Summer 2020 Frequently Asked Questions

Due to the impact of Covid-19, we know there are many questions regarding upcoming play.  Please see below for answers to frequenty asked questions.  

 

Q:  Will USTA leagues continue to play in Memphis this year?

A:  Yes, the suspension of play was lifted June 1st, 2020 but are at the discretion of    USTA Southern and local health authorities.  Presently, the spring adult league season has resumed play and will finish mid to late July.  For up-to-date information, see also USTA TN website.  

 

Q: When will Mixed Doubles begin and how many players can I roster?

A:  Mixed Doubles registration is open now, and the legal team deadline is June 28, 2020.  Last day to add a player is August 15th.  Play will begin late July and run through end of August.  For 2020, roster size is unlimited.  To qualify for state champs, only one completed match is required.  See the Mixed Doubles tab for current rules and regulations.

 

Q:  When will Tri-Level begin and how many players can I roster?

A:  Tri-Level registration is open now, and the legal team deadline is July 6th, 2020.  Last day to add a player is August 16th. Play will begin late July and run through August 24th, with local playoffs during the evenings of August 25th-28th.  Roster size limit is 18 players.  See the Tri-Level tab for current rules and regulations.

 

Q:  When will Combo begin and how many players can I roster?

A:  Combo registration is open now, and the legal team deadline is August 1st, 2020 (if this changes, will communicate new date asap).  Season will run late August through late October.  More information will be coming.  Stay tuned for rules and regs to be posted under the Combo tab.  

 

Q:  When will ESL begin and how many players can I roster?

A:  ESL will begin immediately at conclusion of Combo season.  League Coordinator Jackie Mills will be communicating all details regarding ESL as soon as she has information.  

 

Q:  What about State Championships this year?

A:  The championship committee is diligently working on state champs.  Dates are subject to change depending on health directives of the host city.  Follow this link for champs updates. That being said, see below for what is presently scheduled:

  • Adult 18 & Over EVEN / 40 & Over ODD - August 21-23, 2020 Murfeesboro
  • Adult 18 & Over ODD / 40 & Over EVEN - September 4-6, 2020 Murfreesboro
  • Adult 55 & Over - TBA Contact jackiemills@memphista.com
  • Mixed Doubles - October 23-25, 2020 Chattanooga
  • Combo 18 & Over / 55 & Over - October 30 - November 1, 2020 Knoxville
  • Combo 40 & Over / 65 & Over - November 6-8, 2020 Murfreesboro
  • Adult 65 & Tri-Level - September 11-13 Knoxville

 

Q:  Will NTRP ratings be counted in 2020?

A:  As of now, yes they are.  Any changes will be communicated asap.  

 

Q:  I have a credit from spring.  How may I use it to register for a team in an upcoming league?

A:  For Tri-Level, Mixed Doubles and/or Combo, contact LLC Laura Huss at laurahuss@memphista.com with league, division and team you'd like to be transferred to.  For ESL and Adult Leagues, contact LLC Jackie Mills at jackiemills@memphista.com with that information.  

 

Memphis Standard League Regulations - Revised
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