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.
Tournament Hotel: Four Points by Sheraton Rate:$89 316 West
Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, FL, 32301 Phone: 850-422-4203
(Caroll Ortega) Fax: 850-422-0067 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
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 teams for mixed Doubles; and, if applicable, less than or equal to 128 teams for men's doubles, and less than or equal to 128 teams for women's 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 Wednesday, May 15, 2013 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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