Dene Owen, Event Manager, USTA Southern: Owen@sta.usta.com
Dodie Hanchett, Tournament Chairman: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Accredited as one of the “world’s largest tennis tournament” with over 1,800 players in 2011.
Competition among the South's best men's and women's teams in adult and senior divisions (approximately 200 teams total). Twenty teams will be crowned sectional champions and progress to the USTA League Tennis National Championships for their level.
Over 1,800 USTA League recreational tennis players in 21 divisions (Men’s & Women’s 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5 & 5.0, 5.5 ) and (Senior Men’s and Women’s 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 & 4.5) from Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee who have won their respective divisions at the state level.
Play for levels 2.5, 3.0, 3.5 and Seniors 4.0 and 4.5 begins Saturday, July 28 and ends Tuesday, July 31 2012. Daily team matches begin at 8:00 a.m.
Play for levels 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.5 and Seniors 2.5, 3.0 and 3.5 begins Thursday, Aug. 2 and ends Sunday, August 5, 2012.
851 Gaillard Dr Mobile, AL 36608
3101 Airport Boulevard
Mobile, AL 36606
Adult divisions play two singles and three doubles, except the 2.5, 5.0 and 5.5 & Above levels, which play one singles and two doubles. In the senior division (50 + years), three doubles matches are played. In full draws, two groups of five teams compete in round robin play with the winner of each group advancing to the finals. The Coman match tiebreak will be played in lieu of the third set.
Scores will be posted on the Internet through this web site during the tournament. All scores are considered final 48 hours after the conclusion of the tournament.
Coman Tiebreak Procedure To Be Used
The Coman Tiebreak procedure will be used at these Championships. View the rules.
To download these rules as a Word document, click here.