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Registration Ends: December 06, 2017
English Turn Country Club
1 Clubhouse Dr, New Orleans 70131
Timberlane Country Club
1 Timberlane Dr, Gretna 70056
About Southern UTR Year End Championship Presented by Second Serve
Weather Update: 9:15 Unfortunately the matches today have been cancelled. It is pouring rain and the courts are soaked. Thank you to all the players for playing and all the parents who braved the cold yesterday and rain today. We will update and have tournament summary posted soon.
Directions to Timberlane from Downtown New Orleans: Cross the bridge to the West Bank and take exit 7 LA-23. Timberlane is only accessible from LA-23 (Bella Chasse Hwy.) Take a right at Timberland Dr and follow the road until the very end and the tennis courts will be on your right-hand side. Please park in the parking lot past the sand volleyball courts. You can enter the tennis courts from golf area. Check-in desk will be at the courts and easily visible.
Tournament Rules & Info: Matches in flights 1 & 2 will be full 2 out of 3 sets regular scoring w/ no break before 3rd set. All remaining flights will be a Super Tie-Break for 3rd set. Round-robin flights will be determined by the win-loss record. If two players have the same record the winner of the head-to-head match will be determined the winner. If three players have the same record then the player with the highest % of games won will be crowned the winner. If two players have the same % of games won, the player with most total games won will be declared the winner. If that too ends in a tie then head to head between the two will determine the winner.
** Flight 2 has group A and group B. The winner of A will play the winner of B to determine the flight Champion. He or she will advance to the tie-break shootout. The 2nd place finisher in group A will play the second place finisher in group B and so on for 3rd and 4th place finishers.
** Flight 3 has group A and group B. The winner of A will play the winner of B to determine the flight Champion. He or she will advance to the tie-break shootout. The 2nd place finisher in group A willl play the second place finisher in group B. The third place finisher in group A will play the 3rd place finisher in group B. The fourth place finisher in group A will be finished after round robin play.
Food / Snacks: English Turn has great breakfast, lunch, and dinner in "The Grille" near the golf shop at the main clubhouse. Gatorade and energy bars are available in the tennis pro shop.
** Super Tie-Break Shootout for flight winners will start around 3:00pm on Sunday. The winner will receive $500. The junior player that goes furthers in the shootout will receive a large trophy.
Dates: December 16 & 17
Entry Fee: $54
Eligibility: Open to men, women, boys, and girls of all ages
Divisions: Yellow ball & Green Dot divisions for 10 & under players
Surface: Flights 1-5 Clay & 6-7 Hard
Minimum number of matches for each player in this tournament: 3
Maximum number of players for this Tournament: 48
Awards: Winner of Yellow Ball Divison will receive $500. Flight winners will play in a single elimination super tie-break shootout to determine the division winner.
Important Info: If you are ranked in the top 10 in Southern Section in a junior age division please contact tournament director for travel reimbursement to and from this event. Entries are no longer refundable.
Players will receive Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) credit for all matches played.
Player UTRs will be used when selecting players for the Tournament and/or Division/Draw.
Seeding is based on player UTRs.
Player UTRs are available at universaltennis.com.
A UTR subscription is required to search and view player ratings on the UTR system, with pricing starting at forever free for UTR Basic. The UTR Premium Plus allows subscribers access to search and view college team profiles.
Officiating Plan: Players are expected to behave well. Poor sportsmanship will result in losing the ability to play in future English Turn events. Parents are expected to behave even better. Set an example by acting like an adult. If an umpire is needed an adult will monitor the match until completion.
About UTR: Universal Tennis Ratings provide tennis players worldwide a common scale to determine their level of play. The 16-level scale (from beginners to elite world-class professionals), precisely and reliably determines individual players’ ratings based on actual match results without regard for age, gender or where the matches are played. The Universal Tennis website allows visitors to view more than three million tennis results. College Tennis coaches utilize UTR ratings for recruiting, for scouting opponents, and also to track the levels of their current players. The ITA currently uses UTR ratings to assist with selections and seeding’s for select regional and national events.
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Tournament Director: Chris Henry