Tennis Ball
  • For Zonal / Inter-Zonal Tournaments, the matches are played on knockout basis.
  • he rules of the All India Tennis Association shall apply to tournament, unless, otherwise modified in these rules.
  • The tournament shall be played on Davis Cup lines i.e each rubber consisting of one Doubles match and four Singles matches (only two players representing each university team in singles, but making a total of four matches by playing against each player in turn) Each match shall be played as the best of three sets. The first two singles and the doubles matches should be played on the first day.
  • Where the two singles players on one side are numbered A,B and the single players on the other side are numbered X,Y the order of play in a tie shall be:
  • FOR MEN
  • 1st : A Vs Y
  • 2nd : B Vs X
  • 3rd : the doubles match
  • 4th A Vs X
  • B Vs Y
  • FOR WOMEN
  • 1st : A Vs Y
  • 2nd : B Vs X
  • 3rd : the doubles match
  • A,B and X,Y shall be determined by draw of lots
  • The tie-break system of scoring shall operate in any set except in the fifth when an ordinary advantage shall be played.
  • The number of players shall not be less then two and more than four.
  • Universities participating in the tournament shall bear their own share of the cost of balls. The quality and the 'make' of the balls shall be decided by the Organising University.
  • Not more than 4 merit Certificates shall be awarded to a team.