Howdy Honda/Polo Tennis Club Junior Open (Jr)

December 7, 2018 – December 9, 2018 all-day
ONLINE ENTRY FEE: $38.13 for singles; $23.00 for doubles. EVENT LIMIT: 1 singles and 1 doubles
Anders Eriksson
TEXAS JUNIOR POINTS: Super Champs- Tier 5 Standing points; Champs-Level 2 Ranking points.
This tournament provides no qualifying points for Challenger players, only ranking points (not qualifying points) for Champ players and standing points for Super Champ players.

NO REFUNDS after entry deadline or because of weather-related cancellations.

REGISTRATION: Players must register at first match playing site 15 minutes prior to start of match

Singles Format: Two-of-three sets regular scoring with a 10-Point Match Tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd Set.

Doubles Format: 8 game pro set with regular scoring with tiebreak at 7-all. Doubles will start Friday December 2 at 5:30PM

Orange/Green Ball Division: These divisions will be held on Saturday December 3rd

10 & Under Orange Ball Division
Orange dot ball, 60 foot court and 25 inch racquet

10 & Under Green Ball Division
green dot ball, 78 foot court and 27 inch racquet

Green Ball Orange/Green Ball Divisions Format: Two sets first to 4 games, no add scoring. I lieu of a Third set is played first to 7 points

Weather Updates: Conditions during the tournament may change scheduled format.. Follow updates on Twitter @polotennisatx and tournament website

Tournament Sites:
Polo Tennis & Fitness Club
13730 US Hwy 290 West, Austin TX 78737
Pro Shop (512) 829-4340

Dripping Springs High School Tennis Center
(DSHS on draw)
940 US Hwy 290 West, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Dripping Springs Middle School
(DSMS on draw)
1111 Tiger Lane, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Tournament Hotels:
SLEEP INN & SUITES (512) 858-2400 2720 E Us Hwy 290 | Dripping Springs, TX 78620

HOLIDAY INN Austin Airport (512) 386-7600
6711 East Ben White Boulevard Austin, Texas 78744

HAMPTON INN/OAK HILL 6401 US Hwy 290 West, Austin, Texas, 78735 (512) 891-7474

EXTENDED STAY 5100 US-290, Austin, TX 78735(512) 892-4272
LA QUINTA 4424 South Mopac Expwy, Austin, TX 78735 (512) 899-3000


New Youth Website:
For more information on Challenger, CMZ, or SCMZ schedules, and “Junior Know The Rules,” please visit
10 & Under Regulation – Junior Other Tournaments All junior other sanctioned tournaments offer 10 & Under Orange Ball Division (orange ball, 60 foot court and 25 inch racquet) and 10 & Under Green Ball Division (green dot ball, 78 foot court and 27 inch racquet). Please register for the correct division based upon age, Challenger tournament credit / wins, etc. All tournament entries are verified by the section office. For the full 10 & Under regulation, please click here
Excessive Overrule Guideline: The USTA Texas Officials Committee along with the Competitive Department has established a guideline in reference to excessive overrules as clarified in the Friend at Court. This guideline states “Once a player has been overruled for a second time in a match, they will be cautioned that after another overrule, they will be penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct under the point penalty system.”

In an effort to promote a more enjoyable and fair experience for all, the following policy is in immediate force and effect, and shall be diligently and stringently enforced. USTA Texas has implemented a “ZERO TOLERANCE” policy for improper behavior.

1. Any attempt by a spectator to speak to the official in an abusive or disrespectful manner regarding a line call or other ruling during match play shall be cause for immediate removal from the playing area and, if warranted, from the premises.

2. Any spectator behavior deemed unacceptable towards a player, other spectator or staff member shall be cause for immediate removal from the playing area or the entire premises. If said behavior is directed towards a player, either before, during or after a tournament, it shall result in an automatic and immediate suspension of that spectator’s right to attend USTA Texas tournaments, for a period of time to be determined by the USTA Texas Discipline and Grievance Committee.

3. Refusal to adhere to a removal request shall trigger immediate enforcement of the point penalty system against the player with whom the spectator is involved (per point penalty system regulations), including possible immediate default from the tournament.

4. The On-Site Official is the SOLE judge regarding unacceptable behavior.

Inappropriate umpire/spectator communication, whether it be about a ruling or any other facet of a tennis event is prohibited while a match is in progress. Being a parent, coach, etc. does not endow special privileges. With the only exception of the right to remove their own child from competition at any time, a parent or coach is merely a spectator.

Player Selection Type
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.

Entry Type
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, December 02, 2018 11:59:00 PM Central Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.

Quick Reference
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 800052618 from the searchable schedule homepage.

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