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Comparing Two Mixed Gender Team Tennis Match Formats - United Cup & the shorter Thirty30 ‘Big Smash’


An alternative shorter and faster-paced match format to the "United Cup" is "Thirty30 'Big Smash' Mixed Gender Team Tennis."


Comparing the two 'Mixed Gender Team Tennis' match formats:


OPTION (A): United Cup


5 Rubbers:


Day 1:


Men's singles #1 (1 point)


Women's singles #1 (1 point)


Day 2:


Men's Singles #2 (1 point)


If required - Women's singles #2 (1 point)


If required - Mixed doubles (1 point)


Total = 5 points : First team to 3 points wins the match.


At least 3 rubbers are guaranteed to be 'live'.


There is a ‘high’ chance of ‘dead’ rubbers being played.


Estimated time (5 rubbers - 1 court) = 10 hours.


OPTION (B): Thirty30 'Big Smash'


5 Rubbers:


All on 1 day:


Women's doubles (1 point)


Men's doubles (1 point)


Women's singles (2 points)


Men's singles (2 points)


If required - Mixed doubles (3 points)


Total = 9 points : First team to 5 points wins the match.


At least 4 rubbers are guaranteed to be 'live' with a greater than 60% chance that the final mixed doubles rubber is a 'live' and deciding rubber.


There is a ‘low’ chance of ‘dead’ rubbers being played.


Estimated time (5 rubbers - 1 court) = 2.5 hours.


Thirty30 'Big Smash' Mixed Gender Team Tennis


Shorter!


Faster-paced!


Dynamic!


Exciting!


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