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Fall ONE Tennis

June 23, 2021
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Please see the format and rules for the ONE Tennis Leagues below:

 

Fall ONE Tennis: ONE DOUBLES - ONE Mixed DOUBLES - ONE SINGLES 
 

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ONE DOUBLES

WHEN: August 9 - September 24 | Tuesday's - Women | Wednesday's - Men

WHO: USTA members*

WHAT: A six-week advancing doubles league

WHERE: A selected indoor facility | Life Time Bloomington South | Life Time St. Louis Park | Baseline Tennis Center   

Registration Fee: $21 per player

 

DETAILS: Must sign-up at your current NTRP level.** You will be placed into flights*** and be assigned weekly opponents.  Doubles teams can have 2-4 players. Teams will receive 4-6 matches during the 6-week season.  WOMEN will play on Tuesday nights and MEN will play on Wednesday nights.

 

* ONE Doubles must be a USTA Member. ADVERTISEMENT ONE Singles and ONE Mixed Doubles is open to both members and non-members.

** Players need to have a valid USTA Rating If you have not played in any USTA Leagues before and do not have an official rating, follow steps 1 and 2 below.

*** We need a minimum of 4 teams in a flight to make it viable.  If there are less than 4 teams in a flight, we will move players/teams around to make flights work.
 

Registration is open NOW and will close on Friday, July 16th, 2021.

 

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ONE MIXED DOUBLES

WHEN: August 9th - September 24th | Thursday Nights

WHO: USTA members* or non-members

WHAT: A six-week non-advancing mixed doubles league

WHERE: A selected indoor facility | Life Time Bloomington South | Life Time St. Louis Park | Baseline Tennis Center   

Registration Fee: $21 per player

 

DETAILS: Must sign-up at your current NTRP level.** You will be placed into flights*** and be assigned weekly opponents.  Doubles teams can have 2-4 players. Teams will receive 4-6 matches during the 6-week season.  Matches will be played on Thursday every week.

 

* ONE Doubles must be a USTA Member. ONE Singles and ONE Mixed Doubles is open to both members and non-members.

** Players need to have a valid USTA Rating If you have not played in any USTA Leagues before and do not have an official rating, follow steps 1 and 2 below.

*** We need a minimum of 4 teams in a flight to make it viable.  If there are less than 4 teams in a flight, we will move players/teams around to make flights work.
 

Registration is open NOW and will close on Friday, July 16th, 2021.

 

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ONE SINGLES

WHEN: August 9th - September 24th

WHO: USTA members* or non-members

WHAT: Flex style matches.  Players will be assigned weekly opponents and they will have one week to schedule, play the match, and report scores.  

WHERE: Public outdoor courts around Twin Cities Metro area**

Registration Fee: $10 per player

 

DETAILS: Must sign-up at your current NTRP level.*** You will be placed into flights**** and be assigned weekly opponents.  Doubles teams can have 2-4 players and singles teams can have 1-2 players on a team. Teams will receive 4-6 matches during the 6-week season. The home team will be responsible for selecting an outdoor location and for bringing a new can of balls.  BOTH teams will work together to find a day and time to play within one week of the scheduled match.  Matches can be played at the convenience of both players/teams so daytime, evening, weeknights, or weekends are acceptable as long as both sides agree.

 

* ONE Doubles must be a USTA Member. ONE Singles and ONE Mixed Doubles is open to both members and non-members.

** Private courts and/or inside courts ok if agreed upon by both parties 

*** Players need to have a valid USTA Rating If you have not played in any USTA Leagues before and do not have an official rating, follow steps 1 and 2 below.

**** We need a minimum of 4 teams in a flight to make it viable.  If there are less than 4 teams in a flight, we will move players/teams around to make flights work.
 

Registration is open NOW and will close on Friday, July 16th, 2021.

 

Creating/Registering For A Team

 

How to Create a Team in TennisLink

 

  • Go to TennisLink.usta.com/leagues and login to your USTA Account.
  • You will land on the USTA LEAGUE home page. Look for MY QUICK LINKS on the right side of the page and click on the link ONLINE TEAM CREATION and follow the prompts.
  • You will need your USTA member number and a credit card to pay the league registration fee.
  • TEAM NAME: The captain’s last name(s) must be included and listed first in your team name.
  • Be sure to write down your team number (it begins with a 555) so you can pass it on to your players. They will need this to register for the team.
  • Make sure to select yourself as captain when you register

 

How to Register for a Team

 

  • You will need your team number.
  • You will need your USTA member number; membership must be current through the League Play Season.
  • Use a credit card to pay league fee.
  • Go to TennisLink.usta.com/leagues.
  • Look for "Start Playing" on the left side of the page and click on the link REGISTER FOR A TEAM and follow the prompts.

 

How To Obtain Your Official Rating - if you don't already have one

 

1. Log In or Create Your Tennislink Account

New or just coming back to tennis leagues? 

You’ll first need to log into or set up your tennislink account.  Once you create a tennislink account and you are assigned a number, it is yours forever.  Even if you purchase a USTA membership and it expires, the account number is yours forever. 

 

Have a USTA tennislink account, and your rating has expired?

To get your self-rating, click here and log into your tennislink account.

 

Brand new to USTA Leagues and have never had a tennislink account?

Click here and set up an account profile for free.  

Not sure if you have a tennislink account or you’re having trouble logging in?

Please call 800-990-USTA (8782) and they will be able to assist you with your account.

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2. Obtain Your Rating

Now that you’re logged into your account profile, you can get your NTRP rating assigned.  (Make sure you use a laptop or PC, not a tablet or smart phone.  Chrome and Safari works best with tennislink.) 

 

  1. Click on the tab labeled “USTA LEAGUE” and then click on the blue “SELF RATE” button in the middle of the page.  You’ll see a window pop up (make sure your pop up blocker is off.)

  2. You’ll be asked a few questions about your background and history related to the sport of tennis.  Once you’ve answered these questions, you will be assigned an NTRP rating. You’ll then be asked if you’d like to accept the rating that you were assigned or if you’d like to appeal your rating up or down.  Make your selection and click submit.  If you choose to appeal your rating, it will go through the self rate appeal process.  The self rate committee at USTA Northern will review your appeal and provide a decision. 

  3. Click here for USTA’s NTRP Player Guidelines

     

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