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The Race for the 2020-21 U.S. National Team

Feb. 10, 2020, 12:23 p.m. (ET)

Alex Landa

2020 U.S. Team Qualifying champions Alejandro Landa and Hollie Scott.

The Race for the 2020-21 U.S. National Team

In order to qualify for the U.S. Adult National Team, athletes who are U.S. citizens compete in three major events: the UnitedHealthcare US OPEN IRT and LPRT Pro Singles divisions; the Men’s and Women’s Team Singles and Doubles qualifying divisions at the National Doubles Championships; and the Men's and Women's Team Singles qualifying divisions at the National Singles Championships.

 

As the National Singles Championships have been cancelled due to the current global pandemic, the total points that have been earned to date by the athletes have been utilized to determine the team roster. This resulted in the following elite athletes being named to the 2020-2021 U.S. Team, effective June 1, 2020.

 

Team Qualification points were awarded in the Singles Team Qualifying Division at National Doubles based on finishing position as follows:

Champion

100 points

Runner-Up

80 points

Semifinalist

60 points

Quarterfinalist

30 points

Round of 16

10 points

Round of 32

5 points

 

The UnitedHealthcare US OPEN comprises 20 percent of the Team Qualification process, with a Team Qualifying Singles Division held at National Doubles contributing 30 percent and the National Singles Team Qualifying Division comprising the remaining 50 percent.

 

The top four point recipients for both Men and Women receive invitations to join Team USA, which may be selected to compete internationally.


Current U.S. National Team Singles Qualification Standings – Men

Player

US OPEN IRT Division Points

Weighted Points

(20%)

Singles Division at National Doubles

Points

Weighted Points

(30%)

National Singles

Points

Weighted Points

(50%)

Total Points

1

Alejandro Landa

60

      12

80

24

36

2

Rocky Carson

10

2

100

30

32

T3

Jake Bredenbeck

10

2

60

18

20

T3

David Horn

10

2

60

18

20

T5

Thomas Carter

10

2

30

9

11

T5

Adam Manilla

10

2

30

9

11

7

Maurice Miller

5

1

30

9

10

8

Mauricio Zelada

0

0

30

9

9

T9

Troy Warigon

5

1

10

3

4

T9

Charlie Pratt

5

1

10

3

4


Current U.S. National Team Singles Qualification Standings - Women

Player

US OPEN

LPRT Division Points

Weighted Points

(20%)

Singles Division at National Doubles

Points

Weighted Points

(30%)

National Singles

Points

Weighted Points

(50%)

Total Points

1

Hollie Scott

5

1

100

30

31

2

Erika Manilla

0

0

80

24

24

3

Rhonda Rajsich

10

2

60

18

20

4

Kelani Lawrence

5

1

60

18

19

T5

Sheryl Lotts

5

1

30

9

10

T5

Lexi York

5

1

30

9

10

7

Jessica Chen

0

0

30

9

9

8

Cassi Lee

5

1

10

3

4

T9

Estefania Perez

0

0

10

3

3

T9

Erin Slutzky

0

0

10

3

3

T9

Fran Transfiguration

0

0

10

3

 

3

 T9

Jazmin Trevino

0

0

10

3

 

 

3

T9 

Gracie Wargo

0

0

10

3

 

 

3

 

The qualification process for doubles teams continues to be based on the Team Qualifying Doubles Division at National Doubles.


CLICK HERE
 for complete qualification information including point tiebreakers.