Road to Wimbledon International Tennis Tournament

Road to Wimbledon International - Regional qualification 

Road to Wimbledon International is the regional event for players rated 6.2 or higher (at the entry deadline). Seven venues will host regional qualifying events across England and Scotland. India, China, Hong Kong and Japan will also be hosting overseas qualification events with players invited to the Road to Wimbledon International finals.

A player can only enter one regional qualification event in GB which must be the one specific to their LTA ‘Play County’. The regions are shown in the table below.  

Players must enter and pay via the LTA ‘Find a Competition’ system.

Those accepted will compete in draw sizes of 16 girls/32 boys, apart from the South East event which will be a draw size of 32 girls/64 boys. Draw sizes are subject to change based on entry numbers. 

Events & eligibility 

There are separate events for girls and boys. Players must be 14 & under (born 1 Sept 2003 – 31 Aug 2007) and rated 6.2 or higher as of the relevant closing deadline. Players may only enter one competition pathway (e.g. the venue stage pathway or international pathway) and must not have played at the National/International Finals more than twice.

If a regional qualification event is oversubscribed acceptances for that event will be based on a player’s 14U combined ranking as of the event closing deadline (only players rated 6.2 or higher at the closing deadline will be considered for acceptance). Acceptance and seeding will be based on player rankings.

The regional event will assign players 14U grade 2 qualifying draw points.

Scoring format to be 2 Tie Break sets + Match Tiebreak.

Entry fee is £15.

No wild cards are available. 

Important dates 

  • Regional Qualification Scotland: 23-24 June 2018 (Entry period 7 May to 2pm on 29 May; withdrawal deadline 10am on 8 June)
  • Regional Qualification England: 23-24 June 2018 (Entry period 7 May to 2pm on 29 May; withdrawal deadline 10am on 8 June)
  • Regional Qualification India/China/Hong Kong/Japan: April 2018

GB regions & venues

Play Region

For players in play counties

Venue & Tournament Code

East

Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire or Suffolk 

CAM18S3869

Pembroke College Cambridge, CB3 9ED

Midlands

 

Derbyshire, Herefordshire & Worcestershire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire or Warwickshire

NOT18S3872

The Nottingham Tennis Centre, NG7 2QH         

North

 

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

YOR18S3996

Ilkley Lawn Tennis Club, LS29 9BG

Scotland

Scotland North, South, East or West

NSC18S3997

University of St Andrews, KY16 9DY

South East

Kent, Middlesex, Surrey or Sussex

 

Boys: SUS18S3998

West Worthing Lawn Tennis Club, BN13 3RT

 

Girls: SUR18S3999

The All England Club Community Tennis Ground – Raynes Park, SW20 9NB

South West

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

 

GLO18S4000

East Gloucester Club, GL53 7DF

International Final

Two girls and four boys at the GB Regional events will qualify for the grade 2 Finals taking place from Sunday 12 to Saturday 18 August 2018 at Wimbledon (fewer players will qualify if draw sizes are smaller). They will be joined at the International Finals by qualifying players from India, China, Hong Kong and Japan events.

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