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VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
OFFICE OF CAMPUS RECREATION (OCR)
INTRAMURAL TENNIS LEAGUE RULES AND PROCEDURES

NOTE: The following rules and procedures are those items for which the OCR feels a need to further elaborate and clarify. In no way should the absence of a particular rule or procedure be interpreted to mean that it will not be enforced. All participants are responsible for the information contained in the current issue of the Intramural-Recreational Handbook and the United States Tennis Association Rule Book.

 

PROCEDURES:

  1. Prior to play, each player must check-in with the intramural tournament coordinator for court assignment. Following the match, the winner must report the score to the coordinator.
  2. In case of rain, call the Student Recreation Center after 4:00 PM to see if matches are still being played. Due to time constraints, rainouts will be participants responsibility to reschedule with their opponent. Games must be rescheduled and scores reported before the next weeks scheduled match.
  3. Participants are encouraged to play their matches as scheduled, but if rescheduling is necessary, participants may arrange their own match time with their opponent prior to their scheduled match. The match must be played and the score and winner reported to the Student Recreation Center 322-3741 by 5:00 PM the day before the next scheduled round (Monday or Wednesday). Matches that are not reported by 5:00 PM will be recorded as a forfeit.
  4. Forfeit: A match will be considered a forfeit if only one opponent shows to a scheduled match. OR Rescheduled matches due to rain or choice that are not reported by 5:00 PM the day before the next scheduled round.
  5. No schedule information will be given out over the phone. Participants are responsible for the schedule and the information on it. Each participant may have their own schedule. In addition, schedules are posted in the Student Recreation Center.
  6. League champions will be decided by one play-off game for the top two players in each league.

RULES:

  1. Matches consist of the best of 3 sets of 6 games, using no-add scoring.
  2. A racket spin or coin toss determines first service.
  3. Any mutual agreed upon tennis ball may be used. Each player/team is required to furnish a can of new tennis balls per match. Winner takes new balls.
  4. If the two sides disagree on a shot ruling, the point should be replayed.