Below are the draws and starting times for all six of the divisions in the Lackawanna County Open, which will be played at the Scranton Tennis Club this weekend. There will be limited play on Thursday evening, with more matches scheduled on Friday and over the weekend.
Please arrive at least 20 minutes before your scheduled time, in case a court opens up earlier than expected.
If there is rain over the weekend, we may play a few matches indoors. You will be notified via email if that is the case.
Here are the tournament rules:
All matches will be best 2 out of 3 sets, with 7-point tiebreaker at 6-6 in any set. If sets are tied at 1-1, a 10-point tiebreaker will be played to decide the third set. Regular scoring (deuces and ads) will be used. In case of rain, we may use no-add scoring or 8-game pro sets in the preliminary rounds.
A luncheon will be provided for all players on Saturday, July 13 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.
Look forward to seeing you all this weekend!John Weiss, Tournament Co-Director
MSA = Men's A Singles, MSB = Men's B Singles, WSA = Women's A Singles, MDA = Men's A Doubles, MDB = Men's B Doubles, and WDA = Women's A Doubles
A good time was had by all as STC celebrated 90 years strong with a hosted BBQ on Saturday June 22nd. STC Board member Denise Marcos and husband Frank served up a great day for all members and their families to enjoy. There was delicious BBQ, games, rock painting, good tunes and a gathering of all who enjoy the courts and community at STC. Cheers to the next 90 years! Wishing all a good season.
You are invited to participate again in the sixth annual Lackawanna County Open Tennis Tournament at Scranton Tennis Club (STC) on July 11-14. It will feature men's and women's singles and doubles in A and B Divisions. The B Division events are open to players who have NTRP ratings of 3.0 or below. All matches will be scheduled, and singles players should plan on being available on Thursday and Friday evening and on Saturday and Sunday. Singles events will be limited to the first 32 players who sign up in each division. Doubles events will be limited to 16 entries.
This tournament is one of the few adult tournaments in the area, and gives players an opportunity to play against the best players in the area and beyond. 2018 A Division champions included Cesar Leon, who won both the singles and doubles (with his brother Michael), and Bella Peters, who won the singles crown and paired with Lauren Koczwara for the doubles title. Players must be 15 years old as of July 11 to participate.
The entry fee for singles is $15 for STC members and $20 for non-members. For doubles it is $15/team for STC members and $20/team for non-members. The club will provide balls, awards for all finalists, and a luncheon for the players on Saturday, July 13. The entry deadline is Monday, July 8 at 5 pm. An entry blank is attached. The entry fee must be paid before the entry deadline. Players may drop their entry form and check in the mailbox on the porch at the club or mail it to Scranton Tennis Club, P.O. Box 678, Clarks Summit, PA 18411. Checks should be made out to Scranton Tennis Club.
If you have any questions, please contact STC Tennis Director John Weiss at 570-586-0434. Mr. Weiss and former Bloomsburg University tennis coach, Burt Reese, are co-directors of the tournament.
We are happy to announce that STC will be hosting a 90th Anniversary celebration at the club on Saturday, June 22nd from 5pm-9pm. All members are welcome to come join the fun. There will be food, music, games. Come kick-off the summer season and meet new members. Food and refreshments will be provided. It is BYOB for adult beverages. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.