University Open Championships

The UQ Tennis Club’s major event each year is the University Open Tennis Championships which, in 2023, will be played on 15-16, 18-21, 22-23 and 29-30 July.

This is the major tournament for Brisbane and South-East Queensland Tennis players with 48 events covering all levels and ages of players. Entries close Wednesday 5 July.

Knock-out events: Open (Premier Series, $10,000 prizemoney) - 18-21 July - leads into the Caloundra ITF World Tennis Tour M15 & W15 tournaments In the Men's and Women's Open Singles events, depending on entry numbers, players will be split into multiple draws based on ratings bands:

  • Tier 1 (Qualifying and Main Draw)
  • Tier 2, Tier 3, etc. Special (Men UTR 10.00 and Under, Women UTR 9.00 & Under) - 15-16 & 22-23 July Junior (18 and under - 15-16 & 22-23 July; 16 and under and 14 and under – 22-23 & 29-30 July).

Round-Robin events: Grade events (4 levels covering all fixture and social standards) - 15-16, 22-23 and 29-30 July A Grade, A Reserve Grade, B Grade and C Grade.

Seniors events: (with Level 6 National Seniors Ranking Points) - 15-16, 22-23 & 29-30 July 35 and over, 40 and over, 45 and over, 50 and over, 55 and over and 60 and over.

The first rounds of the Round-Robin Grade and seniors events are pre-scheduled so players know their first session times when they enter. Check the Events Schedule on the Tournaments website and Club website for session times.

Players need to ensure they are not entering events with the same first session times.

For large Round-Robin events, first round group winners will be required to play follow-on finals at another time.

The eligibility rules for the Round-Robin Grade events are: A Grade (Men UTR 9.50 and lower, Women UTR 8.50 and lower) - approx. UQTC Fixtures A1 Grade, UQTC Social Tennis high Red A Reserve Grade (Men UTR 8.00 and lower, Women UTR 7.00 & lower) - approx. UQTC Fixtures A2 Grade, UQTC Social Tennis low Red B Grade (Men UTR 6.50 & lower, Women UTR 5.50 & lower) - approx. UQTC Fixtures B1 Grade, UQTC Social Tennis Yellow C Grade (Men UTR 4.50 and lower, Women UTR 3.50 & lower) - approx. UQTC Fixtures C1 Grade, UQTC.

Social Tennis Green Entries must be lodged on-line.

Entries can be lodged on-line here.

N.B. Players wanting to enter more than 4 events or more than 2 singles events, should enter the maximum events allowed on-line and then contact for the procedure on how to enter extra events.

Note: When players go to enter on-line, they are asked to log-in using their Competitive Player Profile log-in. Players can check if they have a Tennis ID and Competitive Player Profile or they can create a Competitive Player Profile and Tennis ID & UTR link by going to

The 2023 University Open sponsors are: Hawkins Jenkins Ross, Saint Lucy caffè e cucina, Summit Global (HEAD), Tennis Australia, Tennis Queensland, UQ Sport Ltd.

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