Here we go! The 2019 Grand Slam competition is right around the corner, only 4 players per level, Champion vs Champion for glory.
Next Wednesday June 5th will be the elimination round in a win o go home format, two matches per level where winners play Sunday, June 9th for the Prize.
The random Draw:
The Grand Slam draw will be randomly selected, all 4 qualified players per level will be assigned a random number between 1 and 4 using https://www.random.org/lists/ on a Facebook live stream (https://www.facebook.com/ustennisleague/) next Friday May 31st at 9:00PM central time, order of play will be #1vs #4 and #2 vs #3.
Rules and Important Information:
1. No flexibility: Grand Slam competitors have to be available and ready to play Wednesday, June 5th between 5pm and 9pm for the elimination round and Sunday, June 9th at 8am if they advance to the grand final.
2. US Tennis League will provide tennis balls, water and event coordination.
3. Time Rules: 5 minutes to warm up, 90 seconds max between games and 3 minutes max between sets.
4. Our Aim: No forfeits, qualified competitors must confirm their availability 5 hours before the match, in the event of cancellation or no confirmation the respective alternate player will take the spot.
Qualified Players per Level:
- Isaac Ruiz
- Kyu Hyuk Kyung
- Pyrouz Pour
- Praveen Bondala
- Chang Duan (1st Alternate Player)
- Moamen Aly (2nd Alternate Player)
- Raj Nagarsheth
- Frank Rivera
- Vinh Phung
- Ryan DuBois
- Dario Dellavalle (1st Alternate Player)
- Irshad Hussain (2nd Alternate Player)
- Tony Garcia
- Alan Rubino
- Ubaldo Alvisu
- Ryan Rothermel
- Ganesh Mohanrao (1st Alternate Player)
- Joseph Jong (2nd Alternate Player)
- Lucio Rivera
- Hans Dick
- Abel Hernandez
- Chris Nguyen
- Chavel Melchor (1st alternate player)
- Sanjeev Khosla (2nd Alternate Player)
- Franklin Pichardo
- Ram Chinniah
- Luc Thomas
- Wally Kane
- Madhu Putturi (1st Alternate Player)
- Harry Singh (2nd Alternate Player)