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.

Interested players should reach out to their respective team captains via email and state your interest and await to hear further instructions for final team acceptance. Deadline to communicate with captains is February 14 at 6pm eastern time.

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

Reminder : An interested player is not allowed to register on PickleballTournaments.com until accepted on the team. Final team announcements will then be made so appropriate travel arrangements can be completed by February 17

For more information on The $15K Melissa McCurley Cup, please go to the tournament’s homepage on PickleballTournaments.com. Official registration opens Monday, February 7 at 5pm eastern time.