Thank you for playing in the 2018 Peach State!
Thank you for playing in the 2018 Peach State Jr. Closed Championships. Congratulations to all our winners and finalists. Good luck in the Southern's!
Congratulations to our sportsmanship winners:
-- Girls: Jackeline Lopez, Lawrenceville, GA
-- Boys: Masaki Posey, Union City, GA
The 7 and 8 playoff will not be played.
The Quarterfinals will play a 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set due to the rain and trying to play doubles matches.
ATTENTION:PLAYERS QUALIFIED FOR SOUTHERNS!
The USTA GA Southern Endorsement List is now online at www.tennislink.usta.com . Click on Tournament and then Find a Rating. Then choose Southern-GA 2018, Junior Divisions. and Endorsement List. Look for your name. If your name is in one of the Qualified positions BELOW, USTA GA has a gift for you.Please pick your gift up at JDS Sunday at the T-shirt desk.
BG 10s - 1 - 31 ranked positions on Endorsement List
BG 12s - 1 - 40 ranked positions on Endorsement List
BG 14s - 18s - 1 - 49 ranked positions on Endorsement List
CONGRATULATIONS ON ACHIEVING THIS TOP GA RANKING POSITION AND BEING ENDORSED FOR SOUTHERNS!
Boys and Girls 12 Doubles
Boys and Girls 12's Doubles have been cancelled for Saturday due to the lateness and court availability.
Boys and Girls 18's Main Draw
The Boys and Girls 18's Main draw second round (R64) Has been cancelled for Saturday.. New match times will be posted later tonight.
Boys and Girls 16 Doubles
Boys and Girls 16 Doubles are Cancelled for Saturday. Check the draws later tonight for new match times.
DOUBLES UPDATES FOR SATURDAY
Girls' 12 Doubles will be at Wesleyan (WES) at the time originally scheduled on the draw.
Girls' 14 Doubles FIRST ROUND will be at Stratford (STRAT) at 4 pm.
1st round Doubles matches scheduled at Tattnall and Mercer will be delayed 2 hours from original match time.
18S Doubles Seeding
There was a seeding order error. This had to be fixed and the correct seeds are posted now.
G12 Doubles Draw
There was a seeding order error. This had to be fixed and the draw had to be remade. The correct draw is posted now.
Singles Draws are posted. BG10 Doubles draws are posted. Doubles draws and Saturday's times will be posted by 9 am May 31st.
ON SITE ALTERNATE CHECK IN PROCEDURE
Any alternate that is wishing to play in the Peach State, should sign in 30 minutes before matches in their respective division. Alternates will check in and still be placed in the order that they are in on the alternate list. The highest alternate signed in will be the first alternate to go into an opening if there is one available. Players must sign in with the tournament referee, Donna Bailey, at the main tournament desk at John Drew Smith Tennis Center regardless of what site the division is playing at.
THURSDAY TOURNAMENT CHECK IN
CHECK IN THURSDAY May 31st – 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Check in May 31st
will be held at Holiday Inn North Macon
located at 3953 Riverplace Dr. Macon, GA 31210. This hotel is located next to
Carrabbas for those of you who have been to Macon in the past.
FRI-SUN TOURNAMENT CHECK IN
Check in Friday morning will open at 6:30am at JDS. All other sites will be able to check players in at 7:15 am but player gifts and t-shirts will ONLY be given out at JDS. Players must fill out a medical release form and turn that in before playing any matches. These can be turned in at alternate sites as well as JDS or can be uploaded to the Match Tennis App. Players must pick up player gifts and t-shirts by Sunday afternoon at JDS.
Tournament Seeding- Tournament seeding was done strictly based off of the Southern Standings List posted May 29th.
Seeds, Draws, and First Match Times will be posted by 10 am May 30th.
Warm- Up Courts
Friday: Wesleyan will be open starting at 7 am for warm-up courts.
Saturday and Sunday: Warm-up Facility is Howard High School. There will be no bathrooms available at this warm up facility.
Howard High School
6400 Forsyth Rd. Macon, GA 31210
We would like to thank the following sponsors. Please visit them while you are here in Macon.
Buffalo Wild Wings
Chick-Fil-A (Tom Hill Sr. Blvd.)
KFC (Hartley Bridge Road)
Subway (Tom Hill Sr. Blvd.)
Facility Opening Times
JDS- 6:30 am Friday-Sunday
TATT: 7:15 am Friday- Monday
WES: 7:00 am Friday- Sunday
STRAT: 7:00 am Friday- Sunday
MER: 7:00 am Friday- Wednesday
*** IMPORTANT to ALL PLAYERS*** MATCH TENNIS APP
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MEDICAL RELEASE FORMS
All players must submit a completed and signed Medical Release form at time of check-in. Click "more info" to obtain a copy of the Medical Release Form online.
SMART WATCHES/ Communication Devices
NO Smart Watches (Apple or other brands) or other communication devices are allowed on court. Please see the Referee prior to the match if there is a special need . Phones may be kept on vibrate in your tennis bag to be used only for coaching between the 2nd set and Match tiebreaker.
All Withdrawals after ONLINE entries close must be sent in writing by E-mail to Adam Dalton firstname.lastname@example.org.
Include the reason for the withdrawal. Please be aware that if a player withdraws for any reason other than illness, injury, or personal circumstance: suspension points will be given to that player.
We will be checking if players that withdraw are playing in other tournaments that same week.
Players withdrawing within 10 days of the tournament start date will not be refunded the entry fee. No refunds will be issued for withdrawals after 11:59 PM EST on Tuesday, May 22, 2018
128 Singles Draw limited to 80 PLAYERS ONLY for BG12-18. Block seeding. 32 Singles Compass Draw for BG10.
BG10-16 Singles start on Friday, June 1. Top 16 seeded players for BG12-16 play first match on Saturday, June 2.
BG18 Singles start on Saturday, June 2. Top 16 seeded players for BG18 play first match on Sunday, June 3.
BG12-18: All main draw singles matches through round of 16 and all consolation matches will use tie-breaks in lieu of third set.
Quarterfinals, Semi-Finals & Finals singles matches will play three (3) full sets.
Round of 16 and Quarterfinals in main draw will be played on the same day.
FIC through the round of 16 will be used.
BG12-18: Doubles will play a 6 game pro set (With ADD), with a set tiebreak at 6-all
BG10: All matches will play best of 2 short sets (to 4 by 2).A set tiebreak (first
to seven (7) and win by two) at 4-4 in each set, and a set tiebreak for the third set. BG10
Doubles matches - 6 game pro set (With ADD), with a set tiebreak at 6-all .
Late Entrant Fee
A $10 fee will be charged to players who register after the deadline.
All Players must have a Birth Certificate on file in the Southern Office for proof of US Citizenship. Green cards will be accepted, but passports will not. This event is restricted to the following Jr. players: U.S. Citizens; Permanent Resident Aliens; Diplomats, Refugees/Asylees; CTA. Refer to USTA Regulation III.A.2a. For questions regarding if your player’s Birth Certificate is on file, or to submit a Birth Certificate, email email@example.com and be sure to include the players’ name, USTA number, and current City/State.
We will use Dunlop Balls for all Divisions
Warm Up Drills
If you would like warm up drills the link is attached. Please click "More INfO"
Please click "MORE INFO" to be directed to our website for hotels.
A Stringer will be at John Drew Smith Tennis Center each day of the tournament.
John Drew Smith Tennis Center
3280 N. Ingle Place Macon, GA. 31210
Mercer University (MER)
GPS will NOT take you to the courts. Please use directions below**:
Mercer University Campus, Macon, GA 31207
USE THESE DIRECTIONS * * From JDS: Turn right on Northside Dr. * Turn left on Riverside
Dr., travel to first red light. * Turn right on Arkwright Rd., travel 1/10
mile. * Turn right on I-75 South, travel 7 miles. * Take Exit 163, Mercer
University Blvd. * Turn left on Mercer University Blvd., travel 4/10 mile
(second red light). * Turn left into Mercer University Campus. * Tennis courts
are on the left, parking lot is on the right.
Tattnall Tennis Center (TAT) 1155 College
Street, Macon, GA 31201
* Turn right on Northside Dr. * Turn right on
Riverside Dr., travel 4 1/2 miles (seven red lights). * Turn right on College
St., travel 1 1/10 miles (five red lights). * Turn right on Oglethorpe St.,
travel 1/10 mile. * Take first left into parking lot.
Stratford Academy (STRAT) 6010 Peake Rd, Macon, GA 31220
* Turn right on Northside Dr. * Turn right on
Riverside Dr., travel to first red light. * Turn right on Wimbish Rd. * At
light, turn left on Forest Hill Rd. * In 6/10 mile, turn right on Vineville
Ave. * In 1.5 miles, turn left on Tucker Rd. * In 2.6 miles, turn right onto
Peake Rd. * In 4/10 mile, turn left into Stratford Academy * Travel all the way
around the school to reach the tennis court parking.
Wesleyan College (WES)
4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
* Take left on Northside Dr. * At the third
traffic light, turn left on to Wesleyan Drive. * At the Stop Sign, cross Rivoli
Drive and continue on Wesleyan Drive over railroad tracks to the traffic Light.
* Turn left on Forsyth road. * Travel 0.2 miles and turn right at light. *
Entrance to courts is on the right
Boys and Girls 18’s Pro Circuit Opportunity
The Peach State Tournament
event, the Boys & Girls 18’s winners will get a wildcard into the
qualifying draw of (Macon 80K Challenger in October 201 for Girls 18’s.
Savannah 50K Challenger in April 2019 for Boys 18’s).PLUS Winner
AND Finalist will receive a travel/expense allotment ($1000 total split 60/40).
Boys and Girls 16’s ITF Junior Circuit Opportunity
The Peach State
Tournament event, the Boys and Girls 16’s winners will get a wildcard into the
qualifying draw of the Atlanta Jr ITF held in October in Norcross, GA as long as they meet the age requirements (13 by start of main draw). PLUS the
winner and finalist will receive a travel/expense allotment ($500 total split)
ATTENTION ALL 10&U PEACH STATE PLAYERS!
The Top 8 finishers in Both Boys and Girls 10&U will receive an invitation to the Early Development Camp for Green Ball Players. Not only will they receive high performance coaching and instruction with match play; they will receive tickets to the BB&T Saturday Qualifying play.
Another playing opportunity - please click this link for more information: http://s3.amazonaws.com/ustaassets/assets/723/15/southern_10s_flyer-2018_(2).pdf
Note: Day 1 is Friday for BG10 -16; Day1
is Saturday for BG18
Day 1- 2 rounds main
draw, 1 round consolation
Day 2 -
1 round main draw, 2 rounds consolation, 2 rounds doubles
Day 3 -
2 rounds main draw, 2 rounds consolation, 1 round doubles
Day 4 -
1 round main draw, 2 rounds consolation, 2 rounds doubles
Day 5 -
Final/PO main draw, SF and F consolation, Final doubles
BG10: All players have the potential of 4
matches before you are out. Do not leave the tournament without checking with
DAY 1 - 2 rounds
East draw, 1 round West draw, 2 rounds doubles
Day 2 - 2 rounds East draw, 2 rounds West draw, 2 rounds North draw, 2
rounds South draw, 1 round Northeast, Northwest,Southwest and Southeast
draws, 2 rounds doubles.
Day 3 - Final and 3/4 play off East Draw, FINAL for West, North, South,
Northeast, Northwest,Southwest and Southeast draws. Final and 3/4 PO of
If you are playing doubles the deadline to have your partner selected is 5/28 at 9 pm. At that time everyone that doesn't have a partner will be removed from doubles. We will not pair people with doubles partners.
The 18& under
division will begin Saturday after 2:00 pm. This will allow those players who
are taking the SAT in Macon, GA the opportunity to play in the Peach State. All
other age divisions will Start Friday and are not guaranteed a match time after
2:00 pm Saturday.
Entry and Selection information
Selections will be
done by the USTA Georgia office (Georgia Standing will be used). This will be done within 3 days following the
close of Acceptances.
Seeding will be based
on the most current seeding list published the Tuesday before the start of the
First match times and
seeding will be posted at the same time (1) day (Thursday) before the Start of
the tournament by 5:00 pm.
You will not be
selected for doubles if you are not selected for singles. If you would like to
play doubles only you will have to email the tournament director @ Daltondeuce@aol.com and pay an entry fee of half the cost of
singles before you can be put into a doubles draw. This information is only to
doubles draws that are not full.
Late entry will be
accepted if the draw is not full. Southern does allow someone who affects the
seeding before the seeding list is posted to enter the tournament if the draws
are not full. If the draws are full and you would like to be added to the
alternate list your name will go after the last timely entrant on the alternate
list regardless of seeding. Timely alternates will be listed by ranking. Any
players without a ranking will be drawn at random and listed as drawn.
Match Start Times
Matches will start daily at 8 am.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Monday, May 14, 2018 11:59:00 PM 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: 700009918 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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