Dates: Sat 9th - Sun 10th February 2019
Venue: Queenstown Tennis Club
Organiser: Karen Mitchell
Match Referee: Mark Milburn
Conditions of Entry
- To be accepted the entry must be on the official online entry form or the printable entry form, accompanied by the correct entry fee. Preferred payment method is by direct credit (put your name as a reference) but may also be made by cheque.
- Entries close 5pm, Tuesday 5th February 2019 with the Tournament Organiser.
- Reporting time 8.45am Saturday 9th February 2019 at the courts - Queenstown Gardens.
Entry Fees For this Tournament
$50 per player to cover both singles and doubles ($35 singles only; $20 doubles only)
The Tournament Committee reserves the right to refuse any entry. The tournament will be conducted under the Rules of Tennis and the Rules and Regulations of Tennis NZ.
Limitation of entries
The Tournament Committee reserves the right to refuse any entry.
The Committee reserves the right to cancel any event if insufficient numbers are received.
No refunds will be given for withdrawals after Tuesday 5th February 2019 without a medical certificate.
This Tournament will be partly scheduled. Players must report to the Tournament Manager on arrival each day.
No player will absent themselves from the grounds during the hours of play without first obtaining the permission of the Tournament Manager.
Players not available to play within 15 minutes of their match being called will be disqualified.
Conduct of Spectators
No person other than the match players, umpires and the referee may be on the court during play, unless given permission by the referee.
It is against the rules of tennis for a player to receive coaching in any form from spectators. Spectators may encourage players but must avoid giving them advice.
Parents, coaches and spectators must not communicate with any player verbally or by signals during a match – this includes change of ends and warm up.
Right to Vary Conditions of Play
The Committee reserves the right to:-
Transfer any match to another court of similar or different surface.
Reduce the number of events, number of matches in an event, or shorten the length of matches if time constraints or other circumstances make this necessary.
Any player who withdraws from a match will automatically be defaulted from all other events during that tournament date.
Players as Umpires
All competitors are to umpire their own matches as per the TNZ Code of Conduct for umpiring. This will be displayed on the main notice board.
Competitors must be prepared to umpire when requested by the referee.
Behaviour of Players
The TNZ Code of Conduct shall apply.
Any action by any competitor which abuses or damages the grounds, building or equipment at the venue will incur automatic disqualification.
All competitors should note that requests for help and co-operation from the Queenstown Tennis Club organisers should be complied with promptly and courteously at all times.
Five minutes maximum warm up time will be allowed from the time the match is called.
All grades will play best of 3 sets with a super tie breaker for the final set.
Semi finals and finals in the singles main draw will be 3 full sets.
Play will be continuous throughout the day.
There will be a feed in consolation event and a special plate for singles, (otherwise 2 plates) weather and time permitting.
All players will be paired up for doubles unless otherwise indicated. (first round loss will go into a plate event)
Approved tennis clothing and footwear must be worn during match play. Non marking tennis shoes must be worn on all courts.
All competitors are to take total responsibility for their own equipment. Queenstown Tennis takes no responsibility for lost property.
Postponements will be broadcast on More FM and The Hits or by telephoning Karen 027 660 4411 or Mark 027 683 4159 in the case of inclement weather.
Food and refreshments will be on sale at all venues.
Online Entry Form
Printable Entry Form
RESULTS FROM THE LONESTAR OPEN 2019
mens singles: 1st: Ryan Eggers. 2nd: Hayden Joblin 3rd: Thomas Hartono
mens plate: 1st: Dan Milburn. 2nd; Harry Seeto 3rd: Reece Gibson
womens singles: 1st: Anais Russell Jove. 2nd: Suma Ito. 3rd: Tamsin Smith
womens doubles: 1st: Suma Ito and Tamsin Smith. 2nd: Val Pike and Anais Russell-Jove. 3rd: Marykate Kelly and Karen Mitchell
mens doubles: 1st: Hayden Joblin and Mark Milburn 2nd: Peter Hartono and Thomas Hartono. 3rd: Ayoub Ahmad and Ryan Eggers