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Tennis - Wed, Nov. 7, 2012

Campus Showdowns: What are they?

  • One day, short format tournaments open to juniors, college players, professionals and adults.
  • The tournaments are run on college campuses, with the college coach acting as tournament director. Both ITA Membership and USTA Organizational Membership are required
  • Draws are usually compass draws for both singles and doubles with matches being one set with a tiebreaker at 5-5, although format and scoring is at the discretion of the director.
  • Events can be men's, women's or coed.
  • Entry fees are kept low to provide access to full range of players. Generally, entry fees run $10 for singles, $5 for doubles and $15 for both.
  • No officials needed.
  • These tournaments are non-sanctioned, non-ranking events.