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Cebuana Lhuillier Girls’ Tennis Challenge

Mechanics:

  1. The tournament will be held on September 22, 23 & 24, 2017 (Friday to Sunday) at Valle Verde Tennis Club, Capt. Henry Javier Street, Pasig City.
  2. There will be 2 Age Group categories: Under 14 girls and Under 16 Girls.
  3. This tournament will serve as qualifying tournament to the WTA Future Stars on October 16-23, 2017 in Singapore.
  4. The champion of each category earns the right to represent the Philippines in WTA Future Stars tournament.
  5. The top 8 players in each Age Group based on Unified Tennis Philippines ranking as of August 31, 2017 will be invited in the competition.
  •             A player may only compete in one category.
  •             If ever any of the top 8 players can’t join the tournament, the next highest ranked player will get the slot.
  •             Invited players will be given until September 8, 2017 to                                                                               confirm their participation in the tournament.
  1. The tournament will use thte “Masters” type format:
  •             The 8 players will be divided into 2 groups
  •             Round-robin: Players will compete against all players of the same group
  •             The top 2 players of each group will advance to the semi-finals
  •             The tournament shall utilize the 2 out of 3 regular game scoring system
  •             In case of 1 set all, a championship tiebreak scoring system shall be utilize for the semi-finals until the finals round, the organizer shall utilize the 2 out of 3 regular tie-breaks sets
  •             Cross-over semi-finals will compete in the championship to earn the right to represent the country in the WTA Future Stars tournament
  •             To maintain fair and reasonable standards of conduct by players, the Code of Conduct is in operation. In any case, if a player walks out from her scheduled match for whatever reason, she is banned from joining in any Cebuana Lhuillier Tennis events for one (1) year unless her health or present condition doesn’t permit her to continue to play
  1. All provincial players who will qualify will be provided with an air-conditioned billeting room on a twin-sharing basis with their co-players. Each qualified provincial player will also be provided one (1) round-trip ticket only.

 

NOTE: In case the qualified player cannot make it to the tournament for any reason, the airfare, room accommodation, and meal allowance will not be converted into cash. The next ranked player will automatically earn the slot for the tournament.

 

  1. No cash & food allowance will be given to the players during the qualifying tournament in Manila.
  2. All qualified players will be notified through e-mail and in writing.
  3. In case of any dispute, the decision of the organizer will be final.