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Plantation’s USTA Fall Tennis Tournament 2017
Plantation’s USTA Fall Tennis Tournament 2017

Plantation’s USTA Fall Tournaments

At the USTA in South Florida, the fall season is packed with exciting tennis tournaments. The Frank Veltri Tennis Center in Plantation, Florida, will host three large tennis tournaments in October and November.

Leading off the Plantation fall tennis tournament season are the Level 7 Championships in October. The 2017 Reel Tennis Open Circuit IX is in November, followed by the USTA Florida Level 5 Tournament later the same month.

Plantation Tennis Tournament Schedule
Fall Level 7 Championships
Saturday, October 7, 2017 – Monday, October 9, 2017
Divisions:

  • Level 7 Boys’ and Girls’ Singles: 78’ Yellow Ball 12-14 (First Match Losers Consolation)
  • Orange Level 1 Boys’ and Girls’ 10 and Under Singles: 60’ Orange Ball (Round Robin)
  • Level 7 Boys’ and Girls’ Singles: 78’ Green Ball 12 (First Match Losers Consolation)

2017 Reel Tennis Open Circuit IX
Saturday, November 4, 2017 – Monday, November 6, 2017
Divisions:

  • Men’s and Women’s Singles: Open (First Match Losers Consolation)
  • NTRP Men’s Singles: 3.5 – 4.5 (First Match Losers Consolation)
  • NTRP Women’s Singles: 3.5 4.0 (First Match Losers Consolation)

USTA Florida Level 5 Tournament
Saturday, November 18, 2017 – Monday, November 20, 2017
Divisions:

  • Level 5 Boys’ and Girls’ Singles: 78’ Yellow Ball 16 (Full Feed in Consolation)
  • Level 5 Boys’ and Girls’ Doubles: 78’ Yellow Ball 16 (Single Elimination)

Location Information
The USTA Community Tennis Association tournaments will be held at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center & Club, located in Plantation, FL. The center is located off Broward Blvd. on Central Park Drive, one light west of Pine Island Road in the Plantation Central Park Complex.

Address:

9101 NW 2nd St, Plantation, FL, 33324

The center is one of the largest public tennis facilities in South Florida, featuring 26 lighted clay courts and 2 hard courts.

Stay Close to the Tournaments

The 2017 US Open may be over, but for South Florida fans, the USTA tennis tournament season is in full swing.

The Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Plantation Hotel is conveniently located only 2 miles from the upcoming Plantation tennis tournaments at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center.

8 Tips for Attending a Plantation Tennis Tournament

  1. Wear Sunscreen! Apply sunscreen before you arrive and bring a small bottle with you in case you need more later.
  2. Bring a cushion pad to sit on. Metal bleachers at community courts are hard and can feel quite uncomfortable after a while.
  3. Bleachers at this location are on the end courts. There are also plenty of tables and chairs, but this is not the best area for watching a match.
  4. Rest Rooms are in the pro shop.
  5. The tennis courts are in the Plantation Central Park Complex, and plenty of parking is available nearby.
  6. Typically, the schedule of play is released the day prior. If possible, review the order of play before getting to the grounds. This way, you’ll have an idea of where you should sit.
  7. Wear breathable, light-colored clothing (and a hat and sunglasses).
  8. Check the weather the day before and bring a small umbrella in case of rain.

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