Doubles 6.0 Tennis Ladder - point system is a tennis ladder in Ellicott City, Maryland.
Rules & Guidelines for Howard County Doubles Tennis Ladder:
About: This is a doubles ladder for tennis enthusiasts... in the Howard County Md. vicinity.
Players should be around the 2.5 -3.5 rating level; however, this is just a guide.
Players do not need a rating in order to participate. You do not need to be a member of USTA to play on this ladder.
Ages can vary between 16-99 years of age. Teams can consist of all male, all female, or mixed in whatever fashion.
i.e. There can be 1 female and 3 males, or 3 males and 1 female, etc.
Players can swap partners if they so choose.
The only requirement, in order to record scores, is that all 4 players are registered on the ladder.
Players need to be registered in order to submit scores and communicate with other players via the website.
To register, go to the following website:
Fee: This is a free ladder.
Match Format: This ladder is very flexible to give all players the chance to play to their ability.
Players can choose to play the best of three sets 6-2, 6-4, 6-1, a pro set of 8 or 10 games, or even choose to play just 1 game.
It can be ad or no-add scoring. All players should agree on the format and any tiebreak procedures, if needed, before they play.
Points and Ranking: Ranking on this ladder is based on total number of points won. Players receive 1 point for each game won.
i.e. Team A plays Team B. Team A beats Team B in an 8 game pro set, 8-4. This scenario has each player on Team A
receiving 8 points and each player on Team B receiving 4 points.
Second Scenario- Team C plays Team A. Team C wins 7-6, 6-7, 1-0. In this case each player on Team C would get 14 points and
Each player on Team A would receive 13 points.
Any registered player can submit scores.
Challenges: Since this is a “Custom Point” ladder, challenges using the online system are not allowed. Players need to contact
the other players by email, text, or phone to schedule a match.