2008 TENNIS EVENTS

Cambridge Tennis Club Cambridge Tennis Club

TOURNAMENTS

 

All matches will be played as 10 game pro sets with no ad scoring; the finals will be played as the best of three sets with a 12 point tie breaker to be played at 6-6.

There must be a minimum and cap of 8 teams for doubles matches, and 12 to 16 entrants for singles matches in order for each tournament to take place. Sign up sheets will be posted at the club one month before the scheduled tournament date. The cost for each entry is $25.00 which will include a lunch. Entrants should submit their e-mail address when signing up. Rain dates will be scheduled as necessary over the following week or weekend (if possible – see rain dates below). All entrants will be charged the full entry fee regardless of any change in scheduling unless the entrant has cancelled out 10 days before the tournament date.

 

Tournaments are scheduled as follows:

Saturday, May 31
Member-Guest Tournament

Sunday, June 1
Parent-Child Tournament
(Non-Traditional Format)

Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8
Seniors Mixed Doubles (55 yr. and over)

Saturday and Sunday, September 6 and 7
Women’s Doubles and Men’s Singles Championships

Saturday and Sunday, September 13 and 14
Men’s Doubles and Women’s Singles Championships

Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21
Mixed Doubles Championship

Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28
Rain Date for (in order of Priority) – Mixed Doubles, Men’s Doubles,
Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles, Men’s Singles

Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and 5 – Rain Dates
Saturday and Sunday, October 11 and 12 – Rain Dates

 


 

YOUTH EVENTS
Joseph Cortes, Coordinator

 


 

EVENING ROUND ROBINS
Mix and Match Format

The adult Round Robins will be scheduled on alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays twice a month. The officiating staff member will mix and match players. Every third event will be a sandwich / salad night, with the other evenings to be catered by the Entertainment Committee. Sign-up sheets will be posted two weeks prior to the event. The charge for the evening Round Robins is $25 for the catered events and $20 for the sandwich / salad nights.

There must be a minimum of 16 people signed up for these events (48 hours in advance) in order for the event to be held. The sign-up sheet will be taken down at that time. Members will be charged the full amount for cancellations made after this deadline. In the event of rain, the social event will continue with dinner served in the clubhouse.

Dates are as follows:
  • Wednesday, May 21 (catered)
  • Thursday, June 5 (catered)
  • Wednesday, June 18 (sandwich / salad)
  • Thursday, July 10 (catered)
  • Wednesday, July 23 (catered)
  • Thursday, Aug. 7 (sandwich / salad)
  • Wednesday, Aug. 20 (catered)
  • Thursday, Sept. 4 (sandwich / salad) (an official change from directory listing)
  • Wednesday, Sept.17 (catered) (an official change from directory listing)

 


 

HOLIDAY COOKOUTS

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

MEMORIAL DAY: Monday, May 26

FOURTH OF JULY: Friday, July 4

LABOR DAY: Monday, September 1

COLUMBUS DAY: Monday, October 13

 


 

MEET AND GREET

June 11 (6 p.m. - 8 p.m.)
members bring your prospective new members to introduce them to the club, Membership Committee and Board Members.
(Food and drink will be served, so get the season off to a good start!)


OTHER ACTIVITIES:

Sunday pick-up doubles (Court One):
8:30-10:00 a.m.: open to all
10 a.m.-1 p.m.: 3.5 and higher

Note: ( 3.5 players and higher)

 


 

TENNIS LESSONS

Tennis lessons may be arranged with the pros; Johanne Gauthier, Rick Rose and Stephen Counihan. Pro’s availability can be viewed on-line at www.cambridge tennisclub.com or within the office. Club members are required to give 24-hr cancellation notice prior to a scheduled lesson or they will be charged for the cost of the lesson. This year, membership dues include a free half hour lesson to all members. Please call to make a reservation. Private, semi-private and group lessons will be offered to adult and junior members as well as non-members. Private and semi-private lessons are conducted in 55 minute sessions. Adult group lessons (4-6 people) are for 1 hour of instruction combined with 1 hour of play with no instruction. Group lessons are arranged by ability level and scheduled on a monthly basis requiring signing-up ahead of time for 3 out of 4 weeks for the month. Lesson rates vary with pros and will be posted at the club.


ORGANIZED PLAY

The club will also be offering women's and men's leagues as well as Mix and Match. You may sign-up for the Mix & Match on the bulletin board at the club a week prior and e-mail or call Johanne to sign up for the leagues. You will find a complete schedule of activities on the bulletin board at the club and on the club's web-site. A monthly e-mail of activities and reminders will be sent out to members. For any questions regarding tennis activities or tennis lessons please e-mail or call Johanne Gauthier at: Gauthierjooo@aol.com or call (617) 710-9465.

 


 

BY-LAWS
Are available on the website, but not in the club book.

 

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