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Tennis Contact Info

Assistant Athletic Director:
Joseph Garmon

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Tennis Frequently Asked Questions

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How many tournaments and matches are teams or individuals allowed to play throughout the season?
No student or team representing a member school shall participate in more than eight tournaments (total for tennis and team tennis combined) during the school year, excluding one district tennis tournament, the regional tournaments and the state tournament. Note: The team tennis district tournament counts as one of the eight allowable tournaments if school time is lost. Each tournament a school team enters counts as one tournament for the team and one tournament for each participating individual. Students are considered to be representing their school if they are wearing and/or using school equipment or being directed or transported by a school employee.
How many scrimmages are teams or individuals allowed to play at the beginning of the season?
None. Individual sports like team tennis and tennis do not have scrimmages. Invitational meet/tournament, dual or triangular meet are allowed.
How many matches are allowed per day in a tournament?
Each player shall play in no more than three dual matches per day.
Is there a uniform rule for tennis?
No, other than the outfit is presentable and respectable.
What is the type of scoring for team tennis?
The scoring system will be No Advantage-Scoring, best 2-out-of-3 set matches with a 7-point tie breaker at six games all in the first two sets. If a third set is necessary, it will be played as a ten-point match tiebreak.
What is the type of scoring for individual tennis?
In all matches, the best two-out-of-three sets shall determine the winners.