New rules for WTA $125K in 2013
Tournaments will choose from three choices of draw:
32 Main Draw - 16 Qualifying - 16 Doubles
32 Main Draw - 8 Qualifying - 8 Doubles
32 Main Draw - No qualifying - No doubles
• All $125Ks
o Top 10 Players based on the year-end rankings list and players ranked 1-10 at the Main
Draw Entry Deadline cannot enter, accept a Wild Card or compete in Singles or Doubles.
o Players ranked 11-50 as of the Main Draw Entry Deadline cannot enter but can receive a
WTA-approved Top 50 Wild Card.
• $125K in the Same Week as a Premier or International - Players who would have been, had they
entered, a Main Draw Direct Acceptance into the Premier or International at the entry deadline
cannot enter, accept a Wild Card and/or compete in Singles or Doubles.
• $125K in the 2nd week of a Grand Slam/2-week Premier Mandatory - Players who based on ranking
would have qualified for Main Draw Acceptance into the Premier Mandatory/Grand Slam at the
entry deadline may compete as long as they play the Premier Mandatory/Grand Slam, lose and are
out of all draws by the $125K Qualifying Sign In Deadline. Players still competing after the
deadline will be automatically withdrawn.
• TOC Week/Off Season - Players who qualify for the International Tournament of Champions plus
the 2 confirmed Alternates cannot enter, accept a Wild Card or compete in Singles or Doubles in a
$125K scheduled in the same week or in the off season even if they withdraw from the TOC.
Top 50 Wild Cards:
o Can be used by players with a Tour year-end singles ranking of 11+ and ranked 11-50 at
the Main Draw Entry Deadline.
o 2nd week of a Grand Slam/2-week Premier Mandatory - 4 Top 50 Wild Cards.
o Same week as a Premier or International - 2 Top 50 Wild Cards.
o Off season - 4 Top 50 Wild Cards.
o If not awarded, vacant spots revert to the next players waiting to get into the draw.
o Off season $125Ks must name wild cards no later than Wednesday prior to the start of the
Main Draw. In season $125Ks must name Wild Cards by the Qualifying Sign–In Deadline; if
no Qualifying, then the earlier of 4pm local time the week preceding the Tournament or
by 4pm the day before the draw is made.
Next WTA $125K will be held in Cali, Colombia the week of 11 February 2013
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