The Race for the 2017-18 U.S. National Team

The third qualification event for the 2018-19 U.S. National Team is in the books with the conclusion of the 2018 National Singles Championship.

Team Qualification points were awarded at the National Singles Championships and based on finishing positions 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 that will compete at the 2018 IRF World Championships.

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

David Horn

5

1

60

18

100

50

69

2

Charlie Pratt

10

2

80

24

60

30

56

3

Rocky Carson

80

16

100

30

0

0

46

4

Jose Rojas

0

0

0

0

80

40

40

5

Jake Bredenbeck

10

2

60

18

30

15

35

6

Jose Diaz

0

0

0

0

60

30

30

7

Adam Manilla

5

1

30

9

30

15

25

8

Robert Collins

5

1

30

9

10

5

15

T9

Dane Elkins

0

0

30

9

5

2.5

11.5

T9

Nick Riffel

0

0

30

9

10

5

14

 

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

Rhonda Rajsich

60

12

100

30

100

50

92

2

Kelani Bailey

0

0

80

24

80

40

64

3

Sheryl Lotts

10

2

60

18

60

30

50

4

Erika Manilla

5

1

60

18

30

15

46

5

Adrienne Haynes

10

2

0

0

60

30

32

T6

Sara Jeys

5

1

30

9

0

0

10

T6

Janel Tisinger

5

1

30

9

0

0

10

T8

Sharon Jackson

0

0

30

9

0

0

9

T8

Jacqueline Pariso- Larsson

0

0

30

9

0

0

9

10

Briana Jacquet

0

0

10

3

0

0

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.

  

Men

Rocky Carson (National Doubles Champion)

Erik Garcia (National Collegiate Champion)

David Horn (#1 Singles Qualifier, National Doubles Finalist)

Sudsy Monchik (National Doubles Champion)

Charlie Pratt (#3 Singles Qualifier)

Jose Rojas (#2 Singles Qualifier)

Mauro Rojas (National Doubles Finalist)

Women

Kelani Bailey (National Doubles Champion, #2 Singles Qualifier)

Sharon Jackson (National Doubles Champion)

Sheryl Lotts ( National Doubles Finalist)

Erika Manilla (National Collegiate Finalist)

Rhonda Rajsich (#1 Singles Qualifier, National Doubles Finalist)

Champion

100 points

Runner-Up

80 points

Semifinalist

60 points

Quarterfinalist

30 points

Round of 16

10 points

Round of 32

5 points