25 Mar 2013

Super Series events to trial mixed doubles

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BNP Paribas Open de France

The ITF announces that mixed doubles events will be trialled at some of this year’s Super Series tournaments on the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour.

The Airports Company South Africa South African Open, the BNP Paribas Open de France, the British Open and the US Open USTA Wheelchair Tennis Championships will all have a mixed doubles draw alongside the usual world ranking draws.

Players will be able to sign-up for the mixed doubles event at these tournaments on-site and the draw sizes will be determined by the tournaments, based on the number of players that sign-up.

The format will be two sets with a deciding match tiebreak at one set all, where