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Tournament Rules

Necker Cup offers competitive play for both men/women at all levels of play. The event will use the Premier Tennis Handicap Scoring System. Please review the tournament rules below.

Draw

The Necker Cup will consist of a 16 Team Draw. Each team will play a 10 point tiebreaker against every other team. The winning teams earn the right to compete in the Necker Cup Finals.

Groups

There will be one (1) group of sixteen (16) Teams. Each team will compete against every other team in a 10 point tiebreaker.

Match

A Match is won by the first team to win 10 points with a sudden death point played at 9 points all. Players change sides after every 6 points. Teams will spin a racket to pick sides.

Tiebreaker

All matches are played as 10 point tiebreakers with a sudden death point played at 9 points all.

Serving

Serving order in a 10 point tie breaker is the same as a standard tiebreaker with the first person serving 1 point followed by rotations every 2 points. You must win by 2 points with a sudden death point played at 9 points all.

Final Group

The Team with the highest number of points in each Bracket will advance to the Necker Cup Finals. Teams are awarded 1 point for each 10 point tiebreaker won. I the case of a tie, winner is determined by head to head record then total of points won throughout all 15 rounds.

Officials

A umpire is on each court. Players/Pros, call their own lines but may ask umpire if they question a opponents call. His/her decisions are final.