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  • Weather
    We hope the weather will be stable for the whole day. We will look at the two day forecast prior to event before making a decision to postpone or cancel.
  • Prize Draw
    The prize draw will be drawn during the afternoon. Tickets will be £5.00 each, Please bring cash only to purchase any on the day.
  • About the Tournament
    The tournament takes place on Saturday 22nd June 2024. We are hoping the Moreton-in-Marsh Mixed Doubles Tennis Open Tournament will be an enjoyable day and everyone will get to play lots of tennis. In the morning round, some groups and matches will be on local private courts, so it is important to arrive early at Moreton in Marsh Tennis Club to check-in, get refreshments and begin play as quickly as possible. Sponsors:
  • Player Check-in
    Please arrive at 8:45 am to check-in with one of our tournament volunteers. Once registrations close and we assigned players to groups we will notify each player if their morning round will be hosted at Moreton in Marsh or at another location to ensure transport is possible.
  • Clothing
    Please wear non-marking tennis shoes and bring appropriate clothing in event of rain.
  • Timetable
    All timings are approximate, we will try to keep to the schedule as best as we can, and we ask for you to help by arriving and starting play promptly. 8:45 am Check-in, refreshments 9:00 am Briefing 9:15 am Round one play starts 1:00 pm Lunch 1:45 pm Quarter finals and play offs 3:45 pm Afternoon tea 4:00 pm Semi final 5:00 pm Final 6:00 pm Trophy, Prize draw
  • Lunch
    After completing round one, all players are to return to Moreton-in-Marsh Tennis Club for Lunch. The group leader will hand in the results so the afternoon groups and rounds can be prepared.
  • Location
    Moreton-in-Marsh Tennis Club Batsford Road Moreton in Marsh GL56 9QA Google Maps Directions
  • Courts
    Some matches will take place on local private courts. Please park carefully at the locations where you are playing and respect the property of those who have kindly loaned their courts for the event. We will endeavour to confirm prior to tournament if you have been assigned to groups playing on remote courts and therefore will require transport. Some matches in the afternoon will be played on remote courts. Please let us know if transport will be an issue prior to the event.
  • Player Ranking
    We rank players by the skill level they have declared on their online registration form. We then distribute players as fairly as possible across all groups to ensure a mixed level of skills.
  • Live Scoreboard
    We are hoping to have a live scoreboard so that all players and spectators can get up-to-the-minute updates on the matches, making the competition even more exciting!
  • Tennis Partner Pairing
    You can enter the tournament without a tennis partner and we will assign you one on the day, however we prefer if you can enter already with a partner as it helps balance the numbers entered. When purchasing tickets you can add each individual within the same checkout process.
  • Groups
    Each group will have a leader, a member from Moreton in Marsh Tennis Club, who will record scores and explain rules. Each group will be assigned a court to play on. All players will be seeded to make it as fair as possible with advanced players distributed across all groups.
  • Tournament Rules, Order of Play
    Round One: 09:00 – 13:00 All pairs will take part in the morning round and will play each other pair in their group. After all the matches are played, the top two pairs from each group, based on cumulative scores, will go through to the next round of the main tournament. The third pair from each group will go through to a play-off round. Any remaining pairs from each group will be knocked out of the tournament at this stage. Round Two: 13:45 – 16:00 Semi Finals: 16:00 – 16:45 Finals: 17:00 All times are approximate
  • Toilets
    There are toilets at the tennis club, disabled toilets at the cricket club. Please note that some of the private courts do not have toilets available to use.
  • Seating
    Not all of the courts have seating so it may be useful to bring a picnic rug or chair.
  • Parking
    Parking will be in the club car park and within the cricket club grounds. Parking will be signposted and we will have a parking attendant to help allocate a space, please see the site plan at the end of the guide.
  • Water
    Moreton-in-Marsh Tennis Club will have a water refill point. The private courts will not have a refill point so please bring your own filled water bottle.
  • Payment Processing
    We use Wix payments to process credit cards on the checkout pages. On your card or bank statement it should appear as *wp moretontennisopen.com
  • Cancellation and refunds
    If you are unable to play please try to provide a substitute. If you have opted in at the registration stage, your ticket payment will be converted to a donation to Moreton in Marsh Tennis Club, in the event of tournament cancellation. If a ticket is refunded the booking card processing fee will be deducted from the ticket price. Once instructed to process a refund it should take up to 7 days to appear on the card used to make payment.
  • Ticket Types
    Players 1. Player Only 2. Player and Picnic Non Players 1.Picnic lunch tickets Player ticketholders only are allowed to take part in playing tennis. To participate, registration and payment must have been received. The closing date for player ticket registration and payments is 01/06/24. If you have registered but not paid by this date, places will be allocated to players who have fully paid.
  • Service Fee
    In order to host the payments system for the tournament, Wix payments charges a service fee on each transaction. For the purposes of helping with fundraising efforts and running the tournament this fee is charged in addition to the ticket price.
  • Safety
    You play at your own risk and must take responsibility for your own safety and deciding on when to stop playing in the event of bad weather or if the court conditions become unsafe.
  • Privacy Policy
    Privacy Policy
  • Photography Consent
    Photographs of players and participants taken during the event may be used for promotional purposes including social media. We assume you consent to this unless you let us know in advance.
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