a fitness center and indoor
Red Roof Inn, Framingham (located 14 miles West of the club)
650 Cochituate Rd. Framingham, MA 01701 (508-872-4499)
* This economy hotel features flat screen TVs and complimentary
* The hotel is in need of renovation so is a good fit for cost-
Restaurants and shopping near Longwood
Many restaurants and shops are located adjacent to Longwood on Rte.
9 (Boylston Street). These include Star Market, Starbucks,
Pinkberry, and Lululemon. All are within a half-mile of the club.
Fine dining restaurants in the nearby vicinity include Aquitaine,
The Cottage, Legal Seafoods, Bernard's, and Del Friscos.
Player Selection Type
For Adult & Senior National Rankings:
This tournament will calculate as a Category I (10x).
Champions will receive 1000 points.
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 1, 2016 6:00:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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