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Tournament Info

A GLTA sanctioned
Tennis Tournament

Dates

Location

Rules

USTA rules will govern all play for the New Hope Open. Players are expected to participate under The Code as published by the USTA.

Match Format

All matches will be best-of-three tiebreak sets, regular scoring, unless otherwise noted:

  1. All doubles matches prior to the semifinals will play a 10-point tiebreak in lieu of the third set.
  2. All singles consolation matches will be an 8 point pro set, except for the finals.

The tournament directors reserve the right to change the format of matches in case of inclement weather or other unforeseen scheduling difficulties.

Match Scheduling

Opening Night & Banquet

Opening night party to be determined

Banquet will be held on Sunday, August 25th at 6:30 - 10:30 pm at Northampton Valley Country Club in Richboro, PA.

Registration & Payment

Entry

You must use the GLTA web site to register for the New Hope Open. All entries must be received and paid by August 18. You must register online, but you may pay either online using PayPal or manually by check or money order.

CLICK HERE for online entry

Available Divisions

Players may register in different divisions for singles and doubles if allowed by your GLTA points ranking. If you do not have a GLTA points ranking, you must register in the same division for singles and doubles.

Seeding

The GLTA rankings as of August 5, 2012 will be used for seeding and division assignment purposes. Any tournament results that have been published on the GLTA website but not yet included in the points rankings may also be considered in the seeding process by the tournament organizers.

Court Surfaces

All divisions will be played on indoor hard court except for the B division which will be played on outdoor Har-Tru (clay) courts.

Capacity

Tournament Entries will be limited to 128 participants. Some divisions may be expanded or contracted based on popularity.

Entry Fees

Online Payment

Online payment is available at the time of registration through the PayPal service.

Manual Payment

You may send payment by mail using a check in U.S. Dollars. Payment must be received within 10 days of registration or your registration will be cancelled. We accept US personal checks or money orders made out to "New Hope Open". No postdated checks will be accepted. Checks returned for insufficient funds will be charged a $25 service charge fee. Checks should be mailed to:

Refunds

Refunds will be given for withdrawals prior to the draw date.

Important Note on Free Entries

Having a free entry for New Hope 2013 does not guarantee entry into New Hope 2013. Once tournament capacity has been reached, the draw will be closed. Please register early.

Host Hotel

To Be Determined

 

Contact Info