Line Tennis Rules

Ladies Line Tennis Rules:

Schedule

There will be 2 sessions 7:00pm and 8:30pm.

Rearranged and Standby Matches

If all four players are agreeable you can rearrange your match. Please let us know by text if you cannot play the match no later than 4pm Tuesday each week by contacting the Ladies Captain.

Match Format

  • Matches are 21 games with the last game a normal tiebreak.
  • Scoring 7 games 1 point, 10 games 2 points, 11 games 3 points, 14 games 4 points
  • All games must be played first after deuce with receiver to elect side.
  • Matches not played by Sat 6th Aug will receive 0 points
  • If you retire during a match, all remaining games will be awarded to the opposition.
  • If a pairing do not show up, 3 points will be awarded to the opponents

Subs

  • If you are unable to play you can use a sub from a line below or one approved by the captain.
  • Pairs cannot use the same sub more than twice.
  • As subs will have been approved in advance the maximum of 4 points is achievable (this rule has been changed from previous years when only 3 points were allowed if a sub was used).

Score Entry

  • The winning pairing should enter the score here when the match is complete.
    • You can also click the Box Leagues on the Quick Links menu on the website home page
    • Enter your Smart Club user name and password in the box at the top of the box leagues screen that is displayed.
    • Select Results & Tables and then Ladies Line Tennis from the Group drop down menu.
    • Select Ladies Line Tennis from the League drop down menu.
    • Scroll down to the box for your line. The matches for this box will be listed on the right hand side of the screen.
    • Choose the match you want to enter the score for and click Enter Result.
    • Click the arrow to the right of Select, then choose the result from the drop down list and click Submit (no need to select a Referee).

Mens Line Tennis Rules:

Schedule

The Gents Line tennis will run for 5 weeks.

For the Gents there will be 2 sessions on Wednesday 7:15pm and 8:45pm

Rearranged and Standby Matches

If all four players are agreeable you can rearrange your match. Please text the Men’s Captain no later than 4pm on the Tuesday, if you cannot play the match.

Match Format

  • Matches are 21 games with the last game a normal tiebreak.
  • Scoring 7 games 1 point, 10 games 2 points, 11 games 3 points, 14 games 4 points.
  • All games must be played first after deuce with receiver to elect side.
  • Matches not played by the Saturday prior to the Finals Night will receive 0 points.
  • If you retire during a match, all remaining games will be awarded to the opposition.
  • If a pairing do not show up, 3 points will be awarded to the opponents.

Subs

  • If you are unable to play you can use a sub from a line below or one approved by the captain.
  • Pairs cannot use the same sub more than twice.
  • Maximum points you can win with a sub is 3 points.

Score Entry

  • The winning pairing should enter the score here when the match is complete.
  • You can also click the Box Leagues on the Quick Links menu on the website home page
  • Enter your Smart Club user name and password in the box at the top of the box leagues screen that is displayed.
  • Select Results & Tables and then Men’s Line Tennis from the Group drop down menu
  • Select Mens Line Tennis from the League drop down menu.
  • Scroll down to the box for your line. The matches for this box will be listed on the right hand side of the screen.
  • Choose the match you want to enter the score for and click Enter Result.
  • Click the arrow to the right of Select, then choose the result from the drop down list and click Submit (no need to select a Referee).