The draw and first round schedule of play for Friday 23 September is now available for the 2016 Peter Deacon Spring Tournament to be held at Cintra Park Concord from 23-25 September 2016. This event is a Gay & Lesbian Tennis Alliance (GLTA) sanctioned tournament and part of the GLTA WORLD TOUR 2016.
Main Venue - Cintra Park Tennis Centre, Concord, NSW (see map below)
Friday 23 September 2016: 6pm - 11pm
Saturday 24 September 2016: 8am – 8pm
Sunday 25 September 2016: 8am – 5pm
Open, A, B, C and D Singles - knockout
Men's Doubles – Open, A, B and C - knockout. D men's doubles - round robin
Amazon Women’s Doubles - round robin
Mixed doubles - round robin
Knock-out events - All matches including finals will be the best of 3 sets,with the 3rd set being a super tie break (first to 10 with a 2 point advantage). The first two sets are normal first-to-6 sets with a tiebreak at 6-6.
Round-robin events will be 1 standard set, tie-break at 6-6.
Short deuce(second deuce) to be played for all matches at second deuce. The receiver chooses from which side of the court he/she desires to return his/her opponent’s serve. In mixed doubles however the man must serve to the man and the woman to the woman.
Schedule of play - first round singles - Friday 23 September
First round singles matches will be played Friday 23 September from 6pm at Cintra Park. Please check the schedule carefully and allow enough time to arrive at the courts.
Good luck to all players and a special welcome to our friends from inter-state participating in the tournament.