70562788_10156803083039200_1965295430270

Mixed Doubles

USTA League Mixed Doubles is a team competition for men and women with NTRP levels of 2.5 to 5.5. Winning local teams advance to the NC State Championship. Winners of the NC State Championship advance to the Sectional Championships. Teams are formed using combined NTRP levels of 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 and 10.0.   

Important Dates  

April 10th - Registration will begin on Tennislink  

May 1st - Last Day to notify coordinator you are having a team 

May 4th - Captains must have their teams registered on Tennislink

May 6th - Six players must be registered on Tennislink.  

May 31st - Play may begin  

Sept 9-12th - Mixed State Tournament - all levels - Asheville 

Captains must fill out and submit a Team Information Form prior to  registering on TennisLink - click here to access the form* 

If you are a player needing a team or a captain who needs a player, click here

 

Format

The format of play is three individual mixed doubles matches per team. Play is best 2 out of 3 sets with a Match Tiebreak played instead of the third set. The Coman tiebreak method should be used.  

Age Groups Offered

All players must be at least 18 to play in an adult league. A player may play in multiple age groups as long as he/she will turn the minimum age during the calendar year.

  • 18 & over

  • 40 & over

  • 55 & over

  • 65 & over

League Fees

All players participating in USTA Leagues are required to join the USTA. A league fee of $22 also applies which includes a $3 Tennislink fee. City teams will have court fees of $30 per match. Click here (link to “About USTA Leagues” page) for more information about USTA Leagues and NTRP Ratings.

 

If you are registering as a club team, it is your responsibility to notify your club pro that you plan to have a team prior to registering on TennisLink. Facilities must provide enough courts for equal home and away matches for their teams. 

Match Times*

18 & Over

5.0 & 9.0 - Sunday at 7 p.m.

6.0 - Sunday at 9:30 or 3p.m. 

7.0 - Sunday at 9:30 or 5 p.m. 

8.0 - Monday at 6:30 p.m. (or 8:00 if needed) 

10.0 - Sunday at 3pm 

40 & over  

5.0 & 7.0  - Saturday at 11 and/or 1 p.m.  

6.0 & 9.0 - Thursday at 6:30 or 8 p.m.

 8.0  - Sunday at 9:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.

55 & over  

5.0, 6.0 & 9.0 - Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

7.0 & 8.0 - Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

  

65 & over  

 6.0, 7.0, and 8.0 - Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

*When times are listed as 'or' you can choose.

Mixed Doubles Level of Play

Age

Levels of Play

18 & over

2.5 / 6.0 / 7.0 / 8.0 / 9.0 / 10.0

40 & over

6.0 / 7.0 / 8.0 / 9.0

6.0 / 7.0 / 8.0 / 9.0

55 & over

65 & over

6.0 / 7.0 / 8.0 / 9.0

Mixed Doubles Team Format
In USTA League Adult Mixed Doubles, on no individual team may the partners be separated by more than 1.0 NTRP point (ex. On an 8.0 team, a 4.5 and a 3.5 may play together, but a 5.0 and a 3.0 may not).  

Adult & Mixed Combined Level

Minimum Rating a Player May Have 

5.0

2.5 

2.5

7.0

3.0

8.0

3.5

9.0

4.0

10.0

4.5

Questions may be directed to the Local League Coordinator, Tracy Debnam. (tracy@raleightennis.com)