2019 Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships 

 

DATES

18 & Under Qualifying: December 7-8

18 & Under Singles Main Draw: December 9-15

18 & Under Doubles Main Draw: December 10-15

 

16 & Under Qualifying: December 6-8

16 & Under Singles Main Draw: December 8-14

16 & Under Doubles Main Draw: December 9-14 

 

LOCATION

Frank Veltri Tennis Center

9101 NW 2nd Street, Plantation, FL 33324

 

CONTACTS

Tournament Director: Lew Brewer: ob@usta.com

For Travel and Visa Information please contact Taylor Boatright: Taylor.Boatright@usta.com.

 

HOTEL

The official tournament hotel is the Renaissance Ft. Lauderdale-Plantation located at 1230 South Pine Island Road, Plantation, FL 33324. You may make a reservation by November 11 by clicking here. Please click here to read the hotel fact sheet.

 

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

  • 18 & Under Entry Deadline: November 5, 2019, 9:00 AM EDT

  • 16 & Under Entry Deadline: November 5, 2019 9:00 AM EDT

  • Wild Card Request Deadline: November 10, 2019 - apply here

  • Withdrawal Deadline: November 26, 2019

  • Freeze Deadline: December 4, 2019

 

EVENT SIGN-IN

Registration - All sign-in to occur at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center.

SIGN-IN IS MANDATORY FOR ALL QUALIFYING PLAYERS FOR BOTH 16 & UNDER AND 18 & UNDER DIVISIONS

 

16 & Under Qualifying Sign-In: Thursday, December 5, 12:00 - 18:00

18 & Under Qualifying Sign-In: Friday, December 6, 12:00 - 18:00

16 & Under Main Draw Sign-In: Saturday, December 7, 12:00 - 18:00

18 & Under Main Draw Sign-In: Sunday, December 8, 12:00 - 18:00

16 & Under Doubles Sign-In: Sunday, December 8, 8:00 - 14:00

18 & Under Doubles Sign-In: Monday, December 9, 8:00 - 12:00

 

ELIGIBILITY

18 & Under: Players must be born between January 1, 2001 and December 31, 2006.

16 & Under: Players must be born between January 1, 2003 and December 31, 2006.

 

DRAW SIZE

18 & Under:

Qualifying: 64 boys and 64 girls. Eight boys and eight girls will qualify.

Main Draw: 64 boys and 64 girls.

 

16 & Under:

Qualifying: 128 boys and 64 girls. Eight boys and eight girls will qualify.

Main Draw: 64 boys and 64 girls.

 

All doubles are 32 team draws.

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS

The Rules, Regulation and Code of Conduct adopted and published by the ITF will govern all play. All main draw singles matches will be the best of three tie-break sets. Twelve point tiebreakers will be used at 6 games all in each set. All qualifying matches shall be two tie-break sets and a match tie-break (10 point) in place of a third set. Each doubles match shall be two tie-break sets and a match tie-break (10 point) in place of a third set. No-ad scoring will be used for Doubles. Default will be declared 15 minutes after the match is called. ITF Suspensions apply to all age divisions. 

 

SUSPENSIONS

Players suspended by the ITF or their home federations will not be able to compete in the 2019 16 or 18 and under Orange Bowl.

 

DRESS CODE

ITF regulations mandate proper tennis attire. T-shirts are not permitted for boys or girls. Dress code applies. Please be sure to review the ITF attire rules.

 

ENTRY FEE
MUST BE PAID IN CASH (US DOLLARS)

18 & Under: $65 (Fee set according to ITF regulations)

16 & Under: $80

 

ACCEPTANCE PROCEDURE

18 & Under: Players are accepted per ITF Rules & Regulations.

16 & Under: Players are accepted from the following ranking lists: ITF, ETA, CAT, COSAT, and USTA National 16s Ranking.

 

STRINGING

Racquet stringing service is available on-site at the Tennis Center Pro Shop for $18.

 

HOSPITALITY FOR 18 & UNDER MAIN DRAW PLAYERS

Main Draw players receive a housing allowance of $93 USD per day based on double occupancy at the official hotel from Sunday, December 8, 2019 through the night of elimination from the tournament. Hotel reservation requests must be submitted online no later than TBD. Please contact Mason.Mayborg@usta.com with any hotel questions.

*** THERE IS NO HOSPITALITY (HOTEL REIMBURSEMENT AND COMPLIMENTARY MEALS) FOR 16 & UNDER PLAYERS ***

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MATCH VIDEO AND STATS  – TENNIS ANALYTICS

Tennis Analytics will be providing video and match analytics services at the 2019 Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships.
Tagged match footage allows you to search, filter and view specific moments in any match from any web-enabled device.  Match video along with a detailed statistical report is posted to your own personal online collection, which you can share with your personal coach, family or friends. 

Players can only order their own matches.  Personal video cameras are not permitted during the event.  To order, CLICK HERE or see us at the event. Multi-match packages are available. More information about services are available at www.TennisAnalytics.net .
 

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