Thank you for entering the Metroplex Holiday Classic 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!
GARLAND TENNIS CENTER:
GTC: Garland Tennis Center is located at 1010 W. Miller Road, Garland, 75041 and the phone number is 972-205-2778.
FRETZ TENNIS CENTER:
FRETZ: The Fretz Tennis Center is located at 6998 Belt Line Road in Dallas 75254 and phone number 214-670-6622.
Ad/Sr/SS Scheduled Format: Two-of-three sets with (ad) scoring and a 10
point match tie break for the 3rd set. Back Draw matches will play a 10 point breaker for the 3rd set. Weather conditions during the tournament may change this scheduled format.
Draw Singles Format: is 2 out of 3 tie break sets with ad scoring. A 10
point match tie break for the 3rd set thru the semi finals. Three minute rest break
between second and third sets and coaching is allowed. There will be a minimum
of 1 hour rest break. The Finals will play a full 2 out of 3 sets. Ten
minute rest break between second and third sets and coaching is allowed. Weather
conditions during the tournament may change this scheduled format.
Junior Consolation Singles Format: is 2 out of 3 tie break sets with regular scoring. A 10 point match tie break for the 3rd set. Three minute break between second and third sets and coaching is allowed. There will be a minimum of 1 hour rest break.
Junior Doubles Format: is an 8 game Pro Sets with regular (ad) scoring and a (7 point) match tie break at 8 games all.
10 AND UNDER: is 2 out of 3, 4-game sets (first to win 4 games by a margin of 1 game) using
scoring; 7-point tiebreak in lieu of 3rd set (first to win 7
points by a margin of 2).
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POINTS: TX Section: Adult-100; Senior-200; Super
The 50+ Senior divisions are 200 points.
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, and
players will receive qualifying points towards the 2019 National
NTRP Championship tournament. The 4.5 players in the regular age 50
/ 55 and over draws, will receive qualifying selection
consideration towards the 2019 National NTRP Championship
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 the entry
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.
No-Show Defaults: If a player does not send written notice
that they will need to default a match, to the Tournament Director
at least one hour before the date and time of the scheduled match,
the defaulting player will receive 5 Suspension Points.
Player Selection Type
10 & Under Regulation - Junior Other Tournaments
All junior other sanctioned tournaments offer 10 & Under Orange Ball Division (orange ball, 60 foot court and 25 inch racquet) and 10 & Under Green Ball Division (green dot ball, 78 foot court and 27 inch racquet). Please register for the correct division based upon age, Challenger tournament credit / wins, etc. All tournament entries are verified by the section office. For the full 10 & Under regulation, please click here
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, December 9, 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: 800009218 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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