National Clay Court Championship- Boys 12's Winston-Salem, NC July 17-22, 2011
Players of the Day-Connor Hance The singles final was well contested with long rallies, great angles and finishing shots! Connor was just a little too good today and took home his first Gold Ball. Congratulations to all the competitors! Great job by our staff, volunteers and officials. Now is time to get ready and make our 2012 tournament even better!
2011 Boys' 12s National Clay Court Sportsmanship Award Winner Noah Makarome
Friday, July 22 Connor Hance Thursay, July 21 Nathan Perrone and Alexandre Rotsaert Wednesday, July 20 Spencer Brown Tuesday, July 19 John McNally and Noah Makarome Monday, July 18 Ryan Jurist Sunday, July 17th Christopher Dean
The finals of all singles draws will have a chair umpire. The doubles finals and 3/4 playoff match will also have a chair umpire.
We will have racquet stringing offered by BigTime Tennis. David Yamane has strung for professional events, NCAAs and the Wake Forest Men's Teams. He offers a variety of stringing options. The cost is $15 if you provide your own string. He will be at Hanes Park throughout the tournament and his cell number is (336)302-8702.
For hotel reservations at the Hawthorne Inn please call (336)777-3000 and let reservations know you are with the Boys' 12s Clay Court Nationals for tournament rate which includes a hot breakfast. The Hawthorne Inn is the official tournament hotel and will host many functions during the tournament. In addition, the Hawthorne Inn is located within 5 minutes of the main site, Hanes Park.
Sites: Hanes Park, 625 West End Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 (336)727-2137
Tanglewood Park, 4201 Manor House Circle, Clemmons, NC 27012 (336)778-6260
Forsyth Country Club, 3101 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104
High-Tech Tennis 2011 For the 4th consecutive year, HIGH-TECH TENNIS will be onsite for the ENTIRE tournament to offer their very popular Match Play Videos and they have SPECIAL VIDEO PACKAGES for this tournament only so be sure to find out what’s NEW at HIGH-TECH TENNIS! “Danny and Julie provide a wonderful video service to tournament players and they always add value AND fun to the tournament experience for players, parents, and coaches alike.” It’s time for you to find out what so many of the top players already know: VIDEO WORKS! What an EXCELLENT teaching tool – and a wonderful keepsake that will last a lifetime! Please visit www.high-techtennis.com for more info, including samples, and contact Danny or Julie Thiets (firstname.lastname@example.org or 678.640.2723) to reserve your match time. They have TEN digital camcorders and their services are very popular…FIRST COME/FIRST SERVED… more info 2010 Flow Players of the Day Sunday, July 18 Bennett Crane Monday, July 19 Abhin Sharma Tuesday, July 20 Greg Sovie Wednesday, July 21 Gianni Ross Thursday, July 22 Nathan Ponwith Friday, July 23 Robert Levine Saturday, July 24 Anu Kodali
2010 USTA Sportsmanship Award-Gianni Ross. Morning warmup courts for this week: We will have 8 warmup clay courts at Hanes Park each day. We will offer 2 sessions with one from 6:30-7:00 am followed by a 7:00-7:30 am session. Sign ups will open at noon the day before with 4 players to a court and no coaches can take a spot. We must have all players off the courts by 7:30 am in order to have the courts swept for 8:00 am play. We will offer one warmup time at Tanglewood each day from 7:00 to 7:30 am. The warmup at Tanglewood is only for the players that play at Tanglewood at 8:00 am and there will be four players to a court with no coaches allowed to take one of the four spots.
Vision Tennis Center(1421 Lewisville Clemmons Road, Clemmons, NC 27012) will serve as our clay court warmup facility after 8:00 am each day. Players that wish to warmup after 8:00 am each day need to call (336)766-9195. The cost is $16 per hour with a maximum of 4 players per court. Vision Tennis Center will also serve as our indoor backup in case of rain during the tournament.
For the B12 National Championships, all East draw matches are the best of three tiebreak sets. All other singles matches are the best of three tiebreak sets with a 10 point match tiebreak in lieu of a third set. All doubles matches are the best of three tiebreak sets with a 10 point match tiebreak in lieu of a third set EXCEPT for the finals, semi-finals and third-place playoff, which are the best of three tiebreak sets.
Vision Tennis Center(1421 Lewisville Clemmons Road, Clemmons, NC 27012) will serve as our clay court warmup facility after 8:00 am each day. Players that wish to warmup after 8:00 am each day need to call (336)766-9195. The cost is $16 per hour with a maximum of 4 players per court.