Twilight Tennis 2021-22 Season

Twilight Tennis is a fun doubles competition played on Wednesday evenings from 5.30 pm to approve 7 pm from late September/early Ocober to end of March each year with a break over the Christmas - New Year period.

Teams consits of three players [maximum two men] ie. the team may have three women players.

Each match consists of three sets.  Each player plays two sets of 11 games each set.  The winner of the match is the team with at least 17 games won.

A handicapped scoring system is used to keep socres even.  If you win the first game, then you begin the next game at 0-15.  If you then win the next game, you begin the third game at 0-30 and so on.

The competition winner will be the team with the most matches won.  In the event of a draw, it will then be the team with the most games won.

This competition is a great opportunity for adults who wish to get into tennis or get back into tennis after a break.  It is also a great chance for groups of friends or workmates to get out and have some fun.

The competition is split into two sections so there is ample space for players of all abilities.

If you are not able to make up a team on your own, please advise the Tennis Centre and we will find a team for you.

2021-22 Competition information

Dates for 2021-22 Season

Twilight starts for the 2021-22 season on Wednesday 6th October & will finish prior to Christmas Wednesday 15th December 2021.

The competition restarts after Christmas on Wednesday 19th January and final games are played Wednesday 23rd March & concludes with Prize Giving.


Draw 2021-22 Season [Post Xmas] - Please note there is no longer a bye in the competition

Please have at least two members of your team there each week at 5.30 pm with the third usually needed by 6 pm.  Don't forget your $2 gate entry fee per person.

Play under Red Covid Restrictions

Under Red covid restrictions we will allocate courts as per the draw.  Access to the complex will be via two gates from the Domain.  Balls will already be on the courts ready for you.  At the conclusion of play please ensure the balls are returned along with $6 gate entry per team.

Access to the pavilion will be through the front door where you will be required to show your Covid pass.

Only the outside toilet will be available for use.  Access is through the Domain gate by the grandstand.

Team Lists 2021-22 Season [Includes reserves list]

Please click the link above for the team lists for this season & also reserves which can be clled if you are short a team member.

Please DO NOT default.


Please click the link above for the Points Table


All postponments/cancellations will be on the Ashburton Trust Tennis Centre answer machine ph 308 3020 [option 3] from 4.30 pm


Twilight Convenor

Peter Yates
M:  021 251 4294