2016 Peter Deacon Spring Tournament entry now open

Main Venue – Cintra Park Tennis Centre, Concord, NSW (see map below)

Friday 23 September 2016: 6pm – 11pm
Saturday 24 September 2016: 8am – 8pm
Sunday 25 September 2016: 8am – 5pm

Friday night secondary venue for first round singles matches if entry numbers warrant.
Parklands Tennis Centre, Moore Park

Friday 23 September 2016: 6pm – 10.30pm


All prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD).
Event fees are AUD$45 for first event and AUD$35 for your second event.


A player may enter a maximum of two events only. This may consist of any combination of 1 x Singles, 1 x Doubles or 1 x Mixed Doubles.
** Please note that due to the block scheduling for this tournament, Men’s Singles players cannot play in Mixed Doubles events.

Open, A, B, C and D Singles – knockout

All Men’s Doubles – Open, A, B, C & D – knockout

Amazon Women’s Doubles – all grades – round robin

Mixed doubles events – all grades – round robin
Please note, you should enter the mixed event with an arranged partner.
The Tournament Organising Committee may be able to find you a partner but cannot guarantee one.

Match formats

Knock-out events –  All matches including finals will be the best of 3 sets,with the 3rd set being a super tie break (first to 10 with a 2 point advantage). The first two sets are normal first-to-6 sets with a tiebreak at 6-6.

Round-robin events will be 1 standard set, tie-break at 6-6. 

Short deuce(second deuce) to be played for all matches at second deuce. The receiver chooses from which side of the court he/she desires to return his/her opponent’s serve. In mixed doubles however the man must serve to the man and the woman to the woman.


All entries must be made online through the GLTA Tournament Software. If you have played in GLTA tournaments before you will be prompted to “Enter online with an account”. If you are new to GLTA events you will have the option to create an account before completing your entry and payment. You only need to do this once for future GLTA tournaments. Just a reminder, your GLTA account is not the same as your Tennis Sydney/Amazon Tennis login. They are separate systems. 

The full terms, conditions and regulations are available on the GLTA Tournament Software website.

Entry will close at midnight Saturday 10 September 2015. So enter early to avoid the disappointment of missing out!


Best regards

Damien O’Brien
Tournament Director