Format and Scoring
Format and Scoring Specifics
For sanctioned tournaments we are required to follow USAPA Tournament Rules (see rule book)
For unsanctioned tournament we generally still adhere to tournament rules. For fun sometimes we have unconventional events!
All players will be required to sign a waiver of liability before matches begin.
You must play in the youngest age group of the partners.
You must compete at the highest skill level of partner.
Tournament Director will not allow sandbagging! You may be asked to leave if you refuse to play at your real skill level. You will not get a refund if you must leave.
Skill groups may be combined if participation numbers warrant but otherwise not.
Round Robin (RR) format may be used if participation numbers warrant. We like to give maximum play so you get maximum value for you tournament fees.
Double Elimination Draw
All matches in main (winner’s) draw are best 2 out of 3 games to 11 points, win by 2
All teams losing in main draw will drop into consolation draw.
All matches in consolation draw will be 1 game to 15 points, win by 2.
In championship match, winner of consolation draw must win 2 of 3 games against the winner of the main draw to enter into a tiebreaker for the championship.
In the event of a tiebreaker it will be played to 15 points, win by 2.
Round Robin Draw:
Each match is either 1 game to 15 points, 1 game to 21 points, or best 2 out of 3 games to 11 points (i.e., all games win by 2.)
Winner is determined by number of games won overall.
If two or more teams are tied for a medal (i.e., same number of games won), two tie breakers apply:
First tie breaker: head-to-head results
If needed second tie breaker: point differential of all games played Example: Team A won first match 11-8, 11-4, so they would have a point differential of +10 (22 points won and 12 points lost). Team A then wins the second match 11-9, 2-11, 11-6. For this round, they would have a point differential of -2. This would give them a total for the day of +8.
Questions? Call or email Jacqueline Boggs, 614 578-5326 / Pick10Tennis@gmail.com