USTA Billie Jean King Girls' 16s & 18s National Championships

"Where Champions Are Made"

Tournament Play 


Match Formats:  

• Main Draw Singles (including play off for 3rd & 4th place): Best of 3 Tiebreak sets
• Feed-In Championship: Best of 3 Tiebreak sets with a 10-Point Match Tiebreak in Lieu of a 3rd set; regular scoring.
• Doubles Matches: The best of 3 Tiebreak sets shall be used in the semifinal, final, and playoff for 3rd place. All other doubles matches shall use the best of 3 Tiebreak sets with a 10-Point Match Tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set; no-ad scoring.​


Proper Tennis Attire:

Proper tennis attire is mandatory at the USTA Girls' National Championships.  Midriffs must be completely covered when arms are at rest.  Sports bras alone are not allowed.  No T-shirts with advertising are allowed.  T-shirts from other tournaments or tennis academies are not allowed.  Athleta, Lululemon and other type “tennis t-shirts” are allowed. Short spandex shorts MUST be covered by a skirt or shorts.  Leggings must be covered by skirt or shorts.


Suspension points and/or Code Violations for Unsportsmanlike Conduct

  Changes


Spectator Oath: 

All tournament guests, including family member, coaches and other spectators, must adhere to the USTA Spectator Oath: “I pledge to set a positive example for players, treat fellow parents, coaches and officials with respect, emphasize the importance of fair play and good sportsmanship, cheer respectfully for winner and good points - not errors and double faults, allow players to work out on-court disputes, and not interfer with matches.”

Safeplay Practice Policy Highlights for Participants: Click here to read the USTA’s Safeplay policies.


​Balls:  This event will use the Wilson US Open "Extra Duty" Ball


Ice & Water: The tournament will provide bottled water.

Players should prepare to bring their own ice.


Chaired matches: All Main draw singles matches. 

Doubles chairs start with round of 32. Consolation finals.


See Tournament Sites for directions and parking information
 
MAIN SITE:  BARNS = BARNES TENNIS CENTER 
Barnes Tennis Center

4490 W Point Loma Blvd, San Diego, CA 92107
(619) 221-9000


SITE 2:  USD - University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110


SITE 3:  SDS - San Diego State

​Aztec Tennis Center, Plaza Deportes, San Diego, Ca. 92182

SITE 4:  BALBO = Balboa Tennis Club 
Balboa Tennis Club
2221 Morley Field Road, San Diego, CA 92104