USTA Girls' 16s & 18s Nationals

Survival Guide - 


Below is the information you'll need now that you have arrived in San Diego and are ready to play!


PLAYING ON STADIUM AND SHOW COURTS

Each day, we will be scheduling feature matches at Barnes Tennis Center on the Stadium Court and selected others. Here is how it works:

Show court matches will begin at 8:30 or 9:00 a.m. on most days of the tournament.  For scheduled times of later show court matches, please see below.


WHAT, I'M PLAYING AT 2:22 AM?????

If your match is scheduled at 2:22 a.m. that means that you are the 2nd match on a featured court, NOT BEFORE 10:00 a.m.

If your match is scheduled at 3:33 a.m. that means that you are the 3rd match on a featured court, NOT BEFORE 11:30 a.m.

If your match is scheduled at 4:44 a.m. that means that you are the 4th match on a featured court, NOT BEFORE 1:00 p.m.


 If your match is scheduled at 5:55 a.m. that means that you are the 5th match on a featured court, NOT BEFORE 2:00 p.m.


                 THE LAST MATCH ON ANY COURT MAY BE MOVED.


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DRESS CODE

For both singles and doubles matches, all players are required to wear tennis attire that is consistent with being a participant in a USTA National Championship.The only t-shirt allowed is the official tournamentt-shirt. Compression shorts may ONLY be worn during practice sessions. Players not meeting dress code may be asked to change prior to going on the court

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RACQUET STRINGING

Racquet stringing is available at the Barnes Tennis Center with Jason Wood and staff. Cost is $20 (cash) for stringing labor. 

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LOCKER ROOM

Showers are available in the locker room. 

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​​TRAINERS

There will be two fully certified trainers at Barnes Tennis Center from one hour before first matches until conclusion of last match. A fully certified trainer will also be at the Balboa and SDSU sites.

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PARKING AT SAN DIEGO STATE


You may:
  • Park on residential streets – Saturday and Sunday only
  • Park in lot 10 and lot 10A (across 55th St from courts), after purchasing an hourly parking pass at kiosk near the clubhouse. Please note there are only a few spots in lot 10 and about 20 in lot 10A.
  • WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU… Park in the upper level of Parking Structure 7 (corner of Montezuma and 55th St.) after purchasing an hourly parking pass in the structure. We suggest that you give yourself an extra 10 minutes to find parking, pay at the yellow pay station, and walk across the fields. From the upper level lot you should walk down the steps to the soccer field, continue to the lower field, and walk through to get to the tennis courts. It is an approximate 5 minute walk. Map.

If you are running late, you may drop your player off at the courts and return to the parking structure.

You may not:

  • Park in residential parking Monday and Tuesday
  • Park in lot SP 107(white-lined), handicapped, or faculty/staff spaces (green lined). These designations may be written on the asphalt or on a standing sign.
  • Park in the lot next to the Aquaplex, just past the kiosk near the clubhouse