ABOUT SOCIAL DOUBLES
Social Doubles are our club's intra-competition, perfect for members who would like to play against others in a friendly and social setting. Social Doubles is a competition that runs every semester at MUTC and is played in a team format. Semester 1 and 2 are separate competitions that both last around 8-10 weeks.
All players who enter this competition are graded and placed in appropriate levels in an intermediate or advanced section. Players are put into teams of 5-6 members and compete against other teams in a round-robin format. Each team has a captain and a rotating roster where 6 sets are played per round.
Please note this is a friendly competition and the aim is to play in a safe, fun and social manner.
Whilst this is a competition, the objective is to keep a fun and engaging environment with great sportsmanship amongst all players and to make friends with fellow club members.
How to register
Fill out the EOI form
Mark your interest for the Semester 1 2023 Social Doubles competition by filling out the form below before Thursday 2 March.
Attend a Grading Session
Trials will take place on Thursday 2 March & Tuesday 7 March from 6pm for new players who do not have a grading from a previous season
For those who have played MUCT Social Doubles before, you will not be required to attend a trial.
After the grading session will receive more information about the registration fee and process.
Members get a $20 discount on this competition. The fee for Social Doubles for Semester 1 2023 is:
The entry fee is priced on a cost-recovery basis to cover the cost of court bookings, balls and prizes.
What happens if there is a washout?
Washouts are treated as rounds not played and they are attempted to be played during the end of the season.
How do finals work?
#1 plays #2 after the round-robin season to crown the winning team. All other teams get to playoff for a finishing spot as well during finals week.
What does the winning team get?
The winning team receives different prizes each year. This will be announced to teams at the start of the competition.
What is the scoring system?
Each match played is 1 set to 6 games, with a tie-break at 5-5 all.
What happens if we can’t finish the matches in the time given?
The remaining/unfinished matches is called a draw and points are split.
Where do we get the balls from?
The balls can be picked up by the captain on match day from the front desk in the sports centre, and also returned there upon completion of the match.
How do we enter the scores?
MUTC will provide a live google sheet for scorekeeping.