40 & Over SPRING Weekday/Weekend

2020 Spring 40 & Over Weekday/Weekend

Players must be 40 years or older by December 31, 2020 to be eligible to play in this league. The 2019 Year-End ratings will be used.  Men’s and Women’s league tennis for weekends and weekdays (see table).  For your particular division, you will play on the same day each week, unless scheduling conflicts dictate otherwise.  There must be at least 3 teams in the 3.5 & 4.0 levels for viability.  3.0 and 4.5+* can have a two team league.

*4.5+: The 4.5 level of play in 40 & Over is a Plus division, 4.5+.  In a Plus division, utilizing four individual matches within a team match, the roster may include up to 3 players from the next higher level (5.0). However, only one Plus (+) player may compete in a team match. The Plus player must play a #1 position, either #1 Singles or #1 Doubles.  Additionally, a 4.0 player may not play in the #1 Singles position unless no other 4.5 is available.

Format Change:
This league now plays 1 line of singles and 3 lines of doubles.

A 2-2 tie will be decided by the following tiebreakers:
1. Sets: Loser of the fewest number of sets.
2. Games: Loser of the fewest number of games
3. Games Winning Percentage: Total games won divided by total games played, not counting defaults
4. The winner of No. 1 Doubles. 

Register Your Team Here

Registration opens: February 24, 2020

Registration Deadline/Initial Roster Due: March 23, 2020

Season Runs: April 14, 2020-June 28, 2020 (See chart below for play start date)

Playoffs: July 18 at Austin Tennis Center

Playoff Format: 
To be determined

Playoff Schedule: 
To be determined

Sectionals:  Houston, August 28-30, 2020

Little State (2nd place overall finishers): Men and Women all levels August 28-30 in Corpus Christi. 

Nationals:
3.0: October 16-18, Oklahoma City
3.5: October 9-11, Oklahoma City
4.0: October 23-25, Orlando
4.5+: October 16-18, Las Vegas

 

DivisionPlay Day/TimeFirst Day of PlayFormatRoster Size
Men's 3.0 WeekendSun., 4pmApril 19, 20203 doubles, 1 singles7 min / 20 max
Men's 3.5 WeekendSun., noonApril 19, 20203 doubles, 1 singles7 min / 20 max
Men's 4.0 WeekendSun., 4pmApril 19, 20203 doubles, 1 singles7 min / 20 max
Men's 4.5+** WeekendSun., noon April 19, 20203 doubles, 1 singles7 min / 20 max
Women's 3.0 Weekday Fri., 9:30amApril 17, 20203 doubles, 1 singles7 min / 20 max
Women's 3.5 Weekday Thurs., 9:30am April 16, 20203 doubles, 1 singles7 min / 20 max
Women's 4.0 WeekdayWeds., 9:30amApril 15, 20203 doubles, 1 singles7 min / 20 max
Women's 4.5+** WeekdayTues., 9:30amApril 14, 20203 doubles, 1 singles7 min / 20 max
Women's 3.0 WeekendSat., 9amApril 18, 20203 doubles, 1 singles7 min / 20 max
Women's 3.5 WeekendSat., noonApril 18, 20203 doubles, 1 singles7 min / 20 max
Women's 4.0 Weekend
Sat., 9amApril 18, 20203 doubles, 1 singles7 min / 20 max
Women's 4.5+** WeekendSat., noonApril 18, 20203 doubles, 1 singles7 min / 20 max

 

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