This is a SOUTHERN USTA 300 POINTS SINGLES/DOUBLES/MIXED TOURNAMENT

Senior Tennis Championships at Fairhope

Mike Ford Tennis Center hosting Southern Senior/Adult USTA tourney May 17-20

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Posted 5/15/18

This tournament is open to players from other USTA sections. All the MAIN DRAW matches - best 2 out of 3 tiebreaker sets up to 70-Over age group. CONSOLATION Matches and age groups starting at 70-OVER will play the best of 2 out of 3 tiebreaker sets with a 10 POINT TIEBREAKER used in lieu of 3rd set. COMAN Scoring will be used for tiebreakers. In the event of inclement weather, the tournament committee reserves the...

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This is a SOUTHERN USTA 300 POINTS SINGLES/DOUBLES/MIXED TOURNAMENT

Senior Tennis Championships at Fairhope

Mike Ford Tennis Center hosting Southern Senior/Adult USTA tourney May 17-20

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FAIRHOPE, Ala. -- This tournament is open to players from other USTA sections. All the MAIN DRAW matches - best 2 out of 3 tiebreaker sets up to 70-Over age group. CONSOLATION Matches and age groups starting at 70-OVER will play the best of 2 out of 3 tiebreaker sets with a 10 POINT TIEBREAKER used in lieu of 3rd set. COMAN Scoring will be used for tiebreakers. In the event of inclement weather, the tournament committee reserves the right to change the scoring to an abbreviated system.

Age Divisions: Open, 25 - over, 30 - over, 35 - over, 40 - over, 45 - over, 50 - over .... to 95 - over. All the players will be selected. Tournament is open to players from other USTA sections.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT
Please note: WE WILL PLAY "IF DRAWS HAVE TWO PLAYERS/ENTRANTS". In that case we will allow players to play more then one singles draw.

SINGLES will have a feed-in consolation through the quarter-finals or semifinals (depending on the size of the draw) with a play off for 3rd and 4th place. DOUBLES and MIXED DOUBLES will be first-match loser consolation or feed-in consolation through semifinals (depending on the size of the draw).

SCORING FORMAT
All the MAIN DRAW matches - best 2 out of 3 tiebreaker sets up to 70-Over age group. CONSOLATION Matches and age groups starting at 70-OVER will play the best of 2 out of 3 tiebreaker sets with a 10 POINT TIEBREAKER used in lieu of 3rd set. COMAN Scoring will be used for tiebreakers. In the event of inclement weather, the tournament committee reserves the right to change the scoring to an abbreviated system.

PLAYERS SELECTION PROCESS
We will accept players for each division, if we have 2 or more players/or doubles teams signed up in that division/age category.
If you wish not to get selected please let us know via email.

MOST OF THE FIRST ROUND MATCHES WILL START on Friday or Saturday.
This is depending on the size of the draw but we will do our best to schedule first round matches for Friday or Saturday to accomodate all the players. Schedule will be posted on the tournament page or please contact the tournament director for more questions.

FAIRHOPE has been voted as one of the best small town destinations in the country and is called the “Jewel of the Eastern Shore” by “Southern Living” magazine. City of Fairhope and Mike Ford Tennis Center offers first class tennis experience and the staff is trained to host events such as this one. With so much to do and see in Fairhope, Eastern Shore, and at the beach we have become a favorite destination for families, art community, but also athletes, coaches and sports enthusiasts.

PLAYERS PARTY, Friday 6:30 pm at Panini Pete's Restaurant.
One of the best restaurants in the area. Located in the center of the Fairhope's charming downtown. Panini Pete's will serve items from both Panini Pete's & Sunset Point menu including, seafood, pasta and salad dishes. Dress code, nice/casual. If coming straight from the match, tennis apparel is OK.

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