Friday July 12, 2019 3:30pm we are playing matches as scheduled.
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DRAWS NOW AVAILABLE
DATES for EACH DIVISION
Senior Division (60-90's) - July 9-13th; the 9th will only be used for any draws greater than 16
Open Division - July 11-14th
40's / 50's / Mixed - July 12-14th
All NTRP 3.0-4.5 / Combo - July 12-14th
PRIZE MONEY FOR OPEN DIVISION - 10k total purse
Men's & Women's Singles:
There must be 12 players in draw for both men and women singles to pay out 100% of prize money. If the draw is less than 12 players, the prize money will be pro-rated determined by the percentage of players in draw
Semi Loser $250.00
Men's & Women's Doubles:
There must be 8 doubles teams in draw for both men and women doubles to pay 100% of prize money. If the draw is less than 8 teams, the prize money will be pro-rated determined by the percentage of teams in draw.
Champions $1,000 (per team)
Finalists $500.00 (per team)
The 88th Annual City of Asheville Open Tennis Championships is a
200 point tournament of the Southern Tennis Association and is held
at the Aston Park Tennis Center near downtown Asheville. Aston Park
Tennis Center is a 12 clay court lighted complex.
1. ALL PLAYERS MUST HAVE A NTRP RATING TO PLAY IN THIS
NTRP SELF-RATING All players need to have an NTRP rating prior
to playing this tournament. If you do not have a rating, you can
2. COMBO MIXED DOUBLES ELIGIBILITY
Mixed Combo 5.0-9.0 doubles with the players combined ratings not
exceeding the combined NTRP level and with no more than ONE (1)
point difference in players NTRP ratings.
3. FORMAT AND SCORING
The format for all divisions is FMLC (First Match Losers
Consolation and will be an 8 game pro-set). All matches will play a
10-point match tiebreaker instead of a 3rd set.
4. PLAYER'S RESPONSIBILITY
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
This tournament's seeding will be done in accordance with USTA
Regulations. They will be compiled and examined by the Head
Referee, Tournament Director, and members of the Tournament
Committee. Factors to consider in seeding (taken from "USTA Friend
at Court"): Seedings merely represent the Committee's subjective
ratings of the various players' chances of winning the tournament.
These ratings may not be based on whim, caprice, or hunches, but
instead shall be justified by a reasonable amount of factual
evidence, including, but not limited to, rankings, current records,
types of surface, and particularly head-to-head encounters. Two
outstanding doubles players playing together for the first time
should be considered for a place on the seeded list.
If you need to withdraw before entries close, you must do so
online. Click on "Edit Registration," then "Withdraw." You will
need your original confirmation number. All withdrawals after
"Entries Close" must be sent BOTH in writing via email (to the
Tournament Director's address above) AND by phone to the tournament
site. Players withdrawing after the tournament deadline will not be
refunded the entry fee.
7. LIMITED DRAWS/EVENTS AND SELECTION PROCESS
Limited Draws/Events: Draws may be limited in some divisions. A
player may enter up to 2 divisions but not in the same category
(ex: two singles divisions) Selection Process: The top players
applying from the USTA/NC most current standings list will be
selected into the draw. The names of players who have been selected
will appear as "Competitors."
8. JUNIOR AGE RESTRICTIONS
This Adult NTRP tournament allows Juniors to play. However, the
Junior must be at least 18 years old before the start of the
tournament. If you have questions about this, please contact the
Player Selection Type
$20 late fee will be assessed for entries taken after deadline occurs. Late entries will only be accepted in draws with available spots.
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 Tuesday, July 2, 2019 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: 703940819 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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