The Tennis Sydney & Amazon Tennis Committee invite all our Members and friends to join us for the 2017 Australasian Gay & Lesbian Open (AGLO) to be held on 13-15 January 2017 at Cintra Park, Concord. AGLO will be held in January during the Australian 'summer of tennis' including the Grand Slam Australian Open. The event is sanctioned by the Gay & Lesbian Tennis Alliance (GLTA) and will be one of the first GLTA WORLD TOUR events for 2017.
Tournament dates and times
Friday 13 January 2017: 6pm - 11pm
Saturday 15 January 2017: 8am – 9.30pm
Sunday 18 January 2017: 8am – 6pm
Please note: If entry numbers warrant it, first round men's singles play will also be held on Thursday 12 January from 6pm for local Sydney players only.
Women's events: If entry numbers warrant it, a separate venue will be used on Friday 13 January from 6pm for first round women's events.
Main Venue: Cintra Park Tennis Centre, Concord, NSW 2137
Friday Night Secondary Venues
Moore Park Tennis
Surface at all venues: Synthetic Grass
A player may enter a maximum of two (2) events only limited to the combination of 1 x Singles or 1 x Doubles or 1 x Mixed doubles. However players who enter Mens Singles and Age Singles events cannot enter Mixed Doubles due to the scheduling of events.
• All matches up to the finals will be the best of 3 sets, with the 3rd set being a super tie break (first to 10 with a 2 point advantage). The first two sets are normal first to 6 sets with a tiebreak at 6-6. All final matches (time permitting) will be the best of 3 tie break sets.
• If round-robin events are conducted they will be played as one (1) super-set, first to eight (8) with a two (2) game advantage with a tie break played at 8-8.
Fees and terms of entry
Your registration is accepted when your payment is received. Payments should be made via PayPal at time of registering. Players who withdraw from the tournament before 20 December 2016 will receive a full refund less $10 admin fee. After 20 December 2016 no refund will be given. Any unpaid entries at 20 December 2016 may be cancelled at the discretion of the Tournament Director and Organising Committee before the draws are finalised.
All entries must be made online through the GLTA Tournament Software. If you have played in GLTA tournaments before you will be prompted to “Enter online with an account”. If you are new to GLTA events you will have the option to create an account before completing your entry and payment. You only need to do this once for future GLTA tournaments.
So enter early to avoid disappointment of missing out!
The full terms and regulations are available HERE. Entries are now closed.