The Progress Tour Wild-card Series 2020 - Cardiff

January 4-7, 2020


Welcome to The Cardiff Progress Tour Wild-card Series

This event will form part of the new Progress Tour Wild-card Series, a singles event providing the Mens & Womens Winner (Main Draw) and Runner-Up (Qualifying) with Wild-cards for the first swing of $25,000 ITF Pro Series events in the UK

** See Full Details below **

All Matches are now being submitted towards Universal Tennis Rating & World Tennis Number.

For the third consecutive year, the Tour will begin proceedings in the Welsh capital - a special thanks to our hosts Cardiff Metropolitan University...

Venue -

Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed Campus, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff, CF23 6XD

Date -

Saturday 4th - Tuesday 7th January 2020 - (Main Draw Monday 6th & Tuesday 7th January, enabling players to participate in both Loughborough Tier 1 British Tour & Cardiff Progress Tour)

What to expect -

  • Three plus level-based, and progressive Singles WTN/UTR powered matches
  • Specialist Workshops with Guest Speakers
  • $25,000 Mens & Womens Wild-cards ** See Below**
  • Minimum £2,250 Prize Money
  • Player Housing (Limited)

Format -

Best of three set matches - Qualifying & Main Draw Draw, plus all playback matches will be two full sets, plus championship tie-break deciding set.

Refereed by an approved Progress Tour representative.

Qualifying compass draw for lower UTR players on 4th/5th January, feeding into Main Draw for higher UTR players on 6th/7th January 2020.

Surface -

Indoor Hard

Players -

Mixed Event *see Female Bonus below*, recommended UTR of 6.0 upwards

Entries -

2pm on Friday 27th December 2019 OR when entries are full. Please click the 'REGISTER' button and fill in the details, completing payment to confirm your entry.

Entry & Withdrawal deadline are one and the same. Any withdrawal received after this time, will not receive an entry fee refund.

Entry Fee - £38

Prize Money -

Winner £1000, Finalist £500, In addition, a Female Bonus Winner £750.

(Subject to receiving minimum number of entries - 45 players. Prize Fund subject to revision on entry deadline).

Female Bonus -

The 4 highest achieving female players will be placed into a shootout draw, with the winner being crowned the Female Bonus Winner.

** Wild-Cards for this event are linked to the Mens & Womens $25,000 events in Barnstaple, Glasgow & Sunderland in February 2020.

Mens & Ladies Winners will both receive a $25k Main Draw Wild-Card, and Losing Finalists will both receive Qualifying Wild-cards.

Players are able to state a preference for which of the three events they would like a Wild-card. However, the final allocation of Wild-cards will lie solely with The LTA Performance Team.

If you can enter via the link above, and are a 6.00 UTR or higher, please consider your entry accepted. Once entry deadline has passed, please keep up to date with draws, schedules and player info via this event page.

Organization: The Progress Tour
Head Umpire: BF