TOURNAMENTS

There are many different tournaments you can participate in throughout the year and you don’t have to be an advanced player to play. Each of the tournaments have different divisions to accommodate all skill levels. There is a tournament fee that covers the cost of supplies, awards/prizes and court rental.

GLTA Tennis Tournaments
The Gay and Lesbian Tennis Alliance (GLTA) sanctions tennis tournaments all over the world, in places like Canada, USA, England, Italy, Germany and Australia. These tournaments allow you to earn points towards your ranking. The Canadian Gay Open (CGO) is our international tournament and takes place in May during the Victoria Day long weekend. This is Canada's largest GLTA sanctioned tournament and attracts over 150 participants. 

TLGTA Tournaments
With the exception of CGO, most of TLGTA's tournaments have smaller draw sizes, smaller entry fees and are held at the North York Winter Tennis Club.  

TLGTA Points
Players will receive TLGTA points based on their participation in TLGTA Singles Tournaments. Each division has a point allocation as outlined below. Starting from 2016, TLGTA will keep a running total of points for each participant.  TLGTA points are calculated using the sum of your last 4 TLGTA singles tournaments.   

C DIVISION POINTS B DIVISION POINTS A DIVISION POINTS
ROUND OF 16 1 ROUND OF 16 10 ROUND OF 16 100
QTR FINALS 25 QTR FINALS 250 QTR FINALS 2,500
SEMI 50 SEMI 500 SEMI 5,000
FINAL (L) 75 FINAL (L) 750 FINAL (L) 7,500
FINAL (W) 100 FINAL (W) 1,000 FINAL (W) 10,000
CONS FINAL (W) 25 CONS FINAL (W) 250 CONS FINAL (W) 2,500
                                        
Max C Points 425 Max B Points 4,250 Max A Points 42,500

GayTP Ranking 
Your GayTP ranking is determined by which number is higher, your TLGTA Points or your GLTA Tournament Entry points.  The higher number is used to determine which division you can play in and seeding.  Players can play in higher divisions than their point allocation, but they may not play in a lower division. The tournament director will have final say on your division.  

TLGTA Tournament Schedule 
April/May - Rust Remover Singles Tournament

May
- Canadian Gay Open (CGO) Singles & Doubles Tournament
*GLTA sanctioned (@ Mayfair Tennis Clubs) 

June - Bigger Than Wimbledon Singles Tournament 

July - Not The Rogers Cup Singles Tournament 

August - TLGTA Doubles Championships

September - TLGTA Singles Championships  


2018 Tournament Dates & Times

Rust Remover - B Division Only
April 28: 9am-4pm
April 29: 10am-4pm
Tournament Director: Ian Salmon 
Tournament Assistant: Paolo Ferrari

Rust Remover - A & C Divisions Only
May 5: 9am-8pm
May 6: 10am-7pm
Tournament Director: Bobby Nijjar
Tournament Assistant: Chris Davidson

Canadian Gay Open (CGO)
May 19-21
Tournament Director: Tommy Trinh
*GLTA Sanctioned (@ Mayfair Tennis Clubs)

Bigger Than Wimbledon
June 2: 9am-7pm
June 3: 10am-7pm
Tournament Director: Ian Salmon
Tournament Assistant: Chris Davidson 

Not The Rogers Cup
July 14: 9am-7pm
July 15: 10am-7pm
Tournament Director: Ian Salmon 
Tournament Assistant: Chris Davidson 

TLGTA Doubles Championships
August 18: 9am-6pm
August 19: 10am-4pm
Tournament Director: Bobby Nijjar
Tournament Assistant: Ian Salmon

TLGTA Singles Championships - B Division Only
September 15: 9am-4pm
September 16: 10am-4pm
Tournament Director: Ian Salmon
Tournament Assistant: Paolo Ferrari

TLGTA Singles Championships - A & C Divisions Only
September 29: 9am-8pm
September 30: 10am-7pm
Tournament Director: Bobby Nijjar
Tournament Assistant: Chris Davidson

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