Interclub Tennis Tournaments

At this point in time Rossmoor plays interclub matches with two other senior communities: The Villages, located in San Jose, and Trilogy, located in Rio Vista.  We are trying a new event with Trilogy Brentwood for 2018!

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Team Play Tournaments

Normally, there are 8 teams with 5 players on each--giving 40 people a chance to play! Teams play on a main draw to find the overall winner, and a back draw to find the consolation winner.  All teams play 3 rounds to get overall standings.

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JIMMEY BUFFET CHEESEBURGERS IN PARADIS

  • THIS Friday, Aug 17
  • at the Tennis BBQ
  • preorder your Cheeseburger , leaving $6.00 at Gateway admin offices, tennis box
  • complimentary Margaritas for all
  • bring a side dish & own plates 

USTA and Local Rules

THE USTA CODE OF TENNIS, THE PLAYERS' GUIDE TO FAIR PLAY, AND THE UNWRITTEN RULES OF TENNIS

The Rossmoor Tennis Club uses USTA rules.  The USTA Friend at Court documents

  • The USTA/ITF Rules of Tennis
  • The Code -- The Players' Guide to Fair Play and the Unwritten Rules of Tennis
  • USTA Regulations and many other areas

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Wild Card Tournaments

This tournament is unique in that participants are only required to be Rossmoor residents; they are not required to be members of RTC. Also, Wild Card is played on the first Saturday of every month except November and December.

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New Members Tournaments

This tournament is limited to RTC members who have joined the club since the last time New Members was played. It is a great way to meet other people who have recently joined RTC.

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Health: tennis reduces risk of death at any age

Health racket: tennis reduces risk of death at any age, study suggests

Research indicates regular badminton and tennis are sports most protective to health, while football and running are bottom of the table

Female tennis playerPhotograph: Cyberimage/Getty Images

Not keen on racket sports? Don’t despair: the authors stress that all types of physical activity are beneficial to health.

If you want to stave off death for as long as possible, you might want to reach for a tennis racket.

Scientists attempting to tease apart the benefits of different sports have found that regularly taking part in sports such as badminton or tennis reduces your risk of death at any given age by almost 50%, with swimming and aerobics also proving protective.

Health racket: tennis reduces risk of death at any age, study suggests

Wild Card Championship

On the first Saturday in November, a tournament is held to decide who are the champions of Wild Card. This event is by invitation only, and it is reserved for those who have either come in first, second or third in the previous Wild Cards that year.

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