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CIS Secondary Boys Champion Schools Tennis Finals

Selection Outline

Saint Ignatius' College
Tambourine Bay Road

Event Date:
Friday, 8 June 2018

Trial Time
9am - 3pm

Trial Format



The CIS Boys and Girls Champion School must be determined by Friday 8 June

The Boys & Girls Final matches will be played at Saint Ignatius College on Friday 8 June 9am - 3pm


Students must be enrolled in a CIS affiliated school. One team from each Association will comprise of 4 students from the same School. The seeding of players must remain the same throughout each match.


Open to all ages from year 7-12. 

Note: This is an Open age Secondary competition to determine the CIS Champion School and ultimately, after play-offs between CCC and CHS, the NSW Champion School.

Cost: $24.30 per player- the School's  Association will be invoiced


  1. Team will consist of 4 players – 4 boys in the boys – 4 girls in the girls.
  2. Players will be numbered 1 to 4 – with 1 being the strongest player and 4 the weakest of the 4
  3. This order must be named prior to the start of the match and may not be changed
  4. The order of play is (8 sets) - 2 doubles  - 4 singles – 1v1, 2v2, 3v3, 4v4.- 2 reverse doubles – play the opposite doubles pair from the start
  5. Doubles pairs can be any combination from the 4 players eg 1and 2, 3 and 4, 1and 4, 2 and 3
  6. Doubles pairs may be changed from match to match but not during a match
  7. The match will consist of 8 sets – each set being first to 6 with a tie breaker at 6-6.
  8. The winner will be decided on sets first eg 5 sets to 3
  9. If the sets are 4-4 then the team winning the most games will be declared the winner
  10. If sets and games are equal then a tie breaker will be played for each singles match eg 1v1, 2v2, 3v3, 4v4, using a tie breaker only – team winning the most tie breakers will be declared the winner
  11. Procedure for Tie Break

The player due to serve the 13th game serves the first point into his/her opponent's deuce court.

After the first serve, the serve goes over to the other player, who then serves the next two points, serving first into the ad court and then into the deuce court.

After the third point, the players alternate, serving two points each — always beginning on the ad court.

After the first six points are played, no matter what the score is, the players change ends (and continue to do so after every other six-point span) until one player wins at least seven points with a margin of two points.

12.  If tie breakers are equal then the team which won the number 1 singles full match will be declared the winner.

The National Schools Championships is no longer being run by School Sport Australia
It is hoped that Tennis Australia will take on this Tournament. If so it will be held on the Albury Grass Courts from 10-14 November

The usual variation from the above rules for this level is a follows:

Matches will consist of 4 singles and 2 doubles matches. Singles will be best of 3 sets, the first two sets will be tie breaker at 6 all, the third a super tie breaker.

Doubles will be first to 8 games with a tie breaker at 8 all

  • Parking is available in surrounding streets . Courts are near back gates - Riverview Street

First Aid
  • Each team is to provide their own First Aid. Individuals with known medical issues should inform the accompanying staff member and carry appropriate equipment - e.g Epi-Pen

  • This should be the School Tennis or PE Uniform. Players are expected to be neat and tidy

Food & Drink
  • Players should bring their own drinks and lunch

Wet Weather
  • Check the App and website if the weather looks doubtful. Enable notifications for the App

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