Club Tournaments

We hold over 10 main annual tennis tournaments for club members throughout the year.

Annual Club Tournament
We play our club tournament between June – September, ending with finals day in September. We run Men’s singles, Men’s doubles, Ladies’ singles, Ladies’ doubles and Mixed doubles tournaments. Once all the names are entered, singles players are seeded and drawn in a knockout tournament, each match being best of 3 tiebreak sets. All doubles players are drawn partners at random and again play knockout matches best of 3 tiebreak sets.

Open Season Tournament
We start the season with an open season tournament which kicks off the spring season, with the winter ending and the spring starting, the open season tournament starts the match play season, this is a doubles tournament that runs a men’s side and a ladies’ side. Each player will play 4/5 matches, each being 8 games long, switching partners after the first four. However many games you win out of this 8, is the score you get and proceed with. With all the matches played, the four highest scoring men and four highest scoring ladies’ progress to the two finals. Number 1 will play with number 4 and number 2 and 3 play together. Both the men’s and ladies’ final are then contested by one tie break set.

Closing Season Tournament
We end the season with a closed season tournament which finishes off the summer season, with the summer ending and autumn starting, the closed season tournament ends the match play season, this is a doubles tournament that runs a men’s side and a ladiess’ side. Each player will play 4/5 matches, each being 8 games long, switching partners after the first four. However many games you win out of this 8, is the score you get and proceed with. With all the matches played, the two highest scoring men and two highest scoring ladies’ progress to the mixed doubles final. Number 1 male will play with the number 2 lady and the number 2 male and number 1 lady play together. This mixed doubles final is then contested by one tie break set.

Veterans Tournament
Veterans tournament is classed for members 35+, this is a doubles tournament that runs a men’s side and a ladies’ side. Each player will play 4/5 matches, each being 8 games long, switching partners after the first four. However many games you win out of this 8, is the score you get and proceed with. With all the matches played, the two highest scoring men and two highest scoring ladies’ progress to the mixed doubles final. Number 1 male will play with the number 2 lady and the number 2 male and number 1 lady play together. This mixed doubles final is then contested by one tie break set.

Speed Tournament
Speed tournaments happen in every first week of the month through out Winter. The rules of a speed tournament are very different. You play with random partners and play as many games as possible in 10 minutes. The match is played to the speed of the server, there are no lets off serve and deciding point deuces. After 4/5 matches, the 4 highest scoring players go through to play a 10 minute final.

Junior Tournament
We have a club tournament for junior member under the age of 18 and another under the age of 14. These run between June – September ending with junior finals day in September. We run Junior singles tournaments. Once all the names are entered, singles players are seeded and drawn in a knockout tournament, each match being best of 3 tiebreak sets.