1. All tournaments are double
2. You must furnish your own racquet and two
balls of championship (USTA) condition.
3. Official tennis rules will apply. There
will be no officials, players must call their own lines.
4. A match will consist of the best 2 out
of 3 sets.
5. When the score is tied at 6-6, use the
following rules for the nine point tie breaker:
- Singles: Five out of
seven points singles: if it is player A's turn to serve
the 13th game (at 6-6) he/she shall serve points 1 and 2,
right court and left court. Player B then serves points
3 and 4, right then left. Players then change ends and A
serves points 5 and 6 (R and L). Player B then serves point
7 from the right or left court at the election of Player
A. The first to win 5 points shall serve first in the next
set. The players shall "stay for one" after a
- Doubles: (A and B vs. C and D)
In doubles, the same format as in singles applies, provided
that each player shall serve from the same end of the court
in the tie breaker game that he/she has served from during
that particular set. Player A shall serve points 1 and 2
(R and L). Player D then serves 3 and 4 (R and L). Player
B serves points 5 and 6 (R and L). Player C serves points
7 and 8 (R and L). Note: this procedure calls for partners
of second serving team to serve in reverse sequence. If
the score reaches 4-4, Player C serves point 9 from the
right or left court at the election of the receiving team.
6. All matches will be played by the given
time frame or the participant(s) will be assumed forfeited.
7. All matches will be played behind Cunningham
8. A participant in the doubles tournament
may not change their partner after their first match has
9. All match results should be reported to
the Intramural Office.
10. In order to reduce stagnation of play,
be sure your time commitments permit availability for the
duration of the tournament before entering.