Archived Story

Deadline Tuesday to enter singles tournamenty

Published 4:35pm Sunday, July 21, 2013

Registration deadline for the 40th annual Dowagiac City Tennis Tournament is Tuesday at 5 p.m.

The singles divisions will be played July Friday through Sunday at the Dowagiac Middle School courts. The men’s, women’s and mixed doubles divisions will be played July 27-28.

The cost of this year’s tournament is $7 for singles and $14 for doubles.

The singles tournament will begin Friday at 6 p.m.

The tournament will continue Saturday at 8 a.m. with the finals scheduled for

Sunday, also beginning at 8.

The tournament draw will be posted at the middle school courts Thursday.

The men’s and women’s doubles tournament will begin at 8 a.m. July 27.

Some matches could be played July 26 beginning at 6 p.m.

The mixed doubles tournament will begin at 8 a.m. July 28.

Entry deadline for the doubles tournament is July 21 at 5 p.m. The tournament draw will be posted at the DMS courts July 25.

The tournament is open to all residents of Cass County, as well as graduates of the

Dowagiac Union School District and current or former members of the Dowagiac

Tennis Association.

Matches will be a best two-of-three format with a 12-point tiebreaker in all sets.

The tournament is a single-elimination format with a feed-in consolation round. The feed-in matches will be an eight-game Pro Set.

Balls will be furnished for all matches.

The board reserves the right to change the format or cancel the event if not enough entries are received.

For more information or to sign-up for the event, contact Sue Watson at 782-3367.

By using this website’s user-contribution features, including comments, photo galleries, or any other feature, you agree to abide by the terms of use. Please read this agreement in its entirety because it contains useful information that will help you better understand the rules and general "good manners" that are expected when contributing content to this website.

Editor's Picks