1 minute reading time (236 words)

Tennis Ladder Rules

At Global Tennis Network, we regularly get asked "what are the rules of a tennis ladder." There are actually no set rules to a tennis ladder. A tennis ladder is just a way of ranking players based on the matches they have played. The goal to to be at the top of the ladder. Think "king of the mountain". How players are ranked depends on what ranking system is used.

At Global Tennis Network, we allow you to create a tennis ladder, and choose the ranking system you want to use. The most common of which is the classic "Leap Frog" system.

On the Leap Frog system, if a lower ranked player on the ladder, beats a higher ranked player, then the lower ranked player jumps up on the ladder to the position of the higher ranked player, and the higher ranked player drops one position.

There are also ranking system that award points for each match played. The more points a player has, the better the player will be ranked on the ladder.

Along with the rankings system, you may need other tennis ladder rules. For example, how far up or down your players can challenge other players to a match. Or how to penalize players for being idle. You may even have penalties for declining a challenge.

Check out all the available ladder rules on this page where you would create a ladder:

https://www.globaltennisnetwork.com/tennis-ladders/start-a-tennis-ladder
How to Grow Tennis in Your Area
GTN is Now Mobile Friendly
 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
The official networks of GTN

Most Popular Blogs

Trevor Meier
29 January 2010
Tennis Gear
As a tennis racquet stringer, I get asked all the time what is the difference between Natural Gut tennis strings, and Synthetic Gut tennis strings.Natural Gut strings is generally made from a cows gut...
Rob Leahy
12 November 2017
Tennis Gear
Just so we're clear, if you have tennis elbow, changing your strings won't get rid of it. It will help to reduce the vibration that you experience which can in turn reduce the pain. At this point if y...
Trevor Meier
15 September 2017
Tennis Gear
Have you ever gotten to the court, only to find the perfectly good looking tennis balls you were going to use, have completely lost their bounce? Many players use a new can of balls each time the...
pat markey
17 September 2010
Tennis Tips & Drills
This is an entry from my regular blog about racket stringing and I posted it here:  After reading this article you will have 3 winning hybrid combinations to improve your game. Some time back I publis...
Landon Meier
11 September 2018
Tennis
Tennis Instructions
Don't let bad calls or scoring disputes ruin your fun on the tennis court. This article presents USTA guidelines and the unwritten rules of tennis that are designed to help you enjoy th...

Random Blogs

01 September 2017
Tennis Gear
‚ÄčTennis Industry Association released the top 5 best selling tennis racquet strings for the first quarter of 2017. Having been a racquet stringer myself many years ago, the results are surprising. Wha...
01 March 2009
Professional Players
Maria Kirilenko was just featured in the Swimsuit 2009 at SI.com. Here are a few of the pics and video clip....
15 February 2012
Tennis Gear
The idea behind playing with a Hybrid string job is to combine the 'best of both worlds' in regards to the playing characteristics. Combining two various types of strings in order that the benefits ...