Doubles at Carleton

The NCTA runs this league at Carleton Tennis Center on Saturday afternoons from 8:00 to 10:00 pm and on Sunday mornings from 7:00 to 9:00 am.
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  • Matches are played every other week.
  • Eacth doubles team play for a total of 2 hours.
  • Matches are played as best 2 of 3 sets

The objective of the league is to promote competitive tennis and social exchange between players of member clubs of the NCTA.

  1. Eligibility - League competition is open to a doubles team on a first-come-first-served basis.
  2. Rules and Regulations - The competition will be governed by the rules and regulations of tennis as described in the Tennis Canada publication "The Tennis Canada Code of Conduct" and applies to all players.
  3. Balls - Each of the 2 opposing teams shall provide 1 new can of regular size yellow tennis balls (Dunlop, Wilson, Slazenger or Penn) for each match.  A coin is tossed to see which balls are to be used.
  4. Match Format - Matches are played as a best 2 of 3 sets.  A tiebreaker is played if the teams are tied at 6-6. Regular tiebreaker (first player to 7 points leading by 2) will be used.
  5. Subsitutions - Substitutions are allowed as needed.
  6. Defaults - Captains are expected to organize their team so that defaults are avoided. If an emergency arises, the other captain is to be notified at once. List of substitute players can be used to find a replacement.
  7. Rainouts - This league is played in a bubble so weather is not expected to cause court outages.
  8. Scoring - There is one point awarded for the winner of each match and for each set won. If any match is tied at the end of the allotted time, one point is awarded to each team.
  9. Records - The captains are responsible for reporting the results online within two (2) days.