2019 Tournament Player Notes


NEW FOR 2019-ALL COMMUNICATION MUST BE RECEIVED VIA EMAIL AT directors@denvercityopen.org. THERE WILL NO RESPONSE TO INQUIRIES SUBMITTED VIA TELEPHONE CALLS OR TEXTS.

NTRP EVENTS WILL BEGIN AT 4:00 pm ON FRIDAY, JUNE 7. CLAY COURT CATAGORIES, FAMILY DOUBLES AND SOME AGE CATEGORIES MAY BEGIN SATURDAY, JUNE 8.

IMPORTANT NOTES: All entries via TennisLink only. When registering for doubles, a partner must be designated and paid. Failure to pay all entry fees at the time of registration may result in elimination from the draw.

It is your responsibility to make sure your player records are emailed to directors@denvercityopen.org for proper seeding of all events, MUST BE RECEIVED BY JUNE 2nd.

AVOIDANCES: (Will only be considered if submitted by email on or before June 1). Avoidance issues will be considered only for first round matches if they are received prior to the entry deadline. There are no guarantees that avoidances will be accommodated.

EVENT SCHEDULE: NTRP divisions begin Friday June 7. Clay court events, family doubles and some age categories may begin Saturday, June 8. Remaining divisions and Open Level will begin Monday, June 10. Depending on the size of the draws some divisions may be combined and/or may finish before the finals weekend.

NTRP 4.0 and 4.5 Singles and Doubles will be scheduled throughout the tournament beginning Friday June 7 at 4pm. Every attempt will be made to prevent any entrant from playing two Singles matches in one day. However, players, if entering singles and doubles, should be prepared to play more than one match in a day.

NTRP 4.0 and 4.5 Singles will play best two out of three full sets. Doubles will play a tie-break in lieu of a third set. Players entering 4.0 Singles may not enter 4.5 singles.

NTRP 4.0 and 4.5 Singles and Doubles and 3.5 Doubles scheduled during weekdays will begin at 5pm except for Friday, June 7 when matches begin at 4pm.

All 55 and older doubles (MWXd+55-+80) will be played on clay.

A 10 point tie-break will be played in lieu of a third set for ALL age categories.

PRACTICE COURTS: There are no practice courts available at the Denver Tennis Club.

INCLEMENT WEATHER: In the event of inclement weather, every effort will be made to complete the tournament in its entirety and in a timely manner. During inclement weather delays, remain at the tournament site until the tournament staff informs you of the playing schedule. Players must check in at the tournament desk by their regularly scheduled times unless the tournament committee has published a delay in check-in times. The tournament will make a decision on the continuation of play including suspension/resumption of current matches and/or moving play indoors. In the case of inclement weather, fees are non-refundable if the tournament is shortened or otherwise modified.

FINAL WEEKEND SCHEDULE: All Open Level semi-finals will be schedule for Saturday June 15 (times TBA); All Open Level finals will be scheduled for Sunday, June 16 (times TBA).

PRIZE MONEY: Prize money for Open Level Events (Men's singles and doubles; Women's singles and doubles; and Mixed doubles) will be determined by the size of bracket in each event.
STUDENT ATHLETES: Entrants are to consult applicable NCAA and CHSSA regulations regarding acceptance of prize money or any form of reimbursement.

DRAWS: Will be posted by midnight June 5. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain his/her match times. Participants will NOT be called for match time reminders.

CONFLICTS: Players should be available to play any time during the tournament week except as designated above. No matches will be rescheduled due to conflicts.

REFUND POLICY: Participants must be able to play at designated times - ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS AFTER THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE.

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR COMMITTEE: All decisions made by the Tournament Directors' Committee are final.