Finnish Tour in English

TEHO Sport Finnish Tour is men’s and women’s tennis circuit in Finland. In 2019, Finnish Tour consists of eight singles tournaments for men and seven for women. Others than Finnish National Championships (to Finnish citizens only) are open to all International players.

Calendar 2019

City Dates Events Entry deadline
Jyväskylä 29.-31.3.2019 Men + Women 24 MARCH
Vaasa 26.-28.4.2019 Men + Women 21 APRIL
Kaarina 17.-19.5.2019 Men + Women 12 MAY
Oulu 24.-30.6.2019 Finnish Nationals Only 9 JUNE
Hanko 12.-14.7.2019 Men + Women 7 JULY
Hämeenlinna 23.-25.8.2019 Men 18 AUGUST
Kotka 4.-6.10.2019 Men + Women 29 SEPTEMBER
Kauniainen 11.-15.12.2019 Finnish Nationals Only 1 DECEMBER

Prize Money Pool (Excluding Finnish Championships)

The prize money is paid if there is min. 12 players in the women´s draw, and min. 16 in the men´s draw.

Prize Money Pool Men Singles Women Singles
Winner 2000€ 1000€
Runner-Up 1000€ 500€
Semi-Finalist 500€ 250€ (min: 16 players)
Quarter-Finalist 250€ (min: 24 players)


LOCAL TAX WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM ALL THE PRIZE MONEY ON SITE.

Draws (Excluding Finnish Championships)

Event Number of Players Direct Acceptances Max. International Direct Acceptances Wild Cards
Men’s Singles 32 26 4 0-6
Women’s Singles 16 13 2 0-3

Entry

The entry deadline for each tournament (exluding national championships) is on Sunday 23:59 GMT+2, 5 days before the tournament begins.

All the Finnish Tennis Membership holders must enter the tournament throughwww.tennisassa.fi

International participants may also enter by email to toimisto(at)tennis.fi. It is, however, mandatory for all players to have a valid Finnish Tennis Membership (see Entrance Fee for more information). Email must contain the following information:

Full Name:

Date of Birth:

Nationality:

Phone Number:

Email Address:

Current ATP/WTA Ranking:

If not, National Ranking:

ENTRANCE FEE(S)

The entrance fee for singles is max. 55€ in singles and max. 27,50€/player in doubles.

The Finnish Tennis Membership fee is in 2019:

  • for adults (born 2000 or after) 36€/year or 17€/event
  • for juniors (born 2001 or later) 20€/year or 7€/event

Both fees must be paid before the start of the event either online or on-site.

ACCEPTANCE LISTS AND WILD CARDS

Once the entry deadline has passed, entries are sorted based on the National (Finnish participants) and ATP/WTA rankings (International participants). The entered players are primarily ordered and selected based on their National ranking in Finland. Thereafter the Finnish Tennis Association and the Tournament Organizer reviews the international entries. The maximum number of International direct acceptances is 4 players in men’s singles and 2 players in women’s singles.

Entered players, either Finnish or International, may be named as singles main draw Wild Cards by the Tournament Organizer (4 in men’s singles and 2 in women’s singles) until the acceptance lists are published. Also, The Finnish Tennis Association holds the right to name 2 Wild Cards for men’s singles and 1 for women’s singles based on results at the Finnish Junior Tennis Tour U21.

Wild Cards that withdraw cannot be replaced with another Wild Card after the applicable draw has been made. A Wild Card who does not show for their match is substituted by an Alternate.

The acceptance lists and Wild Cards are published on Monday, the week tournament begins. Draws are published on Wednesday of the tournament week. Players may withdraw before the draws are made.

MATCH FORMAT

All the singles matches are played in best of three tiebreak sets. Possible doubles matches are played with two tiebreak sets with noad, and a 10-point match tiebreak.