Draw will be published Wednesday, August 22 at 500PM.
NOTE ON DRAWS
"LOVE" and "LATH"
"LOVE" on draw is Spencer Love Tennis Center 3802 Jaycee Park Drive
"LATH" on draw is Latham Park Tennis Center 903 Cridland Road
Current NC Standing List
August 15, 2018
This tournament has used the August 15, 2018 North Carolina Standing List (Aug) (Combined) for seeding and selection.
Each draw will be limited to 32 players with an Feed in thru Quarterfinals (FIC-QF) format and a 3/4 playoff. Draws with fewer than 5 players will play a round-robin; draws with 6-23 players will play a regular draw using FIC-QF; draws of 24-32 players will separate players into two 16-player draws ("waterfall") using FIC-QF. Consolation will not be played out with draws of more than 8 players.
Players will be selected based on the most recent published NC standing list. Players
must have some standing points in order to be considered to compete in a
NC L3 tournament. If players do not have a standing, they should
compete in a NC L5 event. The names of players who have been selected will appear as “Competitors.”
after the tournament deadline when selections are made. Contact us immediately if you realize that you cannot participate.
10U Youth Progression
This tournament is considered an Green L1 event for 10U players.
For more information on the Youth Tennis Progression and the quest for
stars and trophies. Please click on the following link:
In order to truly enjoy the sport of tennis, it is essential
to display good sportsmanship which includes abiding by the rules,
fair, and showing respect for your opponent. We expect that ALL players
who compete in this event abide by guidelines set forth by "the code".
click the link below to read: "The Code: The
Players’ Guide for Unofficiated Matches". Thank you!
Tennis Parent Alert
Please download form, fill out and send to: email@example.com
It is the PLAYER'S responsibility to know their next match time and show
up in a timely manner. Check the website often for updated match
times. PLAYERS MUST CHECK IN FOR EACH MATCH 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO ITS
SCHEDULED START TIME. ALL USTA RULES WILL BE ENFORCED FOR LATENESS. This tournament has a lot of matches to be played, and there will be no exceptions for lateness (i.e. traffic, etc.)
You are playing
“un-officiated” matches and will be playing your match according to THE CODE
(pages 45-51 of the Friend At Court-the tennis rule book).
If a court opens
up due to a match ending quickly, the tournament desk may put you on early to
help the tournament as a whole move along.
PLAYERS ARE ASKED
TO CHECK-IN 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO EACH MATCH TIME.
stay near the tournament desk where you can hear your name being called.
Spin your racket
BEFORE warming up to determine server and sides.
Talking to players on court at any time is not allowed and
may result in a point penalty being assessed on the associated player.
If players split
sets you have a 3 minute break before playing a 10-point Tie-Break (coaching is
Players remain on
There is no
talking to players during bathroom breaks.
Audible cell phone usage near a court with play in progress
is not allowed.
Whenever an issue comes up during play, it is the responsibility
as players to settle it among yourselves
in a timely manner.
You may leave the
court to get an official if you need one.
You may not leave
the court without the permission of an USTA official or Court
Monitor for any other reason.
It is the player’s responsibility to keep up with their
match times and site locations.
Please check the
tournament website frequently throughout the tournament as
changes/updates may be made
especially during a rain delay.
If for any reason you feel an issue has not been resolved
you may request to see the Referee with the exception of line calls made
on your court.
NO LATE ENTRIES
No entries will be taken after the online tournament deadline. Only online entries will be taken. The deadline is Thursday, August 16th at 11:59pm. Please sign up ahead of time!!!
Draws will be limited to 32 players per age division. Each division
that has 24 or more players will be split into two separate draws.
Players will then be "waterfalled" into two balanced draws based on the
selection lists in the following order:
2,3,6,7,10,11,14,15,18,19,22,23,26,27,30,31. Selections will be made
using the latest NC Standings . Seeds will be determined
using NCTA Seeding Criteria after the waterfall is done. The format is
FIC (Feed-In Consolation through QF). All matches will play a 10-point
match tiebreaker instead of a full 3rd set. There will be a playoff for
3rd and 4th place. Consolation finals will NOT be played out. Both players who reach the finals of consolation will receive the same number of ranking points.
with 8-23 players will play a regular 32 draw with byes and will play a
Feed-In (through Quarterfinals) and there will be a playoff for 3rd and
4th place. Consolation finals will NOT be played out. Both players who reach the finals of consolation will receive the same number of ranking points.
BG10: Singles play. Full-court, green-dot ball; best-of-2 short sets (to 4) with 7-point TB at 4-4; a 7-point match tie-breaker is played if split sets. Draws with fewer than 5 players play a round-robin; draws of fewer than 23 players play straight draw; draws of 24-32 player will be split into two draws of 16 players. Draws with more than 8 players do not play consolation finals.
BG12-18: Singles play, The format is Feed-In Consolation
thru Quarterfinals (FICQ). Best-of-two 6-game sets with 7-point set TB; split sets play a 10-point match tie-breaker. Draws with fewer than 5 players play a round-robin; draws of fewer than 23 players play straight draw; draws of 24-32 player will be split into two draws of 16 players. Draws with more than 8 players do not play consolation finals.
All Doubles matches will be 8 game pro set; ad-scoring.
PRO PENN Balls will be used.
From USTA/North Carolina Seeding Criteria:
"Seeding shall be done
using only the results from the most recently published USTA/North
Carolina Combined Standings Lists of the division in the order in which
players appear on the list." Some special criteria may apply. For more
information click "more info" below.
IMPORTANT JUNIOR SUSPENSION NOTES
Please note the rules below pertain to ALL sanctioned North Carolina and Southern tournaments:
"A player shall not enter two tournaments at the same time. When
entries close, a player shall not be entered in two or more sanctioned
tournaments, if any part of the tournament is scheduled to overlap
unless each Tournament Committee involved understands the situation and
concurs in writing."
12. "Player shall not enter a tournament intending to withdraw if the player's entry is accepted in another tournament."
Doubles matches may start as early as 5 PM and also
players that are playing singles only, may also start as early as 8
AM. on Saturday. We do our best with special requests but it is not
always possible. Special requests cannot be given after the entries
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, August 16, 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: 703936818 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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