General Melbourne Membership

Register for the U.S Open Switch Social Tournament!

Friday 7th September

Date: 7th September 2018
Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm
Location: Melbourne Park, National Tennis Centre, Indoor Courts
Cost: $30.00

Pizza provided & Trophy to be won!
Tennis World members get a complimentary drink card.


What is a SWITCH Tournament?

  • 32  pairs  per  event  maximum
  • 4  draws  of  8  teams  in  round  robin  (RR)  format
  • Timed  matches  of  7  minutes  teams  play  minimum  7  matches  in  (RR)  format
  • Coach  feeds  from  side  of  court  to  4  baseline  players  (1  team  at each end)
  • After  every  point  the  team  the  coach  feeds  to  ‘switches’  sides  (Eg;  Forehand  side  player  moves  to  Backhand  side  and  Backhand  side  player  moves  to  Forehand  side)  ongoing  each  point
  • Players  play  out  point  and  score  tally  is  1,2,3  etc
  • Every  10  points  teams  change  ends

The idea of SWITCH is to win  as  many  points  as  possible  in  the  7-minute  rounds. The top  2  teams  who  win  the  most  points  from  their  draw  move  on  to  the  Quarter  Final  stage.
Then  winning  4  teams  move  to  Semi  Final,  2  winning  teams  from  SF  move  to  the Grand  Final. Trophies  and  perpetual  cup  (Serge  Biguzas  Cup)  is awarded to the  winning  team.