Selection Process for USTA Regional Tournaments:

Draw of 32

SELECTION PROCEDURES:
Players are accepted into the a USTA Regional Tournament draw of 32 in the following order:
• 6 players will be selected from the from the top 200 players on the most recent National Standing List of the next-younger age division;
• 25 players will be selected from the most recent National Standing List of the division of the event;
• 1 player may be selected by Wild Card.  Unused Wild Cards will be filled by players from the National Standing List of the division of the event.  Players must be eligible for national ranking to receive a Wild Card.  (see below for more information on Wild Cards
• Remaining vacancies will be filled by players from the National Standing List of the division of the event.
• In the 12 and under age division, 31 players will be selected from the most recent National Standing List

ALTERNATES:
Tournament Committees shall order the alternates as follows:
• Players with 100 or more ranking points on the National Standings List of the division of the event used to select players into the tournament shall be listed at the top of the alternate list in the order their names appear on such National Standings List;
• Players not previously selected or listed with 100 or more ranking points on the National Standings List of the next-younger division used to select players into the tournament shall be listed in the order their names appear on such National Standings List below the first group of players;
• Players not previously selected or listed shall be listed in the order their names appear on the National Standings List of the division of the event used to select players into the tournament below the second group of players;
• Players not previously selected or listed shall be listed in the order their names appear on the National Standings List of the next-younger division used to select players into the tournament below the third group of players.
• Late entrants shall be listed below all other alternates by the date and time on which the late entry is made.  If multiple late entries are received at the same time, they shall be ordered by lot.  Late entrants are not ordered by position on the National Standings List.

WILD CARDS:
Criteria for selection of a player to receive a Wild Card are at the discretion of the Tournament Committee and may include qualifying draws as set forth below.  Information on Wild Cards must be published on the TennisLink Tournament Home Page before entries open including details on the qualifier or the application/request deadline.  Review the information posted by the Tournament Committee on the Home Page to learn whether Wild Cards are available for the tournament.

QUALIFIERS:
Qualifying draws may be held to allocate one or more of the Wild Cards.  These qualifying tournaments do not earn national ranking points, however they may count towards sectional ranking if the host Section so chooses.
 
 
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