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Universal Tennis is investing over $20M and enabling 450 worldwide annual events in this three year UTR Pro Tennis Tour. These singles-only events are for men and women UTR Rank 200-2000 with an innovative format that guarantees more player competition and prize money.
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UPCOMING UTR PRO TENNIS TOUR EVENTS

Player eligibility rankings

Male players must have a UTR of at least 12.5 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 alternate list.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to participate in 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 10.0 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.

OPEN COMPETITION
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.

What are the UTR Pro Tennis Tour $25K event formats?

20 Draw Format:
The 20 person main draw will consist of 4 groups of 5 players each. The round-robin group stages will run from Monday to Friday. All matches will be best of 3 tie break sets with regular scoring. The Main Draw will consist of 16 Direct Acceptances and 4 Wild Cards. The Playoff Rounds will be single elimination and consist of five draws of 4 players depending on the player’s group finishing (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th) and will run from Saturday to Sunday. All matches will be best of 3 tie break sets with regular scoring.

32 Draw 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 3 tie break sets with 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 be held 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.

For more detailed information, please see the Tournament Format document.

Important Note

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 for 32 draw tournaments, the draw size may be reduced to 20 players (16 Direct Acceptance/4 WCs) or canceled entirely.

How do I activate my profile?

In order to activate your profile, scroll up to “Activate your profile” and search your name - you’ll be able to activate your profile from your profile page. Having issues? Contact our support team .

Please see our step by step guide on how to activate a player profile and register for a PTT event here .

What is the policy on withdrawal process?

All entries and withdrawals PRIOR to the registration deadline must be submitted online through the player’s account. Withdrawals AFTER the registration deadline must be made via email to ptt@universaltennis.com and resulting fines will be administered according to the Rules and Regulations summarized below:

Late Withdrawals Prior to Freeze Deadline: $500 and up to a potential one-month suspension from all UTR events
Late Withdrawals After Freeze Deadline: $750 and up to a potential one-month suspension from all UTR events
No Show: Minimum $1,000 and up to a two month suspension from all UTR events
Playing another event: $1,000 and up to a two month suspension from all UTR events

How is prize money being distributed among players?

All players receive prize money!

20 Draw Format Prize Money:
Winner: $3,600
Finalist: $2,075
Semifinalist: $1,225
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

The 32 Draw Format Prize Money will be published at later time.

Threats, offensive & unwanted messages

If you are receiving any emails, SMS messages, Facebook, Twitter or other social media messages and/or images that you are concerned about, send a copy of the message, screenshot and the URL to ptt@universaltennis.com or talk to a member of onsite venue staff, ideally the Referee or TD for assistance. For any betting-related messages, please continue to send to confidential@tennisintegrityunit.com. Universal Tennis takes player safety seriously and additionally reports information we receive to the Tennis Integrity Unit as well.
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Player safety

UTR’s policy is to immediately inform the International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA), formerly the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU), of all hostile messages sent to players to record and take steps in identifying the messenger.

Tennis integrity

All players in PTT Tournaments must be TACP compliant, have completed all required documentation by the ITIA and also completed the online TIPP program. All players also agree to abide by the UTR PTT Code of Conduct which includes a commitment to always play to win and compete with best efforts. For more information, please refer to the ITIA Education page.

Please click the link below to view the UTR Official Rules & Regulations document, Code of Conduct and COVID Protocols documents:


UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT) Rules and Regulations

UTR Pro Tennis Tour Code of Conduct

UTR Pro Tennis Tour COVID 19 Protocols