Play Tennis Wisconsin League Rules

  1.  USTA membership is not a requirement of this league.
  2. Five points per team match. Matches are 2-out-of-3 sets with a 10 point match tiebreaker in lieu of a third set.
  3.  The following formats will be the standard unless Captains agree to use otherwise.   Any format is accepted as long as the total wins equals 5 for the rating based leagues and 3 for the age based leagues.
    • 2 Singles and 3 Doubles for Rating Based Leagues.
    • 3 Doubles for Age Based Leagues.
  4.  Players must be 18 years old at anytime in the year. Player NTRP levels are used as a guide for team placement. 
  5. No 5-0 defaults, for any reason, are allowed. Two individual matches must be played and the other three can be defaulted. In case of bad weather the schedule match can be moved indoors. However, if this is not possible it can be made up anytime during the season. You must play this match before the last scheduled match.
  6. Court time and balls are the responsibility of the home team Captain. The visiting team is the guest of the home team. The home team should bring the beverages. If there is a court conflict, please resolve it between you and the visiting captain. If the match is moved, the listed home team is still the home team.
  7. Standings are based on total team wins. Tiebreakers are:
    1. Head to Head Matchup
    2. Individual Wins
  8. The ITF Rules of Tennis and “The Code” govern play.
  9. Matches begin at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise specified. The default time is 15 minutes or as agreed, if missing player is coming.
  10. Captains are responsible for reporting scores to their Chairman.
  11. All Matches must be played in either Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, or Racine Counties.