The 2nd annual PIM Open hosted by the City of Delray Beach, held May 4 – 6, 2019, is organized by Players International Management (PIM), the staff that hosts the Delray Beach Open (world’s only combined 10-day ATP World Tour Event and ATP Champions Tour Event). This USTA National Level 3 event consists of nationally-ranked participants competing in the Boys and Girls 18s age division. Click here for draws, results and match times. If you have any questions, feel free to call the tournament office at 561-330-6003. Good luck!

IMPORTANT: Selection Process/Multiple Entries for National Level 3 Tournaments: Click for rules.

 

DOUBLES DEADLINE & INFO

The doubles deadline is Thursday, April 25, 2019 @ 5pm (EST).

If you have a partner (both players must agree to play with each other), please email the team (and division) to Ivan Baron at ibaron@YellowTennisBall.com (make sure to get a confirmation email).

If we do not hear from you before the deadline date, we will NOT place you in the doubles draw. If you do not have a partner, and would like to be paired with another player, please email ibaron@YellowTennisBall.com (make sure you receive an email confirmation)– we will do our best to pair you with another player (with a similar ranking).

There will NOT be a 3/4 Playoff in doubles.

IMPORTANT: Doubles take place BEFORE their singles matches on Day 1. Make sure to double-check your start times and site abbreviations. In addition, a player can only play doubles in the same division as they are playing singles.

 

 

EVENT INFO & FORMAT

 

Matches will be held at multiple facilities (listed below). PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE SITE THAT YOU COMPETE AT (check the initials on the draws) & check in 20 minutes before your match time.

*DELRAY SWIM & TENNIS CLUB (DS) (Main Site: 561-243-7058) 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. Tournament Office. If you have any questions  call 561-330-6003.

*DELRAY BEACH TENNIS CENTER (DB) (Alternate Site: 561-243-7360). 201 W. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, 33444. Directions: From I-95 Exit Atlantic Ave., head east, Tennis Center will be 1 mile on left.

Forms: All players are required to fill out the following Release & Waiver and Players Contact forms before playing in the event. Please fill out the forms, have them signed by the appropriate player &/or guardian and turn them in upon check in. Having these forms prepared beforehand, will greatly speed up check-in times and match times. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT THESE FORMS TO OUR OFFICE PRIOR TO CHECK IN. Extra forms will be available at check in.

TRAINER: Athletic training services will be available throughout the week, based at Boca West Country Club and South County Regional Park. If you need their assistance, please go to those facilities to make arrangements. 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, patino.raphael@gmail.com or (954) 651-0655. We look forward to working with you and good luck!

 

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

Refunds: No refunds once the selection is made.

 

PRACTICE COURTS

 

Before Saturday, May 4, 2019, call Delray Swim & Tennis Club (DS) @ (561-243-7058).

Beginning Saturday, May 4, 2019, Courts are 1st-come, 1st-serve. Players may not reserve courts. Delray Swim & Tennis Club (Sat – Mon.): 10-16 courts (7:30am – 8:15am), 2+ (8:15am – dark).

 

FORMAT/DRAW SIZE/DRAWS POSTED

 

Both singles and doubles will include NO-AD scoring (similar to collegiate tennis)

Singles: Best of three tie-break sets with a 10-point tie-break in lieu of a 3rd set. Feed-in consolation draw (through the Round of 16). Quarter-final losers will be fed into a separate consolation draw to play for 5th and 6th place. Semi-final losers will play for 3rd and 4th place.

Doubles: Single elimination. 6-game set with 7-point Tiebreak at 6-games all (no-ad scoring, similar to College Tennis). There will be no 3/4 Playoff.

Draw Size: Singles (32-draw), Doubles (16-team)

Draws/Match Times. Singles and doubles draws posted online on Thursday, May 3, 2018

 

SCHEDULE (WEATHER PENDING) & REST PERIOD

 

Day 1: One Doubles, Two Main Draw Singles, one consolation singles

Day 2: Two Main Draw Singles, two consolation singles, Quarterfinal Playoff consolation, two doubles

Day 3: Finals & 3/4 Playoff (Main Draw), two consolation singles, Quarterfinal Playoff consolation, doubles (Finals)

Maximum matches per day: Four matches per day as long as two of four matches are doubles… Exception: Three singles matches may be played in special circumstances (i.e. weather).

Rest period between matches.

*For matches consisting of a 10-point match tiebreak for the 3rd set, players get a minimum of 1 hour rest.

*Doubles to singles, players get 30 minutes rest.

*Doubles to doubles, players get 30 minutes rest.

 

ALTERNATES

 

Players must check-in and be prepared to play no later than 15 minutes prior to the first scheduled match of the event in which they are an alternate. The order of the original alternates list will be used.

Players that are defaulted because of lateness, will be replaced in the draw if an on-site alternate is checked in and available to play

On-site Alternates may be admitted into the singles (or doubles) main draw to replace withdrawing players of players matches

 

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.

 

We are very appreciative of all of the event partners, and thank them for their support in hosting this prestigious event.

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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.

 

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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 PIM OPEN 2018 group when contacting the central reservations or if needed on the website use Group Code: 05056745PI.

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 Booking; call Wyndham Reservations at 1-877-999-3223 or call the hotel directly at 1-561-368-5200.

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FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES – DELRAY BEACH

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

Rates starting at $179. Reserve by April 20. To make your reservation: Click here.

The Delray Beach Fairfield Inn & Suites Delray Beach is pleased to welcome all participants and guests for the 2018 PIM 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 1-800-261-7331) and mention Special Promo code 41WT149 when booking either online or over the phone.