TLGTA 2017 Ladder

  • 19 May 2017
  • (EDT)
  • 06 Oct 2017
  • (EDT)
  • Any Tennis Court

The TLGTA ladder is back! 

We will be running only one ladder this year.  Last year's two ladder system didn't quite work, as many of the C players didn't play.  The winner of the ladder will receive a trophy and a free 2018-2019 TLGTA Membership.  The runner-up will receive a gift card.  

Cost
Free for current TLGTA Members 

Dates
May 19 to October 6, 2017 

Location 
Anywhere you and your opponent agree to play.  

Rules
The ladder will be run using the Elo Rating system.  

Each player will start with 1500 points, which will increase with each win and decrease with each loss. The amount of points gained or lost from a match is dependent on the points of the opponent played. For example, if a 2000 point player beats a 1000 point player, very little change will occur to either one's rating. However, if a 2000 point player loses to a 1000 point player, both players' ratings will change drastically. A player's points will also change drastically during the first few matches recorded. 

Once you are on the ladder, you can challenge only players ranked 12 spots above or below your ranking.  You have 7 days to accept a challenge.  After 7 days, the challenge is automatically declined.  For each challenge you decline, you lose 100 points.  

Everyone on the ladder must play at least once every 30 days or you will lose 100 points.  

After a challenge has been accepted, you have 21 days to play the match.  

Forfeited matches will count as a loss and effect your points as well.  

You can play the same opponent no more than twice in the season.

The winner must submit the score.    

Double Dipping is allowed.  Meaning if you are playing someone on the ladder in another forum (TLGTA club tournament, GLTA tournament, OTA, Intercounty, etc.) and before playing, you both agree to count it for the TLGTA ladder, you may do so.  It must be a singles match.  

Match Format
Regular match format of best 2 out of 3 sets, with a regular tiebreaker played at 6 games all.  No Pro Sets.  

How To Join
Our ladder will be managed on the Global Tennis Network website (GTN).  

1.  Log in or create an account with the Global Tennis Network.  It's free.  

2.  Request to join the TLGTA Network.  (If you were on the network last year and are a current member, you can skip to step 3.)  

3.  After your network request has been accepted (may take up to 24 hours), then you can select the: TLGTA 2017 Ladder

Places to Play

Public Courts
Birchmount Park 

Cedarvale Park

High Park

Jimmie Simpson Park

Johnathan Ashbridge Park

L'Amoreaux Tennis Centre

Moss Park 

Ramsden Park  

Riverdale Park East

Trinity Bellwoods Park

Withrow Park


Club Courts (Public Hours)
 
Dentonia Park Tennis Club - Sun 6-10pm 

East York Tennis Club - Sat & Sun 1-4pm 

Howard Park Tennis Club - Sat & Sun 8-10am 

Kew Gardens Tennis Club - Sun 5-9pm (Hard courts only)

Moore Park Tennis Club - Sat. 7-11pm & Sun 9-11pm 

Rosedale Tennis Club - Sun 4pm-Dusk

Sir Winston Churchill Park Tennis Club - Sun 6-10pm 

Thorncliffe Park Tennis Club - Sun 6-10pm 

Scarborough Bluffs Tennis Club - Sat & Sun 4-6pm 

Wychwood Tennis Club - Sun 6-10pm 


City Run Courts (Summer Only & Court Fees)
Eglinton Flats Winter Tennis Club

North York Tennis Association Winter Tennis Club (3 Locales):

North

South

East

If you need assistance getting signed up with the ladder, please contact Paolo Ferrari at secretary@tlgta.ca.  



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