US Open Series Tie-Break Procedures

August 29, 2004 04:19 PM

The following tie-break procedures will be used in the event of any tie(s) for the first, second and/or third place finishers.

In the event of a 2-way tie (for either first place and second place, or second place and third place, or third place and fourth place), then A-E below shall be applied, in order, until the tie is broken:

A. Head-to-head record in US Open Series matches (in the current year).

B. Greatest number of US Open Series matches won (in the current year).

C. Greatest number of US Open Series sets won (in the current year).

D. Greatest number of US Open Series games won (in the current year).

E. If a tie still exists after applying the above, the tie shall be broken by a coin toss.

In the event of a 3-way tie, then B-E above shall be applied, in order, until the tie is broken and the first place finisher is determined. The remaining 2-way tie shall be broken by applying A-E above, in order, until the tie is broken.

In the event of a 4-way (or greater) tie, then B-E above shall be applied, in order, until the tie is broken and the first place finisher is determined. The remaining tie shall be broken by applying B-E above, in order, until the second place and third place finishers are determined, however, if at any time the remaining tie is a 2-way tie, the tie shall be broken by applying A-E above, in order, until the tie is broken (for example, if following determination of the first place and second place finishers, a 2-way tie exists for third place, the tie shall be broken by applying A-E above).

 

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