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    2012 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional

    Oct. 18-23 // Atkins Tennis Center // Urbana, Ill.

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    The Fighting Illini women's tennis team is set to host the 2012 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional, Oct. 18-23 at Atkins Tennis Center in Urbana. There, players will vie for a spot in the prestigious USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, which will take place Nov. 8-11 at the USTA-Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.

    The tournament will begin with a 48-player qualifying singles draw on Thursday, Oct. 18, with players advancing to the 48-person main draw, which kicks off on Saturday, Oct. 20. Doubles play begins Friday, Oct. 19 and will feature 48 of the region's top tandems. Doubles action will conclude on Monday, Oct. 22, and singles play will end Tuesday, Oct. 23.

     

     

    Schedule of Play
    Day 1- Thursday, Oct. 18
    Play begins at 9 a.m.
    Round 1 Qualifying Singles (Round of 48)
    Followed by Round 2 Qualifying Singles (Round of 32)

    Day 2 - Friday, Oct. 19
    Play begins at 9 a.m.
    Round 3 Qualifying Singles (Round of 16)

    2 p.m.
    Round 1 Doubles (Round of 48)

    Day 3 - Saturday, Oct. 20
    Play begins at 9 a.m.
    Round 3 Doubles (Round of 16)
    Followed by Round 1 Singles (Round of 48)
    Followed by Round 2 Singles (Round of 32)

    Day 4 - Sunday, Oct. 21
    Play Begins at 10 a.m.
    Doubles Quarterfinals
    Followed by Doubles Semifinals
    Followed by Round 3 Singles (Round of 16)

    Day 5 - Monday, Oct. 22
    Play begins at 9 a.m.
    Doubles Finals
    Followed by Singles Quarterfinals
    Followed by Singles Semifinals

    Day 6 - Tuesday, Oct. 23
    Singles Finals at 10 a.m.

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    Directions to Atkins Tennis Center
    FROM CHICAGO and points north...
    • Head south on I-57 toward Champaign
    • Exit on I-72 (University Avenue) east
    • Turn right (south) on Mattis Avenue
    • Turn left (east) on Kirby Avenue
    • Turn right (south) on Fourth Street
    • Turn left (east) on St. Mary's Road
    • Turn left (north) on South Goodwin Avenue
    • Parking for the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex will be on your left.
    FROM ST. LOUIS and points south...
    • Head east (from St. Louis) on I-70 to I-57, turning north at Effingham
    • Take the Monticello exit just south of Champaign, but turn right (east)
    • At the "T", turn left (north) on U.S. Route 45
    • Turn right (east) on St. Mary's Road
    • Turn left (north) on South Goodwin Avenue
    • Parking for the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex will be on your left.
    FROM PEORIA and points northwest...
    • Head southeast on I-74 to I-57 south
    • Exit on I-72 (University Avenue) east
    • Turn right (south) on Mattis Avenue
    • Turn left (east) on Kirby Avenue
    • Turn right (south) on Fourth Street
    • Turn left (east) on St. Mary's Road
    • Turn left (north) on South Goodwin Avenue
    • Parking for the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex will be on your left.
    FROM SPRINGFIELD and points southwest...
    • Head northeast on I-72 until it ends in Champaign, turning into University Avenue
    • Turn right (south) on Mattis Avenue
    • Turn left (east) on Kirby Avenue
    • Turn right (south) on Fourth Street
    • Turn left (east) on St. Mary's Road
    • Turn left (north) on South Goodwin Avenue
    • Parking for the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex will be on your left.
    FROM INDIANAPOLIS and points east...
    • Head west on I-74 to Urbana, and exit south (left) on Lincoln Avenue
    • Turn right (east) on St. Mary's Road
    • Turn right (north) on South Goodwin Avenue
    • Parking for the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex will be on your left.

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