Match Formats


All matches will be the best of 3 tiebreak sets. The Boys’ 18 singles final may be best of 5 tiebreak sets.


Tournament Singles FIC will feed in losers through the quarterfinals.


Format: There will be a playoff for 3rd and 4th place in singles and doubles. Play in the FIC and playoff matches is mandatory.


Main Draw Singles (including play off for 3rd& 4th place): best of 3 Tiebreak Sets, except that finals of The USTA Boys' 18 Nationals (Kalamazoo) shall be the best of 5 Tiebreak Sets.


Feed-In Championship: Best of 3 Tiebreak Sets with a 10-Point Match Tiebreak Set in lieu of a 3rd set.


Doubles Matches: The Best of 3 Tiebreak Sets shall be used in the semifinal, final, and playoff for 3rd place. All other doubles matches shall use the Best of 3 Tiebreak Sets with a 10-Point match Tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd Set.


Match Start Times: Each player's starting time and location will now appear on the ustaboys.com website draw bracket (NOT on tennislink.usta.com draw bracket). Times and location will no longer appear on the Stowe Stadium scoreboard. Check in with the appropriate Tournament Desk at least fifteen (15) minutes before your scheduled match.  

Players are solely responsible for checking their own start times.

Start times with the prefix “S” will be played at the host site, Stowe Stadium on the campus of Kalamazoo College. Start times with the prefix of “W” will be played at the co-site, Sorensen Courts at Western Michigan University.