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UQTC November Tuesday Night Doubles Fixtures - 2023 Second Season

Competition information
Competition name: 
UQTC November Tuesday Night Doubles Fixtures
Season name: 
2023 Season 2
Location: 
UQ Sport Tennis Centre
Time: 
7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Season dates: 
Tue, 14/11/2023 - Tue, 21/11/2023
Number of matches: 
5 + Play-Off
Sets played each: 
3 sets per night
Usual team composition: 
n/a
Team (per match): 
Individual competition
Fee: 
$30.00
Application form: 
Doubles Fixtures Entry Forms
Entries close: 
35 weeks 2 days ago

All matches in the UQTC Night Doubles Fixtures will be played at the UQ Sport Tennis Centre.

N.B. Parking fees apply on the UQ Campus until 9 p.m. on week days.

All players who have not participated in UQ Tennis Club Programs or do not have a verified UTR must be graded.  Grading will be done at Thursday Night or Sunday Afternoon Social Tennis.

This is an any-gender Doubles competition (i.e. pairs can be any combination of male and female players).

Matches will be played over two consecutive Tuesday nights (14 & 21 November).

Entrants must commit for both nights.

Matches will be played from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Entries close on Wednesdfay, 8 November.  Competition is limited to 24 pairs.  Entries will be closed early if entries exceed 24 pairs.

This is not a teams competition.  Pairs will compete as individual pairs. 

Entry is open to non-members Entry fee for members is $30/player.  Entry fee for non-members is $40/player.

Pairs will be divided into groups of 6 by standard.  Each pair will play every other pair in the group once.  At the end of the initial round-robin, each pair will have one play-off match (1st v 2nd, 3rd v 4th & 5th v 6th).  This means everybody will get 6 matches for the season (5 round-robin matches and 1 play-off match.  The aim is to give everybody 6 matches, so the season can be extended where a match is washed out.

Three matches will be played each night (7 to 7:50 p.m., 7:50 to 8:35 p.m. and 8:35 to 9:20 p.m.).

Matches will be one set (first to 6 games with a tie-break if the score reached 5-all) with 45 minutes allocated for each match

Points will be awarded as follows:
Winner  -  3 points plus bonus 0.1 point per game won
Loser  -  1 point plus bonus 0.1 point per game won
Unfinished match  -  2 points plus bonus 0.1 point per game won
Forfeit  -  0 points for loser, 3.6 points for winner

Entries can be lodged using the entry form that can be downloaded here

Entries can also be lodged on-line here using the Tennis Australia on-line tournament entry system#. This is the preferred method of entry. 

# When players go to enter on-line, they are asked to create a Competitive Player Profile (with a Tennis ID and UTR link) if they don't already have one.  A Tennis ID is allocated automatically when players create a Competitive Player Profile with Tennis Australia.  To check if you already have a Competitive Player Profile, go to (https://www.tennis.com.au/competitiveplay/competitive-player-profile) and click on ‘Complete your Competitive Player Profile’ at the bottom of the screen which will then give you a number of options depending on whether you already have a Tennis ID Account or Universal Tennis Account or neither or don’t know.  The old Player ID Number (11 digits, starting with ‘61’) is no longer valid. 

 

 

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