Manydown Padel Ladder Rules
Objective: The objective of the Padel Ladder is to achieve the highest possible ranking by challenging and winning matches against other pairs.
- All matches will consist of two sets of Padel tennis.
- The first two sets will be played to six games, with a minimum of two clear games to win the set.
- If the score reaches 6-6 in a set, a tie-break will be played to decide the set, with the first pair to reach 7 points (with a margin of 2 points) winning the tie-break.
- If players are playing 1 hour, Players should agree to play a Fast 4 to decide the winner before the match begins.
- If the score reaches 3-3 in a set, a “Fast 4” format will be used, with the first pair to win four games winning the set.
- If a third set is required, it will be played as a Championship Tie-Break. The Championship Tie-Break is won by the first pair to reach 10 points, with a margin of 2 points, or by a score like 13-15 if the margin is not achieved.
- A player pair may challenge any pair that is three positions or fewer above them in the ladder.
- Challenges involving pairs with a larger gap in rankings are at the discretion of the higher-ranked pair.
- To issue a challenge, the challenging pair must contact the other pair through their preferred method of communication (email, phone, text, etc.).
- The challenging pair must offer three choices of dates for the match, allowing flexibility for scheduling.
- If the challenged pair does not respond or cannot agree on a date, the default match time will be set at 7am. If the higher pair are still not available to play the a win will be awarded.
- The winning pair of a challenge will take the higher position on the ladder.
- All pairs below the winning pair will move down one place on the ladder.
These rules are designed to provide a fair and competitive environment for Padel tennis ladder matches, allowing players to improve their rankings through challenges and flexibility in match formats.