Who is eligible to participate in the UTR Pro Tennis Tour $25K?
MINIMUM RANKING REQUIREMENTS
Male players must have a UTR of at least 12.5 and be outside the top 200 PTT ranking. Women must have a minimum UTR of 9.7 and be outside the top 200 PTT ranking.
Players ranked 1-200 or outside the top 2000 will only be accepted with a wild card approved by UTR. All other eligible players will be placed in the alternates list and entry fees refunded.
UTR Pro Tennis Tour $25K tournaments are open to all tennis players based on merit and without discrimination. Minors under the age of fourteen (14) shall not be eligible for Entry. For the purposes of these Regulations, the player’s age as of the Monday of the Tournament Week shall be used.
If the host territory or venue has complications due to COVID-19 and/or tournament entries have fewer than 28 players of the required level by the close of the entry deadline, then the draw size may be reduced to 20 players (16 Direct Acceptance/4 WCs) or canceled entirely.
What is the UTR Pro Tennis Tour $25K event format?
The main draw (singles only) will consist of 8 groups of 4 players each. The round-robin group stages will run from Sunday to Wednesday. All matches will be best 2 out of 3 sets, regular scoring.
The Playoff Rounds will be single elimination and consist of three draws of 8 players depending on the player's group finishing (1st, 2nd, or 3rd) and will run from Thursday to Sunday. All matches will be best 2 out of 3 sets, regular scoring.
A one-round Qualifying will start and be completed on Sunday and all matches will be best 2 out of 3 sets, regular scoring. The losers in qualifying can sign in for Lucky Loser throughout the round-robin group stages.
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How is prize money being distributed among players?
The prize money distribution for the UTR Pro Tennis Tour $25K will be as follows:
20 Draw Format Prize Money:
5th place: $1,225
6th place: $1,050
7th & 8th place: $950
9th place: $950
10th place: $850
11th & 12th place: $750
13th place: $750
14th place: $650
15th & 16th place: $575
17th place: $575
18th place: $475
19th & 20th place: $400
32 Draw Format Prize Money:
5th-8th place: $725
9th place: $725
10th place: $650
11th & 12th place: $550
13th-16th place: $500
17th place: $500
18th place: $450
19th & 20th place: $400
21st-24th place: $350
25th-32nd place: $300
What is the policy on withdrawal process?
The Entry Deadline is at 12:00pm American Eastern Standard Time(EST) on the Monday fourteen (14) days prior to the Monday of the Tournament Week unless otherwise specified.
The Freeze Deadline is at 12:00pm American Eastern Standard Time(EST) on Thursday four (4) days prior to the Monday of the Tournament Week.
No player may withdraw their entry from the Main Draw or Qualifying of a UTR Pro Tennis Tour $25K tournament for any reason after the Acceptance Lists come out. All withdrawals will be considered a Late Withdrawal and will be subject to the fines and suspensions set forth in the Code of Conduct and listed below.
Prior to the Freeze Deadline, players are allowed one free withdrawal and two excused medical withdrawals per calendar year with written email notice to UTR (email@example.com) without penalty.
Late Withdrawals Prior to Freeze Deadline: $500 and a potential one-month suspension
Late Withdrawals After Freeze Deadline: $750 and a potential one-month suspension
No Show: Maximum $1,000 and up to a two-month suspension
Playing another event: Maximum $1,000 and up to a two-month suspension
THREATS, OFFENSIVE & UNWANTED MESSAGES
If you are receiving any emails, SMS messages, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or other social media messages and/or images that you are consider inappropriate, offensive or otherwise concerning, send a copy of the message, screenshot and the URL to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively, talk to a member onsite ideally the Referee or TD for any immediate assistance. The nature of these messages include any that are requesting or soliciting (or similar) a player to intentionally lose a match or a part thereof for financial gain. For any betting-related messages, please also send any supporting evidence to: email@example.com. Players are reminded of their reporting obligations who are bound by other policies and programs outside of the UTR PTT.