Tournament matches for NTRP Singles Sectional events and NTRP Mixed Doubles Sectional events will be standard scoring best two out of three tiebreak sets with First Match Losers Consolation. Consolation matches will be held on Sunday weather permitting. Format for all other events i.e. Open and age group events will be single elimination standard scoring best two out of three tiebreak sets.
Surface/Inclement Weather Policy
Tournament matches will be held on both outdoor and indoor har-tru (clay courts). In the event of rain play will be held on the indoor courts.
About Connecticut Open (One of our partners and sponsors)
Connecticut Open is a WTA tournament held at the Connecticut Tennis
Center at Yale featuring a 30-player singles main draw, a 48-player
qualifying draw and a 16-team doubles draw with total prize money of
$799,000. The 2017 title was won by Australia’s Daria Gavrilova, who
collected her maiden WTA trophy as the tournament celebrated 20 years of
women’s tennis in New Haven. Past champions include Steffi Graf,
Lindsay Davenport (2 titles), Jennifer Capriati, Venus Williams (4),
Justine Henin, Caroline Wozniacki (4) and Petra Kvitova (3). As a
not-for-profit 501c3 charitable organization, the Connecticut Open’s
mission is to leverage the excitement of world-class women’s tennis to
benefit the local community and maximize support for women’s, youth and
other causes. The tournament also generates $10+ million in regional
economic impact. The Connecticut Open is prominently featured
domestically through 50+ hours on ESPN2 and ESPN3 and is also broadcast
internationally by WTA Media in 158 countries. In 2017, the global
audience reached nearly 12 million viewers. For more details and
tickets, visit www.ctopen.org
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, June 7, 2018 12 Noon Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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