Opportunities for Providers
Team Up Events
January 5, 2018
Team Up Events are geared towards players who want a fun, social and short yet competitive play opportunity. With this format, participants get to play multiple matches against like-skilled opponents in an enjoyable and casual environment. We invite you to host one at your club or in your community!
Maximum of 3 hours: 2 hours of match play followed by 1 hour of organized social time
Round robin team format
No-ad games, time capped (suggestion is 25-30 minute timed rounds)
After the round robin is complete, the team with the most games is the winner
Players & Levels
USTA Membership not required
Gender neutral: man/man, woman/woman or man/woman
Straight level: Require same rating for all players (2.5-5.0)
Combined levels: Tournament director takes players of all levels or a stated mix of levels and forms teams to be balanced (2.5-5.0)ADVERTISEMENT
3 Options for Team Makeup
3 Players (Max of 4 players with one sub)
- 1 Singles & 1 Doubles: l Team match takes place on 2 courts
4 Players (Max of 5 players with one sub)
- 2 Singles & 1 Doubles: l Team match takes place on 3 courts
- 2 Doubles: l Team match takes place on 2 courts
6 Players (Max of 8 players with 2 subs)
- 3 Doubles: l Team match takes place on 3 courts
- 2 Singles & 2 Doubles: l Team match takes place on 4 courts
Use a Theme!
Consider using a theme to spice up your event. Other ideas include sports teams, decades, superheros, and rock groups.
For questions about how to run a Team Up Event, reach out to Michael Hughes, USTA National Manager, Adult & Sr. Competition.