Saturday 24 – Monday 26 October 2020

(May finish on Sunday depending on weather and entries)

VENUE:  Masterton Tennis Centre, 147 Dixon Street, Masterton


GRADES:  Entry is open to affiliated players of all ages, but must be graded  S2 to S12.  Players will be playing against similar graded players in a mixed draw.  The Match Hub rankings will be taken when the draws are made. The draws will be Mixed  (male & female) with players of a similar grade.

MATCHES:  Singles -  guaranteed at least 3 singles matches.

TOURNAMENT CONTROLLER: Jacob Emery  Ph:  021 957 455  Email:  jacob@premiertennis.co.nz                                 

DRAWS: Players will be placed in draws once entries have closed and will be posted on the day.


ENTRY:  https://tnz.tournamentsoftware.com/tournament/52FFF236-4887-431C-AD7C-2A1586433DE6

ENTRY DEADLINE:  Entries extended to Wed 21st Octobber 2020.

ENTRY FEES:  $30.00 per player.

METHODS OF PAYMENT: Internet Banking:

                                       Wairarapa Tennis Association

                                       Westpac Bank   03 0687 0326225 00                            

                                       Players Name and 'WTA SGrade' as a reference.                                                                     


MATCH FORMAT:   S2-S12 grades: Best of 3 TB Sets to 6 (with a margin of 2 games) with a 3rd set decided by a Super Tie-Break (10 points).    PLEASE NOTE: The match format (for any event) may change at the discretion of the Tournament director/Officials. E.g. 'No ad' deuces may apply to games that are going overtime.

REPORTING TIMES:   Players will be required to report in by 8.40am Saturday 24th October unless otherwise notified.  All players are required to arrive 20 minutes before their scheduled match of the day. 

RESULTS:   All results will be recorded on Tennis NZ's MatchHub grading system.

PLAYER CODE: MatchHub player code must be supplied on the entry form.  Players must be members of an affiliated club to play in this tournament.  If you do not have, or do not know, your player code please contact the Wairarapa Tennis Association waiarapatennis@gmail.com before submitting your entry form.

SEEDING:  Seeding for all events will be at the discretion of the tournament organisers.

RULES:  The tournament will be played in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of Tennis NZ, Rules of Tennis and Tennis NZ Player Code of Conduct. These are available from the offices of Tennis NZ on request.                                                  


CANCELLATIONS:  This event may be postponed or cancelled.  If the tournament is cancelled due to weather or circumstances outside of the control of the organisers including being at Covid level 3 or above, then a $10 administration fee (per player) will be deducted from refunds.  Players are advised to check to the WTA Facebook page for an update on the tournament.

COVID-19 LEVELS:   At Covid level 2 or below the Tournament will proceed, but at level 2 spectators will not be permitted. All players should follow basic health protocols (have own drink bottle, don’t shake hands, don’t share equipment, don’t attend if unwell). Contact tracing will be available at the venue as will hand sanitizer.