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US Open National Playoffs

February 5, 2011 08:34 PM
The US Open National Playoffs—the gateway to the US Open for anyone and everyone 14 and over—return for its second season in 2011, adding a mixed doubles component to this year’s competition.

The US Open National Playoffs operate as a series of sectional qualifying tournaments, held in 16 sections throughout the country. The 16 men’s, 16 women’s and 16 mixed doubles champions from each sectional qualifying tournament will advance to the US Open National Playoffs – Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Doubles Championships, held in conjunction with the 2011 Olympus US Open Series.
The winners of the men’s and women’s championships will receive a wild card into the 2011 US Open Qualifying Tournament, held the week prior to the US Open. The mixed doubles champion will receive a wild card into the main draw of the mixed doubles event at the 2011 US Open.
The sectional qualifying tournaments will be played throughout the spring and summer, are open to all players 14 and over—regardless of playing ability of prior experience—provided the competing player is a USTA member. The draw for the sectional qualifying tournament will be capped at 256 players for singles and 128 teams for mixed doubles. A USTA member may play in any sectional qualifying tournament—competitors are not required to play in their section exclusively—but can only compete in one sectional qualifier.
Click here for complete information on the 2011 US Open National Playoffs.
 

Men's, Women's and Mixed Doubles Championships


The second phase of the US Open National Playoffs will take place during the 2011 Olympus US Open Series with the men’s, women’s and mixed doubles championships. All three will feature the top available finisher/s from the 16 sectional qualifying tournaments.
The US Open National Playoffs – Men’s and Women’s Championships will be held August 18-21 in conjunction with the New Haven Open at Yale in New Haven, Conn., the final Olympus US Open Series event of the year. Click here to see the US Open National Playoffs - Men’s Championship page, and click here to see the US Open National Playoffs - Women’s Championship page.
The US Open National Playoffs – Mixed Doubles Championship will also be held at the New Haven Open at Yale, played from August 24-27. Click here to see the US Open National Playoffs – Mixed Doubles Championship page.
 

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