NTRP National Championship (Individual): New Event

From USTA.com (https://www.usta.com/ntrpnationals):

For 2018, the USTA is launching a new national adult tournament that leverages the NTRP rating system as a way to create level-based competition at the 18 & over and 50 & over age groups.

NTRP national champions will be crowned in men’s and women’s singles and doubles at the 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 levels in both 18 & over and 50 & over age groups. The NTRP National Championships will be held in the spring of 2018.

Dates and Locations:

 


About the NTRP National Championships:

 

  • Men’s and women’s 18 & over and 50 & over
  • 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 divisions
  • Singles and doubles
  • Non-elimination draws with two matches per day Friday through Sunday
  • Fast Four: Best-of-three sets to four games, no-ad scoring, tiebreak at 3-3 all
  • Tiebreak is first to 5 points, win by one
  • Eight four-player round robins and that play into four eight-player compass draws

 

NTRP Rating Validation:

 

  • If the section is not hosting a section championship, player will use his/her year-end rating the year prior to the national championship.
  • Self-rates are not eligible to participate.

 

Road to the NTRP National Championships:

Qualification into the NTRP National Championships will be handled by the sections. Please reach out to your section to find out how to qualify!

 

Carribean – Brenda Rivera

 

Eastern – Julie Beal-Bliss and Rob Festa

Florida – Andy Gladstone
Hawaii – Sara Yoshinyaga
Intermountain – Monica Haller-Bradley
Mid-Atlantic – Jeff Fowle

  • Click here to learn how to qualify in the Mid-Atlantic.

Middle States – Mary Wurtz
Midwest – Chad Docktor

  • Click here to learn about USTA/Midwest Adult Endorsement to 2018 National Championships.

Missouri Valley – Lori Therrien

  • Click here to learn how to qualify in the Missouri Valley.
  • Click here to learn how you get ranked in the Missouri Valley.

New England – Woody Freeman
Northern – Nancy Lundberg

  • Click here to learn how to advance to the 2018 NTRP National Championships.

 

Northern California – Michelle Gee Wilson

  • Click here to learn how to advance to the 2018 NTRP National Championships.

Pacific Northwest – Adam Hutchinson

  • Click here to learn about the Pacific NW endorsement criteria for the 2018 NTRP National Championships.

Southern – Chris Walling
Southern California – Linda Milan
Southwest – Shelby Payne
Texas – Nancy Perkins

  • Click here to learn about NTRP endorsement procedures in Texas.

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