Open Grade 2023-24 season

Open Grade Interclub is one combined grade, played at the Braided Rivers Community Trust Ashburton Tennis Centre on Saturday afternoons.  Players report at 12.45 pm for a 1 pm start.  

Teams are made up of four players with the provision to carry a 5th player to player a singles or doubles.

Teams will play four singles matches and two doubles matches each Saturday.  Singles matches are played in ranking points order.  Top doubles must have top ranked double player, no other restrictions.

One point per win and two bonus points for team win.

Each player must pay $15 gate & match fee each week.  This money is collected in the pavilion by the duty team.

Please Note:  All teams are rostered to take turns being Duty Team each week.  Below are the instructions for the Duty Team.

Dates for Open Grade Interclub
Play commences on Saturday Saturday 7th October and will finish prior to Christmas on Saturday 16th December 2023.  There will be play on Friday 1st December 2023 at 6 pm.

There will be no Open Grade on the following dates:

  • Saturday 21st October [Braided Rivers Community Trust Ashburton Junior Open - Labour weekend]
  • Saturday 18th November [Canterbury Show weekend]

Open Grade will restart for the year on Saturday 27th January and will finish Saturday 23rd March 2024 concluding with Prize Giving.  

There will be no Open Grade on the following dates:

  • Saturday 10th February [Canterbury Premier Grade plays in Ashburton]
  • Saturday 17th February [Jnr Graded Tournament & Browning Shield]

There will instead be play on Friday 9th & 16th February 2024.

End of season Prize Giving will be held on Saturday 23rd March 2024 at the conclusion of play.

Open Grade Draw 2023-24 season
Please click the link above for the draw

Points Table 2023-24 season
The competition will be played over three rounds with points accumulating for all three rounds, followed by a semi-final & final.

Useful links & Information
Open Grade Scoresheet

Open Grade Teams

Mid Canterbury Tennis Calendar 2023-24 season

Match Hub codes/points

Open Grade Convenor
Peter Leonard
M:  027 433 2264


All cancellations & postponements will be placed on the Mid Canterbury Tennis answer machine ph 308 302 [option 3] & Mid Canterbury Tennis Facebook page by 11.30 am for Saturday games & 5 pm for Friday games.