Palm Springs Doubles 2019 is a doubles tournament also featuring the USTA National Same Gender Couples Hard Court Championships, awarding the coveted USTA Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards to the top three finishers in each age division, with men’s and women’s divisions. Tournament plays March 2 and 3. Combine your desert trip with a visit to the BNP Professional Tournament at the beautiful Indian Wells Tennis Garden. This is one of the top 5 professional tournaments in the world featuring the best male and female players in the world.
Entry deadline, refund deadline Feb 22, 2019. All matches played at Mission Hills Country Club, a world class tennis and golf country club in the beautiful Southern California desert. All matches best of two sets with a match tie break in lieu of a third set when needed, prior.
Entries are not considered finalized until entry fees are paid in full. Draw sizes are limited depending on number of entries and wait lists may be enforced in all divisions. USTA default rules are in effect. USTA code of conduct is in effect. Tennis attire required for the country club, no tank tops, no black soled shoes.
Practice courts are available at Mission Hills Country Club on the Friday prior to tournament start at the rate of $10 per player. Lunch to be provided Saturday and Sunday in lieu of banquet. A player welcome party will be held Friday evening March 1, details to be announced. Play begins 8am Saturday March 2 and continues through finals March 3, 2019. Consolation matches will be allowed for all regular division doubles, first round non-winners.
USTA Same Gender Couples Hard Court Championships features men’s and women’s divisions in age groups 80, 100, 120, 140 combined age of both players. There are no consolations for Same Gender Couples Hard Court Championships. All entries must provide USTA member numbers to play in Same Gender Couples Hard Court Championships for both team members and must be married couples, domestic partners or in a committed couples relationship.
Players may enter one or two doubles. If two doubles entered, one must be the Same Gender Couples Hard Court Championships.