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The Walking Clinic Adult Tennis Leagues

Welcome to The Walking Clinic Adult Leagues. The Canberra Tennis League is an inter-club competition held throughout the year on Monday/Tuesday night, Thursday night and Saturday afternoon. The Canberra Tennis League is a great way to engage in team tennis, in a fun, social and supportive environment.

CANBERRA TENNIS LEAGUE COVID-19 UPDATE

The Walking Clinic Adult League Winter season is going ahead with draws published and available at https://matchcentre.tennis.com.au/organisations/961. Entries for the Adult Spring Season are open and will close on 19 August.

Due to current government restrictions, please see the current Tennis ACT COVID-19 considerations which look likely to be in place for the remainder of the winter season. Players entering the upcoming spring season should be aware that the following may continue to be in place, depending on restriction levels:

  • Clubhouses in most circumstances will remain closed. There may be limited or no access to bathroom facilities, depending on the venue.
  • Supper for Thursday Night Mixed will not be allowed.

All players will need to adhere to all other COVID-19 Community Tennis Guidelines which are in place at the time.

Note that current leagues may be suspended, or future leagues may be cancelled/postponed at any time if further COVID-19 restrictions are imposed during the season.


HOW DO I GET STARTED?

Getting started is easy!

If you don’t know where to start and need to find a team, join a club or would like to sign up as a reserve. We can help you!

Please contact Tennis ACT Competitions & Tournament Coordinator, Guy Sancataldo on [email protected] or (02) 6160 7800.

Already a club member with a team? You can enter your team online – see Competition Date and Entry Instruction below.

To find your nearest tennis club, please click here

All players must be a financial member of a Tennis ACT affiliated club. Draws for competitions are published on Match Centre at least one week before the season is due to commence. Team Captains and Club League Coordinators will be notified when this occurs.

SPRING 2020 DATES

THE WALKING CLINIC SATURDAY LEAGUE
Dates Saturday 19 September – Saturday 30 November (9 weeks including finals)
Entries Close Wednesday 19 August via Match Centre
No Play Dates 3,10 October
Format Two player unisex teams.
Each player will play 1 singles match & 1 doubles match. The format for both singles and doubles is 2 tie-break sets with a 10-point tie-break (first to 10 points by a margin of 2 points) if the score reaches 1 set all. Matches start at 1:30pm.

 

THE WALKING CLINIC MONDAY & TUESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE
 
Dates Monday 14 September – Tuesday 1 December (11 weeks including finals)
Entries Close Wednesday 19 August via Match Centre
No Play Dates 5/6 October
Format Three player unisex teams.
Each player will play 1 tie-break set of singles against his/her opposite number in the opposing team and 2 tiebreak sets of doubles (one with each of their partners).Matches start at 7:30pm.

 

 THE WALKING CLINIC THURSDAY NIGHT LEAGUE
 
Dates Thursday 17 September – Thursday 26 November (11 weeks including finals)
Entries Close Wednesday 19 August via Match Centre
No Play Dates N/A
Format Four player  teams (2 Male and 2 Female)
Each player will play 2 tie-break sets against the opposing pair of the same gender, & 1 tie-break set of mixed doubles against each of the opposing pairs. (Total 2 sets doubles and 2 sets mixed doubles per player).Matches start at 7:30pm.Note: For Winter 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions supper after the conclusion of the fixture will not be allowed.

 

HOW TO ENTER

Entry into adult Canberra Tennis League competitions is via Match Centre.

The Team Captain can set up the team and send the link to all other players. All team members then simply click the link and confirm their place in the team.

Instructions on how to enter a team through Match Centre.

All entries are subject to final approval by the relevant club.

By signing up to compete in any league you are agreeing to comply with the tennis participation and online systems terms and conditions and the Canberra Tennis Leagues Rules of Competition.

DRAWS & RESULTS

Match Centre is the competition platform used by Tennis ACT, and can be used to view draws, nominate a team in a league, or for results entry.

To view your dashboard for results entry and confirmation https://matchcentre.tennis.com.au

To view archived league results and for competition entry https://matchcentre.tennis.com.au/organisations/961

 

Tennis ACT has transitioned to the new version of match centre which aims to make the experience more mobile friendly and personalised. To check out the 3 minute, Match Centre Quick Guide click here.

Instructions for Results Entry:

Further instructions for online Results Entry and Match Centre Beta information

 

The Walking Clinic Monday & Tuesday Night League – Result Form

The Walking Clinic Thursday Night League – Result Form

The Walking Clinic Saturday League – Result Form

COMPETITION RULES & RESOURCES

The Walking Clinic Adult League – Player Information

The Walking Clinic Adult League – Team Captain Responsibilities

Canberra Tennis Leagues Rules of Competition