The 10th annual SUMMER SMASH SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS is organized by Players International Management (PIM), the staff that hosts the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com, the world’s only combined 10-day ATP World Tour Event and ATP Champions Tour Event. The event is held over two weekends; August 22 – 25, 2020 (Boys 12s, 14s, 16s, 18s divisions) and August 29 – Sept. 1, 2020 (Girls 12s, 14s, 16s, 18s divisions) – one of the USTA Florida’s largest sanctioned events. If you have any questions, feel free to call 561.330.6003.
WEATHER. In the event of rain or lightning delays, players should return to their car. Update will be provided on the MatchTennis APP or in the Tennislink tournament home page notes.
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The safety and well-being of players, families and staff is our top priority, thus we have instituted a number of Safety Protocols that everyone must follow (details below). There will be no exceptions to the below rules – thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
In an effort to help prevent the relapse of COVID-19 and to more effectively facilitate CDC guidelines and best practices, we will be using Match Tennis App’s Virtual Tournament Desk, which will be facilitated through the mobile devices of players, parents and coaches… click here for details. We are using the Virtual Tournament Desk for the first time and ask for everyone’s understanding and patience – please be smart and safe while on-site, follow the below Safety Guidelines and we look forward to hosting everyone!
IMPORTANT All players must read!: Click here for the Virtual Tournament Desk. IMPORTANT – All players must read!
All players register on Match Tennis App (free) and fill out the medical forms, or they cannot compete in the event!
VIRTUAL TOURNAMENT DESK: This will be the new tool for tournaments, so please embrace it and use this opportunity to learn how to use the MatchTennisAPP. It will be used at this tournament.
Education Link: Player Guide: https://www.matchtennisapp.com/virtual-tournament-desk/
Player Match Checkin Video: https://matchtennisapp.s3.amazonaws.com/matchcheckin.mp4
Player Match Score Report Video: https://matchtennisapp.s3.amazonaws.com/scorereporting.mp4
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COMPLETION OF THE MATCH
SPORTSMANSHIP & ETIQUETTE:
SITES. Held at multiple facilities, within 10-15 minutes from each other. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE SITE THAT YOU COMPETE AT (check the initials on the draws)
DRAW INFO. Singles posted online on Wednesday prior to the event @ 5pm. There is no doubles event. 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.
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.
TRAINER. Athletic training services will be available at the Delray Swim & Tennis Club site via Medicine Recovery & Performance. If you need their assistance, please go to that site. 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, Mike Petrarca (Medicine Recovery & Performance) email@example.com or (603) 978-1261.
STRINGING: Stringing is available at match sites Delray Beach Tennis Center (561-243-7360) and Boca Lago (954-254-1997) as well as local retail tennis shops. A complete list with locations, prices and contact information will be available at each site’s tournament desk.
RESIDENCY PAPERS: Players entering this event must have their residency papers on file at the USTA Florida Office – click for details.
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 561-900-0198.
DELRAY SWIM & TENNIS CLUB (DS) (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 the Site Director at 561-665-4104.
PRACTICE COURTS. 2 per court…15 minutes maximum if others are waiting.
All participants will receive a special discount to the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com, 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
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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).
Diadem, the Official Ball of the Summer Smash Sectionals, is the last American brand focusing on providing quality performance balls, rackets, string, and accessories. As former pro players and coaches we understand the need for quality products at a great price in the ultra competitive sport of tennis. We offer packages and discounts for all competitive junior players, and look forward to working with you in your junior career and beyond.
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.
Medicine Recovery Performance understands beating the competition and taking athletic performance to the next level is important. That’s why we offer private coaching that’s 100% geared towards the athlete, their unique sport, and exactly what it’s going to take to win. Unlike other facilities who just focus on general fitness that doesn’t help you improve, we focus on exactly what you need to make it to the next level. Contact email@example.com or call (603) 978-1261 for details.
We are very appreciative of all of the above Site Partners, and thank them for their support in hosting this prestigious event.
Vitacost.com, Inc. is an online retailer of health and wellness products, providing an award-winning experience to customers through its website, www.vitacost.com. Vitacost.com features affordable pricing and speedy delivery on nearly 40,000 items, including dietary supplements (vitamins, minerals and herbs), hard-to-find specialty foods, organic body and personal care products, pet essentials and sports nutrition products. In addition, Vitacost.com strives to motivate, educate and inspire healthier living for customers by creating and curating thousands of helpful tips, expert articles and recipes. Vitacost.com is a subsidiary of The Kroger Co.
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 Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel welcomes the Delray Beach ITF 2021 players and guests with a special tournament offer. The ATP Special rates start at $109 per night plus applicable taxes. Room rates include full American Breakfast for two daily. Complimentary parking, Wireless internet in room, and local calls. The hotels main Umbria Restaurant is open, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner! Oasis Café and Pool Bar is open for Lunch, Dinner and of course drinks. There are over 30 restaurants with in walking of the hotel.
Set sail for a beautiful and restful retreat at Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel, where you’ll find unrivaled access to Florida’s white-sand beaches and picturesque views. Explore the sun-kissed shores of Boca Raton with our hotel’s complimentary shuttle service, which transports guests within a 3-mile radius to Town Center at Boca Raton, Florida Atlantic University, Lynn University and more. Only a 10-15 minute drive (less than 8 miles away) from the Delray Beach Tennis Courts.
Our resort-style pool and convenient Oasis Café and Pool Bar grant you permission to soak up the sun in Boca Raton with refreshing waters and tasty cocktails. Before a day spent exploring, work up a sweat at our hotel’s 24-hour fitness center with free weights and cardio equipment. When it’s time to call it a night, retreat to our comfortable accommodations, where you’ll rest in style with our deluxe bedding, elegant designs, room service and sophisticated hotel amenities. Whether you’re visiting the Sunshine State to conduct business or explore natural beauty, let Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel accentuate your travel routine.
Boys Weekend: August 21 – 23, 2021
All reservations need to be confirmed by April 9, 2021. After this date, rooms and discounted rates will be subject to availability.
Girls Weekend: August 27-30, 2021BOOK NOW
All reservations need to be confirmed by April 13, 2021. After this date, rooms and discounted rates will be subject to availability.