It is a pleasure to be hosting the 4th Annual US Open National Playoffs – Eastern Sectional Qualifier. We appreciate your participation and hope your tournament experience is memorable. - WK
All registered players – please email a current head shot photo in jpeg format to: firstname.lastname@example.org by the entry deadline: Thursday, May 30th.
Player Breakfast and More…
Registered players receive complimentary admission to our Fruit and Yogurt Bar on Monday, June 10th between 8am-noon. Special Feature: On Saturday, June 15th, registered players are invited to our “Taste of Tennis” BBQ from 11am-1:30pm. Player guests may purchase guest tickets for $25pp – inquire at the tournament desk before Tuesday, June 11th.
Complimentary practice courts for registered tournament participants will be available on a walk-in basis beginning at 7am until 9am on Monday, June 10th. Thereafter the tournament desk will assist in assigning warm-up courts. If you prefer to reserve a court, regular court fees will apply and can be made up-to-2 days in advance with a valid credit card through our reception desk – 718 760-6200 x0 or online at www.ntc.usta.com.
All players are required to complete a "US Open National Playoffs Player Release and Consent Form" prior to the player's first match. Click here to download and print a PDF file of the form. You will be asked for this form upon check-in at the tournament so please bring the completed form with you.
This tournament is part of the US Open National Playoffs - a
series of tournaments that gives any player 14 years of age or
older who meets the eligibility requirements the opportunity to
qualify for the 2013 US Open. Sectional Qualifying Tournaments will
be held across 13 USTA Sections to include a men's singles, women's
singles and mixed doubles division between April 1 and July 4. With
a maximum of a 256 singles draw and a 128 mixed doubles team draw,
players/teams will compete in a single elimination draw. Singles
players will play to the best-of-three tiebreak sets and mixed
doubles teams will play two tiebreak sets, no-ad scoring, with a
match tiebreak in lieu of a third set. Within each division, the
top two players/teams will be seeded based on their ATP/WTA
computer ranking (if any). The winner of each Sectional Qualifying
Tournament in each division (men's singles, women's singles, mixed
doubles) will advance to the US Open National Playoffs
Championships in their respective division taking place in New
Haven, CT at Yale University during the New Haven Open at Yale, an
Emirates Airline US Open Series event (August 16-19 for singles,
August 21-24 for mixed doubles). The winner of each Singles
Championship (1 male, 1 female) will receive a wild card entry to
compete in the 2013 US Open Qualifying Tournament (August 20-23)
and the winner of the Mixed Doubles Championship (1 team) will
receive a wild card entry to compete in the 2013 US Open Mixed
Doubles Championship (commencing August 28) at the USTA Billie Jean
King National Tennis Center. Go to usopen.org/nationalplayoffs for
additional information. Good luck!
Player Selection Type
Contact Information supplied during online registration (an email and 2 phone numbers)is vital. This is how the tournament director can contact you if necessary.
Checking in: Please enter the facility through our Indoor Training Center via parking lot B (overflow parking will be in Lot A). Initial check-in is at the front desk in the main lobby
Locker Rooms: Men's and Women's locker rooms are located on the 2nd floor of the Indoor Training Center (ITC). Towels are available at the ITC Reception Desk.
Racquet Stringing: Stringing services are available on-site in our Full-Service NTC Pro Shop located in the Indoor Training Center's Main Lobby.
Match Formats: Singles format will be the best of three tie-break sets with regular scoring. Mixed Doubles format will be no-ad scoring with a match tiebreak in lieu of a third set.
Food and Beverage: Please visit the outdoor Food Stand located adjacent to parking lot B for "cash and carry" hot and cold food and beverage choices.
Please Note: It is the player's responsibility to check tennislink for match times and days. This is an outdoor hard court event with indoor back-up in case of prolonged rains. Please check the tournament notes on Tennislink for updates related to weather issues and potential changes in match times.
The tournament director will run a "Lottery Selection Process" via TennisLink within 24 hours after the entry close date which will automatically accept all entries if the total number of entries into the tournament is less than or equal to 256 for men's singles, less than or equal to 256 for women's singles, and less than or equal to 128 for mixed doubles. If the total number of entries into the tournament is greater than the above, then the "Lottery Selection Process" will determine accepted entries at random. A player's entry fee will only be processed if he/she is accepted into the tournament. All players accepted into the tournament will receive an email notification via TennisLink indicating as such and will be posted online once the "Lottery Selection Process" is run. All players not accepted into the tournament will receive an email notification via TennisLink indicating as such once the "Lottery Selection Process" is run.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, May 30, 2013 1:00:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 100019613 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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