Braidy Industries $60,000 Women’s Tennis Classic

A USTA Pro Circuit Event Presented by Bon Secours Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital
July 22 – July 29, 2018 | Ashland, KY
TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET PDF

Information for Participants

Wild Cards

A Wild Card pre-qualifer event will be held at the Ashland Tennis Center the weekend before the tournament on July 14-15, 2108. All Wild Card requests must be submitted in writing to Jack Ditty MD at jackdittymd@roadrunner.com.

Pre-Qualifying Wild Card Tournament Draw and Registration
Tracy Edwards, Site Tournament Director
Evan White, Tournament Referee

Ashland Tennis Center — July 14-15, 2018
8:00 a.m. — Registration
8:30 a.m. — Draw
9:00 a.m. — Play at Ashland Tennis Center (and Central Park if necessary)

Players must be 14 by date of the event, July 14, 2018. Players will be entered by highest level of ranking ITF, WTA, USTA adult National, Sectional, District, Jr. National , Sectional and District.

Location For Qualifying Sign-in:
Ashland Tennis Center
1300 Oakview Road
Ashland, KY 41105
MAP / DIRECTIONS
606-329-2245
ashlandtennis.usta.com

Sign-in is 8:00-8:30 a.m. (the sign-in is not held at the tournament hotel; please note that large qualifying sign-ins may become hectic; the tournament director and staff conduct qualifying sign-in and will be present to welcome players and to collect any cash entry fees)

WILD CARD GUIDELINES – PDF
DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM – DOCX | PDF

DOWNLOAD PRE-QUALIFYING REGISTRATION FORM

Deadlines

Entry Deadline: Thursday, July 9, 2018, at 14:00 GMT
Withdrawal Deadline: Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 14:00 GMT
Freeze Deadline: Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 14:00 GMT for Wild Card

Housing

Main Draw players will be privately housed, if desired, on a first come first serve basis. Please contact Ellen Carpenter at 606-923-4020 or carpenterm112@gmail.com, or Kristal Thompson at 606-547-2789.

Hotels

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriot
10945 US-60, Ashland, KY 41102
Preferred rate at $84.00 per day
Visit the hotel website here
Nikkie Morrison or Ryan Morrison at 606-928-1222
Reservation deadline is 7/13/18

Best Western River Cities
31 Russell Plaza Dr., Ashland, KY 41101
Preferred rate at $116.89 per day
606-326-0357
Visit the hotel website here
Reservation deadline is 7/13/18

Hampton Inn
1321 Cannonsburg Rd., Ashland, KY 41102
606-928-2888
Visit the hotel website here

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
13131 Slone Court, Ashland, KY 41101
Preferred rate at $84.00 per day
606-292-1720
Visit the hotel website here

Airport

Huntington Tri-State Airport
1449 Co Rte 3/1, Huntington, WV 25704
Phone: (304) 453-6165
tristateairport.com

Transportation

Located just off I-64 Exit 1 in Kenova, West Virginia, Huntington Tri-State Airport is just minutes of downtown Huntington, WV; Ashland, KY; and Ironton, OH. Business and leisure travelers enjoy affordable, convenient, and hassle-free service in a relaxed, friendly environment.

Since most players will be moving on to Lexington, KY for the next tournament, it would be advisable to rent a car from Huntington and use it in Ashland and then driving to Lexington is 120 miles.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

CAR RENTAL

Avis Car Rentals
(800) 831-2847

Hertz Car Rentals
(800) 654-3131

Enterprise Car Rentals
(800) 325-8007

TAXI SERVICE

Ashland Taxi
2701 Carter Ave, Ashland, KY · (606) 329-8294

Sureway Taxi Service
1014 S 2nd St, Ironton, OH · (740) 532-1515

Express Cab (Barboursville, WV)
(304) 736-0717

Yellow Cab (Huntington, WV)
(304) 529-7131

Pure Elegance Limousine Service, LLC
1-866-LIMO PLEASE (546-6753)
(740) 367-7777

Event Players’ Lounge

The Players’ Lounge, featuring internet access, snacks and drinks is located in the recreation vehicle from Summit RV next to the Ashland Tennis Center. The Players’ Lounge will open each day at 8:30 a.m. and will close at 8:00 p.m. The Players’ Lounge desk will be able to provide any information you may require or answer any questions you may have.

Showers

Showers are located in the Ashland Tennis Center and will be secured for player use.

Masseuse Services

Masseuse services will be provided with sign-ups at the Players’ Lounge desk.

Stringing

Stringing service is located at the Ashland Tennis Center.