THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech women’s tennis team is set to host the 2018 ITA Southeast Regional Championships, Oct. 18-22, at the Ken Byers Tennis Complex. The five-day tournament is one of 12 regional championships occurring around the country leading up to the culmination of the fall tournament season.
WHAT: 2018 ITA Southeast Regional Championships
WHO: Athletes from 15 different schools will be competing in an individual singles and doubles tournament
WHEN: Thursday-Monday, Oct. 18-22
WHERE: Ken Byers Tennis Complex on the campus of Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Ga.
PARKING: With the exception of Friday, parking will be in the McCamish Lot. On Friday, parking will be available in the Family Housing Deck (fans will not be allowed to park in McCamish Lot on Friday due to an event at McCamish Pavilion Friday night)
On the Line
-The singles and doubles champions from each of the ITA Division I Regional Championships held across the country receive automatic entry into the 2018 Oracle ITA National Fall Championships
-The 2018 Oracle ITA National Fall Championships will be held Nov. 7-11 at the Sunrise Tennis & Racquet Complex in Surprise, Arizona
-Results will be posted at the end of play to RamblinWreck.com
-There will be no live scoring or live streaming of the matches
-Qualifying draws will be available late Wednesday; Main Draws will be available Thursday
-All matches in Qualifying will be held on Thursday with two rounds of singles and one round of doubles
-There will not be a Qualifying Consolation
-The Main Draw features a 64 singles players draw and 32 doubles teams draw
-There will be a consolation round for first and second round losers in the Main Draw
–Thursday, Oct. 18 – Qualifying Draw – 1 round of doubles, 2 rounds of singles
-Doubles begin at 9 a.m. followed by singles at approximately 10 a.m.
–Friday, Oct. 19 – Main Draw – Doubles round of 32, Singles rounds of 64 and 32
-Doubles being at 9 a.m. followed by singles round of 64 approx. 11 a.m.
–Saturday, Oct. 20 – Main Draw – Doubles round of 16 and quarterfinals, Singles round of 16; Consolation
-Doubles begin at 9 a.m. followed by singles round of 16 approx. 2:30 p.m. (Consolation all day)
–Sunday, Oct. 21 – Main Draw – Singles quarterfinals and semifinals, doubles semifinals; Consolation
-Singles begin at 10 a.m. followed by doubles approx.. 4:30 p.m. (Consolation all day)
–Monday, Oct. 22 – Main Draw – Singles and Doubles Finals; Consolation Singles and Doubles Finals
-Play begins at 9 a.m.
Format & Scoring
-No-ad scoring will be used in all ITA singles and doubles matches
-Singles will be 2-out-of-3 sets except Consolation which will play a 10-point Match Tiebreak in lieu of a third set
-In all ITA Regional Championship events, a doubles match must consist of a minimum of an 8-game pro set (tiebreak at 7-all), with the semifinals and finals doubles matches consisting of 2-out-of-3 sets, with a 10-point Match Tiebreak in lieu of a third set
1. University of Central Florida
2. University of Florida
3. Florida Gulf Coast University
4. Florida State University
5. University of Georgia
6. Georgia Southern
7. Georgia State
8. Georgia Tech
9. Kennesaw State
12. University of North Florida
13. University of South Florida