USPTA World Championships Serve Up the Action Starting Today in Las Vegas
25 Sep, 2019
The United States Professional Tennis Association will host the 2019 USPTA World Championships at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino on Sept. 25 and 26 during the 2019 USPTA World Conference.
Play will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m.
"We are extremely excited to have the World Championships at the World Conference this year," USPTA vice president Rich Slivocka said. "We haven't had a tournament at the World Conference since 2015 so we are thrilled about offering this to our members."
The event will feature men's and women's singles and doubles tournaments with open and age group formats, as well as a mixed doubles open tournament. Matches will be decided by best of three sets using Fast4 scoring. First match loser consolation matches guarantee at least two matches per participant.
For more information and to register, visit www.uspta.com/championships. All players must be registered for the USPTA World Conference to compete. The deadline to register is Friday, Sept. 13, at 11:59 p.m. ET.
Prize money will depend on the size of the draws and be announced at a later date.
About the USPTA: Founded in 1927, the United States Professional Tennis Association is the global leader in tennis-teacher certification and professional development. With more than 14,000 members worldwide, the Association raises the standards of tennis-teaching professionals and coaches, and promotes a greater awareness of the sport of tennis.