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Teaching Pro Challenge At Atlanta Tennis Championships

May 7, 2010 10:06 AM
Click here to learn about the Club Mixed Doubles
Challenge at the Atlanta Tennis Championships.
On behalf of the Atlanta Tennis Championships, certified teaching professionals within 25 miles of Atlanta are invited to compete in the Atlanta Teaching Pro Challenge. This is an opportunity to put playing skills to the test in a unique 3-week flex-scheduled league followed by semifinals in Week 4. Play is scheduled to begin the week of June 19 with the finals played on-site during the Atlanta Tennis Championships, an Olympus US Open Series Event at the Atlanta Athletic Club July 17 – 25. 

Prize money will be awarded in each event and professionals must be current members of GPTA, PTR or USPTA.

The entry deadline is Monday, June 14 and champions in each event will receive complimentary tickets to the finals of the pro event. 

The enter this event, click here.

PLAYER INFORMATION

- Events are Men's Singles & Doubles - Open and Senior (45 & over) - senior players must be of age as of June 19.

- Play is 3 matches over 3 weeks in 4-team divisions. Division winners advance to the semi-finals scheduled for Week 4.

- Teaching Pros must be current members of the GPTA; USPTA or PTR.

- $20 Entry Fee per event with 75% of Entry Fees will be paid as Prize money.

- Play starts the week of Saturday June 19 with one scheduled match per week (Saturday to the following Sunday).

- Each individual player must submit a separate entry (and list their partners name for doubles) where requested.

- Finals played on-site during the Atlanta Tennis Championships.

- All matches are best of three sets, with a match tie-breaker in lieu of 3rd set.

- Flex Scheduling: Match times to be arranged between players / teams.

- If teams cannot agree on match time, the designated match time is the 2nd Sunday of the 9-day match period at 1pm.

- Sign up with your partner (doubles) & designate your home court.

- Entries limited to first 16 players / teams in each event.

- Entry is open only to players with a home court within 25 miles of Atlanta, GA.

- Each player / team is guaranteed at least 3 matches within their division.

- Final two players / teams in each event will play for the championship on-site at the ATC.

- Championship winners receive (2) Reserved Tickets to their choice of the semi-finals or finals of the ATC.

- When completing entry, each player must enter their NTRP rating in the section titled "Playing Information."

- Each player must submit an individual entry.

For information on tickets to the Atlanta Tennis Championships, click here or call 866-840-8822.

 

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