The US Open National Playoffs Championships are the second phase of the US Open National Playoffs. They feature the winners or top finishers from each of this year’s 13 sectional qualifying tournaments in a single-elimination tournament, with the mixed doubles champions advancing to the main draw of the 2012 US Open.
The 2012 US Open National Playoffs – Mixed Doubles Championship will take place August 22-25 in conjunction with the New Haven Open at Yale presented by First Niagara, an Emirates Airline US Open Series event. The 2012 US Open is scheduled to begin play August 27 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.
Former Top 100 doubles players Christina Fusano and David Martin won the inaugural US Open National Playoffs mixed doubles title in 2011. The pair fell in the opening round of the mixed doubles event, 6-2, 7-5, to four-time Grand Slam mixed doubles champion Daniela Hantuchova and four-time Grand Slam doubles champion Mark Knowles.
Click here for all the 2012 Mixed Doubles Sectional Qualifying winners.
2011 Mixed Doubles Championship Recap:
Fusano, Martin win inaugural US Open National Playoffs Mixed Doubles crown
Mixed Doubles final set at National Playoffs Championships