2013 Australasian Gay & Lesbian Open

Registration opens:
Wed, 2012-08-01
Tournament Start Date:
Fri, 2013-02-15
Tournament End Date:
Sun, 2013-02-17
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Court Surface:
Hard Court - plexicushion -(same surface as the Australian Open)
Hosted Housing:
Contact details:


Tournament Info:

The Open is being held in February 2013 in Sydney during the famous Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival. 

The Open is a GLTA MASTER SERIES event for 2013. All players will receive double rankings points.

A player may enter a maximum of two events only limited to the combination of 1 x Singles or 1 x Doubles or 1 x Mixed doubles.

Player limits per grade:
Open Singles (max 24 players) 
A, B & C Singles (max 32 players) 
D Singles (max 16 players)
All Doubles – Open, A, B, C & D events will have a max of 16 teams
All Women’s’ event have a max of 16 players (singles) or 16 teams (doubles)
All over 40’s events have a max of 16 players

So enter early to avoid disappointment of missing out.

GLTA Board Representative:

Dan Merrithew

Match Format:

All matches up to the finals will be the best of 3 sets, with the 3rd set being a super tie break (first to 10 with a 2 point advantage). The first two sets are normal first to 6 sets with a tiebreak at 6-6. All final matches (time permitting) will be the best of 3 tie break sets.

If round-robin events are conducted they will be played as one (1) super-set, first to eight (8) with a two (2) game advantage with a tie break played at 8-8.

The tournament is a knockout event with all players losing in the first round automatically being placed into a Consolation Draw.

Club Intro:

Tennis Sydney is Australia's largest GLBT tennis club.

Our program of tennis consists of:    

  • Sunday Social – every Sunday weather permitting                                                             
  • Midweek Competition (Thursday Nights)                 
  • Members Club Doubles Tournaments                                                             
  • Major Gay and Lesbian TennisAlliance(GLTA) Tournaments
  • Social events for members  

If you are visiting Sydney at anytime, please get in touch with us. We look forward to welcoming you and playing some tennis.

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