About the Playing Site:
The 25-court Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex is one of the finest public tennis centers in the United States, and home to the Champions Series Cancer Treatment Centers of America tournament that has featured Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Jim Courier and a smorgasbord of other former top professionals.
The site also played host to the 2009 Federation Cup first-round tie between the United States and Argentina, and several USTA National Championship events, including Jr. Team Tennis, League Tennis (Super Seniors), Tennis on Campus and USTA National Open junior events.
For more information about the playing site - the Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex please visit www.surpriseaz.com/tennis.
The USTA Southwest Section has secured rooms at two local hotels that are offering the participants of the 2010 US Open National Playoff-Southwest Section Qualifying Tournament special tournament rates. Please contact the Holiday Inn Express at 623-975-5540 or the Residence Inn at 623-249-6333 and advise them that you are a participant in the US Open National Playoff. The rates for tournament players are $82 at the Holiday Inn Express and $85 at the Residence Inn. Both properties are located approximately 1/2 mile from the Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex.
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 person 14 years of age or
older who meets the eligibility requirements the opportunity to
earn a singles wild card entry to compete in the US Open Qualifying
Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center,
August 24-27, 2010. Participating USTA sections will run a men's
and women's Sectional Qualifying Tournament between April 1 and
July 5. Players will compete in a single elimination singles draw
played to the best-of-three tiebreak sets. Players in the draw will
not be seeded by any means. The winner of each men's and women's
Sectional Qualifying Tournament will advance to the US Open
National Playoffs - Men's and Women's Championship which will be
held in conjunction with Olympus US Open Series Tournaments this
summer. Dates and locations for these events will be announced
shortly. At each US Open National Playoffs Championship, a maximum
of 16 players will compete in a single elimination singles draw
played to the best-of-three tiebreak sets with the one male winner
and one female winner receiving a singles wild card entry to
compete in the 2010 US Open Qualifying Tournament. Go to usopen.org
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 Monday, May 24, 2010 11:59:00 PM Arizona 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: 759322510 from the searchable schedule homepage.
* For tournaments with start dates between today and December 2013 the fees displayed
include a non-refundable processing fee and apply for events entered in one transaction.
Additional fees may apply for events entered in separate transactions. For tournaments with start dates after December 2013 the total fee will be displayed
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
To use TennisLink, cookies must be enabled in the user's browser. For more information,
please go to your browser's help menu.