Tallahassee Tennis Challenger Player Information

Tallahassee, FL
April 18 – April 24, 2022
ATP Challenger 80

Site:
Forestmeadows Tennis Complex
4750 North Meridian Road
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 688-3991 WhatsApp mobile or (850) 894-0461 (landline). Tournament Desk phone numbers—Landline not active until Saturday, April 16th at 8am.
CLAY COURT – outdoors
Wilson Regular Duty tennis balls
Tournament Director:  Karen Vogter, 850-545-8740  KVogter@TallahasseeChallenger.com

USTA On-Site Staff:

Supervisor: Zsolt Beda
Chief of Umpires: Tracy Crossland
Tournament designate: 
Trainers: Jonathan Brown and Brian Baney

Schedule of Play:
Singles Qualifying – Sunday, April 17
Singles Main Draw – Monday, April 18
Doubles Main Draw – Tuesday, April 19

PLAYER HOUSING FOR 2022

Tournament Host Hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites I-10 North  3388 Lonnbladh Road   
850-574-4900
Tallahassee, FL  32308

All housing reservations (players and their guests) will be made through TennisUNO.  For additional assistance, please contact our Housing Chair, Cecilia Loeb at Cecilia@TallahasseeChallenger.com for assistance.

All housing rules set forth by the ATP will be observed.  Failure to notify the tournament of your late arrival will result in loss of housing at the tournament.  We are not responsible for your guests’ reservations if not made within the appropriate time frame thru TennisUNO.    

To make reservations for dates prior to April 16th (singles players) or April 17th (for doubles players), you may use the following information: Group code: TTC for both Hampton Inn. You must identify yourself as part of this group to receive the tournament rate of $99.00 per night.  All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid major credit card.

Hotel Cancellation Policy:  Reservations must be canceled 3 days prior to check-in to avoid a cancellation fee equal to the first night’s room and tax.

Private housing is not recommended and is not provided by the tournament.  If you choose to house privately please notify our housing chair, Cecilia Loeb at Cecilia@TallahasseeChallenger.com

TRANSPORTATION
Tallahassee Regional Airport is within 30 minutes of tournament site and hotel. Taxi to hotel is approximately $35-$40. Taxis are found just outside the baggage claim area or you can call: City Taxi 850-562-4222 or Yellow Cab 850-580-8080. A shuttle is available from the hotel to the tournament site on the :15 and :45 starting at 8:45am Saturday, April 16th. See hotel lobby and site lobby for shuttle schedule. Uber & Lyft are available in Tallahassee.

Stringing:
Dom Lausic, Ph.D., PTR, USPTA, USRSA (MRT) and Ivan Kranjcev, M.S., Pacific Certified Stringer, will be the stringers for the tournament. Racquet stringing will be available at the tournament site, beginning on April 16th in the afternoon. Additional stringing can be done at the tournament site. Ask at the front desk of Forestmeadows.

Directions to the courts (Location Map)

Restaurants
The following establishments are sponsors of the tournament and many are within minutes from the hotel and tournament site:

Mom & Dad’s  3421 Bannerman Rd. #104  850-877-4518

The Blu Halo  3431 Bannerman Rd. #102  850-996-1696

Newk’s Eatery  1400 Village Square Blvd., 850-329 7162

Tasty Pastry Bakery 1355 Market St., 850-893-3752

Panera Bread Company  3523 Thomasville Road, 850-297-0171

Nothing Bundt Cakes  346 S. Magnolia Dr., 850-765-5188

Chicken Salad Chick  1410 Market St., 850-894-250

Horizons Bar and Grill  3427 Bannerman Rd. Suite 104

Wharf Casual Seafood  3439 Bannerman Rd f103

Takko Seoul Good  218 South Magnolia Dr. Suite 101

World of Beer  830 East Lafayette St.

Links of Interest:
http://www.co.leon.fl.us/visitors/index.htm (golf, fishing, sights to see, restaurants)
http://www.TTATennis.org
http://www.tennisonline.com/
http://www.fsu.edu/
http://www.atptour.com/
http://www.Tallahassee.com