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Cancun, Mexico – All Inclusive

November 17, 2023 - November 19, 2023

Hello Cancun players,

We are so excited for our upcoming Mexico Tennis vacation! Here are some helpful hints for your trip:

-When you get to the airport you can either get a taxi there or book a ride ahead of time by reaching out to the contacts below. If you’d like to set up tours or activities you can also use these contacts.
Lorena Zubillaga (Benz Events): lzubillaga@benzevents.com.mx
Lorena Alabat (Global): lalabat@gimdmc.com
Paola Claviere (Tropical Incentives): rrpp.cancun@tropicalincentives.com
or call +52 1 656 120 8281

– All accommodations are under the same room block number: 96CL5565623M all players names are associated with this number. Dinner reservations can be made at your arrival with your butlers as each week the opening of the restaurants changes. If you’d like to make a reservations before hand email ebutler.coral@trshotels.com.

*We will have a Thursday night social after clinics. Time and location are TBD. We will text all players and update on here once all of the details have been finalized.

The draws and schedule have been posted below!

Tournament Details

Clinic Info

All players are eligible for a one hour clinic from either 4:00-5:00 pm or 5:00-6:00 pm on Thursday (11/16) evening. The location of the clinic will be at the Rafa Tennis Academy

Info and Itinerary

Tournament Info

Draws and Schedule

    <a The draws and schedule have been posted. As always, things could change, but if anything does change with your draw you will be notified by text message.

    Draws- Everyone will play 2 waterfall matches on Friday, 1 match on Saturday, and 2 matches on Sunday. Friday waterfall matches are 8 game pro set no ad scoring. Saturday and Sunday matches are regular scoring, with a 10 point tiebreaker for the 3rd set.

    The times listed for the matches are ESTIMATES. You could play anywhere from 30 mins before to 15 mins after the listed time. We really try to stay right on time if not early with all of our draws, but sometimes mother nature, or long matches affect that. So, with that, all players must arrive (and be ready to play) a minimum of 30 minutes before their listed start time.

    After the first match, all players should go directly to their court assigned on the draw sheets. If your designated court or another court is available and we are within the 15 minutes of your estimated match time and you or your partner are not present we will start the default clock of 15 mins.

    Arrive at the tournament desk a minimum of 30 minutes early for your first match on Friday. Come to the check in desk for your player packs and picture. It is the player's responsibility to keep track of their match times. We will be happy to assist, but whatever is posted on the RacquetWar.com website are the official times.

    Practice-Warm Up Courts will not be available.

    Limit your warm up time to 5 mins. Keep your Change over times to 3 mins max. Play tennis… chit chat after the matches

Cancun Itinerary

    Player Clinic – Thursday night at Rafa Tennis Academy from 4-6 pm. All players are welcome to participate.

    Friday 11/17/2023

    All players should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to matches. The time schedule is just a guideline, your court could be called up to 30 minutes before the time listed.

    Player's should check in at the tournament desk before their first match only.

    Matches start at 8:00 am and run until around 3:00 pm that afternoon.

    All matches will be held at Rafa Tennis Academy.

    Saturday 11/18/2023

    Matches start at 8:00 am and run until around 2:30 pm that day.

    Sunday 11/19/2023

    Matches start at 8:00 am and run until around 2:00 pm. .


November 17-19, 2023 - Friday's matches could start as early as 8:00 am.

Tentative Schedule

This could change once the number of entrees has been determined.

Thursday - Clinic
Friday – 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday – 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Type of Courts

Outdoor Red Clay Courts


TRS Coral Hotel / Palladium Hotel - Discover the highlights of TRS Coral Hotel
Located on the sandy beach of Costa Mujeres, on Mexico’s breathtaking Yucatán Peninsula, TRS Coral Hotel is a few minutes drive from the lively city of Cancún.
Its 5-star treatment and state-of-the-art amenities are reserved exclusively for adults seeking romantic retreats or groups of friends looking for an entertaining getaway.
TRS Coral Hotel is within walking distance to the beach, close to Zentropia Spa & Wellness center, as well as the Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre. ALL INCLUSIVE.
Why choose TRS Coral Hotel?
Located on sandy, white shores lapped by aquamarine water, TRS Coral Hotel is a heavenly Caribbean hideaway. With its palm-lined walkways, the hotel’s ultra-modern architectural aesthetic, built with sustainable materials, reflects its forwarding-thinking design without compromising the natural environment.

Near Cancún and ancient Mayan ruins, TRS Coral Hotel’s village zone offers vibrant nightlife entertainment, diverse gastronomic options, and many exciting cultural and leisure activities. Guests can enjoy their stay with Infinite Indulgence®. Everything is included.

What TRS Coral Hotel can offer you
Each of the hotel’s fine suites includes a spacious private balcony or furnished terrace, hydro-massage bathtubs, and breathtaking views. Some rooms even come with direct access to swim-up pools, which together with floating chairs distributed along the hotel’s canals, provide a luxurious experience designed to surprise and delight.

Set aside the morning to improve your tennis with the exclusive training program at the Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre, followed by a visit to the pristine shores of Costa Mujeres to sunbathe, swim, or cruise the seas by catamaran. Book an afternoon pampering session and take advantage of the exclusive benefits of the Zentropia Spa & Wellness center offering invigorating beauty and body treatments. Watch the sunset over aquamarine waters while sipping on a cocktail from one of the beach bars before enjoying an intimate Mediterranean dinner at the Helios restaurant, situated right on the beachfront.

469 luxurious suites, each with a balcony or furnished terrace.
All-inclusive, adults-only, VIP treatment
Immediate access to the beach.
Access to 24 hour sports bar, as well as exclusive swimming pool, spa and gym.
1 private beach club, 7 à la carte restaurants, 1 show cooking restaurant and 18 bars.
Spectacular dinner and luxury entertainment at the Chic Cabaret & Restaurant.
No animals of any type are allowed into the hotel, with the exception of guide dogs, which are welcome and free of charge.

Entry Deadlines

Thursday, October 19, 2023 at midnight or when draws fill

Standard Entry Fee

Standard Entry fees are built into all accommodation packages. The best deals are you staying through Racquet War with the overall package, BUT if players wish to pay for tournament fees only and get their own accommodations, entry fee is $300 per player or $600 per doubles team.

Players may sign up as individuals. We will match up these players together and form teams.

Local players…we don’t want to leave you out! We understand it might be tough to pay for an event like ours playing on courts you frequent or call home. We also understand the value of having local players at our events and how much more successful we can be with you. If you are local, shoot us an email and let us know. We will send you a promotional code to save you some money. We look forward to sharing our passion with you.

What is included with the standard Racquet War entry?

The famous Racquet War colored towel, team magnetic photo, players social (weather permitting) on Thursday afternoon at the courts for the Pro-Am and Match Points event.

Add-on options for the standard Racquet War entry

Thursday Night Clinic - One hour clinic on the courts to prepare you for the next day - $25 per player

Refund Policy

Full refunds are given up to four weeks prior to the event. If withdrawal is made within 4 weeks but before the draws are posted a 50% refund will be given. Once the draws have been posted or we are within two weeks of the tournament there are no refunds whatsoever. We are all fully aware of the impact COVID is having on all of us emotionally, physically and financially. Racquet War is not absolved. As much as we would love to be able to give you a full of even partial refund if you test positive for COVID, we are no longer doing this. Please keep this in mind when you register. IF we can replace you without cost to us, we will do our best to accommodate.

Rain & Defaults

Unfortunately, Racquet War cannot control Mother Nature. In all the years we have been running our events, there has only been one weekend completely cancelled due to weather. Amelia Island, FL (2017) was disrupted by Hurricane Irma. But from time to time, we encounter rain that delays us for a couple of hours or sometimes it is a complete washout for the day. Please know that we ALWAYS do our best to provide the players as much court time as possible. The RW team and the pros at each facility work in conjunction to make this all happen. The worst case scenario is when it rains us out on Sunday and we obviously do not have the time to make up the matches. We must not only keep in mind the players who are wanting to play, but also the players who have already made travel plans for later in the day. If this circumstance does happen, we sincerely apologize, as it is not the way we would like our events to end. As much as we would like to give refunds or even partial refunds, it simply does not calculate out for us to be able to do that as our expenses are locked in for the weekend. We hope all of you can understand!

One unavoidable thing in all events, especially some of our larger tournaments are defaults. We try as hard as possible to prevent these but people get hurt or things happen out of their control and certainly ours. We always do our best to backfill missing teams, but it is obviously a difficult task on such short notice. If you are one of the unfortunate players to get a default (it will happen), just know we are disappointed as well.

The Racquet War experience, besides the competitive tennis, is a fun weekend with friends filled with exciting events, lots of laughs, and a memorable time overall.

Draws Available

Womens and Mixed Doubles. (Since we are not running the tournament by NTRP levels, all levels are allowed.)

How Double Teams Can Be Formed?

All teams are made up of just two people. You and your partner will play all your matches together for the entire weekend. One of the best part of Racquet War's waterfall format is the ability for players to partner up with anyone at any level. For example, if you have a NTRP USTA 3.0 rating and want to play with a good friend of yours who has a NTRP USTA 4.5 rating you can do so. The format (described below) of the tournament ends up putting you and your partner in the correct bracket for your level.

Tournament Format

All teams will start out in a waterfall bracket (see example of a waterfall bracket on the Rules and Regulations page found below). In the waterfall bracket, all teams will play two 8 game no-ad pro sets to determine each doubles team competitive levels. After the two rounds of 8 game pro sets each team will play a minimum of two regular scoring matches with a tiebreaker used as a 3rd set if needed. With this unique format, players do not have to worry about NTRP rating and can partner up with whoever they wish. All double teams end up playing against other double teams of similar skill in their final bracket. Players will only have the option of playing in one draw, Womens or Mixed Doubles, as that in itself will be a ton of tennis for the weekend.

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