2011 TENNIS EVENTS

Cambridge Tennis Club Cambridge Tennis Club

TOURNAMENTS

 

Typical tournament format is 10 game pro-sets with no-ad scoring in the initial rounds and the finals are typically two out of three sets with a 12 point tie breaker to be played at 6-6. However, if the size of the draw is markedly larger or smaller than anticipated, the tennis committee will make the final decision about format. Format will be posted in the clubhouse on the Friday prior to the tournament start.

Sign up sheets will be posted at the club one month before the scheduled tournament date. The cost for each player is $25.00, and $50.00 per team for doubles which will include light breakfast, lunch, and prizes for winners. 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 5 days before the tournament date.

 

Tournaments are scheduled as follows:

Saturday, May 21
Women's Doubles Member-Guest Tournament
Men's Doubles Member-Guest Tournament

Saturday and Sunday, September 10 and 11
Women’s Singles and Men’s Doubles Championships

Saturday, September 17
Women's and Men's singles championships - Semis and Finals

Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25
Mixed Doubles Championship

Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2
Rain Dates

 


 

EVENING ROUND ROBINS
Mix and Match Format

The adult Round Robins will be scheduled in the middle of each month alternating between Wednesdays and Thursdays. The rain dates for each Round Robin will be the following week (see schedule below). The officiating staff member will mix and match players. The Round Robin events will be either sandwich/salad night or will 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.

Dates are as follows:
  • Wednesday, May 18 (catered)
    rain date - Wed. May 25
  • Thursday, June 16 (sandwich / salad)
    rain date - Thursday, June 23
  • Wednesday, July 20 (catered)
    rain date - Wed. July 27
  • Thursday, Aug. 18 (sandwich / salad)
    rain date - Thurs., August 25
  • Wednesday, Sept. 14 (catered)
    rain date - Wed., September 21

 


 

HOLIDAY COOKOUTS

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

MEMORIAL DAY: Monday, May 30

FOURTH OF JULY: Monday, July 4

LABOR DAY: Monday, September 5

COLUMBUS DAY: Monday, October 10

 


 

MEET AND GREET

June 13 (Monday) 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

September 12 (Monday) 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):
9:00-10:30 a.m.: open to all
10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: 3.5 and higher

Note: ( 3.5 players and higher)

 


 

TENNIS LESSONS

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.

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 PLAY

The club will be offering women’s and men’s doubles night throughout the season. Please contact Johanne if you are interested in participating in these two events. In addition, there will be weekly special activities such as Mix and Match as well as doubles group lessons. You can view the weekly tennis activity schedule on the club’s web site at cambridgetennisclub.com and on the bulletin board at the club. 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

 


 

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

 

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