Women's Doubles at OAC
The NCTA runs this league at OAC Friday 8:30pm-9:30pm.
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Friday Women's Doubles - Fall 2017 - OAC
Women's Doubles at OAC
- 8 teams in 2 divisions of 4 teams
- Division A runs Friday October 14, October 28, November 11
- Division B runs Friday Ocober 21, November 4, November 18
- Playoffs will be played on November 25, December 2, December 10 and December 17 - top two teams in Division A will play against bottom two teams in Division B on November 25; bottom two teams in Division A and top two teams in Division B will play against each other on December 2
- Top two teams in Division A and Division B will play against each other on December 10
- bottom two teams in Division A and B will play against each other on December 17
- Teams play a total of 5 weeks every other Friday (i.e. each team will play one Friday and be off the following Friday before the playoffs weeks)
- 4 teams in 1 box of approximately similar calibre.
- Each team consists of 2 women.
- The match is played as 8 game pro-set, one hour maximum per match
- Each team will be playing two one-hour match against teams from the same division during one night; every team will be playing against each other twice before the playoffs
The objective of the league is to promote ladies competitive tennis and social exchange between players of member clubs of the NCTA.
- Eligibility - League competition is open to a doubles team on a first-come-first-served basis.
- 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.
- 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.
- Match Format - Matches are played as a 8 set pro sets. A tiebreaker is played if the teams are tied at 8-8. Regular tiebreaker (first player to 7 points leading by 2) will be used.
- Subsitutions - Substitutions are allowed as needed.
- 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.
- Rainouts - This league is played in a bubble so weather is not expected to cause court outages.
- 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.
- Records - The captains are responsible for reporting the results online within two (2) days.