WINTER LEAGUES/SOCIAL

WINTER   LEAGUES/SOCIAL

Winter League: Time:  7pm – to 9/9.15pm (arrive at 6.45pm for a prompt start). Cost £5 Mon. & Tues

Organised Club Social Thurs. 7pm – to 9/9.15pm Cost £3.00 – Starts week commencing 7th Oct.)

 

Different nights have playing standards as follows:

Monday Winter League: Men up to and including 6th team standard and women up to and including 3rd team standard or Ladder 7 to Ladder 13. Players must be of a standard that they can rally in a double’s environment.

Tuesday Winter League: Men Team 1-4 and Women Team 1 (if you play in Teams) or Ladder 1 to 3 (if you do not play in Teams)

Thursday Social: Thursday nights will be a drop in continuing the success of the summer. Organised by Rob to help different levels get the best possible games.

 

Electronic Sign-up for the Mon. & Tues. Winter League

The new court booking system makes it possible to sign up online and organisers can see exactly who’s signed up at any time.

This is what you do:

  • Go to the club website (www.highgate-tennis.co.uk of course) and select ‘Book an adult activity’ from the orange Online Bookings tab.
  • Scroll down and click on Winter League xxxxx, when you’ll be asked to log in – using the username and password you hopefully remember (or email the club to get a new one)
  • Go through the booking system and eventually ‘Complete Booking’ (after ticking the ‘over 16’ box)

You can only book for the following week, and If necessary, you can also take yourself off if you find you can’t make it.

Whichever night you play on you should get a good evening’s tennis, as everyone is given a ranking and your evening’s playing partnerships are based on pairing couples so that you end up playing against a similarly skilled playing couple.  Rankings are revised weekly and everyone moves up or down the ranks according to how well – or otherwise – they play.

New members please note – in some games you will be paired with players stronger or weaker than yourself, and an important part of the winter league tournaments is about developing your skills and supporting partners with different abilities. If you are uncertain as to whether a specific night matches your standard, or have any questions about the winter leagues, then please speak to the organisers who are:

Monday Kevin Balon (07821 772095 or kevin.balon@gmail.com)

Tuesday – Sergio De Gaetano, (0776 9188442 or sdegaetano@thorntontomasetti.com)

Thursday –  Coach -Rob