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Blackburn & District Night Tennis Association (www.bdnta.com)

This is the On-Line Results Entry & Match Information system of the B.D.N.T.A.

Updated: 20/11/2021

The State Government and Tennis Victoria have updated the rules for resumption of community sport, please see the link below for all details.

 

All nights have now completed at least one round of the resumed season and everything seems to be on track with minimal concerns.

 

We hope that you are all enjoying getting back into the night tennis competition and look forward to the completion of the season in 2022.

 

Current information can be found at

https://www.tennis.com.au/vic/news-and-events/latest-covid-updates-for-victoria

 

Please stay safe and healthy and observe the guidelines as mentioned.

 

BDNTA Admin Contacts - David Willing & Paul Arockiadass - Email: BDNTA.all@gmail.com

Finals Eligibility:

Players must play at least 3 matches during the home/away season in order to qualify for finals for a particular night.

Being named in a complete washout/heatout/blackout does not qualify as a match played towards finals eligibility.

(N.B. A complete washout/heatout/blackout is a match in which not a single game in any set has been completed)

When a team receives a forfeit, only the players named for the team winning by forfeit will count towards finals eligibility.

(i.e. The team losing by forfeit cannot name players)

Answers to some FAQs

1.       All SETS in the BDNTA are first to six games, with a tie-breaker to be played at 5 games all.

2.       TROLS RESULTS ENTRY for tie-break sets: 6/5 to the WINNING team.

3.       All BDNTA TIE-BREAKERS are the traditional 12 point tie-break: first to 7 points with a margin of at least 2 points.

(eg. A winning score could be 7/3 or 7/5 etc., but if the tie-break scores reach 6 points all, then the tie-break continues until one team is at least 2 points ahead)

4.       Players must not play for more than one club during the same season on the same playing night.

i.e. If Joe Blogs plays for Blackburn on Tuesday nights then he cannot play for another club on Tuesday nights during the same season.

Match Fees:

The cost per team shall be:

$32.00 per night (i.e. $8.00 per player per match) for all Doubles Only Sections payable to the Venue Club.

$30.00 per night (i.e. $10.00 per player per match) for Thursday Singles/Doubles Sections payable to the Venue Club.

BDNTA By-Laws & Guidelines: BDNTA_By-Laws_Jan_2020.pdf

Please assist our Record Secretaries by entering your Match Results well in advance of the relevant cutoff:

  • Monday Competition: Results Entry Closes at 3:00pm Wednesdays.
  • Tuesday Competition: Results Entry Closes at 3:00pm Thursdays.
  • Wednesday Competition: Results Entry Closes at 3:00pm Fridays.
  • Thursday Competition: Results Entry Closes at 3:00pm Saturdays.

 

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