The Franklin NYC Open

The Franklin NYC Open

NYC OPEN | $125K
MAY 25 – 29, 2022 | USTA BILLIE JEAN KING NATIONAL TENNIS CENTER
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This year’s event takes place May 25 – 29, 2022 at Flushing Meadows, New York. It includes a prize purse of $125,000, the largest prize purse of any pickleball tournament where no appearance fees are included. It is the first time the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the US Open, will host a pickleball tournament. Pros and amateurs, registration is open through May 11th for the APP $125K New York City Open, one of the four Majors this year for 2022, a Golden Ticket qualifier, and a USA Pickleball Sanctioned Event.

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2 TEAMS • EAST VS WEST • SENOR PRO PLAYERS • NEW YORK CITY OPEN

THE APP

MELISSA MCCURLEY CUP

NEW YORK CITY OPEN | $125K
MAY 25, 2022 | USTA BILLIE JEAN KING NATIONAL TENNIS CENTER

INTRODUCING
THE APP MELISSA MCCURLEY CUP

The 2022 $125K APP/ New York City Open features a unique team competition for seniors!

The APP $15K Melissa McCurley Cup is an annual event where 60 senior players (ages 50 plus) will be placed on two teams and compete in a fun day of gender and mixed doubles in a round robin USAP approved format on Wednesday, May 25th. All matches will be refereed. Each member of the winning team will receive $500!

Interested players will be divided, based on geographical location, onto either Team East or Team West. A player with either a 4.75 UTPR rating in gender or mixed doubles is necessary for team consideration. Player placement takes the US map and divides the following states those east include, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana on Team East. Team West starts with the following middle states, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Heading west, includes Hawaii and Alaska. International senior players wishing to play will be divided evenly.

Play will start 8am eastern time with gender doubles in a flighted round robin based on each player’s World Pickleball Ranking first, and UTPR if needed secondary. Morning play will conclude by 11:30am of which both teams will be served lunch followed by afternoon mixed doubles from 1-4pm.

Your captains are:

Team East :
Linda Thompson
Linda.Thompson1229@gmail.com

Mircea Morariu
Morariu3@gmail.com

Team West :
Beth Bellamy
Elizabellamy4@gmail.com

Scott Fliegelman
Scott@boulderpickleball.net