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League Coordinators

Summer USTA Local League Coordinator

Susan Storrer, 614-309-2968, susanstorrer@gmail.com

 

ESL/Winter USTA Local League Coordinators

Cynthia Humphry (Sunday Career leagues)

chumphry@elysiumtennis.com


Julie Nini, (M-Th, Sat leagues)

Julie.nini5@gmail.com


Kris Susa (Friday Daytime leagues)

Krissusatennis@gmail.com

 

Important Information

 


 

CLICK HERE to watch the August 30, 2022 League Captain Webinar.

 

Columbus Summer Adult Leagues

USTA League Tennis provides adult recreational tennis players throughout the Columbus area with the opportunity to compete against players of similar ability levels. Be a part of a team. Meet new people. Play new opponents. Participate in competitive tennis. Travel to matches and championships. ADVERTISEMENT Challenge and improve your game. Have fun!

 

Available leagues:

  • COMBO 18 & Over Women or Men 5.5, 6.5, 7.5, 8.5, 9.5
  • MIXED 18 & Over or 40 & Over 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0
  • SINGLES FLEX Women or Men 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5
  • ADULT 65 & Over Women 7.0, 8.0
  • MIXED 18 & Over 7.5 level only


Nights of play: All matches will begin at 6:30 p.m.

  • Tuesday nights: COMBO Men
  • Wednesday nights: MIXED 18 & Over and 40 & Over (6.0, 7.0, 8.0)/COMBO Women 5.5 and 6.5
  • Thursday nights: COMBO Women 7.5 and 8.5
  • Friday nights: MIXED 18 & Over 9.0
  • TBD:  ADULT 65 & Over Women

Additional details:

  • Cost to register: $20/player
  • Players must be current members of USTA.
  • Additional court or match fees are determined by sponsoring location.
  • Team registration opens early April and closes mid-May.
  • Summer Adult League Captain’s meeting: Wednesday, May 11, 7 pm. Email susanstorrer@gmail.com for Zoom details
  • To register a team for a league or more information, contact your USTA club rep or Susan Storrer at 614-309-2968, susanstorrer@gmail.com.

 

Additional information for USTA League Offerings for Summer - Columbus Area

Combo, Mixed and Adult 55 & Over matches will be played May-August. Flex Singles will play May-August.

 

A COMBO team shall consist of a minimum of six players 18 years of age or older of the same gender who are NTRP eligible to combine and compete at a specific level of competition. Team match format is three doubles matches. The championship levels of play are the combined NTRP levels of 5.5, 6.5, 7.5, 8.5 and 9.5. Each individual Combo Doubles team’s combined NTRP ratings may not exceed the level entered.

 

MIXED DOUBLES Leagues are for men and women 18 years of age or older or 40 years of age or older, with championship layers culminating in a National Championship. Team match format is three doubles matches. NTRP levels are 6.0, 7.0, 7.5, 8.0, 9.0 and 10.0. The NTRP difference between members of an individual doubles team may not exceed 1.0.

 

ADULT 55 & OVER and ADULT 65 & OVER Men or Women Adult Leagues are for men and women 55 and over or 65 years of age or older, with championship layers, culminating in a National Championship. NTRP levels for 55 & Over Leagues are 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 and 9.0. Team match format for 55 & Over Leagues is three doubles matches The NTRP difference between members of an individual doubles team may not exceed 1.0.

 

FLEX SINGLES Leagues are specifically designed to help you fit tennis into your busy life! You decide whether to play singles at whatever time is convenient for you. With Flex Leagues, you make the schedule. Flex Singles leagues are available for players 18 years or age or older of the same gender. NTRP levels are 3.0, 3.5, 4.0,4.5. Individual players register online by clicking here.

 

 

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Contact Information:
Columbus Area USTA League Coordinator: 

Susan Storrer, susanstorrer@gmail.com, 614-309-2968

 

OVTA USTA League Coordinator: 

Margaret Buttram, ovtaleagues@gmail.com, 937-886-8633

 


 

Flex Leagues

Great tennis on your terms - Now there's a tennis league that puts you in charge of the action. USTA Flex Leagues make it easy to schedule your matches on your terms and meet new people. Think of it as a city-wide singles tennis ladder where you choose the time and place you want to play. It's the perfect option for busy professionals to find players for the weekend, tennis fanatics looking to tune-up their singles game, newcomers to Columbus who don't know any players yet, student players getting back into match play, or beginning players (3.0) wanting to play matches for the first time.

 

You could be playing SINGLES! Men’s and Women’s Flex Singles league 

  • Flights at all skill levels from 2.5-4.5  
  • USTA members pay $25 and non-members pay $35 for 5-8 matches. 
  • Play anytime, anywhere.  
  • Session runs: May 1- August 31

 

How to register for a Flex League:

  1. Click here
  2. If you have an account, use your USTA number/email address to login. IF you don't have one, choose CREATE ACCOUNT and follow the prompts. When finished, TennisLink should redirect you to the Flex Leagues home page.
  3. Click REGISTER For a League in the lefthand column.
  4. Choose STATE: OH METRO AREA: Columbus
  5. Click "details" by the flight you choose to play in.(NTRP ratings don't apply)-you can also mark the box that you are willing to play up a level.
  6. Follow the prompts from there.
  7. The registration fee is $25 for USTA members or $35 for Non-USTA members.
 

 

How to register a team:

Email susanstorrer@gmail.com the following:

  1. The name of the captain and the co-captain
  2. Give the cell # and email of the captains
  3. Provide how many home matches your team is able to host if you submit more than one team for that league. (For example, combo men play Tuesday nights and Wickertree has 3 teams but can only host 2 home matches that night so the 3rd team will have to play away.)
  4. Provide any dates that should be avoided scheduling at your club. (For example, Muirfield should not host during the Memorial Tourn.)

 

What happens next: 

You will receive an email from TennisLink telling you that your personal match schedule is available online. Contact your opponents, decide on a convenient time and place to play, and complete your match. Report the scores after each match.


*We need 6 players to have a flight. If there aren't enough, I will contact you to ask if you are willing to play at a different level or I will cancel the level before the deadline so that you receive a refund.

 

Where are courts in Columbus? 

Use the TennisMaps website, Columbus Recreation and Parks website, or GCTA links page. If you want to play at your club, please contact them directly to ask about reserving a court and court fees. We do not negotiate for you.

 

Contact: 

Susan Storrer, USTA Summer League Coordinator at susanstorrer@gmail.com or 614-309-2968.

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