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2024 University Open Tennis Championships

The UQ Tennis Club’s major event each year is the University Open Tennis Championships which, in 2024, will be played on 13-14, 21-22 & 27-28 July.

This is the major tournament for Brisbane & South-East Queensland Tennis players with 46 events covering all levels and ages of players.

ENTRIES CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY, 3 JULY.

N.B. LATE ENTRIES, BUT ONLY IF APPROVED BY THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR, CAN BE LODGED FOR ROUND-ROBIN EVENTS USING THE PRINTED ENTRY FORM WHICH CAN BE FOUND HERE.

KNOCK-OUT EVENTS:

Open (open Series, $3,000 prizemoney) - 13-14 & 20-21 July
In the Men's & Women's Open Singles events, depending on entry numbers, players will be split into multiple 32-player draws based on ratings bands - Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, etc.

Special (Men UTR 10.00 & Under, Women UTR 9.00 & Under) - 20-21 & 27-28 July

Junior (18 & Under and 16 & Under - 20-21 & 27-28 July; 14 & Under – 13-14 & 20-21 July)

ROUND-ROBIN EVENTS:

Grade events (4 levels covering all fixture and social standards) - 13-14, 20-21 & 27-28 July 
A Grade (M UTR 9.50, W UTR 8.50), A Reserve Grade (M UTR 8.00, W UTR 7.00), B Grade (M UTR 6.50, W UTR 5.50) and C Grade (M UTR 4.50, W UTR 3.50)

Seniors events (with Level 6 National Seniors Ranking Points) - 13-14, 20-21 & 27-28 July
35 & Over, 40 & Over, 45 & Over, 50 & Over, 55 & Over and 60 & Over

The first rounds of the Round-Robin Grade & Seniors events are pre-scheduled so players know their first session times when they enter.  Check the Events Schedule on the Tournaments website and here for session times and more information.  Players need to ensure they are not entering events with the same first session times.  For large Round-Robin events, first round group winners will be required to play follow-on finals at another time

The eligibility rules for the Round-Robin Grade events are:
A Grade (Men UTR 9.50 & lower, Women UTR 8.50 & lower)  -  approx. UQTC Fixtures A1 Grade, UQTC Social Tennis high Red
A Reserve Grade (Men UTR 8.00 & lower, Women UTR 7.00 & lower)  -  approx. UQTC Fixtures A2 Grade, UQTC Social Tennis low Red
B Grade (Men UTR 6.50 & lower, Women UTR 5.50 & lower)  -  approx. UQTC Fixtures B1 Grade, UQTC Social Tennis Yellow
C Grade (Men UTR 4.50 & lower, Women UTR 3.50 & lower)  -  approx. UQTC Fixtures C1 Grade, UQTC Social Tennis Green

Entries must be lodged on-line. 

Entries can be lodged on-line here.  (N.B. Players wanting to enter more than 4 events or more than 2 singles events, should enter the maximum events allowed on-line and then contact tournaments@uqtc.org.au for the procedure on how to enter extra events).

Note: When players go to enter on-line, they are asked to log-in using their Competitive Player Profile log-in.  Players can check if they have a Tennis ID & Competitive Player Profile or they can create a Competitive Player Profile & Tennis ID & UTR link by going to https://www.tennis.com.au/competitiveplay/create-your-cpp.  Anybody who has a problem logging in, or entering events once logged in, should contact Tennis Australia via  or Ph 1800 752 983.

 

TOURNAMENT SPONSORS:

UQ Sport Ltd

Hawkins Jenkins Ross

Tennis Australia

Tennis Queensland

HEAD Oceania

C. Engelbrecht