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Event will take place at Wycliffe Country Club (4650 Wycliffe Country Club Blvd., Wellington, FL 33449) approx. 30 minutes NW of Delray Beach.

 

The 6th annual YellowTennisBall.com Jr. Championships (May 16 – 18, 2020) is organized by Players International Management (PIM), the staff that hosts the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com (world’s only combined 10-day ATP Tour Event and ATP Champions Tour Event). This USTA National Level 2 Event consists of the highest-ranked amateurs in the United States, competing in the Boys and Girls 12s age divisions. Click here for draws, results and match times. If you have any questions, feel free to call the tournament office at 561-330-6003.

NEW: All SINGLES finalists and SINGLES champions of the May National Level 2 will automatically qualify for the same age division of the National Clay Court Championships. Players must still register for the Clay Court Championships in order to be considered for the event. NOTEThese players must still register for the tournament. To read more about the National Championship selection process click here.

 

MATCH SITE + PRACTICE COURTS

 

WYCLIFFE COUNTRY CLUB (WC).  (561-641-1080). 4650 Wycliffe Country Club Blvd., Lake Worth, FL 33449. Players/families have access to eat on-site (lunch) in the Country Club Grille Room (credit cards accepted). If you have any questions call 561-330-6003. Click here for community website.

*Directions from I-95 (approx. 30 minutes NW of Delray Beach Tennis Center): I-95 to Lantana Rd (exit 61), turn left (west), go 8.5 miles, go right @ US 441, go 1.8 miles, go left @ Lake Worth Rd, go ½ mile and go left into Wycliffe Country Club Blvd into community.

*Directions from Turnpike (approx. 30 minutes NW of Delray Beach Tennis Center): Turnpike to exit 93 ( FL-802/Lake Worth Rd)…Go west on FL-802 W/Lake Worth Rd (signs for US-441)…Continue to follow Lake Worth Rd for about 2 miles, (cross over US-441)…Turn left onto Wycliffe Country Club Blvd into community.

Practice courts before May 16, 2020:

*Wycliffe Country Club (WC) (561-641-1080): Call to reserve courts.

*25 minutes away from Match Site…Must pay for court time. Delray Swim & Tennis Club (DS): (561-243-7058).  2350 Jaeger Drive, Delray Beach, 33444.  Approximately 30 minutes southeast of Wycliffe Country Club. 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.

Practice courts beginning May 16, 2020:

*Wycliffe Country Club (WC). Courts are 1st come, 1st serve; players may not reserve courts at Wycliffe Country Club. Practice court availability: Saturday & Sunday (14 courts: 7 – 8am, 2 courts: 8am – dark), Monday (6 courts: 7 – 8am, 2 courts: 8am – dark).

*20 minutes away from Match Site… Must pay for court time. Boynton Beach Tennis Center (Clay Courts):  561-742-6575. 3111 S. Congress Ave, Boynton Beach, FL 33426.  Directions: From I-95 Exit Woolbright. Head West to Congress. Turn left (going South) on Congress. Tennis club on the corner of Congress and SW 30th (on right). MUST call 24 hours in advance to reserve courts as availability is based around member bookings; PLEASE DO NOT JUST SHOW UP AT FACILITY. $10pp up to 1.5 hours.

*25 minutes away from Match Site…Must pay for court timeDelray Swim & Tennis Club: (561-243-7058).  2350 Jaeger Drive, Delray Beach, 33444.  Approximately 30 minutes southeast of Wycliffe Country Club. 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.

 

DOUBLES – IMPORTANT

 

The doubles deadline is Thursday, May 7, 2020 @ 5pm.  If you have a partner, both players must agree to play with each other, please email the team (and division) to Adam Baron at ABaron@YellowTennisBall.com (make sure to get a return 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 Adam Baron at abaron@YellowTennisBall.com (make sure you receive a return email confirmation)– we will do our best to pair you with another player (with a similar ranking). Although, we cannot guarantee that you will be paired, but will make every effort possible.

FORMAT: Single-elimination draw consisting of a 8-game Pro-set with 7-point Tiebreak at 8-games all with NO-AD scoring. There will be a 3/4 Playoff in doubles.

IMPORTANT: Doubles take place BEFORE singles matches on Day 1. Make sure to double-check your start times and site abbreviations.

 

EVENT INFO. & FORMAT

 

Forms: CHECK-IN & FORMS:**IMPORTANT** Please check in 20 minutes before your match time as ALL PLAYERS must submit the following (USTA Medical ReleaseEvent Release & Waiver Form and PIM Contact Form) with parent/guardian signature or they will be unable to participate in the event! PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT THESE FORMS TO OUR OFFICE PRIOR TO CHECK IN.

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

Ball: Wilson Regular Duty

Selection Process/Entering Concurrent Events for USTA National Level 2 Tournaments: Click for rules.

Draws/Match Times. Singles and doubles draws posted online on/before Thursday, May 14, 2020.

Format – Singles. Boys & Girls 12s Divisions: Feed-in consolation draw (through the Round of 16). Quarter-final 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. All singles matches are best of three tie-break sets with a 10-point tie-breaker in lieu of a 3rd set (includes AD-scoring)

Match Schedule/Format Info. (weather pending, sample below).

*Day 1: Two Main Draw Singles, one consolation singles, one-two doubles (some divisions might play doubles before their singles)

*Day 2: Two Main Draw Singles, two consolation singles, Quarterfinal Playoff consolation, one-two doubles (some divisions might play doubles before their singles)

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

*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 (ie weather).

Trainer: Athletic training services will be available on-site throughout the week via Medicine Recovery & Performance. If you need their assistance, please see the Tournament Desk. 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) mike@medicine-recovery-performance.com or (603) 978-1261. We look forward to working with you and good luck!

Stringing: Stringing is available at the tournament site. Please see list of services and pricing at the pro shop.

Refunds: Once the USTA player freeze deadline has passed, no refunds will be distributed.

 

REST BETWEEN MATCHES

 

For best of 3 tiebreak sets, players may get up to two hours rest.

For matches consisting of a 10-point match tiebreak for the 3rd set, players get a minimum of 1 hour rest (up to 1.5 hours).

Doubles to singles, players get 30 minutes rest.

Doubles to doubles, players get 45 minutes rest.

 

SCHEDULE (WEATHER PERMITTING)

 

Day 1: Two Main Draw Singles, one consolation singles, one doubles (some divisions might play doubles before their 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 & 3/4 Playoff)

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).

 

ALTERNATES

 

Alternate ordering procedure: 1) Players that are in the top 500 of the National Standings List of the division 2) Players that are in the top 400 on the National Standings List of the next-younger division 3) From the National Standings List of the division 4) From the National Standings List of the next-younger divisions 5) By Lot

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

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.

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 admissions@dwight.global 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 mike@medicine-recovery-performance.com or call (603) 978-1261 for details.

We are very 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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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 listed below are approximately 20-30 minutes from the tournament site.

For a hotel (not a partner hotel) that is closer to the tournament site, feel free to contact the Hampton Inn West Palm Beach-Lake Worth,  you would have to contact them regarding booking and rates:

 Hampton Inn West Palm Beach-Lake Worth-Turnpike, 8205 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth, Florida, 33467, USA TEL: +1-561-472-5980 FAX: +1-561-472-5981

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 USTA Jr. Championship group when contacting the central reservations or if needed on the website use Group Code: 05166745JR

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

OFFICIAL RENTAL CAR:  SIXT rent a car

SIXT rent a car is the official rental car provider for the Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com.  For rental car rates, click here.