Registration opens March 23, 2018
Registration Ends: April 12, 2018
St. James Racquet Club
Sunset Crest, Holetown BB23001
About 2018 ITF - Barbados UTR Matchplay
Our events are designed to provide competitive match play to National and International players. Matches will be Level-Based and will provide very tight ranges of UTR within each draw so be sure to provide valuable match experience and opportunity to improve UTR's
Players can register by day. Cost: $25/day
Every effort will be made to accommodate the level of each player. Find your Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) at universaltennis.com. The most accurate display of a rating is with a Premium or Premium Plus account (adds College Tennis features).
Matches per Player: A minimum of 2 singles matches. If schedule permits and courts are available additional matches can be played.
COLLEGE FORMAT: All matches will be played using US college tennis rules: NO ADD and COACHING during the changeover.
As previously noted, matches will be in Full Level-Based Divisions to provide better developmental opportunity and better opportunity to positively impact one’s UTR.
All Players (regardless of Level, Age or Gender) should register for the Singles Division. Matches will be set up at the close of registration based on Player UTR’s.
With UTR Events there is no need to shop for tournaments, strong draw, weak draw, points per round considerations, etc. There is no rationale in waiting to sign up and find out who else may decide to play. Your placement in a level-based draw will be based on your UTR. You will get a set number of matches in a draw that will increase the likelihood that you have matches both good for your development and good for your opportunity to improve your UTR. In the event that there are not enough players within a near enough UTR range for this to be possible, then the Tournament Director will not place you in a draw that isn’t good for you. Your fees will be refunded. If everyone is waiting on the sideline to see who else enters then nobody ends up entering. This is a new mindset. If you want to play then register with confidence and without regard for who else is playing. Again, the Tournament Director will not allow players to be placed in draws that are not beneficial for the player.
Players will receive Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) credit for all matches played.
Player UTRs will be used when selecting players for the Tournament and/or Division/Draw.
Seeding is based on player UTRs.
Player UTRs are available at universaltennis.com.
A UTR subscription is required to search and view player ratings on the UTR system, with pricing starting at forever free for UTR Basic. The UTR Premium Plus allows subscribers access to search and view college team profiles.
Tournament Director: Sydney Lopez