Each week, players will be placed in groups of 4 in the order of their ranking on the ladder for match play. Players are expected to play every week unless they inform the Captain that they will be absent. All players will play three doubles games in a round-robin fashion with the other three players of the foursome.
It is doubles single gender or mixed, and players are tracked independant from their playing partners. There is no requirement to play an number of times, and you can play the same players as often as you would like.
At the end of the ladder, we'll have a end of season tournament for the top 4 in the ladder. Top 4 will play 1 set with each partner for a total of 3 sets. The top 2 players with the most games after the 3 sets win a custom Winston-Salem hat.
AUSTIN TENNIS NET - LADDER RULES. 1) Played. Report match as outlined above. 2) Played - out of time. Use this status if you run out of time. Partial results count. 3) Played - rained out. Use this status if your match was started and then cancelled due to weather. 4) Played - retired. Use this ...
To participate on the Doubles Ladder you need to have a partner. Ladder Placement Initial placement is determined by your playing level. Signing up for extra matches can provide extra match play and may help in placement. Subsequent placement is determined by match results.
Here are the basics: Play up to 7 to end a set, or 10 if in lieu of a 3rd set. Team must win by 2 points. Switch ends of the court every 6 points (at 4-2, for example) Even points (3-1, 5-5, etc) are played on the deuce side. Odd points (3-2, 4-5, etc) are played on the ad side.
Players challenge each other in order to move up the ladder. As an example, for a ladder that has 20 players, 20th-15th place can challenge players a maximum of 4 places above them, 15th - 5th placed players can challenge players 3 places above and 4th-1st can challenge 2 places above. Players should not refuse a challenge from a player below.
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