2009 TENNIS EVENTS
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 canceled out 10 days before the tournament date.
Tournaments are scheduled as follows:
Saturday, May 23
Women's Doubles Member-Guest Tournament
Men's Doubles Member-Guest Tournament
Saturday, May 30
Mixed Doubles Member-Guest Tournament
Sunday, May 31
Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7
Saturday and Sunday, September 12 and 13
Women’s Singles and Men’s Singles Championships (Note Change.)
Saturday and Sunday, September 26 and 27
Mixed Doubles Championship
Saturday and Sunday, October 3 and 4
Women's Doubles and Men's Doubles Championships (Note Change.)
Saturday and Sunday, October 10 and 11
EVENING ROUND ROBINS
Mix and Match Format
The adult Round Robins will be scheduled on Thursdays twice a month. The officiating staff member will mix and match players. The Round Robin events will have six 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 (includes tennis balls).
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:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
MEMORIAL DAY: Monday, May 25
FOURTH OF JULY: Saturday, July 4
LABOR DAY: Monday, September 7
COLUMBUS DAY: Monday, October 12
MEET AND GREET
July 15 (6 p.m. - 8 p.m.)
September 16 (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!)
|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)
For private or group lessons you may contact your pros directly by contacting Rick Rose (617) 642-3448, Johanne Gauthier (617) 710-9465 or Steve Counihan (781) 929-7455. 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 for new members only include an hour lesson at half price, 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 require signing-up ahead of time. Lesson rates vary with pros and will be posted at the club.
ORGANIZED PLAYThe club will be offering women’s and men’s doubles night throughout the season. You may sign-up for all activities on the bulletin board at the club one week prior to the activity. In addition, you will find the tennis activity schedule on the club’s web site at cambridgetennisclub.com and copies will be available to you at the sign-in desk. Please take the time to sign-up ahead of time for activities. It helps us plan court reservations more efficiently and leaves more courts open for 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. Gauthierjooo@aol.com or call (617) 710-9465.
Are available on the website, but not in the club book.