Arlington Hosts US Open National Playoffs Qualifying Tournament
By Office of Communication
Posted on January 30, 2012, January 30, 2012

Singles, mixed doubles players 14 & older can earn berth into 2012 US Open

The USTA Texas Section announced today that the Arlington Tennis Center will host the US Open National Playoffs USTA Texas Sectional Qualifying Tournament, June 18-23, 2012.

The USTA created the US Open National Playoffs to expand the footprint of the US Open to cities nationwide by providing the opportunity for all players 14 years of age and older to earn a berth into the US Open. The series of sectional qualifying tournaments is held in 13 USTA Sections throughout the country, including Arlington.

This is the third year of the US Open National Playoffs which will include both men's and women's singles and mixed doubles in 2012.

The US Open National Playoffs men's and women's singles champions earn a wild card into the US Open Qualifying Tournament, held the week prior to the US Open. The US Open National Playoffs mixed doubles champions receive a main draw wild card into the 2012 US Open.

Registration opens on March 15 at The entry fee is $100 for singles and $120 for each mixed doubles team ($60 per player). All players competing must have a current USTA membership valid through August 27, 2012. Participants can be of any playing level, from aspiring novice to seasoned professional, giving everyone an equal opportunity to advance.

Additional information can be found at

US Open National Playoffs USTA Texas Sectional Qualifying Tournament:

Date: June 18-23, 2012
Venue: Arlington Tennis Center
Tournament Director: Sheryl Osborn
Entry Open: March 15
Entry Close: June 4
Tournament ID#: 809713512

For more information, contact Derick Hackett, Communications Manager, USTA Texas, at 512-443-1334 ext. 202 or email at [email protected].

National US Open 2012 Playoffs

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