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What is the format of the British Tour?
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Tournament formats vary but a British Tour event will usually take place over a week. They often start with qualifying on Monday and the main draw taking place from Wednesday through to Saturday. 

However, some events won’t have qualifying and others will only be three-day tournaments – so please check the competition schedule and format before you enter. 

Draw sizes range from 28-32 and matches are played as best of three sets with a match tie-break in the decider. 


Main Draw 


Draw size 

Max 32 

This varies based on number of entries and number of match courts at each event 

Direct Acceptances 

Max 28  

(unless no qualifying) 





Find out everything about British Tour formats here

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