2019 Love 50 Tournament

LOVE 50 TOURNAMENT is back after 2 years of hiatus. This year, we are having a one-day, fast-paced fun competition and inviting up to 12 mixed doubles teams.

When: Sunday, August 25, 2019
Starting at 9:00 am and ending around 5:00 pm
Weather permitting
Who: Any members in good standing who are or will turn 50 years of age at any time in 2019
Where: STC and Copley West Park courts
How: Mixed Doubles
Matches will be played with the FAST4 format (details below).
Morning session: Round Robin in groups
Afternoon session: Single knockout tournament with seeding decided by the RR results
Cost: $10 per person or $20 per team
Also, please bring potluck items to share!

Registration opens on Sunday, Aug. 11.
Registration closes Friday, Aug. 23.
Draw (groups) will be posted on Saturday, Aug. 24.
* No partner? Don’t worry, we’ll do our best to find one for you!

Please email me (ylyoshida@shaw.ca) or text me (250-361-6900) with,
– your name, cell phone number, and email address
– your partner’s name and cell phone number, email address (or let me know if you don’t have a partner)
– potluck item you plan to bring!

It’ll be a fun and fast paced day of tennis. Let’s hope for a good weather together!

Tournament director: Yutaka Yoshida

FAST4 Rules

NO AD-SCORING
If the score reaches DEUCE a SUDDEN DEATH point is played.
The receiving team decides which side (deuce or ad court) the service is hit.

SETS
FIRST TO 4 GAMES WINS.
Tie Break is played at 3-3.

SET TIE-BREAKER
FIRST TO 5 POINTS WINS THE TIEBREAKER.
You do not need to win by 2 points – At 4-4 a sudden death point is played.
Rotate the server, just like traditional tie-break

TO WIN THE MATCH
BEST OF 3 SETS
3rd Set is the same FAST4 format

REGULAR LETS / NET CORDS
NORMAL LET RULES APPLY
If, during the serve, the ball hits the net and lands in the service box -RE-SERVE
If, during the serve, the ball hits the net and lands out – FAULT

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