EVENT SCHEDULE (Registration, Players’ Meeting  & more)

 

SATURDAY, JULY 13

 

PRE-TOURNAMENT CLAY COURT CLINIC. (Delray Beach Tennis Center). 201 W. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444.  Extremely limited:  10 – 11:30am. Call 561-243-7360 for camp entry  ($40pp) and/or hitting lessons throughout the week. 10 – 11:30am.

REGISTRATION, MANDATORY PLAYER MEETING (Boca Raton Resort & Club; 501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432; to reserve a room click here)… Very important to mention ‘USTA Clay Court Nationals ‘ or ‘YellowTennisBall’ to the security gate to enter the resort grounds. Feel free to self-park (complimentary) or valet ($10). Enter through the Lobby and signs for College Expo, Check-in, etc. will be posted…

*11:00am – 1:00pm: COLLEGE EXPO. Provides opportunity to meet one-on-one with NCAA college coaches. Click for details/coaches attending. Important (NCAA rules): Players may attend if they’ve completed their junior year of high school and they have not yet signed a letter of intent with a college. Players cannot speak with any college coaches after officially checking-in for the event at Registration or at any time while they are still in the tournament.

*1:30 – 3:30pm: PLAYERS REGISTRATION (MANDATORY)

*2:30pm: EDUCATIONAL FORUM: Transition from Junior Tennis to Collegiate Tennis: Learn from NCAA Coaches & Tennis Industry Experts; all players, parents and coaches welcome. Ask questions about the recruiting process, scholarships, what coaches look for, what’s it like to play on the ATP World Tour, etc. 

  1. Paul Tobin, Associate Head Coach Penn State Men’s Tennis. Going on his 7th year at Penn State University, Coach Tobin has been instrumental in the success of the program, reaching a year end ranking of #32, #3 in the BIG 10 and reaching the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Coach Tobin has been involved in all aspects of the tennis industry, and is also the developer of SlingHopper Drill Bags. Coach Tobin has extensive knowledge in all aspects of recruiting and is asked to speak at many tournaments and recruiting functions.
  2. Michael Belmonte, Head Coach Carnegie Mellon University Men’s Tennis. Mike Belmonte began his 11-year tenure with the Carnegie Mellon tennis program in 2008, as a part-time assistant. In 2017, he was elevated to head men’s tennis coach, after serving as the associate head men’s and women’s tennis coach since 2015. In his first year as head coach, Belmonte led the program to a final national ranking of #10, after the team advanced to the third round of the NCAA Championships. Belmonte’s 2019 recruiting class is ranked #1 in Division III, according to tennisrecruiting.net.
  3. TBA

 

*3:15 – 3:45pm: PLAYERS RULES MEETING (parents and coaches welcome) (MANDATORY)

* Practice Courts: Click here for times, location, costs (if applicable), etc.

SUNDAY, JULY 14 – SUNDAY, JULY 21

 

Ask the Site Director for restaurant discounts and things to do in the area (movies, bowling, beach activities, bike rentals, Lion Country Safari, area golf courses).

 

MATCH SCHEDULE – WEATHER PENDING, SUBJECT TO CHANGE

 

SUNDAY, JULY 14 (Multiple Sites)

 

Play begins at 8am

Main Draw Singles – Rd of 224

Doubles R (112) – Not before Noon

 

MONDAY, JULY 15 (Multiple Sites)

 

Play begins at 8am

Main Draw Singles – Rd of 128

Consolation Rd 1

Doubles R (64) – Not before Noon

 

TUESDAY, JULY 16 (Multiple Sites)

 

Play begins at 8am

Main Draw Singles – Rd of 64

Feed-in Consolation – Rd 2 (64)

Feed-in Consolation – 3rd Rd Qualif (32)

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 (Multiple Sites)

 

Play begins at 8am

Main Draw Singles – Rd of 32

Feed-in Consolation – Rd 3 (32)

Feed-in Consolation – 4th Rd Qualif (16)

Doubles R (32) – Not before Noon

 

THURSDAY, JULY 18 (Multiple Sites)

 

Play begins at 8am

Main Draw Singles – Rd of 16

Feed-in Consolation – Rd 4 (16)

Feed-in Consolation – 5th Rd Qualif (8)

Doubles R (16) – Not before Noon

 

FRIDAY, JULY 19 (Delray Beach Tennis Center or multiple sites, weather pending)

 

Play begins at 8am

Main Draw Singles – Quarterfinals

Feed-in Consolation – Rd 5 (8)

Feed-in Consolation – Quarterfinal Qualif (4)

Doubles Quarterfinals – Not before Noon

 

SATURDAY, JULY 20 (Delray Beach Tennis Center)

 

Play begins at 8:15am

Main Draw Singles – Semifinals

Feed-in Consolation – Quarterfinals (4)

Feed-in Consolation – Semifinals (2)

Doubles Semifinals  – Not before noon

 

SUNDAY, JULY 21 (Delray Beach Tennis Center)

 

Main Draw Singles – Finals & 3/4  Playoff

Feed-in Consolation – Finals

Doubles Finals & 3rd/4th Playoff – Not before noon

GOOD LUCK & SEE YOU SOON!