Tennis Sydney
2018 Club Doubles Lawn Tournament

Date & times:
Sunday, April 28

Maccabi Tennis, White City (natural grass surface)
30 Alma Street, Paddington

$45 per player
Each player must enter individually and nominate your playing partner

Entry Deadline:
Friday April 19 (unless filled earlier)

Withdrawal Deadline: 
Friday April 19 

Tournament Format:

  • 4 divisions, each consisting of 2 groups of 5 teams (Total 80 players)
  • Each group will be designated a single court for the whole day (court allocation will be decided by lucky draw prior to commencement of the tournament).
  • Each group captain will be responsible for managing balls for the group and reporting the scores back to the Tournament Director.
  • Within each group, each team will play a round robin of 4 matches of 1 standard set (first to 6 games with standard tie-break at 5-5).
  • 2nd deuce is sudden death point.
  • The winner and runner-up of each group will be determined by sets won. In the event of a tie on sets, the winner will be determined by the higher percentage of games won. ie. Games won divided by total games played (eg. 20 games won, 18 games lost = 20/(20+18) = 52.632%). In the event that it remains a tie, the winner of the head to head match will be deemed the winner.
  • The winner of each group (in each division) will advance to their division final.
  • The runner-up of each group (in each division) will play off for 3rd/4th.

All matches will be played with Slazenger balls. New balls will be issued after every 4 matches/sets and for each division final (group captain to manage).

Attire & shoes:
Proper tennis shoes and attire are required when on court.

Do’s & Don’ts:

  • Avoid disturbing other matches.
  • Players shall not engage in unsporting conduct.
  • A player is not allowed to receive coaching during a match.
  • Do not enlist the aid of spectators in making line calls.
  • Wait until players on another court have completed a point before retrieving or returning a ball.

Unforeseen delays:
In the case of unforeseen delays or rain, the Tournament Director and Tennis Sydney Committee may decide to shorten matches. This will be announced prior to the match.

Tournament Entry:
This tournament is open to club members only. 

For any enquiries, please email the Tournament Director at


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