Berry Fruit Tennis Classic $3K – Aug. 30-Sep. 1, 2024 – Rome, GA, USA

$7.12$525.00

Registration Deadline: September  16, 2024 11:59 PM EASTERN


Entry List 

Players:


Men’s Open Singles 

No registrants at this time.

Women’s Open Singles 

No registrants at this time.

Men’s Open Doubles 

No registrants at this time.

Women’s Open Doubles

No registrants at this time.

Mixed Open Doubles

No registrants at this time.


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RETIREMENTS

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SEEDS

Seeds will be posted by Wednesday April 3, 2024.
THIS TOURNAMENT WILL seeding use the AWUDUCI SCALE for seeding players.
The following will determine seeds:
1. (A) (W) ATP/WTA current or former ranking
2. (I)  ITF current or former ranking
3. (U) USTA ranking or rating or former ranking or rating
4. (U) UTR rating or ranking former or current
5. (D) DAVIS CUP or other former or current
6. (C) College Tennis results / ranking
7. Misc. tennis results & accolades current and former rankings

Men’s Divisions

  • Singles
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Women’s Divisions 

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Description

2024 Berry Fruit Tennis Classic at Rome Tennis Center at Berry College 

 

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Reach out to us to become a sponsor at lukeharden2@gmail.com

Tournament Updates

July 10, 2024 4:43PM

We are excited to invite you to the Berry Fruit Tennis Classic $3K Open!

Join us August 30 – September 1, 2024 at Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.

Tournament Information


GUARANTEED PRIZE MONEY 

The minimum prize money is set and will be guaranteed according to the player scale.

GUARANTEED 2 MATCHES 

During the tournament each player will have the opportunity to play 2 matches minimum.

OFFICIAL BALL


Official Ball:

DIADEM PREMIER EXTRA DUTY

Official Surface: HARD

2024 USATT BERRY FRUIT TENNIS CLASSIC PRO-AMATEUR OPEN

USA TENNIS TOUR is proud to host the Berry Fruit Tennis Classic & to present this prize money open tennis tournament.

We are proud to announce that this tournament is being held to present a semi-professional pro-am tennis tournament in Rome Georgia and we are excited to bring the first USATT tournament to Rome this summer.

What a great way to play competitive tournament matches and or watch some great live tennis!

We can’t wait to see you there!

Contact  Luke Harden at USA TENNIS TOUR to get involved, sponsor, donate directly, volunteer, or help out with the event in any way!

CONTACT INFORMATION:
USA TENNIS TOUR – LUKE HARDEN

lukeharden2@gmail.com

Court Rules Regulations, Official Draw Posted:

Please do not damage the tennis court.

Please honor the Tennis Code.

Please exemplify good behavior and conduct while at Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.

No littering. No contraband. No disorderly conduct.

Please do not damage or harm the facility or park in any way.

Seeds & Draws:

Check back later for more information!

Draws Posted: August 28, 2024

Seeds Posted: August 27, 2024

Prize Money

Men’s Prize Money Purse:

16 players – $1,470.00

32 players – $2,620.00

64 players – $4,260.00

Women’s Minimum Guaranteed Purse:

16 players – $1,470.00

32 players – $2,620.00

64 players – $4,260.00

Men’s  Singles (32 players)

Champion: $1,000

Runner Up: $504

Semifinalists: $250

Quarterfinalists: $102

Women’s  Singles (32 players) 

Champion: $1,000

Runner Up: $504

Semifinalists: $250

Quarterfinalists: $102

Men’s & Women’s Doubles (16 teams)

Champions: $500

Runner Up: $200

Semifinalists: $50

 

 

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

PARKING

Parking spots at the tennis center, first come – first serve. Follow signs that indicate parking for tournament players and spectators, etc.

Warm Up Courts Available for Players & their Coaching Staff.

Warm Up Courts available before matches for players and their coaches. Call 706-405-9692 to reserve a court.

Scheduling

All match times are NOT BEFORE times. You may go on after your scheduled time, but not before.

LIABILITY

By playing this tournament, you are assuming all risk And agree not to hold USA TENNIS TOUR 21Ace Tennis Events LLC or City of Rome, Cliff Drysdale Management, the facility, Rome Tennis Center at Berry College, or any other entity responsible for any civil matter.

First Match & Check In

Please arrive 15 minutes before your match minimum to check in at the tournament desk and indicate you are ready to go on court.

Tournament Rules and Regulations

Coaching

No coaching after 1st game of any set.
Coaching permitted at the fence with your coach or team. Coaches allowed on court only in between sets.
No coaches allowed on court during play.
No coaching during play.
No hand signals.
Point penalty and code violations for breaking any rule.

Scoring

Doubles – 2 out of 3 sets.

Singles – 2 out of 3 sets

Semifinals – 3rd set tiebreak at 7-7

Finals – 3rd set tiebreak at 8-8

Spectator Tickets

Event is free for spectators, and family.

Please bring your own chairs, & water bottles for filling.

BALLS

New balls for the 3rd Set.

Semifinal and Final Ball Rule Implementation May Be In Affect

Code of Conduct & Dress Code

Please use all caution and behave in best practices that reflect the USA TENNIS TOUR’s love for the sport. Please no running shoes or non tennis shoe that could damage the tennis court. This is a hard court event, hard court shoes preferred. Please do not damage the courts or areas. Please refrain from wearing non appropriate tennis attire & shoes.

No blue jeans, or non-athletic wear permitted for players.
No non-tennis shoes or black soled shoes.

No black soles permitted on tennis courts.

Awards & Accolades

Trophies and awards to champions and finalists.

Check In & Registration

Try to come check in Friday a couple hours before your first match, fill out paperwork and get your player gift, and check out the facility!
Players, please be there in time to do your PRE MATCH interview, Tournament Press Conference, Tournament Media & get your personal warm up done, use the bathroom & be ready to play.

Try to check in at the desk 15-30 minutes before your scheduled match time at least so we can know you’re there!
We can get the court ready, and get everything prepared for your match to start!

Match Coin Toss

No match is official to start with out a USATT official doing a coin toss, explaining the rules and the scoring and taking a formal picture of the players at the net, please check in at the desk and await instructions from the Director on what your court assignment is and they will tell you that the official will be right behind you.

5 Minute Warm Up

All matches will use a 5 minute warm up.

* Players are recommended to do personal warm up and hit some balls before check in!

Referee On Site

Tournament umpire on site for disputes if needed.

Contact the director or wave your hand in the air with intent and call for Referee.

Trainer on Site

Trainer / Physio on site for minor injuries and medical needs.

Medical Time Outs

3 minute MTO time limit.

Player 2nd and 3rd MTO must be approved by an Official.
Limit 3 MTO per set.

Limit 2 per set in 3rd set unless exception specified by Official.

Bathroom Policy

During play, the clock will begin after permission is granted.

Bathroom breaks are limited to 2:30 2 minutes and 30 seconds.

Warning after 3;00, Point Penalty at 3:15, point penalty at 3:45, point penalty at 4:30, game penalty at 5:00, game penalty at 8:00.

Amenities

Water and towels provided for players and snacks and amenities available. Need something? Just ask, we might can accommodate!

Water Coolers on Court for Players

Towels Available for Player Use

Snacks for Players

Spectators donators will be provided with 1 snack and 1 beverage included.

Draws

(Digital Event)

Check back later for draws.

All draws posted on this tournament page, found in Gallery Photos.
Some draws will be posted on-site as well.

Avoidance Requests

Players requesting avoidance during the event:

Send all info to Luke! 706-405-9692 or lukeharden2@gmail.com with any avoidance request.

Check In

Get your player gift and check in to the event.

Please check in before play & sign player waivers.

Player Interviews

USA TENNIS TOUR conducts pre match & post match interviews before most matches!

Please be ready to do your pre tournament and pre match interview before matches! The official will pull you to the side for your interview before your match and after!

TOURNAMENT FORMAT:

Main Draw Singles: 32

Main Draw Doubles: 16 Teams

Qualifying Singles: 16

Qualifying Doubles: 8 Teams

The Main Draw will consist of 25 Direct Acceptances, 4 qualifiers, 3 Wild Cards.

If more than 32 players register, the draw will be increased to 64.

Players that wish to apply for a Wild Card:

Please send a email to lukeharden2@gmail.com


Important Information 

Please email lukeharden2@gmail.com to detail your level of play, former accolades, tournament wins, if you played college, etc.

If the venue has complications with COVID-19 and/or tournament entries have fewer than the minimum players needed, the event may be canceled, postponed to another date or deactivated entirely, all funds will be credited to the player in this rare case.

TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION & SELECTION

All Wild Cards must be approved by USA Tennis Tour.
SELECTION WILL BE MADE THE TUESDAY BEFORE THE EVENT at the latest.

WITHDRAWAL & REFUND POLICY:

LATE ENTRIES COULD BE ACCEPTED, CONTACT US.

Refunds are applied for via emails only:

lukeharden2@gmail.com

Postponing:

The tournament will be postponed if the number of players does not reach 16 players. This decision will be made accordingly.

Withdrawing

All withdrawals PRIOR to the registration deadline must be submitted via email with a reason for withdrawing . Withdrawals AFTER the registration deadline must be made via email to lukeharden2@gmail.com with reasoning for not remaining in the tournament, and we will respond accordingly.

Players wishing to withdraw to sign up for another tournament, find out more about our program to put you in a future USATT event. lukeharden2@gmail.com

SCORING FORMAT:

All matches will be best of 3 sets with regular scoring.

Semifinal matches the 3rd set tiebreak will be played  at 7-7 instead of 6-6.

Final matches the 3rd set tiebreak will be played  at 8-8 instead of 6-6.

All matches will be best of 3 sets with regular scoring.

In USA TENNIS TOUR matches, the semifinals third set tiebreak is played at 7-7, and the final third set tiebreak is played at 8-8.

UP TO QUARTERFINALS: 

Singles: 2 out of 3 sets.

Doubles: 2 out of 3 sets.

Mixed Doubles: 2 out of 3 sets.

Traditional Play & Scoring according to the Tennis Code.

Venue:

Rome Tennis Center at Berry College

100 Match Point Way

Rome, Georgia 30165

Contact

Luke Harden

Tournament Director

706-405-9692  | LUKEHARDEN2@GMAIL.COM

2024 Berry Fruit Tennis Classic presented by USA TENNIS TOUR

August 30-September 1, 2024

Rome, GA, USA

Information:

Check back later for information!

Divisions:

Men’s & Women’s Open Singles & Doubles, Mixed Doubles

Prize Money:

Prize Money awarded to all Open divisions.

Scoring for All Divisions will be regular traditional scoring.

USA TENNIS TOUR Ranking Points:

Champion- 1000

Runner Up- 400

Semifinalists- 150

Quarterfinalists- 100

Surface:

Hard Courts

Tournament Hotel:

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Player Banquet & Parties:

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Event Check In:

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Register for the 2024 Berry Fruit Tennis Classic!

 

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Additional information

Divisions

Men’s Open Singles, Men’s Open Doubles, Mixed Open Doubles, Women’s Open Singles, Women’s Open Doubles, SUPPORTER CONTRIBUTION $100, SUPPORTER CONTRIBUTION $200, SUPPORTER CONTRIBUTION $500, Sponsorship $100, Sponsorship $200, Sponsorship $300, CONTRIBUTION $50, CONTRIBUTION $25, CONTRIBUTION $20, CONTRIBUTION $15, CONTRIBUTION $10, CONTRIBUTION $5

Event Details

FIRST DAY OF QUALIFYING: September 21, 2024 SATURDAY

FIRST DAY OF DOUBLES: September 21, 2024 SATURDAY

FIRST DAY OF MAIN DRAW: September 21, 2024 SATURDAY

Date: September 21, 2024

Start time: 08:00 a.m. EDT

End time: 06:00 p.m. EDT

Venue: Pine Forest High School

Directions: Pine Forest High School 525 Andrews Rd Fayetteville, NC 28311 United States

Phone: 706-405-9692

Email: lukeharden2@gmail.com