DATES AND VENUE
24th of January – 27th of January, 2013
SEB Arena, Azuolyno str. 7, Vilnius, Lithuania.
THE AGE CATEGORIES
Men’s Singles: 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+…
Men’s Doubles: 35+…, 45+…, 55+…
Women’s Singles: 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+…
Women’s Doubles: 35+…
Participants can register until 2nd of January, 2013 on the international ITF website https://ipin.itftennis.com/ (the registration is possible only if the participant has the IPIN).
Withdraw deadline is 11th of January, 2013.
COURTS AND BRAND OF BALLS
15 HARD courts. Balls – WILSON.
PARTICIPANT ENTRY FEE
190 Litas (55 Euros) 35+..., 55+ for singles or doubles (for the pair)
104 Litas (30 Euros) 60+..., 65+ for one participant or for one pair of a double in the case if both participants play only in doubles.
The entry fee should be transferred to the bank account till 21st of January. Bank details and payment instructions: JSC Teniso Pasaulis, Azuolyno 7, Vilnius. Account number: LT 30 7044 0600 0160 5005, AB SEB bank, Bank code: 70440, Company code: 125915284
PARTICIPANTS SIGN IN
The sing in of men’s singles is on 23rd of January:
Group 35+ and 40+ from 6:00 pm till 8:00 pm.
The sign in of men’s singles is on 24th of January:
Groups 45+ and 50+ from 8:30 am till 9:30 am.
Groups 55+ and 60+ from 10:00 am till 11:00 am.
The sign in of men’s singles is on 25th of January:
Group 65+… from 8:30 am till 9:30 am.
The sign in of women’s singles is on 25th of January:
Group 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+… from 12:00 am till 2:00 pm.
The sign in of men’s doubles is on 24th January
Group 35+..., 45+…, 55+... from 8:00 am till 2:00 pm.
The sign in of women’s doubles is on 25th of January:
Group 35+… from 8:00 am till 2:00 pm.
35+, 32 draw;
40+, 48 draw;
45+, 32 draw;
50+, 32 draw;
55+, 16 draw;
60+, 16 draw;
65+…, 8 draw.
35+..., 32 draw;
45+…, 16 draw;
55+..., 16 draw.
35+, 16 draw;
40+, 16 draw;
45+, 8 draw;
50+…, 8 draw.
35+..., 16 draw.
The exact schedule will be announced after the compilation of the draw. The information will be published on the official website of the tournament: www.tenisopasaulis.lt.
The tournament is held in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of ITF.
If in any age group there are fewer than eight participants, this group can be brought together with the group of younger age by the decision of the tournament organizers. The organizers have the right to divide this age group into subgroups consisted of three and more players.
Singles and doubles draw will be made in accordance with the ratings, approved by the International Tennis Federation and Lithuanian Tennis Union in 2012.
The participants compete for a place. Singles compete for the first, the second or the third places; and there is also the consolation tournament. Doubles compete for the first, the second in all age groups.
Singles matches will be played the best of two tie-break sets.
Doubles are played with “no add” system: if game result 40/40 (deuce) the person who wins next point will win the game, the receiving team chooses the service side.
The five minute warm up on the court will be allowed.
The matches are played without the chair umpire, the chair umpires start judging only from the semi-final.
If there are any arguments or conflicts among the participants, the supervisors or referee makes the final decision.
The player, who won the match, must return the balls to the referee or supervisors and announce the result.
The participants, who won the first, the second or the third places, and those, who won the consolation tournament, are awarded.
The tournament starts on 24th of January at 9:00 am.
The players’ party is on 25th of January at 7:00 pm in the “Green Hall” restaurant
The tournament referee is Lina Berankyte-Astrauskiene (+370 650 64397)
The tournament director is Agne Seikyte (+370 640 45847)