T H E O F F I C I A L S I T E O F T H E C S T A C I T Y S A T E L L I T E T E N N I S T O U R
CSTA TENNIS TOUR
MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Tour Since 1987
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Most Frequently Asked Questions
What is CSTA?
CITY SATELLITE TENNIS ASSOCIATION
How long has the CSTA been a Tour league?
We've been around, and trusted since 1987.
What Are The Registration Entry Fees?
See: Entry Fees
Payment Plan: We Accept:
Visa MasterCard American Express Discover Card
How Old Do I Have To Be To Join?
CSTA Is An Adult Tour. You must be at least 19 years old to join.
How Long Is The Tour?
All Tours run 6 weeks each or a little over 7 weeks with the Playoffs included.
Do I have To Be Rated By USTA, Or By The City?
No you do not. But you should know what your tennis skill capabilities are, so you can join the tour and compete with
players with the same skill levels.
I'm Not Sure About My Playing Level:
5.0-5.5--------Top Level Players
3.0--------------Novice Intermediate Players
2.0-2.5--------Entry Level Players
Playing Level Descriptions
Do I Have To Pay Extra To Play Singles & Doubles?
No, you do not have to pay extra to play any other Events. Your Entry fee allows you to play any and all Events you want!
What Events Can I Register For?
For 1 Entry Fee: You can play any events you wish, both singles and or doubles at no extra charge.
Players can sign-up for Singles, Doubles, Team Tennis Open, or Mixed Doubles.
If playing Doubles you must have your own partner.
What Are The Rules?
Complete Tour Rules & Guidelines
I'll Be Out Of Town During Part Of The Tour, Can I Still Join?
Yes, you can still join, and play on the tour. Just let your opponents know that you will reschedule your matches when
you get back in town. Rescheduled matches must be played before the tour has ended.
How Are The Matches Arranged?
All Singles/Doubles will play 8 Matches during the 6 Week Tour. All Players will receive a 6 Week Match Schedule
via email. Players arrange their matches with each other and set a day and time for their match to be played.
The match can be played any day and any time you and your opponent agree upon to play that week.
Please see Complete Rules ( Scheduling Matches ).
Where Are The Matches Played At?
The matches are played in the city's metropolitan area parks, and in the suburban parks. Each Player has his or her
Home Park in one of the city's parks.
How Do I Know When To Play & Which Players to Play?
A few days before the Tour starts, you will be "emailed" your 6 Week Match Schedule that tells you when and where to
play and which players to play each week. You will have their contact info so you and arrange yours matches.
The Schedule also has all the rules and regulations about the Tour.
How Far Do I Have To Travel?
Most travel matches are within your city metro area about 7 to 10 mile radius on average from your Home Park when you do travel and play
your 4 travel matches. All your matches will be within the city metro and suburban areas. You will play 4 Home matches and 4 Travel matches.
How Do I Choose My Home Court Park?
You may choose any public park for your Home Park as long as it is in the metro/suburban area. You may have more
than one Home Park (indoors or outdoors) if you wish. Home Court Parks are generally located close to a player's
home in most cases, and one he or she likes to play at. Pick courts that are in good shape to play on.
When Are The Playoffs Held?
*Mini Round Playoffs for the Top 8 Players are held at the end of the Summer Tour to determine winners.
*Year End Championships Playoffs are held at the end of the Fall Tour which consists of the season's Top 16 Best Players & Top 8 Doubles Teams
in each division.
See Complete Tour Rules & Guidelines