San Antonio Professional Tennis Association 

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League Parameters

  • Divisions offered: 5.5, 6.5, 7.5, 8.5
  • Players must be 18 years or older by December 31, 2018
  • Three lines of doubles
  • Play by USTA Year End NTRP Rating published December, 2018
  • Self rated players must determine their rating by using the USTA NTRP General & Experienced Player Guidelines
  • League plays on Friday evening
  • Minimum roster 6; maximum roster 14
  • Minimum of three teams to form a division
  • Players may play in more than one division per season
  • Balls provided by SAPTA 
  • Cost $30.00 per player

League Rules

  • Line-ups will be exchanged 10 minutes before the scheduled match time
  • Players must be listed on the team roster prior to playing a match
  • The combined rating of players on each court may not exceed the division level    
  • The NTRP rating between players of an individual doubles pair may not exceed 1.0
  • Regular scoring, 2 out of 3 sets, with a 10-point tiebreak in lieu of a third set
  • A legal match consists of a minimum of 2 lines
  • Default time is 15 minutes past scheduled match time
  • No match should begin until all players are present. Defaults will be from the bottom up
  • Scores should be recorded within 48 hours
  • Rain makeups are optional

Tennis is a game of courtesy and, as such, SAPTA league matches will play by The Code and Friend at Court rules. CLICK HERE FOR 2017 FRIEND AT COURT