The 3rd annual SUNSHINE STATE OPEN hosted by the City of Delray Beach (September 12 – 14, 2020) is organized by Players International Management (PIM), host of the YellowTennisBall.com Series. This USTA Florida sanctioned Level 4 event consists of participants in the Boys and Girls 12s – 18s age divisions. Click here to register and to view draws, results and match times. If you have any questions, feel free to call the tournament office at 561-330-6003.
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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
TENNIS BALLS. Each match will be played with 1 can of tennis balls.
DURING MATCH sponsored by Score at the Top
COMPLETION OF THE MATCH
SPORTSMANSHIP & ETIQUETTE:
GO DIRECTLY TO THE SITE LISTED ON THE DRAWS (CHECK ABBREVIATION ON THE DRAW).
Locations Per Division:
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.
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.
PRACTICE COURTS. 2 per court…15 minutes maximum if others are waiting.
Matches. Held at multiple facilities. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE SITE THAT YOU COMPETE AT (check the initials on the draws) & check in 20 minutes before your match time.
FORMAT – DRAW SIZE (No-Ad Scoring)
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.
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 throughout the week via Medicine Recovery & Performance, based at DELRAY SWIM & TENNIS CLUB. 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, Mike Petrarca (Medicine Recovery Performance) email@example.com or (603) 978-1261.. We look forward to working with you and good luck!
STRINGING: Stringing is available at select tournament match and practice sites and at local tennis retailers. See the complete list posted wherever you are playing.
*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.
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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We are appreciative of all of the Event Sponsors and Site Partners, and thank them for their support in hosting this prestigious event.
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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 Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel welcomes the Sunshine State Open 2021 players and guests with a special tournament offer. The tournament’s Special rates start at $89 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.
All reservations need to be confirmed by September 3, 2021. After this date, rooms and discounted rates will be subject to availability.