Tennis Match

A tennis match is comprised of points, games and sets. In an ideal scenario, a match will have 2 or 3 sets and a player must win at least 6 games in a set. A match is won when a side (player or players in case of doubles) wins a majority of the sets.

Step 1: Click the Scorecard sub-tab in the match page. Once in the “Match scorecard” page, click on Enter Score button that appears at the bottom.

Step 2: Choose the number of sets played in the match under the Format section. Also, select whether tie-breakers are allowed in the match.

Step 3: Enter the number of games won by each side for all the sets.

Step 4: Save the scorecard as a draft version by clicking click on Save as Draft button. Once the scorecard has been saved, you shall see the message “Match score has been updated successfully” at the top of the screen.

Step 5: To publish the score that has been saved, it must be approved by the opponent side This ensures that both the sides are in agreement before the scorecard is officially published on PLAYINGA. Click on Send for Opponent’s Approval button that appears below, to send the scorecard to the opponent side for approval.

Step 6: The opponent shall receive a notification, that the scorecard has been sent for review.

Step 7: If you are on the opponent side, click on Review Scorecard to visit the scorecard page. As an opponent, you can choose to Accept or Reject the scorecard. To accept the scores, click on Accept & Publish.

This will publish the scores of the match and the message “Match scorecard successfully published” appears at the top of the screen as a confirmation.

Note: Once the scores have been accepted and published, they become visible in the feeds section of the participant players’ profiles and as feeds for the friends of them.

Step 8: As an opponent, if you want to reject the scorecard then click on Reject. You will see a pop-up requesting you to enter the reason. Enter the reason for rejecting the scores and click on Confirm.

Step 9: If the opponent has rejected the scorecard, the match administrator shall receive a notification from the opponent with the reason for rejection and the match results will be sent to the match admin for a repeat verification. The match admin should revisit the match scorecard page and may choose to update the score by clicking on Update Score button.

Step 10: Once the scores have been re-updated, the match administrator shall send the match scorecard to the opponent for approval by clicking on Send for Opponent’s Approval.

If you are on the opponent side, click on Review Scorecard to visit the scorecard page. In order to approve the result, click the Accept & Publish button. This will publish the scores of the match and the message “Match scorecard successfully published” appears at the top of the screen as a confirmation.

Note: Once the scores have been accepted and published, they become visible in the feeds section of the participant players’ profiles and as feeds for the friends of them.