Join us for the 7th Annual
May 19-21, 2017
Althea Gibson Tennis Center at Empie Park
3405-A Park Avenue
Tournament play may begin as early as 12:00 pm on Friday, May 19, 2017. Tentative schedule will be available upon check in or online before the tournament begins.
$40 per player for first event and $35 for second event per player, participants are limited to 2 events. Entry fees must accompany entry form. Registration may be completed on Tennislink, online, by mail.
Food will be provided for players throughout the tournament by our sponsors. Guests may participate for a small fee.
Brooklyn Pizza Company
Empire Bagel & Deli
Prizes will be awarded to winners in each division. Shirts will be presented to all participants.
Join us and play - you do not need a team, we will be happy to help you find a partner if needed.
***Limit 2 events per participant***
Keep in mind if you are at a popular level this could mean 4-5 matches per event over the course of the weekend.
There may be games and small competitions throughout the tournament for individuals to support and participate in. Stay tuned for details
The First Loss Consolation format of play will be used. Each player is scheduled for at least 2 matches, but may potentially play 4-5 matches. All matches shall be the best of two sets with a coman tiebreak (first to 7, win by 2) used at six-all in each set. No break during change over after the first game. In lieu of a third set, a match coman tiebreak shall be played (first to 10 win by 2). There will be a two minute break after each set with no coaching. The tiebreak procedures shall be scored as one set and one game.
The Tournament Committee reserves the right to alter the format, the scoring method or terminate a team match when one team has won the majority of the points. However, without directive from the Tournament Committee, the teams are to play all matches to completion.
All USTA Official Rules of Play, USTA, Southern, and North Carolina Regulations, the USTA Code of Conduct and the USTA Point Penalty System will be enforced.
The format may be changed due to inclement weather.