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Midwest

New Level 1 Junior Tournaments: May 1-5

USTA Midwest will host one of eight new Level 1 junior events added to the 2021 calendar. The USTA Sections Invitational will be held May 1-5, 2021 during the currently scheduled L3 segment and will be held at eight different locations throughout the country. L1 is the most highly-competitive of the seven USTA junior tennis tournament levels.

 

The event will feature 128-player draws in the 12s, 14s, 16s, and 18s age divisions for both boys and girls and the fields will be entirely determined by a Section generated list. Each USTA Sectional Association can use its own set of qualification factors to determine its respective player entries.

 

The boys 18s National tournament will take place in Indianapolis, Indiana.

 

The May L1 events were announced as part of the USTA's ongoing efforts to create more play opportunities for juniors and to ensure there are equitable opportunities for players to earn valuable rankings points. 

 

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Registration deadlines: Thursday, April 1, 2021

Look carefully as closing times vary by event depending on location.  Please if your intent is to be considered for the event register as soon as possible as NO LATE ENTRIES will be considered or accepted regardless of the reason.

 

 

USTA Midwest Selection Criteria for May 1-5 Level 1 Tournaments

Midwest will have 17 spots for the added National Level 1 May 1-5 for selection for each age division.

 

Selection for our 17 spots will be based on players with the highest 100% reliable UTR as of April 1. As long as a player is registered for the event, they will be considered for one of our quota spots. Players may register for two divisions. If selected for the higher division, they will be taken off the younger division list. If they do not get into either they will be put on both alternate lists.

 

Alternates: If a player withdraws before the draw is made (7 days), the player is replaced by the next player on the list from that section. Once the draw is made, the remaining players will be filled via most recently published NSL (March 31).

 

If you have any questions, please contact Olivia Denton, olivia@midwest.usta.com.  

 

 

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