Pacific Coast Senior & Family Championships

DRAW AND FORMATS


Draw Size

There is no draw size limit, therefore all registered players and teams will be selected for the tournament.

Time and Place of Draw

It is anticipated that the draw will take place at Berkeley Tennis Club. For information on when the draw will take place, contact Tournament Referee BARD RICKEY (bardrickey@hotmail.com) or Director of Tennis Morten Christensen (mortentennis@yahoo.com).


Posting of Draws & Start Times

Draws with start times will be posted no later than 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 20th, 2018.


Draws can be viewed by clicking the “Draws” tab on the TennisLink tournament home page:

 


http://tennislink.usta.com/Tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=2066458909



Draw Formats


Women’s Senior Divisions

  • When two entries or five or more entries are received, the draw format shall be single elimination; however in the Senior Women’s Singles and Doubles divisions only, there shall be a Voluntary Sign-Up Consolation. All first match losers may voluntarily elect to play in this draw by signing up for the Voluntary Sign Up Consolation following their first match loss at the Tournament Desk (note that for any player or team receiving a bye, the first match loss would occur in the second round).  Entries close for the Voluntary Sign-Up Consolation 30 minutes following the completion of the last first match in the event.


  • When three or four entries are received, a Round Robin shall be played.



Men’s Senior & Family Divisions

  • When two entries or five or more entries are received, the draw format shall be single elimination -- there is no consolation.


  • When three or four entries are received, a Round Robin shall be played.



Match Format

All matches shall be the best of 3 Tiebreak sets. Regular scoring will be used. In sets that reach 6-games all, the standard 7-Point Set Tiebreak procedure will be followed - the Coman Tiebreak will be used. If a match splits sets, at the option of any player, a 10-minute rest period may be taken.