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2017 Aegon British Tour Masters

The 13 men and 13 women who top the Aegon British Tour leaderboard, together with the three premier tier event winner’s will be invited to the ‘year-end Masters’, There is no requirement for a minimum number of events played.

Aegon British Tour Masters Fact Sheet

Format

The Masters will take place over 3 days and will be a straight knock out event with round of round of 16 on day 1, quarter-finals & semi-finals on day 2, and finals on day 3.

Leaderboards

In 2017 there will be one leaderboard and one masters, combining points gained from premier tier, tier 1 and tier 2 events throughout the year.   

The top 13 men, and top 13 women will be invited to the ‘year-end masters’, with no requirement for a minimum number of events played.  Players winning a premier tier event, who are recognised by the ITF as playing under Great Britain, will be offered a wild card into the Aegon British Tour Masters. If the wild card is not required, then the next player on the leaderboard will be invited.

If a player is unable to take part then their place will be allocated to the next person on the leaderboard.

Ties

When two or more players have the same total number of points, ties shall be broken as follows:

    1.  The player who has played the fewest tournaments will be placed higher.
    2.  If still tied, then the highest number of points gained from one single tournament Then if needed the second highest, and so on.
    3. If still tied, draw by lot. 

Dates & venues

The Aegon British Tour Masters will take place December 7 - 9, 2017 at Loughborough University.

Invitations will be sent by e-mail on Monday, November 20, 2017 after the last event at Edgbaston which finishes on Saturday 18 November. 

This is a short turn around, so please ensure your correct e-mail address is recorded under your BTM profile.

Prizes

A trophy will be awarded to the winner. The breakdown of prize money is as follows:

Winner

£1,500.00

Runner Up

£800.00

Losing Semi-Finalist

£400.00

Losing Quarter-Finalist

£200.00

Loser round of 16

£100.00