Welcome to Delray Beach, South Florida’s charming ‘Village by the Sea.’ The 9th annual DELRAY BEACH ITF held April 27 – May 4, 2019 and consisting of over 225 statewide, national, and international Boys’ & Girls’ 18-and-under players (incl. qualifying and main draw), is organized by Players International Management (PIM), host to the YellowTennisBall.com Series of over 35 USTA and ITF state, national and international amateur events. 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!
Go directly to the club your match is schedule at.
DS = Delray Swim & Tennis Club
DB = Delray Beach Tennis Center
Ivan Baron, Tournament Director
Mark Baron, Tournament Chairman
John Butler, Director of Site Operations & Site Director
Adam Baron, Site Director & Sponsor Liaison
Marlena Hall, Player Relations & Site Director
Steve Reitman, Head Referee
Jeff Rothstein, Chief Umpire
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.
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Tournament Office: 1-561-330-6003
Acceptance list: Click here
Divisions: Boys & Girls 18 & Under
Qualifying Singles: April 27 – 28, 2019 / 64 Players
Doubles: April 29 – May 3, 2019/ 32 Teams
Main Draw Singles: April 29 – May 4, 2019 / 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
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)
*Main Draw Singles: Best of three tiebreak sets (WITH AD scoring)
*Doubles: Best of three tiebreak sets with a match tiebreak (10 point) in lieu of the third set (NO-AD scoring).
*No consolation or 3/4 Playoff in Singles or Doubles.
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
Trainer: Athletic training services will be available throughout the week. Please check the trainers’ schedule that will be available at each tournament site. If you desire athletic training services please go to a site where a trainer stationed. You are still responsible to be ready to play at your scheduled match time. If you have specific treatment 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 the head trainer, Raphael Patino from Dynamic Fitness Solutions, firstname.lastname@example.org or (954) 651-0655. 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 26 – Friday May 3, 2019. 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.
USTA Tennislink Event ID: ITF webpage
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 26: Qualifying Sign-in, (3 – 6pm)
Sat., April 27: 1st & 2nd round Singles Qualifying
Sun., April 28: Final Rd Singles Qualifying, Main Draw Sign-in (3 – 6pm) / Doubles Sign-in (Opens @ Noon)
Mon., April 29: 1st Rd Singles Main Draw, Doubles Sign-in (Closes @ Noon), 1st Rd Doubles (Girls)
Tues., April 30 2nd Rd Singles, 1st Rd Doubles (Boys) 2nd Rd Doubles (Girls)
Wed., May 1: 3rd Rd Singles, 2nd Rd Doubles (Boys), Quarterfinals Doubles (Girls)
Thur., May 2: Quarterfinals Singles, Quarterfinals Doubles (Boys), Semifinals Doubles (Girls)
Fri., May 3: Semifinals Singles, Semifinals Doubles (Boys), Finals Doubles (Girls)
Sat., May 4: Finals Singles, Finals Doubles (Boys)
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 27, call 561-243-7058. Beginning Sat., April 27, 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 26 (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 27. 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 27. Call 561-243-7360 for availability.
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 $109.00. To make your reservation: Click here.
Please refer to the DELRAY BEACH ITF 2019 group when contacting the central reservations or if needed on the website use Group Code: 04276745DE_001
This special tournament offer rates beginning at $109.00 for a One King or Two Double bed(s); $129.00 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 $169.00. 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.BOOK NOW
910 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444 • 561-279-2900
Rates starting at $139. Reserve by 3/28/18. To make your reservation: Click here.
The Delray Beach Fairfield Inn & Suites Delray Beach is pleased to welcome all participants and guests for the 2019 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.
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 1-800-261-7331) and mention Special Promo code 41WT149 when booking either online or over the phone.BOOK NOW