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, Japan and new for 2020 Brazil 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. The tournament codes and venues for 2020 will be added prior to the entry period open date. 

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 September 2005 – 31 December 2009) Players must be LTA Rated 6.2 or higher on 1 March 2020. 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. The players LTA Rating as of 1 March 2020 will determine which pathway they compete in. 
  • 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 on 1 March 2020 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: 20-21 June 2020 (Entry period 4 May to 14:00 on 26 May; withdrawal deadline 10:00 on 5 June)

  • Regional Qualification England: 20-21 June 2020 (Entry period 4 May to 14:00 on 26 May; withdrawal deadline 10:00 on  5 June)
  • Regional Qualification India/China/Hong Kong/Japan/Brazil: April 2020

GB regions & venues

Tournament codes and venues will be added in Spring 2020.

Play Region

For players in play counties

Venue & Tournament Code

East

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

TBC

Midlands

 

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

TBC         

North

 

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

TBC

Scotland

Scotland North, South, East or West

TBC

South East

Kent, Middlesex, Surrey or Sussex

 

TBC

South West

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

TBC

 

International Final

Finals taking place from Sunday 9 to Saturday 15 August 2020 at Wimbledon. They will be joined at the International Finals by qualifying players from India, China, Hong Kong, Japan and Brazil events.