WELCOME TO THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS
ANNUAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT IN ALBERTA.
The Alberta Open is the oldest organized tennis event in the province and continues to be the most prestigious annual tennis tournament in Alberta. Tennis Alberta is expected to welcome over 150 male and female players representing a range of ability, the best of whom will compete for a minimum cash prize pool of $15,000.
READY TO TAKE YOUR SHOT?
MAY 1, 2019
@ 12AM (GMT -06:00)
ONLINE ENTRY OPEN
JULY 21, 2019
@ 11:59PM (GMT -06:00)
JULY 21, 2019
@ 11:59PM (GMT -06:00)
FEES & SCHEDULE
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW.
Early bird registration
May 1 to June 30, 2019 11:59 PM
Open Singles: $70; Open Double: $35 per player
NTRP Singles: $60; NTRP Doubles: $30 per player
July 1 to July 21, 2019 11:59 PM
Open Singles: $80; Doubles: $40 per player
NTRP Singles: $70; Doubles: $35 per player
Main Draws – July 25-28, 2019
July 25 – 5:00PM to Dusk
July 24 – Noon to Dusk
July 26 – 8:00AM to Dusk
July 28 – 8:00AM to Dusk
Open players are expected to be able to play any time
GOT A QUESTION? WE HAVE ANSWERS.
– Players must withdraw from the tournament to be eligible for a
refund. Admin cost applies if withdrawal is made after withdrawal
deadline and before the draw is made.
– Refund will not be issued once the draw has been made.
– All refund will be processed 7 days after the tournament is over
– All entrants must hold a valid Tennis AB membership. Renewals or memberships are available online at tc.tournamentsoftware.com
– Players must be 13 or older to participate in Open events.
– Any individual whose rights to compete have been suspended by Tennis AB or Tennis Canada shall be ineligible to play in any sanctioned tournament during the period of such suspension.
– Players can play up to 2 events.
– Tournaments with low entries, may be combined with a tournament of a similar level in order to have the events run.
– All entries are subject to approval of Tournament Committee
– Acceptance and seeding are determined by the Tournament Committee
– Singles Draws will be single elimination, with first match consolation for the NTRP events
– Doubles Draws will be single elimination, with no consolation.
– Tournaments with entries less than 5 will be run as a round-robin.
– Other draw formats may be adopted depending on the entries of the event.
– The event will consider reasonable scheduling requests, including travel time for out of town participants. Entries with unreasonable scheduling requests will not be accepted.
– No avoidance will be accepted if entering 2 events.
– Players are responsible for checking their own match time before and during the tournament.
– Singles Matches will be the best of three tie-break sets.
– Doubles Matches will be the best of three tie-break sets with a ten-point tiebreaker to decide the third set.
– Modified match format may be adopted in the event of inclement weather or unforeseeable circumstances.
– All matches will be governed by Tennis Canada Rules of the Court. Players are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct as set out by Tennis Canada. However Tennis AB has the final decisions.
– Players are expected to be dressed and ready to play 15 minutes prior to their scheduled match time. Lateness penalties including default after 15 minutes, may be enforced. A maximum of 5 minutes will be allowed for warm-up.
– Players without acceptable attire will not be permitted to play. Non-marking shoes must be worn while on court.
– This is a weather dependable tournament. Match times may be postponed or delayed and could be played on different court surfaces, under lights, indoors or at alternate sites or events may be cancelled in the event of inclement weather.
– All decisions of the Tournament Referee are final.
– Players are expected to know and understand the Tennis Canada Rules of the Court and the Code of Conduct.
– Players or any persons associated with a player (i.e. parents, coaches, friends or family) are expected to give due respect to the host clubs, their members, officials, other players and any other person associated with the tournament.
– Misconduct, whether on or off the court, will result in penalties against the player and any Player Support Team Member (coach, trainer, manager, agent, medical or para-medical personnel and/or family member, tournament guest, or other similar associate) of a player. Tennis AB has a no-tolerance policy towards abusive or inappropriate behaviour.
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