Feb. 9 - 18, 2024
DELRAY BEACH, FL
The 11th annual SUMMER SMASH OPEN is organized by Players International Management (PIM), host of the YellowTennisBall.com Series. The event is held over two weekends; August 20 – 22 , 2022 (Boys 12s, 14s, 16s, 18s divisions) and August 27 – 29, 2022 (Girls 12s, 14s, 16s, 18s divisions) – one of the largest USTA L4 events in the United State. If you have any questions, feel free to call 561.330.6003.
Mandatory Forms: CHECK-IN & FORMS:**IMPORTANT** Please check in 20 minutes before your match time as ALL PLAYERS must submit the following and show their confirmation emails to the Site Director or they will be unable to participate (Event Release & Waiver Form and Event Contact Form). Please DO NOT email the waiver details pre-event, show the Site Directors your confirmation email 15 minutes before your match time.
SURFACE. Clay Courts
WEATHER UPDATES. In the event of rain or lightning delays, players should return to their car. Updates will be communicated via the USTA Serve Tennis website pages (Boys Divisions, Girls Divisions). We will only change the draws times at night (not during the days if there is a weather issue).
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RANKING LEVELS/POINTS. Click here
SITES. Held at multiple facilities, within 10 – 35 minutes from each other. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE SITE THAT YOU COMPETE AT (check the initials on the draws, view Site locations below)
CHECK-IN: All players must check in (in person) at the on-site Tournament Desk at least 15 minutes early. We will send your matches to the courts 10 minutes early. This is to reduce your time on-site, as well as for the daily matches to stay on schedule.
DRAW INFO. Singles posted online by Thursday prior to the event @ 5pm. All divisions will include a 64-draw event, with a Feed-in consolation through the round of 16. Quarterfinal losers will be fed into a separate consolation draw to playoff for 5th and 6th place. Semi-final losers will playoff for 3rd and 4th place.
MATCH SCHEDULE (weather pending): Day 1: 2 singles…Day 2: 1-3 singles…Day 3: 1-3 Singles.. Consolation will have 3 singles matches on Days 2 and 3.
COACHING: All matches that consist of 2 tiebreak sets with a 10-point match tiebreak will receive a 3-minute rest period after splitting sets. Coaching is allowed at the fence with the coach on the outside of the fence.
HITTING LESSONS: Delray Beach Tennis Center (201 West Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach). Limited availability. For information, call 561-243-7360.
REST PERIOD. Minimum one hour rest between matches.
REFUNDS. Once the USTA selects the players, there are no refunds.
STRINGING: A complete list with locations, prices and contact information will be available at each site’s tournament desk.
SAFETY – HEALTH:
PLAYERS. Come prepared with your own Hand sanitizer, Beverages/water, snacks, towels, water, and ice and store inside a tennis bag when not in use.
COMPLETION OF THE MATCH
SPORTSMANSHIP & ETIQUETTE:
BOCA WEST COUNTRY CLUB (BW) – Clay Courts (561-488-6996). 20583 Boca West Dr., Boca Raton, 33433. Directions: From I-95 Exit Glades Road (go west), thru Jog/Powerline Rd, community on right, go through guard gate, courts straight ahead on left and straight ahead (tell gate you are with the USTA Tennis Tournament). If you have any questions before pre-event, call 561.330.6003, during the event call Site Director @ 561.929.4654. Practice Courts: Pre-event, call facility…. During event: 1st come-1st serve, no reservations: 8-10 (7:15 – 8am), 1-2 thereafter.
*Back-up if weather issues…DELRAY BEACH TENNIS CENTER (DB) (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. If you have any questions, call the Site Director at 561.330.6003. Practice Courts pre-event, call facility… NO PRACTICE COURTS.
PRACTICE COURTS (Non-match facility). 2 per court…15 minutes maximum if others are waiting.
BOCA WEST COUNTRY CLUB (BW) (561-488-6996) – Clay Courts. 20583 Boca West Dr., Boca Raton, 33433. Directions: From I-95 Exit Glades Road (go west), thru Jog/Powerline Rd, community on right, go through guard gate, courts straight ahead on left and straight ahead (tell gate you are with the USTA Tennis Tournament). If you have any questions before pre-event, call 561.330.6003, during the event call Site Director @ 561.929.4654. Practice Courts: Pre-event, call facility…. During event: 1st come-1st serve, no reservations: 8-10 (7:30 – 8:15am), 1-2 thereafter.
*Back-up if weather issues…DELRAY BEACH TENNIS CENTER (DB) (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.
PRACTICE COURTS (Non-match site).
All participants will receive a special discount to the Delray Beach Open, the world’s only 10-day ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR EVENT & ATP WORLD TOUR EVENT (must be purchased by December 31). Click for schedule.
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
“Baptist Health is proud to be a Diamond Sponsor for the 10th anniversary of the USTA Summer Smash Open… Best of luck to all players competing!”
Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 25,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit BaptistHealth.net/Newsroom and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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.
One Tennis Academy is located in the heart of Boca Lago Country Club in Boca Raton, Florida. With 14 clay courts and 4 hard courts, turf field, swimming pool, class room and fully equipped dorms we provide our students with all the necessary amenities to succeed on and off the court. Our coaching team has the know-how to work with kids of all levels starting with red dot program and all the way to the Grand Slam level. Come and experience it for yourself! 561.706.1601 (9045 Vista Del Lago, Boca Raton, FL 33428).
Dwight Global Online School — the top online school for student-athletes grades 7-12 — is proud to partner with YellowTennisBall.com Series, host to many of the most prestigious USTA events in the country, to offer qualified student-athletes a flexible, personalized schedule while receiving a world-class private school education. Dwight Global students can train, travel, and compete without missing school. With expert faculty members dedicated to personalizing the Dwight Global experience for every student, athletes are prepared to head straight to the pros or take leadership roles in top college athletic programs. If you have any questions, please call +1-212-724-2420 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and mention YTB Series for priority admissions assistance.
Complete Performance. At CP we inspire and equip junior tennis players to explore their power, own their process, and PLAY their game. We empower them to go out on the match court and play with confidence, composure, focus, heart, command, and flow. We support our growing community of athletes and parents on our innovative online platform the CP Portal. The CP Portal is a first of its kind Virtual Academy specializing in Performance Training. Every single thing we do with our athletes here at CP doubles as a vehicle forward towards their outward goals, and a vehicle inward to establish the mental, emotional, and physical habits that create inner success and wellbeing on and beyond the court.
We are very appreciative of all of the above Site Partners, and thank them for their support in hosting this prestigious event.
DECK 84: 840 E. Atlantic Ave. Delray
MAX’S GRILL: 404 Plaza Real, Boca Raton
PREZZO: 5560 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton
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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.
The Wyndham Boca Raton welcomes the Summer Smash Open 2022 players and guests with a special offer of breakfast for up to two guest, complimentary parking and high speed internet/WiFi. Special rates begin at $99 for One King or Two Double bed accommodations; the Suites, each with a private balcony overlooking the pool and courtyard start at $139.00 per night.
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, 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.
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 are open for Lunch, and Dinner. We look forward to your visit! Call Wyndham Reservations at 1-877-999-3223 or call the hotel directly at 561-368-5200.
RATES START AT $99. USE GROUP CODE: _082022SUM_.BOOK NOW