About Night comp
We use Blackburn District Night Tennis Association: BNDTA. https://www.bdnta.com/
Monday – Thursdays offer Open* doubles across a range of sections (standards)
Start time is 7pm
Format is home / away. Equal number of games are played at home as away (competitor’s club)
Doubles require 4 players. 3 sets are played. Players change team partner each set.
Mondays also has a Ladies section and is doubles format
Thursdays also has a singles/doubles section: 3 players -1 set singles, 2 sets doubles
Cost is $8 per match per player for doubles & $10 for S/D
Tie breaks are played at 5-5
Usual finish time is 9.30
This is a social comp. Whilst the highest sections (better players) can be more serious about their tennis, all levels enjoy fun and convivial rivalry as we vie for a pennant flag for our club. The aim is exercise – winning is incidental.
Staying behind for a light supper** (hosted by home team) is encouraged but not compulsory
*No designated gender
**Can be no more than a cup of tea & bikkie or beer & chips