Road to Wimbledon

HSBC Road to Wimbledon is the biggest junior tournament in British tennis and gives all 14U players the opportunity to progress through to compete on the world famous grass courts at Wimbledon. Local clubs, parks and schools are encouraged to enter and stage a tournament for their members/pupils rated between 10.2 and 7.1.

For stronger rated players (6.2 or higher) there is the HSBC Road to Wimbledon International event which players can enter directly.

Club/Park Tournament

Entry into Road To Wimbleon 2015 is now closed.

Any queries please contact: roadtowimbledon@LTA.org.uk

Events & eligibility

The competition is open to LTA registered venues. There are separate events for girls and boys. Players must be 14U on 31 August 2015. Players must be rated between 7.1 and 10.2 or have no rating as of 1st April 2015.

Format

Singles knockout tournament

Entry fee

The competition entry fee is £12 for the boys event, £12 for the girls event, or £20 total if entering both the boys and girls events. Payment will be requested by your local LTA County Association between 9 - 23 February 2015.

The Road to Wimbledon 2015 organiser pack will only be sent to venues that have paid the entry fee, so please make payment promptly.

Club / park stage

Tournaments must take place in the summer season between 1 April and 14 June 2015. Club / park organisers to set the date(s).

County finals

The boy and girl winners of your club / park will be invited to the county finals (11-12 July 2015) and will be joined by the winners from the HSBC Road to Wimbledon School tournaments.

National finals

The boy and girl winners of the county finals will be invited to compete on the grass at Wimbledon between 10-15 August 2015.

Schools' Tournament

Entry into the Road to Wimbleon schools' tournament is now closed.

Any queries please contact: roadtowimbledon@LTA.org.uk

Events & eligibility

  • For Year 7, 8 & 9 pupils.
  • Separate events for girls and boys. 
  • Players must be 14 & under on 31 August 2015. 
  • Players must be rated between 7.1 and 10.2 or have no rating as of 1 April 2015. Format Singles knockout tournament.

Scoring

Each match is one set, e.g. 6-4.

Entry fee

The competition is free to enter for all schools in England, Scotland and Wales.

School stage

Tournaments must take place in the summer term between 1 April - 14 June 2015. School organiser to set the date(s).

County finals

The boy and girl winners of your school tournament will be invited to the county finals (11-12 July 2015) and be joined by the winners from the Road to Wimbledon club/park tournaments.

National finals

The boy and girl winners of the county finals will be invited to compete on the grass at Wimbledon between 10-15 August 2015.

Road to Wimbledon International

HSBC Road to Wimbledon International is the regional event for players rated 6.2 and higher. Seven venues will host regional qualifying events across England and Scotland. India will also be hosting a qualification event again this year with players invited to the HSBC Road to Wimbledon International finals.

A player can only enter one regional qualification event which must be the one taking place in their own play region/county.  The regions will be made public in the New Year. Players will be able to enter the event online via the LTA website and those accepted will compete in their geographical region in draw sizes of 32 for boys and 16 for girls (exception for Scotland where draw sizes will be 16 boys and 8 girls).

  • Eligibility: Players must be 14 years of age, or younger, on 31 August 2015 with a rating of 6.2 or higher as of the relevant closing deadline.
  • Acceptance: This will be based on players’ ratings, followed by age group rankings, as at the relevant closing deadlines.
  • Grade: The regional event will assign players 14U grade 2 qualifying draw points.
  • Entry fee: £15
  • Scoring format: 2 sets + Match Tiebreak (in place of 3rd set)

Regional qualification dates

  • Regional Qualification Scotland: 6-7 June 2015 (Entry period 20 April to 2pm on 12 May)*
  • Regional Qualification England: 20-21 June 2015 (Entry period 4 May to 2pm on 26 May)*
  • Regional Qualification India: April 2015 (N/A)

Regions and venues

Play Region

For players in play counties

Venue / court surface

East

(HER15S4358)   

Essex, Herts, Bucks, Berkshire, Oxford, Norfolk, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Northants or Cambridgeshire

Gosling Sports Park, Hertfordshire

(Outdoor Hard)

Midlands (NOT15S4359)

Warwickshire, Hereford & Worcester, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire or Staffordshire

Billesley TC, Warwickshire

(Outdoor Hard)

North (YOR15S4360)

Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cheshire, Durham & Cleveland, Northumberland, Cumbria, North Wales or Isle of Man

Ilkley LTC, Yorkshire (Grass)

Scotland (NSC15S4364)

Scotland North, South, East & West

Gannochy TC, Stirling (Indoor Hard)

South East (SUS15S4362)

(SUR15S4363)

Middlesex, Surrey, Kent or Sussex

 (All players must enter SUS15S4362 in the first instance. For more information read the Important Entry Information in the downloads area of the tournament code webpage)

West Worthing LTC, Sussex (Grass)

National Tennis Centre, Surrey (Outdoor Hard)

South West (GLO15S4361)

Hampshire & IOW, Avon, Wiltshire, Devon, Cornwall, South Wales, Channel Isles, Somerset, Dorset or Gloucestershire

East Glos Club, Gloucestershire (Grass)

* Withdrawal deadline is 10am on 22 May for Scotland event, and 10am on 5 June for England events.

Qualification for International final

4 boys (assuming draw size of 32) and 2 girls (assuming draw size of 16) will qualify for the grade 2 national finals taking place on 10-15 August at Wimbledon. Fewer players will qualify if draw sizes are smaller. 2 boys and 2 girls will qualify from the regional qualification in India.

Additional supportroadtowimbledon@LTA.org.uk

Entry Information

Road to Wimbledon resources

Entry information

HSBC Road to Wimbledon 2015 – Venue Feedback Survey

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