Time & Location
04 Jan 2020, 09:00 – 07 Jan 2020, 16:00
Cardiff Met Tennis Academy (XL Tennis), Cardiff Met Indoor Tennis Centre, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff, Cyncoed Campus CF23 6XD, UK
About the Event
This event will form part of the new Progress Tour Wild-card Series, a singles event providing the Mens & Womens Winner (Main Draw) and Runner-Up (Qualifying) with Wild-cards for the first swing of $25,000 ITF Pro Series events in the UK
** See Full Details below **
All Matches are now being submitted towards Universal Tennis Rating & World Tennis Number.
For the third consecutive year, the Tour will begin proceedings in the Welsh capital - a special thanks to our hosts Cardiff Metropolitan University...Venue -
Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed Campus, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff, CF23 6XD http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/about/campuses/Pages/Cyncoed-Campus.aspxDate -
Saturday 4th - Tuesday 7th January 2020 - (Main Draw Monday 6th & Tuesday 7th January, enabling players to participate in both Loughborough Tier 1 British Tour & Cardiff Progress Tour)What to expect -
- Three plus level-based, and progressive Singles WTN/UTR powered matches
- Specialist Workshops with Guest Speakers
- $25,000 Mens & Womens Wild-cards ** See Below**
- £3,250 Prize Money
- Player Housing (Limited)
Best of three set matches - Qualifying & Main Draw Draw, plus all playback matches will be two full sets, plus championship tie-break deciding set.
Refereed by an approved Progress Tour representative.
Qualifying compass draw for lower UTR players on 4th/5th January, feeding into Main Draw for higher UTR players on 6th/7th January 2020.Surface -
Indoor HardPlayers -
Mixed Event *see Female Bonus below*, recommended UTR of 6.0 upwardsEntries -
2pm on Friday 27th December 2019 OR when entries are full. Please click the 'REGISTER' button and fill in the details, completing payment to confirm your entry.
Entry & Withdrawal deadline are one and the same. Any withdrawal received after this time, will not receive an entry fee refund.Entry Fee - £38 Prize Money -
Winner £1000, Finalist £500, Semi-Finalist £250, Quarter-Finalist £125, In addition, Female Bonus Pot £750.
(Subject to receiving minimum number of entries - 45 players. Prize Fund subject to revision on entry deadline).Female Bonus -
The 4 highest achieving female players will be placed into a shootout draw, with the winner being crowned the Female Bonus Winner.
** Wild-Cards for this event are linked to the Mens & Womens $25,000 events in Barnstaple, Glasgow & Sunderland in February 2020.
Mens & Ladies Winners will both receive a $25k Main Draw Wild-Card, and Losing Finalists will both receive Qualifying Wild-cards.
Players are able to state a preference for which of the three events they would like a Wild-card. However, the final allocation of Wild-cards will lie solely with The LTA Performance Team.
If you can enter via the link above, and are a 6.00 UTR or higher, please consider your entry accepted. Once entry deadline has passed, please keep up to date with draws, schedules and player info via this event page.
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