Frequently Asked Questions
Can children participate?
The league is open to youth who are 12 years old as of 1 November 2020. This restriction is directed by government regulation.
What is the upper age limit of participation?
Players must be between the ages of 12 and 60 for the duration of the season. (1 November 2020 - 20 March 2021) This is directed by government regulation.
What is the difference between Division 1 and Division 2?
Division 1 is for more experienced players who use tactics and different effects on balls to win matches.
Can I register for singles and doubles?
Players may register for one singles and one doubles category, if they wish. Matches will be scheduled with this in mind, alternating weeks for these play formats. Singles and doubles matches will not be played in the same week unless necessary due to rescheduling.
What is the fee?
There is a fee of AED 55 per entry to participate. This covers all court time, 3 cans of Wilson balls and a league t-shirt.
How do may partner and I register for doubles?
Doubles partners should register separately. Make sure you list your partner where indicated on the form. Spaces for doubles are secured when the second partner pays; no space is guaranteed until both partners are registered.
How many spaces are available?
Spaces are filled on a first come, first served basis. For doubles, the second partner's registration will secure a spot.
What division should I register my child in?
Children must register for the division that suits their age. There is not currently an option to "play up".
When are matches scheduled?
Teen matches will be scheduled on Fridays throughout the day and evening.
Where are matches played?
In Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Ladies Club, Emirates Palace and Zayed Sports City will host matches. These venues are approved by Abu Dhabi Sports Council for their commitment to the Go Safe playing protocols.
Who cannot participate?
People who fit any of the below descriptions are ineligible to participate in this activity.
Can you help me connect with a doubles partner?
Absolutely! If want to play doubles but don't have a partner, email us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try to match you.
What should I do if my preferred category is closed?
Please make sure you are on our mailing list and following @AbuDhabiTennisLeague on social media to know about the latest updates. We will announce any news about the league here first.