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Guide to Matchplay/Tournaments

Matchplay

Players of a similar ability will go up against each other, although this is not always guaranteed as it depends on who enters.

Format: Round Robin or Compass Draw

Tournament

Seeded players will be separated into the draw.

Format: Either a round robin format with players from each group playing their respective winners. Or a Knockout Draw with a Consolation Draw.

 

Scoring System

Red Ball: First to 10pt Championship Tie-Break.

Orange Ball: First Player to two sets of 7pt Tie-Break. If 1 set all play deciding set.

Green Ball: First to 4 games. Sudden death deuce for each game. Win the Set 4-0, 4-1, 4-2, 5-3, 5-4. If 4-4 play a Tie break to 7 to decide the outcome.

Yellow Ball: First to 1 set of 6 Games. Sudden death deuce for each game. Win as follows 6-0, 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5, 7-6. Tie Beak at 6-6.

All Tie-Breaks must be won by two points clear.

 

How Tie-Breaks Work?

Player who starts the game has 1 service point from the right side. Returner Serves the next two points from the left then right. Back to player who started to serve from the left then right and this repeats two service points each time. Every 6 pts players are to change ends. Applicable to Orange/Green/Yellow only.

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British Tennis Membership

To play in LTA tournaments/matches you have to have British Tennis Membership (BTM) which is part of the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA).

BTM is free to join (as a member of a tennis club and 8U) and will only take a couple of minutes to sign up. click here to sign up for British Tennis Membership.

Once you’re a member you can improve your LTA rating and view recorded results.

 

Playing in Tournaments is important for all abilities and they will learn from their experience’s. Entering you’re first tournament is a great achievement, now get started.

 

 

 

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LTA ONE DAY MATCH-PLAYS

What is Matchplay?

A great way to practice matches. There are no 1st, 2nd, 3rd places etc.

Why play in Matchplay?

Match experience is a great way to improve development of playing standard. Players go through many emotions when participating in a match, those with more experience are better at handling certain game situations. Results will also count towards LTA ratings.

Tournaments will take place during school holidays.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

To book the following events simply email here and pay below. Please note there are limited spaces.

All entries must be completed 7 days before the event.

Cancellation: Refunds will only be given with 7 days notice.

Tournament
Day/Date
Time
Amount
Payment
HALF TERM Red Ball TournamentThursday
15th of February
11am - 1pm£12
HALF TERM Orange Ball
Tournament
Thursday
15th of February
1.30pm - 3-4pm£12
HALF TERM Green Ball Tournament Thursday
15th of February
1.30pm - 3-4pm£12
HALF TERM Yellow Ball TournamentFriday
16th of February
11am - 2-3pm£12
Red Ball MatchplaySUNDAY
25th of February
11.30am - 1pm£10
Green Ball MatchplaySUNDAY
25th FEB
1.30pm - 3pm£10
Orange Ball MatchplaySATURDAY
24th of February
2pm - 3.30pm£10
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Player Leader Board

Players can accumulate points by playing in matches and winning them. The player who is top will receive a Free private tennis lesson! Term will end on the 31st of March.

4pts for playing a match

2pts for a win

 

Below is just an example.

Player Name
Matches
Won
Pts for matches
Pts for Wins
Total
Win %
Pete Watson44168241
Felix Cattery52204240.4
Maya Haria42164200.5
Clive Scrivener42164200.5
Nikita Mistry33126181
Pete Willcox32124160.66666666666667
Ben Cullen40160160
Junho Ho31122140.33333333333333
Hussain Azaad31122140.33333333333333
Anaha Parmar31122140.33333333333333
James Farrell2284121
Gary Dunes2182100.5
George Wearing208080

 

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Camps Info & Timetable 2018

The Tennis Camps run during the School Holidays. The sessions are run by L.T.A. qualified coaches and leaders help assist in the sessions.

Participants in the Holiday Programme will have great fun, whilst learning different shot types throughout the week. We really focus on improvement and will give out rewards throughout the week.

– Camps for 3-16yrs old.
– Structured training throughout.
– Players are split into appropriate levels and ages.
– Prizes and Certificates are given out to those attending the full week.

– All equipment is supplied if needed.

Parents/Guardians are responsible for giving snacks/packed lunches and most importantly a water bottle. Players must wear sports clothes and dress appropriately to the weather conditions.

Age Groups & Times

SESSIONS RUN MONDAY – FRIDAY

Tots 3-5yrs
10.00 – 11.30

Improving Agility, Co-ordination, Balance and Stroke Development.

6yrs – 12yrs
Full Day 10.00 – 15.00 or Half Day 10.00-12.30 
Covering Athleticism, Stroke Development, Tactics and Matches. A Typical Day will involve a warm up, Technical Development, Technical with Tactical play, Games, Lunch, Team Game, Technical play and Matches. Last Day of week will be a Tournament.

12yrs+ Improvers/Advanced players
Every Tuesday and Thursday 13.00 – 15.00

Improving Physical/Footwork skills, Tactical and Match Play.

6yrs-16yrs Tournaments
Every Wednesdays 13.00 – 15.00

Players will be split into appropriate age category’s. Results will count towards LTA Ratings

All of the above will run weekly on the following dates;

Code                  Dates                         

Easter 1           3rd – 6th April   (4 Days)

Easter 2           9th – 13th April

Summer 1        16th – 20th July

Summer 2        23rd – 27th July

Summer 3        30th – 3rd August

Summer 4        6th – 10th August

Summer 5        13th –  17th August

 

Cost
You must register before making payment. visit Registration Form
To book please fill in the Registration Form  then pay via pay-pal, or other agreed methods before attending the camp.
If you have any questions, then please feel free to contact us through the website or email info@ignitetennis.co.uk.
We promise to get back to you within 24hrs.
Item
Duration
Price
Enroll Now
Holiday Course 1x Individual Full Day 6yrs+
Select Day on Booking Form
10.00 - 15.00
TBC
Holiday Course 1x Individual Half Day 6yrs+
Select Day on Booking Form
10.00-12.30
Holiday Course Easter 1 Half Day Week
6yrs - 12yrs
10.00 - 12.30
4 DAYS
Holiday Course Easter 1 Full Week
6yrs - 12yrs
10.00 - 15.00
4 DAYS
Holiday Course Easter 2 Half Day Week
6yrs - 12yrs
10.00 - 12.30
Holiday Course Easter 2 Full Week
6yrs - 12yrs
10.00 - 15.00
Holiday Course Summer 1 Half Day Week
6yrs - 12yrs
10.00-12.30
Holiday Course Summer 2 Full Week
6-12yrs
10.00 - 15.00
Holiday Course Summer 2 Full Week
6-12yrs
10.00 - 15.00
Holiday Course Summer 3 Half Day Week
6-12yrs
10.00 - 12.30
Holiday Course Summer 3 Full Week
6-12yrs
10.00 - 15.00
Holiday Course Summer 4 Half Day Week
6-12yrs
10.00 - 12.30
Holiday Course Summer 4 Full Week
6-12yrs
10.00 - 15.00
Holiday Course Summer 5 Half Day Week
6-12yrs
10.00 - 12.30
Holiday Course Summer 5 Full Week
6-12yrs
10.00 - 15.00
Holiday Course 1x individual day tots
3-5yrs only
Select Day on Booking Form
10am-11.30am
Holiday Course Easter 1 Tots
3-5yrs only
10 - 11.30am
Holiday Course Easter 2 Tots
3-5yrs only
10 - 11.30am
Holiday Course Summer 1 Tots
3-5yrs only
10 - 11.30am
Holiday Course Summer 2 Tots
3-5yrs only
10 - 11.30am
Holiday Course Summer 3 Tots
3-5yrs only
10 - 11.30am
Holiday Course Summer 4 Tots
3-5yrs only
10 - 11.30am
Holiday Course Summer 5 Tots
3-5yrs only
10 - 11.30am
Holiday Course 1x Teenage Session Tue/Thur
Select Day on Booking Form
13.00 - 15.00
Holiday Course 4x Teenage Sessions Tue/Thur
Select Days On Booking Form
13.00 - 15.00
Holiday Course 1xTournament Wed
Select Days On Booking Form
13.00 - 15.00
VISIT TOURNAMENT PAGE TO BOOK
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Junior Courses

New Term starting on Monday the 8th of January.

11 week term which will end on the 1st of April.

Lessons will be taken by a fully qualified L.T.A. tennis coach. Tennis coaches are C.R.B. checked and are fully licensed.

All the basic tennis shots practiced into a game situation with each session building from the last. More advanced groups will learn more tactical situations. All equipment provided (rackets supplied if needed), although own racket is recommended for personal development. Matches/assessments will be done every 4 weeks.
MINI TENNIS AWARDS SCHEME visit: www.lta.org.uk/lta-mini-tennis for more information

 

The coaching programme caters for all abilities including; Beginner’s, Improver’s, Intermediate and Advanced.

 

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Courses available with prices

New Term will be starting on the 8th of January 11 Weeks total.

(Half Term Break 12 -18th February, No sessions)

Please find a suitable group for your needs. Individual and private groups also available, please contact us.

All of those who attend course’s must have filled out the online registration form. You will not be allowed to take part in any sessions until this is done so. Online Registration Click Here

Course
Day
Time
Price
Pay Now!
Tots (3-4yrs)
Monday3.45pm - 4.15pm
Jan 8 - Feb 5
INDOORS
£30
Tots (3-4yrs)
Wednesday4.00pm - 4.30pm
Jan 14 - Feb 10
INDOORS
£30
Tots (3-4yrs)
Saturday11.00am - 11.30am
February 24 - March 31
£35
Tots (3-4yrs)
Saturday11.30am - 12.00pm
February 24 - March 31
£35
Mini Red 3 (5-6yrs)Monday4.15pm - 5.15pm£88
Mini Red 3 (5-6yrs)Wednesday4.30pm - 5.30pm£88
Mini Red 3 (5-6yrs)Wednesday5.30pm - 6.30pm£88
Mini Red 3 (5-6yrs)Thursday5.00pm - 6.00pm£88
Mini Red 3 (5-6yrs)Saturday10.00am - 11.00am£88
Mini Red 3 (5-6yrs)Saturday2.00pm - 3.00pm£88
Mini Red 3 (5-6yrs)Sunday10.00am - 11.00am£88
Mini Red 2 (7-8yrs)Monday4.15pm - 5.15pm£88
Mini Red 2 (7-8yrs)Tuesday5.00pm - 6.00pm£88
Mini Red 2 (7-8yrs)Wednesday4.30pm - 5.30pm£88
Mini Red 2 (7-8yrs)Thursday5.00pm - 6.00pm£88
Mini Red 2 (7-8yrs)Saturday9.00am - 10.00am£88
Mini Red 2 (7-8yrs)Saturday10.00am - 11.00am£88
Mini Orange (8-10yrs)Monday 5.15pm – 6.15pm£88
Mini Orange (8-10yrs)Wednesday5.30pm – 6.30pm£88
Mini Orange (8-10yrs)Saturday11.00am – 12.00am£88
Mini Orange (8-10yrs)Sunday10.00am – 11.00am£88
Mini Green (11+)Tuesday6.00pm-7.00pm£88
Mini Green (11+)Thursday6.00 - 7.00pm£88
Mini Green (11+)Saturday12.00pm-1.00pm£88
Yellow (11+) IntermediateMonday5.15pm – 6.15pm£88
Yellow (11+) AdvancedMonday7.15pm – 8.15pm£88
Yellow (11+) ImproverTuesday6.00pm- 7.00pm£88
Yellow (11+) Teen TennisSaturday12.00pm-1.00pm£88
Adult Cardio Tennis

Tuesday8.00pm - 9.00pm
9 Jan- 6 Feb
£50
Adult Beginner
Thursday8.00pm - 9.00pm
New Course Starts on February 22nd
6 weeks
£50
Adult Improver/Intermediate
Saturday4.00pm – 5.00pm
New course
5 weeks
£45
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Mini Green 11+

   Day                         Time

Monday               5.15pm – 6.15pm

Tuesday              6.00pm –7.00pm

Saturday             11.00am-12.00pm