Welcome to Delray Beach, South Florida’s charming ‘Village by the Sea.’  The DELRAY BEACH ITF is organized by Players International Management (PIM), the staff that hosts the Delray Beach Open, the world’s only combined 10-day ATP World Tour Event and ATP Champions Tour Event.

The event is held April 29 – May 6, 2017, consists of over 225 statewide, national, and international Boys’ & Girls’ 18-and-under players (incl. qualifying and main draw ). Tournament details are listed below. Feel free to call 1-561-330-6003 or email ibaron@YellowTennisBall.com if you have any questions – Good Luck!

MATCH SITES

 

Go directly to the club your match is schedule at.

DS = Delray Swim & Tennis Club

DB = Delray Beach Tennis Center

DRAWS

 

Boys Qualifying Singles, Boys Main Draw Singles, Boys Doubles

Girls Qualifying Singles, Girls Main Draw Singles, Girls Doubles

Click for Draws & Match Schedule

EVENT STAFF

 

Ivan Baron, Tournament Director

Mark Baron, Tournament Chairman

John Butler, Director of Site Operations & Site Director

Adam Baron, Site Director & Sponsor Liaison

Danielle Kenney, Player Relations & Site Director

Steve Reitman, Head Referee

Jeff Rothstein, Director of Umpires

SPONSORS

 

City of Delray Beach (Host City) is a beach lover’s destination with one of America’s most beautiful seashores and we hope you’ll have some time to take a stroll along the warm surf. We invite you to take a leisurely walk along Atlantic Avenue, enjoy the galleries, boutiques and gourmet restaurants. Click for things to do in Delray Beach.

Palm Beach Sports Commission is a private, not-for-profit organization contracted by Palm Beach County to promote and market the County as a sports tourism destination. The Commission brings sporting events and activities to the County, enhances economic impact, stimulates bed tax revenues (with a focus on the off-season), and maximizes utilization of County facilities.

IMPACT Sports Performance is an 11,500 square-foot state-of-the-art training facility in Boca Raton, FL.  We train athletes in all sports from the professional, collegiate and high school level using our exercise science-based protocols.  See our facility and program descriptions. 561.241.4903 http://www.impactnextlevel.com/

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EVENT INFORMATION

 

Tournament Office: 1-561-330-6003

Acceptance list: Click here

Divisions: Boys & Girls 18 & Under

Qualifying Singles: April 2930 2017 / 64 Players

Doubles: May 1 – 5, 2017/ 32 Teams

Main Draw Singles: May 1 – 6, 2017 / 64 Players

Enter: Players must register through their ITF IPIN number. If you do not have an ITF IPIN, you can register for one at www.itftennis.com/ipin . Only players with IPIN numbers are eligible to play in the event .

What to Bring to Sign-in (Qualifying and Main Draw): All players have their ipin #, submit $50 ( USD CASH ONLY ) for the entry fee, and bring an official photo ID (color)(ie passport) in order to Sign-in

Surface: Clay

Grade: Grade 4

Tournament Ball: Wilson

ITF Singles Points: Winner (40), Runner-Up (30), Semifinals (20), Quarterfinals (15), 2nd round (10), 1st round (0)

ITF Doubles Points: Winner (30), Runner-Up (20), Semifinals (15), Quarterfinals (10), 1st round (0)

Match Format: All singles matches (qualifying and main draw) are the best of three tiebreak sets (with ad-scoring)…Doubles is the best of three tiebreak sets with a match tiebreak (10 point) in lieu of the third set… Scoring in doubles is no-ad. No consolation in singles and doubles. No 3/4 playoff.

Wildcard Application: Click here for information about applying for a Wildcard. Deadline: No later than five days after the tournament entry deadline.

Withdrawal Information: Click here

Forms: All players must submit consent forms and the player contact form at registration or they will be unable to participate in the event!  All forms will be available at Registration but should you wish to fill out early and bring to registration, they can be found here: Medical Release & PIM Contact Form

Athletic Trainers: Services will be available throughout the week at the Delray Swim & Tennis Club. If you have specific injury needs or any questions related to sports medicine that you would like to address prior to or during the tournament, please feel free to contact IMPACT Sports Performance (Richard Woodroof), richard@emslp.com or 561-241-4903, or the head on-site trainer, Jarrod Kuse, jkuse33@gmail.com or (561) 676-9023. We look forward to working with you and good luck!

Stringing: Tournament will provide on-site (Delray Swim & Tennis Club) professional stringing services Friday April 28th – Friday May 5th. $18 plus string. On-site string available: Luxilon Alu Power (+$17), Luxilon 4G 1.25 (+$17), Luxilon Alu Power Rough (+$17), Luxilon 4G Rough (+$17), NXT 16 (+$19), Sensation 16 (+$9), Wilson Synthetic (+$4). All string/stringing fees are CASH ONLY. Tournament will also post a list of local stringing options.

Weather: It is normally warm in S. Florida in May. Please remember to drink plenty of fluids before, during and after matches. Suggestion: Bring a cooler filled with ice water and a hand towel, use the towel to cool your head, neck, etc during play.

Hitting Lessons: Delray Beach Tennis Center (201 West Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach). Limited availability. For information, call 561-243-7360.

Hitting Lessons: Boca Raton Resort & Club High Performance Tennis Academy run by Bobby Bernstein, specializing in high performance training for junior players. 501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton, Florida, 33432. Call (561) 227-9588 for hitting lessons pre-event, during or post-event.

USTA Tennislink Event ID: # 150006417

 

EVENT SCHEDULE & SIGN-IN

 

Singles Qualifying, Main Draw and Doubles Sign-In held at the Delray Swim & Tennis Club. 2350 Jaeger Drive, Delray Beach, 33444.  Directions: I-95 to Linton Blvd, head east 3/4 mile, turn right on SW 10th Ave., go to stop sign & go left (Lindell), go 2 full blocks to roundabout and go left on Dotterel, go 1 block to Jaeger Drive and make left. Clubhouse on the left.

*When signing in for Qualifying or Main Draw, players have their ipin #, submit $50 ( USD CASH ONLY ) for the entry fee, and bring an official photo ID (color)(ie passport) in order to Sign-in

Fri., April 28: Qualifying Sign-in, (4 – 6pm)

Sat., April 29: 1st & 2nd round Singles Qualifying

Sun., April 30: Final Rd Singles Qualifying, Main Draw Sign-in (4 – 6pm) / Doubles Sign-in (Opens @ Noon)

Mon., May 1: 1st Rd Singles Main Draw, Doubles Sign-in (Closes @ Noon), 1st Rd Doubles (Boys & Girls)

Tues., May 2: 2nd Rd Singles, 2nd Rd Doubles

Wed., May 3: 3rd Rd Singles, Quarterfinals Doubles

Thur., May 4: Quarterfinals Singles, Semifinals Doubles

Fri., May 5: Semifinals Singles, Finals Doubles

Sat., May 6: Finals Singles

 

MATCH SITES

 

Check-in at the site that you compete at. Please only call the main tournament number (561-330-6003) for match and tournament related inquiries – tournament sites should not be called for anything related to match information.

DELRAY SWIM & TENNIS CLUB (DS). 2350 Jaeger Drive, Delray Beach, 33444. Directions : I-95 to Linton Blvd, head east 3/4 mile, turn right on SW 10th Ave., go to stop sign & take a left (Lindell), go 2 full blocks to roundabout and go left on Dotterel, go 1 block to Jaeger Drive, make left. Clubhouse on the left. To reserve practice courts before Sat., April 29, call 561-243-7058. Beginning Sat., April 29, courts may not be reserved, courts are first-come-first serve. Below is the practice court schedule. Call the tournament office (1-561-330-6003) if you have any questions.

Practice Courts (during event; CLAY COURTS): Saturday (10 cts: 7:30-8:15am; 3 cts: 8:15am – 7pm), Sunday (10 cts: 7:30-9am; 2 cts 9am – 1pm; 7 crts: 1-6pm), Monday & Tuesday (10 cts: 7:30-8:15am; 3 cts: 8:15am – 7:30pm), Wednesday & Thursday (10 cts: 7:30-9am; 2 cts: 9am – 7pm), Friday & Saturday (8+ cts: 7:30 – 9am, 3+ 9am – dark). PLEASE NOTE: Courts not available before 7:30am – strictly enforced. Thank you.

DELRAY BEACH TENNIS CENTER (DB). 201 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 33444. Directions: I-95 to Atlantic Ave., head east, club 1 mile on the left. Practice Courts – Friday, April 28 (evening only): Call 561-243-7360 to reserve lit courts, based on availability and minimal fee for courts/lights.

Practice Courts (CLAY COURTS): Beginning Saturday, April 29. All courts are 1st-come, 1st-serve, players may not call and reserve courts (no court fee). Saturday (8 cts: Noon – 12:45pm; 2 cts: 12:45-6pm), Sunday – Saturday (no practice cts)

Practice Courts (HARD COURTS). Beginning Saturday, April 29. Call 561-243-7360 for availability.

TRAVEL, HOTEL DISCOUNTS & RENTAL CARS

 

Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach Airports are approximately 35 minutes away from Delray Beach (pending traffic).

The event has secured a limited number of discounted hotel rooms for event participants. Please make all reservations as soon as possible. NOTE: All hotels are approximately 5 – 15 minutes from tournament sites.

WYNDHAM HOTEL – BOCA RATON

1950 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431 • 561.368.5200.
Rates start at $99. To make your reservation: Click here.

Please refer to the METROPOLIA ITF OPEN 2017 group when contacting the central reservations or if needed on the website use Group Code: 04286745ITF.

This special tournament offer rates beginning at $99 for a One King or Two Double bed(s); $119 for Pool View, One King or Two Double bed(s) accommodation or choose the Suite with a private balcony overlooking our lush courtyard and pool at only $159.  Rate includes breakfast for up to two guests per room.

The Wyndham Hotel is a full service hotel in the heart of Boca Raton, adjacent to world class shopping and dining. It is the only area hotel that emphasizes health and wellness property-wide. We offer healthy dining options, yoga classes, 24 Hour Fitness room, a gourmet tea and coffee lounge, and a tropical courtyard where you can relax in the Florida sun and swim in our salt-water pool. All 182 comfortable guest rooms and suites are newly renovated and offer private balconies and pillow top mattresses.

Located at the hotel is the highly acclaimed Farmer’s Table restaurant featuring delicious and healthy gourmet cuisine. We feature an extensive menu, offering grass-fed beef, sustainable seafood, and free-range chicken, with vegan and gluten-free options.

We look forward to your visit! Reserve your stay by booking online at Wyndham.com; call Wyndham Reservations at 1-877-999-3223 or call the hotel directly at 1-561-368-5200.

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EMBASSY SUITES BOCA RATON

661 NW 53rd Street, Boca Raton, FL 33487 • 561.994.8200.

Rates start at $149.   To make your reservation:  Click here.

We are pleased to welcome guests and participants of this prestigious event! Newly renovated, and updated in 2016, with your comfort and convenience in mind. All-two room suites, with room for up to 5 in a two bedroom with pull out sofa. Complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast daily. Complimentary Evening reception nightly 5:30 – 7:30pm (Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age). Complimentary transportation within 3 miles of hotel.

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FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES – DELRAY BEACH

910 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444 • 561-279-2900

Rates starting at $129. Reserve by 4/10/17. To make your reservation: Click here.

The new Delray Beach Fairfield Inn & Suites Delray Beach is pleased to welcome all participants and guests for the 2017 Metropolia ITF Open. We are located just 1/2  mile from the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center. Our hotel offers a complimentary hot buffet breakfast daily as well as complimentary wireless internet and parking to all of our guests. There is on-site guest laundry, an outdoor pool, and a spacious 24 hour fitness center.

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Delray Beach is located only 1.5 miles from the beach and 0.5 miles from downtown. We are only minutes away from all of the shopping, fine dining, and energetic nightlife that this vibrant city has to offer.

OFFICIAL RENTAL CAR:  ENTERPRISE

 

Enterprise Rent a Car is the official rental car provider for the Delray Beach Open and the YellowTennisBall.com Series.  For discounted rental car rates, click here (or call  954-354-5430) and mention Special Promo code 41WT149 when booking either online or over the phone.