VTA Richmond (Spring)
2017 VTA Richmond Spring League

What is World TeamTennis?
WTT is co-ed teams competing in a format that consists of 6 no-ad sets. One set each of men's and women's doubles followed by men's and women's singles, ending with 2 sets of mixed doubles. Total games won from all sets determines the winner. Substitutions and coaching are allowed during the match. Click here to view WTT Rules
What is a WTT team?
A team must have two men and two women, as a minimum. Only 10 players on a team can advance to a National Qualifier, and each player must have played in two matches of that particular season.
Who can play?
Anyone 18 years and over. (Under 18 may participate in Open division but may not advance)
When do leagues start?
April 27, 2017
Sign-Up Deadline: Teams due 4/12/2017
What Divisions (levels of play) are offered?
The levels of play being offered are 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5.
Determining Team Rating
The average NTRP rating of the top two men and top two women players on your team determines the team rating.
  Joe- 4.5 Mary- 3.5
  Tom- 4.5 Jill-3.5
  Bill- 4.0 Gail- 3.5
  Joe- 4.5 Mary- 3.5
  Jim- 3.5 Joan- 3.0
The best two men and two women are: 4.5 + 4.5 + 3.5 + 3.5 = 16. 16 divided by 4 equals 4.0.
This team could register for the 4.0 division or a higher division. A team consists of a minimum of two men and two women. Although the limit to the number of team members is ten, the suggested number of players is three men and three women. Click here to determine your NTRP level.
Where do we play?
Matches will be played at various tennis facilities. Due to court rentals, schedule is subject to change.
Can I register as an individual/substitute/team?
There will be no substitutes for this league. You may register as an individual member of team.
Note to substitute players:
There will be no substitute players. Only players who have registered online and paid his/her fee are allowed to participate in the Virginia Tennis Spring WTT league.
Why register via the Internet?
You are not an official league participant until you have registered online. When you register via the Internet site you will be e-mailed league information during the season and your WTT Member Benefits (WTT Point of Contact Newsletter, discounts on hotel, rental cars, 2 for 1 tickets, plus more).
What is the cost?
League fees are $28.00 per person.
League winners qualify for a National Qualifier?
Winning teams advance to the WTT National Qualifiers. Your team is eligible to participate in a NQ for up to one year from the end date of your league. For every four (4) teams in any official World TeamTennis (WTT) local league division, one (1) team will be eligible to participate in a NQ. Click here for more details.
Local League Information & Rules:
All players must follow the rules found here. http://www.wtt.com/page.aspx?article_id=92.. The local league administrator has the right to make a schedule change if necessary. If matches are timed, you must finish right at two hours. If the total games are equal at the end of the timed match, you will play a "sudden death" point.
For more information contact:

Catherine DeSouza, Marketing and Programming Coordinator, Virginia Tennis Association
Local World TeamTennis League Coordinator

Click on the Registration link at the top of the page to register!