Sunland Village East

Winter Mixed Doubles Tournament 2019

December 19, 20, 21 2019

Online Tournament Registration is now Closed. 

The following levels are still open for registration by contacting Jim Clawson directly at or 1.313.522.7384

2 – openings at 4.0 combined level


SVE Winter Mixed Doubles Tournament

  • Tournament Director: Jim Clawson -
  • Tournament Assistant: Ken Gerke -
  • Head Scorekeeper: Cecilia Hopper -

Tournament Details

Critical Date for Contact Person

  1. Monday November 4th – Tournament Director will E-Mail Qualifying Sheets to each of the 8 participating parks contact person.  (Three (3) doubles teams can be submitted for each level) Copy of qualifying sheets and scorekeepers signup can be found HERE 
  2. Saturday November 23rd – Park representatives must fill out and return by E-Mail the Qualifying Sheets to the SVE Tournament Director
  3. Monday December 9th – Club representatives shall meet at SVE Tennis Courts at 2:00PM to pick up final draw sheets and submit final payment for all participants.
  4. Thursday December 19th – Tournament play begins at 7:30AM.

SVE’s Winter Mixed Tournament will take place on December 19th – 21st, 2019.   All matches will be played at the Sunland Village East Tennis Complex located at 2145 Farnsworth Drive, Mesa Arizona.

Rain out date will be Sunday 22nd, 2019.

Entry Fee: $15.00 per person/$30.00 per team.  All entries must be received by 5:00PM Friday November 23rd, 2019.

Levels of Play:  3.5 – 8.0 Team Category Combined Ratings

Teams will use a combination of their existing EVSTL Ratings.  Players must be within one level of each other in order to enter the tournament.  e.g. 3.0 can play with 2.5 or 3.5 but cannot play with a 2.0 or 4.0

Each level is quaranteed “1” team entry from each of the 8 parks. 

Start times will be published by December 11th, 2019.

Winning Teams may “not” compete at the same level for one year.

Participating Parks:

  1. AWVV – Apache Wells/Val Vista
  2. CM – Carriage Manor
  3. MR – Mesa Regal
  4. MV – Monte Vista
  5. RH – RoadHaven
  6. SSV – Sunland Springs Village
  7. SV – Sunland Village
  8. SVE – Sunland Village East

(If all brackets are not filled, entrants from the other 8 EVSTL parts will be invited to help fill in the remaining available slots)


Tournament Rules

Participants should check in at the Registration Station 30 minutes prior to start of their match time.

Participant waver of “Liability Statement” must be signed in order to play in the SVE Tournament.

Players more than 15 minutes late will forfeit the first set. Players more than 30 minutes late will forfeit the match.

Scorekeepers will be provided for all matches.

Matches will consist of 3 sets if needed.  Coman Tiebreak procedures will be used.

Games will be decided by game point at second deuce. Server shall serve gender to gender.  Final day Championship matches will play out the deuces.

Please keep rest breaks short.  No rest time between games 1 & 2 of sets, and tiebreakers should have continuous play.  Should the temperature turn hot, the scorekeeper shall allow additional rest time.

USTA rules shall apply.  Any dispute should be reported to the Tournament Director.

Teams are guaranteed 2 matches.  Winning teams from the first day continue in the Championship side…non-winners shall continue into the Consolation side.

Each level shall have 4 medal awards, 1st, 2nd,3rd and 4th.  1st place winning teams shall receive a cash award.  Each award winning team will have a tournament photo taken.

Each match is scheduled for 75 minutes including warm-up.  If the tournament is running late you may be asked to play “first deuce/game point” games.