USATT Down the Alley Open $5K – July 19 – 21, 2024 – Austell, GA, USA


Registration Deadline: July 11, 2024 11:59 PM EASTERN

Entry List 

Men’s Open Singles 

1. Daniel Harden (Tentative Acceptance)

2. Brandon Tinker (Direct Acceptance)

Women’s Open Singles

No registrants at this time.

Men’s Open Doubles 

1. Brandon Tinker (Tentative Acceptance)

Women’s Open Doubles

No registrants at this time.

Mixed Open Doubles

1. Brandon Tinker (Direct Acceptance)

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2024 Down the Alley Open by USA TENNIS TOUR


Champions Circuit

1000 Ranking Points

Austell, GA, USA

Sweetwater Tennis Center

2447 Clay Rd
Austell, GA
United States

July 19-21, 2024

• Metro Atlanta GA


Warm up courts for players available starting Sunday Sep. 23 Contact Luke 706-405-9692 to reserve a court.



Looking For Doubles Partner?

Contact me at 706-405-9692 if your interested in playing with a partner.

Official Ball: Check back later for more information!

Official Surface: Hard 

Court Rules & Regulations

Please do not damage the tennis court.

Please do not pour liquids on the tennis court at any time.

Please wipe shoes and do not go on court with dirt on shoes.

Official Draw Posted:

Check back later for more information.

Prize Money:

$5K Event 

Men’s & Women’s Singles

Champion: $970.00

Runner Up: $400.00

Semifinalists: $100

Quarterfinalists: $50

Round of 16: $0

Men’s & Women’s Doubles/ Mixed Doubles

Champion: $480.00

Runner Up: $100.00

Semifinalists: $50.00

Quarterfinalists: $0

Round of 16: $0



There is parking available once you enter the park there are parking lot spaces by the tennis court club house. There is shaded parking on the parking lot edges. The row of parking when you first pull into Sweetwater Park along the tennis courts will be the closest parking.


Warm Up Courts

Warm Up Courts Available for Players & their Coaching Staff, during before and after the tournament.

Players have time to warm up before playing, need to reserve a court? Contact the tournament director.


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


MATCH WILL NOT GO ON COURT BEFORE 3:16 PM, it could be later depending on several factors, it could be 4:00, or later, or right on time. But not EARLY.

0 Liability 

By playing this tournament, you are assuming all risk And agree not to hold USA TENNIS TOUR 21Ace Tennis Events LLC or Austell GA Parks & Recreation or USA TENNIS TOUR ORGANIZATION  responsible for any civil matter.

Match Time

Please Arrive on time for your matches and don’t make the tournament director look for you or have to call you.

Please be ready to play around 15 minutes before your scheduled match time, the tournament will communicate with players on when they are set to go on the court.

Tournament Information & Rules and Regulations


Coaching Permitted.

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.



Doubles 1st Round : 2 out of 3 with 10 point for the 3rd – NO AD.

Doubles SF & F – 2 out of 3 sets

Singles – 2 out of 3 sets

Semis- 3rd Set tiebreak at 7-7

Final – 3rd Set tiebreak at 8-8


Spectators Donation

All donations go toward prize money and helping decrease costs for players.

$20 Family

$5 Individual

Comes with drinks and snacks provided.


Hand sanitizer available.

Social distancing not required.

Masks not required.

Stay safe players!

Players are advised to bring your own chairs, water bottles, to be extra safe!

No tournament wide requirements.


Official Ball: Check back later for more information!

New balls for the 3rd Set.

Semifinal and Final Ball Rule Implementation May Be In Affect

( New Balls every 9 games)


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 tennis shoes preferred. Please do not damage the courts or areas. Please refrain from wearing non appropriate tennis attire & shoes.


Proper attire required.

Awards & Accolades

Nominate players for the following awards with prizes to the winner! “BEST DRESSED” “Sportsmanship Award” “The Tree” “Best Form” “Best Serve” “Biggest Weapon” submit your entries at the Tournament Desk!

Trophies awarded to finalists in all divisions.
Prize money awarded to respective players.
Tournament gifts and prizes for winners.

Raffle and door prizes throughout the event!


Check In & Registration

Try to come check in 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, so try to do your personal warm up and hit some balls before you check in!

Pre Match Warm Up courts available for this event, contact Luke at 706-405-9692.

Referee On Site

Tournament umpire on site for disputes if needed. Contact the director or wave your hand in the air with intent to call for Referee or go to them in person.

Players call and score their own matches, disputes are handled by the the Referee on site. Players keep track of their own matches and officials are there to assist and oversee when needed.


Trainer on Site

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

Medical Time Outs

3 minute MO. 2nd and 3rd MO must be approved by a Official. Limit 3 per set. Limit 2 per set in 3rd set.

Bathroom Policy

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



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

Water Coolers on Court for Players

Towels Available for Player Use

Snacks for Players

Spectators that use the snack table are encouraged to donate to the event! All donations benefit the players in tournaments to reduce costs! Learn more at (COMING SOON)



(Digital Event)

Draws have not been posted yet. Check back later!

All draws will be on line. Some draws may be posted onsite as well but the Official Draw will be online and in some cases, sent to all players via email.


Avoidance Requests

Before & during the event; Send all info to Luke!


Check In

Get your player gift and check in to the event. Please check in before play, so we know you are there. Fill out all waivers and tournament documentation. Receive tournament information and next; match check in at the Tournament Desk.


Player Interviews

Please be ready to do your pre tournament and pre match interview before matches, at random, we appreciate your support!

Coaches Interviews

We’d love to interview your coach as well, let us know if your coach is available!!

 USA TENNIS TOUR Players “You Might Know”:

These are some players that are on the USA TENNIS TOUR.

Chase Parker

Ian Rasheed

Tim Hewitt

Josh Banks

Marvin Colley

Alec Fritzinger

Ethan Carr

Noah Van Dyke

Jake Grimes

Vera Lapko

Ana Sofia Sanchez

Sofia Shapatava

& many more!


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, there could be Qualifying Draws created and the main draw could be increased to a draw of 64.

Players looking to apply for a Wild Card, please email


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.

USA TENNIS TOUR uses traditional scoring in all USATT PRO CIRCUIT & SEMIPRO TENNIS TOUR events.

IMPORTANT Information:


Please email to detail your level of play, former accolades, tournament wins, if you played college, etc. to be considered for main draw selection, wildcard spots and entry into events, The available information across tennis platforms will be used to select players based on the draw size of the event.

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.


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

Main draw and qualifying draws will be created depending on the event and draw sizes.


Late entries will go to the bottom of the alternate list, if there is one.

Refunds are applied for via emails only.

Please inquire about late entry at the same address.

Schedule Requests:

Need a avoidance request filed? Please apply for avoidance requests  via email; send a email to

USATT will accommodate players that need “later matches” due to travel and other events lapping over with flying, driving required.


The tournament will be postponed if the number of players isn’t sufficient. Decision will be made accordingly.


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 with reasoning for not remaining in the tournament, and we will respond accordingly.

To withdraw to sign up for another tournament, find out more about our program to put you in a future USATT event.


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

Semifinal – In lieu of 3rd set , tiebreak at 7-7 in final set.

Final – In lieu of 3rd set , tiebreak at 8-8 in final set.

Early Registration

Register early for discounts. Coming soon.


Sweetwater Tennis Center

Austell, GA, USA


Luke Harden

Tournament Director


Additional information


Men’s Open Singles, Women’s Open Singles, Men’s Open Doubles, Women’s Open Doubles, Mixed Open Doubles, JR Boys Open 12 & Under, JR Boys Open 14 & Under, JR Girls Open 12 & Under, JR Girls Open 14 & Under

Event Details





Players that wish to apply for a wildcard for entrance into the tournament, please apply via email.
You must send a email to: and request wildcard into QUALIFYING or MAIN DRAW, including your name, tennis background, former and current rankings, tournament results, and other tennis statistics for the tournament to make a decision.
Draw Sizes
Qualifying Singles: 24
Main Draw Singles: 48
Doubles Qualifying: 16
Doubles Main Draw: 24
Mixed Doubles Qualifying: 12
Mixed Doubles Main Draw: 16

Date: July 19, 2024

Start time: 08:00 a.m. EST

End time: 08:00 p.m. EST

Venue: Sweetwater Tennis Center at Sweetwater Park - Austell

Coordinates: 33.83146° N, 84.62709° W

Directions: 2447 Clay Rd Austell, GA 30106 United States

Phone: 7064059692