20202020 TournamentTournament

West Heath LTC 2020 Tournament Rules

  1. The Tournament officially begins on FRIDAY 14th AUGUST and the FINALS will
    be played on SATURDAY 29th AUGUST starting at 2 pm. If rain prevents play,
    the FINALS will be played on SUNDAY 30th AUGUST. The Draw will be up by
    WEDNESDAY 12th AUGUST to allow competitors to arrange matches during the
    week. First round matches must be played before or on SUNDAY 16th August.
  2. Courts can be booked online via ClubSpark and competitors are asked to book
    the courts they intend to play on.
  3. The players whose name appears in the top half of the bracket are initially
    responsible for challenging their opponents.
  4. The tournament is to be played on all the courts, apart from the semi-finals and
    the Finals, which will be played on grass, unless the weather does not permit. In
    the event of disagreement between the opponents on the surface to be chosen,
    this will be decided by the spin of the racket.
  5. New Balls will be provided for the FINALS.
  6. All rounds are to be played within the scheduled time indicated at the top of each
    draw sheet in order to allow smooth progress. Extensions will only be permitted
    in exceptional circumstances and with permission from the joint Referees.
  7. All matches will be the best of 3 Tie-Break Sets except the DOUBLES EVENTS
    which will have the 3rd set as a MATCH TIE-BREAK (i.e. Champions T/B with a
    Team reaching 10 points with a margin of 2). The rules of the Tiebreak are
    displayed.
  8. All matches must be continuous and appeal for bad light will be considered after
    8.30pm.
  9. Please give your Entry Fees £3 for single event/£5 for multiple event to Moira or
    Marjan.
  10. Competitors are expected to volunteer to be lines persons on Finals day.
  11. Mixed Doubles Final will be scheduled for Thursday 27th August.
  12. The schedule for 2nd week is fixed with Gourmet Dinners hopefully.
  13. The Joint Referees are Marjan and Sultan whose decisions will remain final.