Event: Mixed Doubles Tennis
Date: 13th October 2012
Location: University of Essex, Colchester
Rules: Points are scored as: 0, 15, 30, 40, 45. A score of 40-40 is called deuce. From there a team must score two further points consecutively to win the game. A match consists of six sets. Each set is decided by the first to six games and must be won by at least two clear games (e.g 6-3, 7-5). When at six games all, in all but the final set, players contest a tie-break which decides the winner of the set. Matches are the best of three sets. In mixed doubles, the third set shall be played as a match tie-break (10 points).