Checking in for your Match, Tournament Play, Playing in the Back Draw, Playing on Show Courts - playing at 2:22 am???,
Practice Courts, Withdrawing from the Tournament
The primary site for play is Barnes Tennis Center, 4490 W. Point Loma Blvd., San Diego, CA 92107. From Saturday, August 5th, 2017 through Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 play will also be at San Diego State University (SDSU), Remington Rd., San Diego, CA 92115 and Balboa Tennis Club, 2221 Morley Field Dr, San Diego, CA 92104 There are parking fees at SDSU. All courts are outdoor, hard, and lighted.
Checking in for your Match
You must check in personally at the Tournament Desk of your site 15 minutes before your
scheduled match time. The USTA time default procedure will be in effect.
Warm-up time with your opponent(s) is limited to 5 MINUTES and will be strictly enforced.
Practice serves must be taken within this period.
In accordance with the 2017 USTA National Tournament Regulations, singles matches are the best of 3 tiebreak sets in the main draw and best of three tiebreak sets, with a ten-point tiebreak in lieu of a third set, in the consolation draws. In doubles matches, there is a tiebreak in lieu of a third set until the semifinals when it changes to best of 3 tiebreak sets. In matches when a match tie break is played in lieu of a third set, there is a mandatory three-minute rest break, during which coaching may occur.
The Foot Fault rule will be enforced during this championship.
Coaching of any kind by parents or personal coaches during a match will make the
player subject to a Code Violation. Parents and coaches are never permitted on the
courts during play. Any sort of unsportsmanlike conduct will NOT be tolerated.
THE USTA POINT PENALTY SYSTEM WILL BE IN EFFECT.
THE USTA SUSPENSION POINT SYSTEM WILL BE IN EFFECT.
Playing in the Back Draw
All players that lose in the main draw of the tournament will be placed in the Feed-In Championship (back draw). The back draw is mandatory for all participants. Players will feed into the back draw through the quarterfinals.
Playing on 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 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.
- Barnes Tennis Center, 4490 West Point Loma Blvd, San Diego, Ca. 92107
- Balboa Tennis Club, 2221 Morley Field Dr., San Diego, Ca. 92104
Practice courts are available prior to and during the tournament at Balboa Tennis Club.
Please note the following guidelines for securing a court:
- Peninsula Tennis Club (Robb Field), 2525 Bacon St. Ocean Beach (about 1 mile from Barnes Tennis Center)
- Global Tennis Network
Go to globaltennisnetwork.com for a complete listing of every tennis court in San Diego.
Withdrawing from the Tournament
If you need to withdraw from the main singles draw or back draw and/or doubles event, you must notify a Tournament Director and the Tournament Referee before leaving the facility. If the reason is due to injury or illness, you must meet with the Trainer before leaving Barnes Tennis Center to receive written verification.
In the case of personal emergency, a written explanation must be received by the final day of the tournament and determined to be valid by both the Referee and Tournament Directors.
Players failing to follow these procedures will be defaulted with no points allowed.
If a player withdraws from the main singles draw due to illness or injury, but wishes to play the Feed In Consolation draw, she must notify a Tournament Director and the Referee by 5 p.m. on the day prior to the FIC match.