9th Gay German Open 2016

Registration opens:
Sat, 2015-08-01
Tournament Start Date:
Fri, 2016-01-08
Tournament End Date:
Sun, 2016-01-10
Dusseldorf (Kaarst)
Court Surface:
Carpet (No Indoor Shoes NEEDED)
Hosted Housing:
Contact details:

Andre Gielliet

Tournament Info:

The 9th Gay German Open 2016 will be moved Indoors for the first time. The Tournament will held at TESPO Sportpark & Hotel in Kaarst which is 20km away from Dusseldorf City Center. It´s easily reached by subway (8 stops from the Main Station - and takes about 20 minutes) - from there it´s a few minutes walking distance (like in Frankfurt) ..... Open and A Singles and Doubles will be played on Carpet Velour Courts (Carpet Shoes are required) - B, C and D Singles and Doubles will be played on Carpet Granules (clean claycourt shoes are allowed) .... the TESPO Sportpark & Hotel also offers 24 room directly on-site. The room prices are: 58,00 EUR for a single room and 78,00 EUR for a double room incl. breakfast. To book a room please call the Hotel and refer to the Gay German Open. Please have your GLTA ID with you. (TESPO: +49-2131-51770)

All Sportevents and Special Events are held at the TESPO Sportpark & Hotel.

Registration Fees will be 100,00 EUR for 1 Event and 120,00 EUR for 2 Events (incl. GLTA Fee, Events, T-Shirt, Players Banquet, Welcome Bag, Free Water and Bananas on-site during your matches


Bank Account Information:

RainBowTennis e.V.
Volksbank Dusseldorf-Neuss eG
IBAN: DE93 3016 0213 0803 8900 13

GLTA Board Representative:

James Kidd -

Match Format:

All Main Draw Matches in Singles and Doubles will be the best 2 out of 3 sets with a tie-break
at 6:6 in the first 2 sets.
Final set will be replaced by a 10point-match-tiebreak.
Final matches will be the best 2 out of 3 sets with a tiebreak at 6:6 in ALL 3 sets.

Consolation rounds will be offered to all singles events that are
single-elimination, available to first-match losers. The format will be 8-game pro-sets
with a regular tiebreak at 8-all, and with no-ad scoring. Consolation Finals matches will
follow the standard format, but no-ad scoring.
Please note that consolations rounds may be cancelled and its rules are subject to change
in the event of inclement weather or issues with main draw matches, at the discretion
of the Tournament Director.
We hope to have a doubles consolation draw but we will confirm closer to the
time subject to court availability and schedule.

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