Sunset Doubles 2021-22 Season

This is a Business House competition played on Thursday evenings at the Ashburton Trust Tennis Centre.  Teams consist of four players.  Please ensure you have extra players to ensure defaulting does not occur.

  • Early games arrive 5.45 pm for 6 pm start - finish 7.45 pm
  • Late games arrive 7.35 pm for 7.50 pm start - finish 9.35 pm

Players are seeded 1 to 4 - strongest being No 1 and weakest being No 4

Three rounds are played on the night, each round lasting 35 minutes

  • First round, 1 and 4 play while 2 and 3 play each other
  • Second round, 1 and 3 play & 2 and 4 play each other
  • Third round, players 1 and 2 play the opposing teams 1 and 2 while 3 and 4 do likewise

Score sheets are to be completed by the captain at the end of play.  Two points for each match won, one point for a draw.


If your team is short a player, please refer to the draw for the bye team [if there is a bye in your grade] and borrow a player in the same or similar position as the player you are short.  Ie, you cannot borrow a higher ranked player from another team to fill a lower ranked position in your team.

If you are unable to borrow a player, it is the responsibility of the Team Captain to contact Sunset Doubles Convenor who has a list of reserves and then if a default is unavoidable contact the opposition Team Captain [Team Captains contact details can be found at the bottom of the draw] & Mid Canterbury Tennis Office to advise p: 308 3020 [opt 1].

Sunset Doubles Information 2021-22 Season

Please click the link above for information on the 2021-22 season

Season Dates

Sunset Doubles starts Thursday 7th October & will finish prior to Christmas Thursday 16th December 2021

There will be no Sunset Doubles on the following dates:

  • Thursday 11th November [Canterbury Show weekend]

Sunset Doubles will restart Thursday 20th January [not 13th Jan as previously advertised] & will finish for the season on Thursday 24th March 2022

Draw 2021-22 Season

The draw is played out as per the dates provided on the draw.  Rained out games will be played at the organisers discretion, at the end of the round.

Please note the post Christmas competition is now starting Thursday 20th January [not 13th January as previously advertised]

Div 1 Draw Div 2 Draw Div 3 Draw Div 4 Draw

Due to no Prize Giving being held this season the prizes for each of the Rounds will be left on the seats courtside for the winning teams to collect


Click the link above for the points tables


Cancellations & postponements will be on the Mid Canterbury Tennis answer machine p 308 3020 [opt 3] no later than 5 pm

Sunset Doubles Convenor

Murray Amyes
M:  021 152 2163