NEW INFORMATION! PLAYERS PLEASE NOTE: THIS TOURNAMENT IS CANCELLED
FOR 2020 DUE TO THE IMPACT OF COVID 19 IN THE BOSTON AREA.
Due to the continually changing conditions of the Covid19 impact on
the Boston area, it is highly recommend that players do not make
any arrangements to play in the 2020 National Father-Son and
Grandfather-Grandson Grass Court Championships that can't be
postponed or cancelled. We will keep you posted on the tournament
Welcome to Longwood Cricket Club!
Founded in 1877, Longwood is one of the country's oldest and most
prestigious tennis clubs. We boast 24 grass courts and 19 clay
courts, a pool and snack bar, as well as a beautiful porch and
clubhouse, and we encourage you and your family to take full
advantage of our facilities! Longwood is located in Chestnut Hill,
MA, a suburb twenty minutes west of Boston, convenient to both the
city and Logan airport.
Players, please note:
* Sunday, July 12 from 3-5 p.m.
* Monday, July 13 at 9 a.m.
Longwood does not take credit cards, therefore all participants
will receive a temporary account number at the start of the
tournament to which they may charge food, drinks, clothes, etc.
Longwood will email participants a statement within 10 days of the
close of the tournament. Please confirm that your email address
with your registration is correct.
* Complimentary continental breakfast for players the mornings of
* Lunch buffet available for all players and guests Monday,
Tuesday, and Wednesday at an additional cost per person
* A welcome BBQ is held on Sunday, July 12 from 5-6:30 p.m. This is
complimentary for all players, family, and guests.
* Dinner banquet, at an additional cost is held in the clubhouse
for all players and family on Monday, July 13 at 6 p.m. RSVP at the
registration desk. Guests are welcome.
Practice courts will be available at no extra charge on Sunday
after 3:00 on a first come first serve bases (weather pending).
Please check in with Longwood's Tennis Host on the porch for your
Match Format and Inclement Weather Information
All main draw matches will be the best of three sets. There will be
a feed-in back draw as well as additional opportunities for play.
The tournament format, whether round robin or draw, will be
determined by the number of teams entered. An effort will be made
to have each team play a minimum of three matches unless playing
conditions prohibit. If matches are relocated to indoor facilities
or to our clay courts, pro-sets or a tiebreak in lieu of a third
set may be used at the tournament director's discretion. If play is
moved indoors, there may be an additional charge for court
The schedule of all matches will be posted at Longwood, and players
must report at their set time. Match schedules are subject to
change due to weather. Those not present when matches are called
may be defaulted. In case of rain or cessation of play for any
reason, players shall not leave the grounds until they have
contacted the referee regarding the resumption of play. In all such
cases, matches may be played in a manner that will best advance the
whole of such competitions irrespective of all previous schedules.
At the direction of the committee, matches may be completed on
surfaces other than grass. There will be playoffs for 3rd and 4th
place in the main draw. All matches in the main draw and feed-in
draw will count towards your national ranking. Play will move
indoors as a last resort to ensure tournament completion.
We ask all players who lose their matches to do their best to play
in the consolation draw as many players travel a long distance to
participate in our tournament. If you are unable to play, please
let the front desk know that you are withdrawing: (617) 731 -
Dress Code and Pro Shop
All-white tennis attire is required. Minor trip or piping on a
collar or sleeve is acceptable. A small "pocket" logo on the upper
right or left front, or on the sleeve, is acceptable. Swatches or
color or large logos across the front or back of the shirt are not
acceptable. Warm ups may be non-white. Tennis shoes must be
predominantly white and shoelaces must also be white. Grass shoes
are not permitted.
All registered players and their gifts will receive a 10% discount
on purchases made in the Longwood Pro Shop for the duration of the
An EMT will be on site and available during tournament play.
Parking is not permitted in the front driveway. Please park in the
club parking lot located off Dunster Road. You may also park on
Hammond Street or Dunster Road as permitted by local street signs.
Additional parking may be available at the Brimmer and May school.
Please check with our front desk at 617-731-2900 for additional
Restaurants and Shopping near Longwood
Many restaurants and shops are located adjacent to Longwood on
Route 9 (Boylston Street). These include Star Market, Starbucks,
Pinkberry, and Lululemon. All are within a half-mile of the club.
Fine dining restaurants in the nearby vicinity include Aquitaine,
The Cottage, Legal Seafoods, Bernard's, and Del Bestistos.
Player Selection Type
For Adult & Senior National Rankings:
This tournament will calculate as a Category I (10x).
Champions will receive 1000 points.
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, July 12, 2020 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: 450010020 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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