Thank you for entering the Metroplex March Madness tournament, we are delighted
host this event and it is our goal to make this a fun and exciting
experience. Any questions or concerns please e-mail
Metroplextennis@aol.com or call Lee Thornburg at 626-825-6930. We look
forward to seeing you on the courts! Events with small entrants will be combined.
ALL MATCHES WILL BE PLAYED AT THE GARLAND TENNIS CENTER.
GARLAND TENNIS CENTER:
GTC: Garland Tennis Center is located at 1010 W. Miller Road, Garland, 75041 and the phone number is 972-205-2778.
Ad/Sr/SS Scheduled Format: Two-of-three sets with ad scoring and a 10
point match tie break for the 3rd set thru the quarters. The
Semi and Finals will play a full 2 out of 3 sets. Back Draw matches
will play a 10 point breaker for the 3rd set. Weather conditions during
the tournament may change this scheduled format.
Doubles Format: Two-of-three sets with ad scoring and a 10
point match tie break in lieu of the 3rd set.
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POINTS: TX Section: Adult-100; Senior-200; Super
National: Adult, Senior, Super Sr-Local: 1x.
TEXAS JUNIOR POINTS: Super Champs- Tier 5 Standing points;
Champs-Level 2 Ranking points.
REGISTRATION: Players must register at first match playing site 30
minutes prior to start of match.
NEW DIVISIONS - Age 50+ players - please note that
this tournament is offering the new age 50+ 3.5 and 4.0 divisions.
These new divisions along with 4.5 players in the regular 50 and
over draw, will receive qualifying point towards the 2019 National
NTRP Championship tournament.
Effective 1-1-2018: NTRP TX Sanctioned players are required to
Self Rate, if they have no rating. If a player enters and plays
a TX Sanctioned tournament levels division with a "0.0" rating,
they will be notified that Self Ratings are now required for play
in levels divisions in Texas Sanctioned Tournaments. A player
violating this rule by playing in a levels division in a second
sanctioned tournament without a self rating will receive an
automatic 30 day suspension and any points earned from those
tournaments will be removed.
Round Robin draws: a player who is defaulted for any
reason other than lateness shall not play in subsequent matches. If
a player or team defaults, they will not be allowed to play the
Rounds following that defaulted match, and if subsequent matches
are played, those matches will not count towards rankings.
Player Selection Type
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.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, March 18, 2018 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: 800007118 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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