6;AM ON SUNDAY Due to the inclement weather and continued forecast of bad weather through Monday, the Tea Cup Open Tournament is Cancelled.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
Stay Safe & Dry.
WEATHER UPDATE 3
5 45AM ON SATURDAY WELL, AS PREDICTED HURRICANE HARVEY IS PRODUCING LOTS OF RAIN.THE
TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL TOMORROW,PLEASE CHECK YOUR DRAWS .
WEATHER UPDATE 2
9 50PM 8/25/2017
ON SATURDAY MORNING,I WILL POST UPDATE ON THE SITE REGARD DELAYS DUE TO RAIN OR WET COURTS,
THAT BEING SAID,PLEASE DONT DRIVE IN UNSAFE WEATHER.IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO WITHDRAW,THERE IS NO PENALTY TO YOUR PLAYER RECORD.
We are aware of the high probability of the rain this weekend.
In USTA tournaments. We do not cancel due to forecasts, so everything stay as scheduled.
On Saturday morning, I will post updates on this site regarding delays due to wet courts and we will do our best to get in as many matches as possible this weekend.
That being said, please don't drive in unsafe weather. If you would like to withdraw, there is no penalty to you record.
Junior Open Information and Schedule
Check out our Junior Open Page at our Youth Tennis Texas site!
HEADQUARTERS: LeClear Tennis Center 9506 South Gessner,
Houston, TX 77074.
ALL MATCHES WILL BE PLAYED AT THIS ADDRESS NOT AT ORGANIZATION
There is zero to tolerance for lateness.
POINTS: TX Section: Adult-100; Senior-200; Super Sr-200.
National: Adult, Senior, Super Sr-Local: 1x.
TEXAS JUNIOR POINTS
10s: No Ranking Points or Progression
Non Qualified/Challenger: No Ranking Points
Champs: Level 2 "Other" Main Draw Ranking Points
Super Champs: Texas Tier 5 Points
SEEDING: USTA Texas recommends the "All Factors Method" of seeding
for Ad/Sr/SS divisions and that Committees use the Texas 12 Month
Rolling Standings List for initial considerations. If other
information is to be considered (such as head-to-head wins), emails
must be sent to the Tournament Director immediately after entry
1. Scoring Format: Juniors, B&G 10-18.
Five-minute warm-up, including serves
a. All B&G 12-18 matches (Main & Consolation)
will be 2 of 3 sets. Tie Break at 6-all (first to 7). No-Ad
Match Tie-Break (first to win 10 points by a margin of 2) will be
played in lieu of 3rd set.
b. B&G 10 will play 2 out of 3, 4 game sets (first to
win 4 games by a margin of 1 game), no-ad scoring: and a 7-point
tiebreaker in lieu of a third set (first to win 7 points by a
margin of 2).
2. There is a first match loser consolation, therefore it is
important you get your match times from the Site Director. Both
players should report to the tournament desk after their first
Ad/Sr/SS Scheduled Format: Match Format-
Main & Consolation Draws: Best 2 of 3 sets, no-ad scoring.
Match Tie-Break will be played in lieu of the 3rd set.
Round Robins: Best of 3 sets, no-ad scoring. Match Tie-Break
will be played for the 3rd set.
Weather conditions during the tournament may change this scheduled
REGISTRATION: 30 minutes before first match at
SCHEDULE OF PLAY: Depending on draw size, play could begin
Friday at 6:00 P.M. Otherwise, play will begin at 8:00 a.m. on
PHONE FOR INFORMATION: (281) 650-1565.
SPECIAL NOTES: Draws and first match times will be posted to the
internet. Consolation in all events. No refunds given after entry
deadline or for weather-related cancellations.
FOR TENNIS LESSON PLEASE CALL FEMI-THOMAS.
Player Selection Type
Youth Tennis Texas Website:
For more information on Challenger, CMZ, or SCMZ schedules, and "Junior Know The Rules," please visit www.youthtennistexas.com
Excessive Overrule Guideline: The USTA Texas Officials Committee along with the Competitive Department has established a guideline in reference to excessive overrules as clarified in the Friend at Court. This guideline states "Once a player has been overruled for a second time in a match, they will be cautioned that after another overrule, they will be penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct under the point penalty system."
Inappropriate umpire/spectator communication, whether it be about a ruling or any other facet of a tennis event is prohibited while a match is in progress. Being a parent, coach, etc. does not endow special privileges. With the only exception of the right to remove their own child from competition at any time, a parent or coach is merely a spectator.
USTA Texas "No Late Entries" Policy for Juniors Due to a new USTA Texas internal procedure, junior division players will NOT be able to register for a tournament after the online published deadline. We are aware that currently parents reach out via email or phone to the USTA Texas staff and/or tournament director requesting to be manually added to the tournament after online registration has closed. If a player misses the registration deadline, then he/she will not be permitted to participate in that tournament
Registration Confirmation: As a parent or player it is your responsibility to assure registration in the event. Regardless if you register on the website or mobile app after completing the registration you should visit the USTA web driven site and confirm your registration by finding the player in the applicants list. If you select to skip this process please be aware that should any malfunctions of the system occur, players will not be granted late entrance in the event due to a system error.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, August 17, 2017 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: 800021417 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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