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 2014 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 or top available finisher 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 15-18 for singles, August 20-23 for mixed doubles). The
winner of each Singles Championship (1 male, 1 female) will receive
a wild card entry to compete in the 2014 US Open Qualifying
Tournament and the winner of the Mixed Doubles Championship (1
team) will receive a wild card entry to compete in the 2014 US Open
Mixed Doubles Championship 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 Thursday, May 29, 2014 11:59:00 PM Pacific 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: 650010214 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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