Guide to Matchplay/Tournaments

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 standards. 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.

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.

Prizes will be given out at Tournaments.

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.

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