The 2020 Baird Iowa Open Adult and Junior Tournaments have been canceled due to health precautions being taken due to Covid-19. Stay healthy and safe... looking forward to seeing you in 2021.
CHAMPIONSHIP SPONSOR: The Schmidt, Vander Leest & Wenzel
Player Selection Type
Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated
EVENTS: MS M4.0SNTRP M3.5SNTRP M45S M55S M65S WS
MD M4.0DNTRP M3.5DNTRP M45D M55D M65D WD W4.0DNTRP W3.5DNTRP
OPEN MXD 7.0MXDNTRP 8.0MXDNTRP
All Mixed Doubles events will Start on Friday July
24th. Along with any Singles division that has more than 16
participants. If the Draw for the division is less than 16 the
event will be played Saturday & Sunday July 25th &
AGE ELIGIBILITY: Adult "age" events - Participants
must be the event age or older on December 31, 2020.
EVENT LIMITS: All players are limited to one singles, one
doubles, and one mixed doubles event.
DOUBLES ENTRY DEADLINE: Due to the fact that all draws are
made prior to the start of the tournament, the entry deadline for
all of the doubles events is the same as it is for the singles
events. There is no "on-site" doubles sign-up at this
HEADQUARTERS: Veterans Memorial Tennis Center,
1309 8th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, Ia (next to Memorial and Kingston
SCHEDULE OF PLAY: Participants are asked to please check the
Tennislink Tournament Website and check their appropriate draw for
the starting times of their 1st round matches. These will be posted
after the draws are completed.
DEFAULT RULE: A 30 minute default rule will be used for all
first round matches. A 15 minute default rule will be used for all
subsequent matches. Players are responsible for knowing the time
of their next match before leaving the tournament site.
INDOOR COURT FEES: If play must be moved
indoors due to rain, indoor court fees will be shared by the
players at the rate of $5.00 per player per match.
"NTRP" EVENTS: Participants must be 18 or older
and have an NTRP rating less than or equal to the NTRP level of the
event. In the 7.0 and 8.0 Mixed Doubles events the combined NTRP
rating of the team must be 7.0 and 8.0 or less respectively and the
rating point difference between the partners cannot be greater than
CONSOLATION DRAWS: There are NO consolation
draws offered in this tournament.
SCORING: All matches will be best 2 of 3 sets,
regular scoring, with Match Tie-Breakers used for all third
HOTEL / MOTEL INFORMATION:
Aspen Inn 1-319-363-9999 3233 Southridge Drive SW
Budget Inn 1-319-363-8101 3100 16th Avenue SW
Clarion Hotel & Convention Center 1-319-366-8671 525 33rd
Days Inn Cedar Rapids 1-319-365-4339 3245 Southgate Place SW
Econo Lodge 1-319-363-8888 622 33rd Avenue SW
Exel Inn 1-319-366-2475 616 33rd Avenue SW
Fairfield Inn 1-319-364-2000 3243 Southridge Drive SW
Hampton Inn of Cedar Rapids 1-319-364-8144 3265 6th Street SW
Heartland Inn 1-319-362-9012 3315 Southgate Court SW
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 1-319-399-5025 3320
Southgate Court SW
Ramada Limited 1-319-396-5000 4011 16th Avenue SW
Super 8 Motel 1-319-363-1755 400 33rd Avenue SW
Super 8 Motel 1-319-362-6002 720 33rd Avenue SW
Tournament registration ONLY through USTA website at
http://www.usta.com/tennislink NO PHONE OR MAIL ENTRIES
If you are interested in having an online tournament schedule in
calendar format with links to tournaments go to
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 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 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: 404402120 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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