The Big Apple Picker
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Welcome back Ump. I'm back only for a week tho off to warmer clims. No not the open unfortunaly.
Welcome to the Big Apple Picker - the last grand slam of 2019 and the 21st edition of the picking game.
Check the Rules
The nitty gritty rules stuff.
pick, plus you can earn
point for picking a winning unseeded player
point if an unseeded player beats a seeded player, or a seeded player beats a better seed.
point for guessing a winner and the correct number of sets. No sets bonus for walkovers, or retirements unless more than 1 set played for women and more than 2 sets for men.
Double points will be awarded in the Finals.
losing pick earns 1 consolation
point if the match is a nail biter (i.e. 5 sets for men, 3 sets for women).
If you forget to make a pick
, you will be randomly assigned a
selected from all remaining players. Lucky Dip picks do not qualify for bonus points!!!
The Winner is the punter who scores the most points overall
and will receive a genuine
US Open Players Towel
and be crowned the
Big Apple Picker
The top points scorer in each of the men's and women's draws will also win US Open gear. A
lucky draw prize
will go to a random punter who has made a pick in all rounds. Limit one prize per punter. Prize winners must be resident in NZ.
Good picking........The Ump :-)