PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THIS FACILITY HAS NO LIGHTS, so all matches
will be held in the daytime. This tournament is aggressively
scheduled to fit in all matches, so please SHOW UP AT LEAST 30
MINUTES prior to your scheduled time of play. We will be enforcing
Player Selection Type
Last light is around 6:30 at Desert Mountain, so all matches will
be played each day prior to that time. Plan your schedule
The tournament will be limited to the first 185 players who sign
ABOUT THE 2020 CLAY COURTS
This will be the third year of our Clay Court Championships being
held at the Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, AZ, one of the
crown jewel tennis destinations in the Southwest, and one of the
finest tennis facilities in the country.
The Southwest Clay Courts is one of four surface Slam Series events
held for adults in the Southwest with a Level 1
TOURNAMENT FORMAT: Format for this event will be best two of
three sets, with a 10-point tiebreaker for the third. Singles
scoring is regular (with ads), doubles scoring will be no-ad.
First match loser's consolation matches will be attempted for all
singles divisions (if players don't play, we will make efforts to
pair you with other players from the division or other divisions).
Consolation matches will be played on hard courts and the
facility's one grass court.
PLAYERS ARE ALLOWED TO PLAY IN A MAXIMUM OF TWO EVENTS
TOURNAMENT SURFACE: Green Har-Tru Clay - 5 courts (no
AMENITIES: The Desert Mountain clay courts have partitioned
dividers on each court, with misters at every changeover location
as well as bottled water. Players are not allowed to bring outside
food or beverage to the club. Players will be able to use the
facility locker rooms on site.
BEHAVIORAL ISSUES: Behavioral issues and unsportsmanlike
conduct at this tournament (by fans or players) will NOT be
tolerated and will be dealt with harshly (potentially double
defaults for both players or teams....and suspensions from USTA
This facility is accommodating and spoiling our players in every
way, so we will not let terrible behavior on the tennis court be
accepted in ANY way.
Thanks as always to our generous sponsors for helping out with the
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, August 12, 2020 11:59:00 PM Arizona 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: 750023820 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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