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Corporate League Tennis

Corporate League Tennis

presented by

Colony JetBlue Head PENN

Have you been looking for an activity to do with the company you work for but softball and basketball are not your cup of tea? Well you have come to the right place. The USTA/Eastern-Metro Region offer Corporate League Tennis, a fun competitive league, where fortune 500 companies from New York City battle it out on the courts to see who is the best the city has to offer 3 times a year. In the Spring and Fall a 10 week season is offered and during the Summer a short 7 week season is offered.

The next season of Corporate League Tennis presented by The Colony Beach & Tennis Resort, JetBlue Airways, and Head/PENN starts March 7, 2005. All matches are played at Tennisport in Long Island City, just one stop out of Grand Central Station on the 7 line. Matches are played Monday -Thursday nights. Each match is played on 2 courts and 2 hours are alloted for all sets to be completed.

  • Corporate League Tennis is based on World Team Tennis format.
  • A matches consists of the following: 1 set men's doubles, 1 set women's doubles, 1 set men's single, 1 set women's singles, and 2 sets of mixed doubles.
  • Each set is first to 6, no-ad scoring, at 5-5 a tie-breaker is played. There are 2 levels of play: "A"- 4.0 players, tend to be former college players and tournament players. "B"- 3.5 and below, love tennis but do not have the skill to compete with the big boys, yet.
  • A team can have up to 10 players per roster and only 2 men and 2 women are need for each match.
  • All teams are guaranteed 8 matches, 7 regular season and 1 playoff match.
  • At the end of the Spring and Fall season all players are invited to the championship match and buffet dinner held at Tennisport. All participants will receive a league shirt, entry into the grand prize drawings for a trip to the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort or JetBlue Airways vouchers and many other raffle prizes.
  • Cost to enter: $1900 for 1 team and $1500 for each additional team. Summer season cost is $1000.

Approximate start dates(all dates are subject to change)

  • Spring Season- March 7- May 26, 2005
  • Summer Season- June 13- August 4, 2005
  • Fall Season- September 26- December 15, 2005

If you are interested in finding out more about entering a team with additional information such as which corporations in New York play simply call or email Lara Schneider at 914-698-0414x16 or lara@eastern.usta.com.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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