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2012 Big Ten Men's Indoor Tennis Tournament

Friday-Monday, Nov. 2-5, 2012
Madison, Wis.
Nielsen Tennis Stadium

The University of Wisconsin will host the 2012 Big Ten Conference Men's Indoor Tennis Tournament, Nov. 2-5, at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison, Wis. Eight Big Ten schools will participate in the four-day tournament. Admission to the 2012 Big Ten Men's Tennis Tournament is free.

Please note that all times are Central, and the schedule is subject to change.

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 Tournament Schedule
 Friday, Nov. 2
9 a.m.-12 p.m. Doubles play
1 p.m. Singles play - Round of 64
 Saturday, Nov. 3
9 a.m. Doubles - Semifinals
9 a.m. Singles - Round of 32
1 p.m. Singles - Round of 16, Singles - Back Draw
 Sunday, Nov. 4
8 a.m. Doubles - Finals
9 a.m. Main Draw - Quarterfinals
TBA Main Draw - Semifinals, Back Draw
 Monday, Nov. 5
9 a.m. Finals
 Tournament Bracket and Results Get Acrobat Reader

The Courts: Nielsen Tennis Stadium

The 2012 Big Ten Men's Indoor Tennis Tournament will be held at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium.

Nielsen Tennis Stadium
1000 Highland Drive
Madison, Wis. 53705
(608) 262-0410

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Nielsen Tennis Stadium is the official home court of the University of Wisconsin men's and women's tennis teams. The Wisconsin tennis teams are afforded a competitive advantage by playing year-round at Nielsen Tennis Stadium, ranked by USTA as one of the finest tennis facilities in the country. The stadium features 18 tennis courts (12 indoor and six outdoor), five singles squash courts and one squash doubles court. Nielsen Tennis Stadium was built in 1968 for $2 million and is now valued at nearly $9 million.

General Information

There will be no fee for admission to the 2012 Big Ten Men's Indoor Tennis Tournament.

Trophies for the Doubles Champions and Finalists (A and B Flights) will be awarded at the conclusion of play on Friday, November 2nd.

Trophies for the Singles Champion and Finalist will be awarded at the end of the Championship match on Monday, November 5th.

The Wilson Extra Duty tennis ball will be the official ball used at the Big Ten Men's Indoor Tennis Tournament.


There will be no "official" concessions provider for the general public. However, vending is available inside Nielsen Tennis Stadium on the lower level.

Hotel Information

Hilton Garden West
1801 Deming Way
Middleton, WI 53562
Phone: 608-831-2220

Fairfield Inn & Suites
8212 Greenway Boulevard
Middleton, WI 53562
Phone: 608-831-1400

The University of Wisconsin hospital is located directly across the street from Nielsen Tennis Stadium. Please call 911 in case of an emergency. A team physician will be on call or on site during the tournament.

UW Hospital
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792

An assortment of healthy snacks and beverages will be provided next to the competition courts throughout the tournament.

The Big Ten Men's Indoor Tennis Tournament will follow the policy outlined by the NCAA.

Locker rooms
Men's Locker room will be available at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium. The locker room will be locked - all participants will be given the code to the locker room - we do recommend that you do not leave valuables in the locker room.

Media information
All media requests may be made through the UW Athletic Communications office. Please contact Anna Poulter-Hendrickson at (608) 279-8653 or at ap2@athletics.wisc.edu to request emailed results at the conclusion of each day. Information regarding the tournament will also be available on UWBadgers.com 

There will no merchandise sales for the Big Ten Men's Indoor Tennis Tournament.

Parking - Spectator
Parking is available in Lot 76 the ramp next to Nielsen $1.75 per hour. Parking is free of charge in Lots 76 and 60 on Saturday and Sunday.

Parking - Team
Teams will be provided with 2 parking passes for Lot 76 (directly east of the Nielsen Tennis Stadium) on Friday and Monday. Parking in Lot 76 is free of charge on Saturday and Sunday. Lot 60 is the only lot available for buses.

Coaches will receive updated results at the completion of each day. Fans not attending the tournament can visit UWBadgers.com for match updates.

Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) rules shall govern match play, except as modified by the tournament manual, the conference handbook, and NCAA rules.

Sports Medicine
Because of the size of this tournament, we will be setting up a temporary athletic training facility on one of the squash courts inside of Nielsen. If your team will be traveling without a certified athletic trainer please provide a written prescription for modalities and notify us prior to the visit so appropriate arrangements can be made.

An athletic trainer will be present at least one hour prior to the start of matches. There will not be an athletic trainer on site for the practice sessions. A physician will be on call for the matches.

Please contact Mason Smith or Ashley Parr by phone or e-mail for additional needs or questions concerning medical coverage.

Mason Smith, LAT

Ashley Parr, MED, LAT CSCS

Stringing services
Stringing services will be provided at Nielsen Tennis Stadium. Rates and hours will be available at the Tournament Desk as well as included in your welcome packet.

Tournament Desk
The Tournament Desk is located immediately inside the main entrance to the Nielsen Tennis Stadium. The Tournament Desk will be the main operations center for all Tournament activities, including match times, court assignments and results.

The Tournament Desk will also serve as the concierge desk. For information, directions, acceptance of deliveries, shower towel pick-up / drop-off, etc., please make your requests at the Tournament Desk.

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