Original Cut Off: 291
Rankings Date: 6/27/2016
Frenchman Quentin Halys, who is currently ranked No. 141 in the world, is the highest-ranked player of 2016 tournament. The 19-year old Halys won his last start on American soil, capturing the singles title at the Tallahassee Tennis Challenger (Tallahassee, FL) in late April.
Noah Rubin enters the tournament with the highest ranking (No. 168) among the group of seven Americans in the main draw. The former junior Wimbledon champion (2014) secured his first ATP Challenger Tour title at the Charlottesville Men’s Pro Challenger Charlottesville, VA) last October. The USTA will be awarding one men’s singles main draw wild card to the 2016 US Open to the American player with the most cumulative ATP ranking points in three Challenger events, starting here.
US Open Wild Card Challenge fact sheet (PDF)