USTA Southwest Adult Ranking Requirements

February 28, 2017
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USTA Southwest Adult Ranking Requirements

 

In order to receive an adult year-end ranking, a player must have a current USTA membership, and have a valid home address within the boundaries of the USTA Southwest. 

 

The player must compete in at least one Level 1 or Level 2 USTA-SW event in his/her age group, and at least one other sanctioned tournament held in the Southwest.  

 

 

LIST OF LEVEL 1 AND 2 TOURNAMENTS IN THE SOUTHWEST

 

Level 1

 

 - USTA Southwest Adult Slam Series Indoor Championships (Santa Fe, NM)

 - USTA Southwest Adult Slam Series Grass Court (Phoenix)

 - USTA Southwest Adult Slam Series Clay Court Championships (Tucson)

 - USTA Southwest Adult Slam Series Hard Court Championships (location rotates across the Section)

 - Southwest Adult Open (rotates across the Section)

 

Level 2

   Jason Morton Classic (Phoenix)

   El Conquistador Arizona Adult & Senior Open (Tucson)

   New Mexico Adult & Senior Open (Albuquerque, NM)

   Cavern City Open (Carlsbad, NM)

   Mile High Adult & Senior Open (Prescott, AZ)

   El Paso Adult & Senior Open (El Paso, TX)

   Rattlesnake Open (Tucson)

   Phoenix Adult & Senior Open (Phoenix)

   Fiesta Bowl Senior Open (Phoenix)

 

plus any National Level 1 tournaments held in the Southwest** in your age division will be counted towards this requirement  

(**The only event this applies to currently is the Men's 35 National Hard Court Championships. This tournament adds ranking points to the Men's 35s divisions in singles and doubles).  

 

 

YEAR-END RANKINGS

Total year-end rankings are calculated on a best of top five Southwest tournaments played  to determine the year-end Southwest ranking.

 

For a complete listing of yearly Southwest tournaments by month, visit TennisLink, click on the Adult Divisions tab under 'Southwest' . 

 

 

NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS

National tournaments and even international tournaments (International Tennis Federation) are held across the United States and are a great opportunity for players to compete in their various age groups at the highest levels and actually achieve national or international rankings.

 

These tournaments are held throughout the year as well at various spots across the country as well as the globe. 

 

These are typically upper-echelon tournaments for age group division of play, but many are open to play. Check with each tournament to see if you qualify. 

 

To see a yearly schedule of national events, click HERE.

To see a yearly schedule of international events, click HERE

 

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