SCHEDULE & FORMAT
All age divisions will play on Saturday morning (starting at 8am), June 8th. Matches will be best of 3 sets ad scoring with a 10 point match tie break in lieu of a 3rd set. The Champ Masters will be single elimination. Players who win 2 rounds will qualify for The Texas Slam event in singles and will also have an opportunity to play doubles as long as there is a partner available. Players who qualify will gain Super Champ status in the section.
The Texas Slam
All age divisions will use block seeding. This means that the top 8, 16 or 32 seeded players (depending on the number of entries in that particular event) will move out to the 2nd or 3rd round of the tournament. The remaining players will play 2-3 rounds to reach those seeded (blocked) players.
The Texas Slam will be a Feed-In Consolation (FIC) through the quarterfinals with a playoff for 3rd place.
All singles divisions will begin play on Saturday. All singles matches on Saturday and Sunday will be best of 3 sets with a 10 point match tie break in lieu of a 3rd set.
Singles continues on Monday with all of the blocked players beginning play against those players who have earned their way in the main draw to this round. From this point on, all main draw matches will play best of 3 sets with a full third set and all consolation (FIC) matches will be best of 3 sets with a 10 point match tie break in lieu of a 3rd set. From this point on, players in the main draw will play 1 singles match per day and players in the FIC will play up to 2 singles matches per day.
Doubles will begin on Sunday late afternoon. We will not use block seeding for doubles.
Doubles format will be an 8 game pro-set with no-ad scoring and a (7 point) set tie break at 8-all through the quarterfinals. Semi’s and finals of doubles will be best of 3 sets ad scoring with a 10 point match tie break in lieu of a 3rd set. Doubles will be single elimination.
The Player Party will be on Sunday evening at Rose Park.
The finals of the smaller divisions will be scheduled for Friday, June 14th. For the larger divisions, finals will be scheduled for Saturday, June 15th. Sunday, June 16th is scheduled as a rain date.