MAHARASHTRA JUNIOR SQUASH RANKINGS
1 May 2007
OBJECTIVE : TO RANK
ALL JUNIOR SQUASH PLAYERS IN MAHARASHTRA
To aid tournament organizers with the seedings
To aid the SRAM to select teams for the Inter State Championships
To aid the National Federation to form teams representing the
To develop a transparent criteria which encourages players to work
harder and progress
To provide an environment where junior players have the opportunity
to play several matches under pressure on a regular basis
To kickstart the
process an initial ranking is being put forward by the SRAM on
1 May 2007 which
will serve as a starting point for the process. This ranking is broadly
based on the results over the last one year ( domestic and international )
as also the State teams that represented Maharashtra at the last Junior
Nationals in Kolkata 2006. Some subjectivity has also been applied. The
rules for these ranking will evolve gradually and immediately after the
Junior Nationals of 2007 these rankings will be operational on a monthly
basis. The Rankings will be operational for the period 1 Feb
to 31 Jan of the following year.( so as to include the British Open
) to determine the Top players of the year in each category.
categorized as follows :
Calculation of points After each tournament, points will be awarded to players depending on the draw size and the status (Junior Open, Grand Prix, Super Series or Gold Event). Points will be included in the ranking calculation when the next monthly update is done.
All juniors -
who have participated in a tournament will be included in the SRAM
Junior Ranking list in the relevant age group. There are five age groups
for boys : U 11, U13, U15, U17 and U19. and three age groups for girls :
U13, U15, U19. To begin with rankings will be made only for 4 age groups
i.e. Boys U 15, U19 and Girls U15, U19. Gradually the other categories
will also be introduced.
The Points ( Proposed )
Gold : W 1000; RU 500; SF 300; QF 150; PQF 50
European SS : W 300; RU 150; SF 100; QF 50; PQF 25
European GP: W 200; RU 125; SF 75; QF 40; PQF 20
European JO : W 100; RU 60; SF 35; QF 25
Indian Nationals : W 300; RU 150; SF 100; QF 50; PQF 20
National SS Events : W 150; RU 75; SF 50; QF 25; PQF 10
National GP Events : W 100; RU 60; SF 35; QF 20
National JO Events : W 80; RU 40; SF 20 ; QF 10
Once the Rankings are established, the players on the list will be encouraged to play matches once every month. The challenges will be determined by the SRAM.
Some players who are crossing over to a new age category shortly have been put in the higher category already. E.g Aditya Jagtap will be 15 in May’07
All players on the 1st SRAM Rankings are required to send in their D.O.B. to the following e-mail id before 15 May 2007. email@example.com
All players desirous of being on the rankings please send a mail to this address with your last three tournament results and your D.O.B.
: PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE RANKINGS ARE PROVISIONAL AND THIS IS THE START OF
THE PROCESS TO ESTABLISH A FIRM CRITERIA. ANY IDEAS/FEEDBACK CAN BE
rankings are for U15 and U19 only because these are the categories for the
Inter State. Rankings for other age groups will be introduced gradually.
of the SRAM on all matters related to Rankings will be final.
THE SRAM WILL CONDUCT A TOURNAMENT FROM 21-25 MAY 2007 TO DETERMINE THE TOP 16 PLAYERS IN MAHARASHTRA. TO BEGIN WITH THIS WILL ONLY BE FOR THE OPEN CATGORY AND SHORTLY WE WILL BE HAVING THIS FOR THE JUNIORS AS WELL.
THE FOLLOWING PLAYERS HAVE BEEN SHORTLISTED FOR THE TOP 16 EVENT. KINDLY CONFIRM WHETHER YOU ARE AVAILABLE TO PLAY THE EVENT BY REPLYING TO THE FOLLOWING E-MAIL ID BEFORE 10 MAY 2007. NO RESPONSE WOULD MEAN THAT YOU ARE NOT INTERESTED AND YOU WOULD NOT BE IN THE DRAW.
THE PLAYERS ON THE SHORTLIST ARE :
If you feel you should be on this list, please send a mail to that effect to firstname.lastname@example.org