Tennis NSW

Regulations and Code of Behaviour

Code of Behaviour

The Code of Behaviour regulates behaviour breaches related to and during tournaments and weekly competitions in Australia.

View the Code of Behaviour.

2015 Australian Ranking Tournament Rules and Regulations

The 2015 Australian Ranking Tournament Regulations are now available, with sections added/modified underlined accordingly.  You will notice that all rules covering both the AMT and JT circuit are covered within one document.  However when needed, sections within the document refer to AMT’s and JT’s only and even further, various requirements across each level.  The Australian Ranking (AR) Rules and Regulations are included in this document (see Appendix 1).

View the 2015 AR Tournament Rules and Regulations

Rules of Tennis (ITF)

The International Tennis Federation regulates the Rules of Tennis. The complete Rules of Tennis are available on the ITF website. Rule Books are available from your Member Association.

> View the Rules of Tennis on the ITF’s website

Extreme Weather Policy

The policy is designed to protect competitive tennis players from injury and illness that may result by playing tennis in extreme weather conditions.

> View the Extreme Weather Policy

Australian Ranking Tournaments Dress Code

Like most sports in Australia, tennis has certain requirements for players’ dress and equipment. These requirements vary depending on the type and nature of the event.

> View the Australian Ranking Tournaments Dress Code

Tennis Etiquette and Rules for Non-Umpired Matches

The Rules of Tennis, as published by the ITF, assure the presence of a Chair Umpire or other officials to determine and interpret particular situations. Rules for non-umpired matches cover certain situations where players are determining their own matches.

> Tennis etiquette and rules for non-umpired matches

Correcting Errors

The correcting errors documents provide clear answers to situations where a Rules of Tennis error is made.

> View the Correcting Errors document