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Nikki's Tennis Crew Singles Challenge Ladder

How to Get on the Ladder

  1. Contact Nikki Robbins at 818-438-2413 or via
  2. The cost will be a flat fee of $30.00 to join the ladder. .
  3. Make your check payable to Nikki Robbins for $30.00. This will cover entry fee for challenge matches.
  4. Divisions will be according to participation. Preferably Open 5.0+, A 4.5, B 4.0, C 3.5 and lower. Ladies may play in one division lower for example a 4.5 will play in B.
  5. To join the challenge ladder, Nikki will provide you with names of eligible players who can be challenged. No challenges to the TOP 5 positions.
  6. You can contact the person and mutually work out challenge date, time and location. If a location can not be decided, Studio City Golf and Tennis will be the location. The court costs will be split and the challenger will provide the balls.
  7. Results will be posted at Studio City Golf and Tennis and on Nikki's web site. An email will be sent out once a week with match results.
  8. The Summer ladder will run March 1, 2008 through TBA . Trophies will be given out for the #1 position in each division, the most challenges and the most victories .
Ladder Rules
  1. Everyone must contact Nikki Robbins to make a challenge. or 818-438-2413. You can challenge three positions above your own.
  2. If the challenger wins, they take the loser's spot. If the challenger loses, nothing changes.
  3. Challenges are processed on a first come basis, so all requests must include exact time and date.
  4. Nikki will assign challenges based on requests received and ability to finalize the challenge request. Please make every effort to contact Nikki if she misses you.
  5. All challenges must be complete within 14 days after the challenge has been made to the opponent.
  6. Phone calls from the challenger must be acknowledged within 5 days or a default will result in favor to challenger.
  7. Unavailability of courts due club events or rain can result in a 7 day extension of the time limits.
  8. The challenger will win by default if the match is not completed within the time limits. NO EXCEPTIONS
  9. A twenty minute default rule can be enforced by either player. Don't be late!!
  10. Both players bring a can of new balls.If there is a third set the second can gets opened if there is no second set the winner gets the used balls and the loser gets the new can of balls and challenger reports the final score immediately after the match.
  11. The match will be two out of three sets, regular scoring and a 12 point tie breaker at 6-6 .
  12. If the challenged player defaults, he takes the position of the challenger and must wait 3 days before a rematch may be scheduled. The challenger moves up one spot.
  13. After 3 consecutive challenges, you do not have to accept the fourth, but must challenge up to the first available opponent. (Except the #1 position)
  14. Not available for challenges is possible from 5 to 30 days for injury/travel. When returning, players must wait 7 days before challenging.
  15. Exceeding the time limit of rule #14 removes you from the ladder. You can get back by using procedures #1 through #6.
  16. Nikki Robbins reserves the right to amend any rules as she deems appropriate. If you have any questions about these rules please E-mail Nikki at

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