April 18th, 2017

1-Day Tiebreak Tennis Tournament in May at Treasure Island

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Get your tennis singles tournament experience in only one day when Treasure Bay Tennis hosts a One-Day Tiebreaker Tournament on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Treasure Island, Fla.

Play begins at 10 a.m., and matches consist of best two-of-three 10-point tiebreakers. Divisions offered are Open and 4.5 in men’s and women’s singles, and NTRP 3.0-4.5 men’s and women’s singles.

“This is our third year hosting one of these tournaments and they are starting to catch on,” says Tournament Director Phil Girardi. “We try to use compass draws whenever possible so each player gets several matches in. Each match last year averaged to about 40 minutes. The play was phenomenal and it’s done in a day!”

Tiebreak Tournaments are the perfect format for tennis players looking for competition without having to spend an entire weekend at a tournament. Tournaments generally take 4-5 hours or less depending on the number of entrants, and matches generally consist of best two-of-three 10-point tiebreaks. Tiebreak Tournaments generally include seeds and draw sheets (main draw and consolation), and matches, including a short warm-up, typically last only 30-40 minutes each.

The tournament entry fee is $23, and players must be a USTA member as it is a USTA Florida-sanctioned event. Entries close on May 17 at 6 p.m.

For more information or to register go to http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=194744.